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The Solar Branco 1885 Eco-Estate is perfectly located just outside of Ponta Delgada in the green rolling hills of Livramento, overlooking the ocean beyond. Click here to find us on Google Maps

See Our Unique Experiences


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From gin masterclasses to sausage making, tile painting to Shinrin Yoku, the Solar Branco 1885 Eco-Estate offers unique experiences, showcasing the best of the Azores.

The Gin Library


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With over 400 bottles on display this is one of the largest gin collections in the world. Come and enjoy a tasting masterclass with gin expert Ali Bullock or mix your own G&T from a special selection of gins for you to try.

Events


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The estate aims to bring unique events to the Azores. From monthly gin tastings, to the only outdoor cinema event (a guest exclusive) we aim to make your holiday as amazing it it can be.

Photo Gallery


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Take a look at the Estate, from the Solar - the main house - to the traditional Azorean farm buildings, updated with modern touches. Let us show you the surrounding areas of the historical town of Livramento.

Accommodation


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Enjoy modern luxury in traditional surroundings. All rooms have king sized beds, with soft cotton sheets and mattresses that dreams are made of. Many of the design details in your room are made by local artisans, some using recycled local materials.
Enjoy modern luxury in traditional surroundings. All rooms have king sized beds, with soft cotton sheets and mattresses that dreams are made of. Many of the design details in your room are made by local artisans, some using recycled local materials.

Guides to Sao Miguel and the Azores


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We have created special guides to Sao Miguel's top sights and restaurants. From the "locals only" places to eat, to the finest dining we have everything listed in our guides. Also included are the must see sights as well as the things that are off the normal tourist path.

Sustainability


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The Solar Branco 1885 Eco-Estate stands out in the areas of Sustainability, heritage and luxury. The Solar Branco 1885 Eco-Estate combines Ali's background and knowledge for Eco-tourism with Caroline's passion for connecting with nature. A firm belief that luxury and sustainability can be combined without compromise is core to what we do here on the estate.