The Solar Branco Eco Estate & the Word Cetacean Alliance (WCA) are working to certify Sâo Miguel as an internationally recognised Whale Heritage Site. The first island in the Azores to achieve this recognition. The Solar Branco Eco Estate, through our

We are incredibly proud to be the first hotel and experiences company in the Azores to consult with Mr Goodfish, and EU supported NGO on what seafood is sustainable to serve to guests as part of our in-house sushi experiences.

Being a sustainable business is more than just removing plastic straws and bottles from a room. The UN has outlined 17 core goals to help support the growth of sustainable tourism and ensure that we bring these economic benefits to

The morning message came in while I was drinking a coffee. "We have a hedgehog in distress." As you can see our little spikey friend was caught in a fence and had wedged himself in, unable to get out. They are

The Solar Branco Eco Estate is proud to be vegetation and vegan friendly. We believe in welcoming all guests, and we have made sure that our guest meals are sourced on the estate as well as locally grown. If you

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In 2019 we brought our first chickens to the Solar Branco Eco Estate in 2019. In 2020, The Solar Branco Eco Estate made a commitment to convert all our shell, ingredient and liquid eggs to be cage-free by 2020. We’re

Very proud to be the first hotel in the Azores to be featured by Kynder Eco Stays.

We’ve signed up to Tourism Declares, an initiative that supports tourism businesses, organisations and individuals in declaring a climate emergency and taking purposeful action to reduce their carbon emissions as per the advice from The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to cut

Get out and About. Get Green. The Solar Branco Eco Estate was thrilled to hear about the initiative from Atlantic Bikes in 2019 and we have been looking to support them ever since. From the inception of the business to the