Role: Head of Happiness. Rita, best friends with Una, can usually we be found causing mischief or playing. Sometimes both. She is in charge of bringing a smile to your face as she shows you around the gardens, and by show,
Role: Head of Outdoor Experiences. "DID YOU SAY GO OUT??!!" Any excuse, and we mean any excuse and Una is ready to go. Walks, hikes, tours around the estate to Ponta Delgada she is ready to go. Her best friend in
Role: Head of Luxury. Min-diva, as she is known, is the queen of luxury. This pampered pooch is only interested in the softest beanbags on the estate. Guest beds are all checked personally for their comfort to the highest of standards,
Role: Head of Team Management. Ivy is the head of the pack. She constantly worries about everyone else and works tirelessly to keep them all in check. Her best friend and number 2 in this role is Penny. Penny doesn't worry
Role: Chief of Guest Snack Removal. When not sleeping he can be found sniffing out guest bags for illegal snacks. These will be swiftly confiscated into his mouth as per guest guidelines (his own guidelines, not agreed to by anyone else.)
Catarina is our "Artist In Residence" here on the estate. She is responsible for creating the amazing artwork on the estate, from signs showing guests around the estate, to our amazing gin wall. She also helps with tile painting experience.
Ali is in charge of coordinating guest experiences and all things gin. In short, the fun stuff. He also leads guest experiences including, hiking, mountain biking and tours around the Solar Branco grounds and Ponta Delgada. Previously Ali worked for the World
Caz leads our culinary experiences as well as Shinrin Yoku (nature connection) sessions where you will experience the natural beauty of the Azores with all your senses. Previously she was a member of the British Diplomatic Service for almost 2