Unique and sustainable events

The Estate hosts a number of public and private events on the grounds. Parking is available for 20 cars on site. Recycling facilities and support for waste is provided as part of the service offered. Private events include weddings in the field under our historic Accarica Tree. The Gin Library is also available as a space for events.

Public events include a monthly expat drinks and meet-up as well as a plant swap. Gin sales from these events are donated to our designated local charities.

Upcoming Events

Special Events

The gin Library can be hired for VIP / special events as a private space. Rates are available on request. Other areas of the estate are also available for hire, including the spacious gardens.

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World's Tallest Living Christmas tree

Usher in the Christmas season with a visit to Eco Estate and admire one of the most Insta-worthy Christmas trees in the world. At a height of almost 30 metres (100 feet), it takes a whopping combination of 3km of lights (2.9 miles!) as well as an additional 1km (0.6 miles) of cabling and it is decorated with over 600 Christmas LED lights.

The Solar Branco Eco Estate Christmas Event, features The World’s Tallest Living Christmas Tree located on the island of São Miguel, Azores. This event helps to raise funds for the Ocean Azores Foundation.

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Wedding Hire

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Film Location

We welcome film and television producers to use this restored nineteenth century estate as the perfect backdrop. With 10,00sqm of stunning landscape, including buildings and open countryside looking out to the ocean.

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VIP Hotel Hire

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2021 Events

The Solar Branco Eco Estate will be holding some special events in 2021 for guests and the community of the Azores. From one-off special events such as The Great Sausage Off and The Azorean Easter Egg Hunt to monthly drinks and even doggie play days. There is something for everyone. These events aim to give back to the local community and a percentage of proceeds taken will be donated to good causes. More details on each event page.