Humpback mother and calf, with a snorkeler, in Tonga.


The Azores is our home and we want to share all of our insider tips and places to see so that you get the best out of your time here on the islands. From the best and most sustainable experiences, to Mrs B’s cheese bread recipe.

Everything you need to know we have placed into our guides below. For any arrangements or advice we welcome guests to get in contact with us via the Whatsapp button (at the bottom of every page on the website) or by contacting us here. For our guides to the other islands, please click here.

Sao Miguel Guide

São Miguel is known as the green island. From the sights of Lago de Fogo, to the stunning blue of the Atlantic Ocean and its inhabitants, there is something for everyone on this island. For a unique vegetarian and vegan-friendly food experience check out our vegan Cozido Das Furnas (Dinner in a Volcano.)


Experiences Guide

Our unique and exclusive range of experiences aim to showcase the best of the Azores here on Sao Miguel. Featuring exclusive events such as a gin masterclass or wine tasting to a private sushi dinner made by the top chef on the island. You can book online or contact us to reserve your space. For larger groups or a bespoke event please contact us here.


Free Gin Tasting

Bring a craft gin we don’t have in the collection, and you are invited to join us for a gin masterclass for free! Guests have brought us gins from around the world, from the USA, Canada, France, The Netherlands, to Poland and even as far away as Taiwan! You are welcome to choose from the selected gins in the library. 


Estate Map

The Estate spans 10,000sqm of Azorean countryside. We welcome you to tour round the grounds on your own, or with us as we showcase all the native plants, flowers and fruits we have here.



The Perfect Gin and Tonic

The definitive guide on how to make the perfect gin and tonic. From the ice to the glass, and of course the gin ratio you need to use. This guide is brought to you by gin expert and creator of Baleia Gin, Ali Bullock.


Azorean Cheese Bread Recipe

Mrs B’s cheese breads are always in demand. And we have been asked many times how to make them. So we put together this guide so that you can make these delicious snacks at home. It’s much easier than you might think.


Electric Charging Stations

São Miguel and the other islands in the Azores are rapidly rolling out electric charging stations. View the interactive map to find out where you can charge your electric car.