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Your bartender and perfect gin and tonic creator - Ali Bullock

MEET YOUR HOSTS – É OBRA!

Ali & Caroline

Caroline

Caroline was a member of the British Diplomatic Service for almost 2 decades. Now, she is the owner of the Solar Branco Eco Estate and the only Shinrin Yoku guide here in the Azores.

Ali & Una at The Solar Branco Eco Estate

Ali

Ali worked for the World Wildlife Fund as well as Red Bull in Formula One. He has spoken at Davos about social media and dyslexia (read more on Forbes).

Una at The Solar Branco Eco Estate

Una

A rescue dog from Hong Kong, Una spends 24 hours with Ali on the estate. She greets guests with cuddles, barks and occasionally receives snacks.

Meet The Team

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Lemon

Catarina is our head librarian at The Gin Library. She is also the designer of the Baleia Gin logo.

Chef Joana

Joanna

Joana is the top sushi chef on the island and we are delighted to work with her.

Joao Wine Azores

joao

Joao is our private wine sommelier. Here to lead our wine masterclasses and help you discover the best wines of the Azores.

JC

JC

JC is our head gardener on the estate. Always cheerful and always busy working on the gardens.

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Employees of the month

Senhor Miguel

Senhor Miguel

Senhor Miguel is the senior host here at the Estate. Often seen in the car park greeting guests.

Our rescue cats - Catarina & Catia

Catarina

These 2 ladies hang out at The Gin Library (and frequently on the tables.)

Rita

Rita

Rita likes to watch all the goings on from her space in our house.

Buddy

Buddy

Buddy LOVES everyone. He gives kisses. Lots of kisses.

Want to join Us

The Solar Branco Eco Estate aims to work with a diverse range of people within the community of the Azores. From private chefs, guest management staff to artists and other creatives, we want people passionate about the Azores, hospitality and the environment that surrounds us.

For opportunities to work on or with the estate please contact us here.