The Cottage - Azores

The Cottage

The Cottage will open from January 1 2023 | BOOKING ENQUIRIES

Step into a beautifully, and carefully restored, Azorean farmhouse cottage on the Solar Branco Eco Estate. This is a perfect, romantic place for couples, a place to spend your time while here on the island of São Miguel. The first thing you hear is nothing but the quiet breeze of the Atlantic winds bristling through the willow tree at the back of the property. Wander through the green Azorean landscape, glance across the rolling hills to the ocean beyond. This comfortable studio apartment effortlessly mixes modern design and showcases over 100 years of Azorean history.

You will find a complimentary bottle of locally made wine on arrival. As a guest of the estate, you are welcome each day in The Gin Library for a complimentary Gin and Tonic. Guests also receive a 20% discount on all estate experiences. A guide to the sights, local-only tips and favourite restaurants is also supplied (we are happy to make dinner reservations as required).

Accommodation: Your accommodation has large windows to allow light into the cottage as well as shutters for sleeping. Views across the private gardens to the farmland and ocean beyond. The studio space features a king-size bed, couch and chairs. A kitchen (with fridge and hotplate), as well as cooking utensils, are on hand for meals you wish to cook. A luxurious rain shower and stylish bathroom complete the accommodation.

Breakfast: A fresh breakfast, made of local ingredients and produce is included and left outside your door each morning. Please inform us of any requests or dietary requirements before you arrive.

Location: Located 5-minutes drive from Ponta Delgada, Ali and Caroline will meet you and show you around the cottage and estate.

Experiences: Guests also receive a 20% discount on all estate experiences. We are happy to book other experiences from our handpicked partners for activities such as whale watching, horse riding, hikes or fishing amongst other activities. Each has been vetted for sustainability and environmental impact, to ensure that they are the best in class on the island. Contact us anytime for more details.

Sustainability: Sustainability is key to the Solar Branco Eco Estate and we kindly ask that you place your recyclable items in the bins provided. We will take your food scraps to our chickens at Cluckingham Palace and you are welcome to join us.

Anything else: If you have any questions please drop us a line via our contact page and we will respond within 4 working hours (+1 GMT.)

Benefits of booking direct:
– Check-in from 14:00 onwards
– Check-out 10:00 (flexible where possible)
– Complimentary Gin and Tonic on arrival
– Best price guarantee
– Family run business
– No “hidden” fees
– Secure Payment Options
– Hosts live on the estate
Gin O ‘Clock each day from 17:00 – 18:00
– 20% discount on all in-house experiences
– Free parking on site
– Complimentary bag storage
– Sustainable building and estate

Room Details:
– 40SQM
– King Size Bed/Twin bed
– Kitchen
– Sitting Area
– Large windows for natural light
– Rainshower / en-suite bathroom
– Private garden
In-room drinks menu

Complimentary Amenities:
– Wireless internet
– Water, Tea and Coffee
– Laundry service
– Local digital guide book and concierge service
– A bottle of Azorean wine
Una’s tour of Ponta Delgada
Tile painting
– Tour of the farmers market (Thus am)

Special requests:
Birthdays, anniversary or just a special meal one evening, let us know and we will ensure that you have the best possible experience in the Azores.

About The Estate:
Breathe in the clear Atlantic air as you walk through the citrus-inspired gardens. Take in the view over green hills to the ocean beyond. Hideout, forage, think in peace.  Enjoy this beautiful heritage home, built over 100 years ago, lovingly restored and brought back to life. Sleep in the big, dreamy beds. Hike, run, read. Relax. Put your phone down. Laugh out loud. Dream. Enjoy life with those around you.


Registered with the Azorean Tourism Board: AL-2911

Terms and Conditions:
Reservations can be cancelled or amended free of charge up to 14 days before 12 noon (local time) of the first day of the Guest’s reservation, as stated in their booking. If a reservation is cancelled any later than that, the Guest will be charged for the total amount of your intended stay.