Highlights of Pico
ONE OF THE BEST PLACE IN THE WORLD TO OSBERVE CETACEANS IN THEIR NATURAL ENVIRONMENT
During the whale watching season you have a chance to observe up to 28 different species of cetaceans but also different kind of turtles, fish, sharks, rays...
Spring time is the best to see the biggest animals on earth, the baleen whales and summer is better to see the iconic Sperm whale. Dolphins can be seen all year round. But nature is wild and free and we cannot never predict what she will share with us.
For sure it will be an adventure that you will never forget !
We have a partnership with a local company based in Lajes do Pico, which is going out with only one boat, and has a small and very professional team.
Climb the highest mountain of Portugal (2351m), and explore the island accross the 14 marked hiking trails
Over 200 lava caves have been discovered on Pico Island. Explore the most famous one, "Gruta das Torres", the longest lava tube of Portugal
Explore the natural swimming pools, and swim around the schools of fish
Visit our Ocean Gallery to discover our Wooden Art.
The Pico Wine culture has been classified as World Heritage by the UNESCO since 2004. Walk through the vineyards and taste Pico wines
Interesting underwater rock formations with plentiful marine life throughout the year; Mobula rays, blue sharks, Grouper, Tuna...
Pico is a land of legend and traditions, Learn more about the whaling traditions. Whaling is now prohibited since 1986
Explore the central plateau and enjoy the beautiful landscapes of lakes and endemic vegetation
Stormy days are perfect to enjoy the big waves crashing on the volcanic stones
Paradise for bird lovers, discover endemic species of Azorean birds, marine birds and migratory species
Enjoy the beauty of the east point of the island and visit Azulejos da Ponta da ilha,O' oleiro and Barro&Barro. Artists who create beautiful handcraft.
Explore the triangle
From Pico you can take the ferry to Faial and São-Jorge islands for a full day of discoveries