In the quiet town of Ponta Delgada, a fabulous atmosphere has been preserved, created by beautiful temples and luxurious mansions. In a beautiful and cozy city you can have a good rest, seeing the architectural sights and visiting entertainment venues.
Yacht charter in Ponta Delgada is a great opportunity to discover new sides of the capital of the Azores. Ponta Delgada is home to cultural institutions, the government and the airport of the Azores archipelago. Ponta Delgada is a great yachting destination, apart from walking along the sea you can also go diving, fishing or soak up one of the beaches.
Ponta Delgada is the medium-sized city on the island of Sao Miguel, divided into 3 districts: Sao Pedro, Sao Jose and San Sebastian. The tourism infrastructure has reached its greatest development in the São José area - the main city attractions are concentrated here.
Yacht charter in Ponta Delgada is a great opportunity to discover the new sides of the Azores capital. In Ponta Delgada, there are cultural institutions, the government and the airport of the Azores archipelago. When you rent a yacht in Ponta Delgada , you can visit the best harbors located nearby: Marina D'Angra, Terminal Porto Das Velas, Horta Marina, Marina Santa Cruz, Las Galletas, Vila Franca Do Campo and others. Ponta Delgada is a great place for yachting, in addition to walking along the sea, you can also go diving, fishing or soak up one of the beaches. You can rent a yacht with or without a skipper if you have a license to operate the vessel.
The quiet town of Ponta Delgada has a fabulous atmosphere created by beautiful temples and chic mansions. In a beautiful and cozy city you can relax while exploring the architectural sights and visiting entertainment venues. You can start exploring the city from the church of St. Sebastian of the 16th century, then go to the city gates of the 18th century and go to see the church of St. Joseph (18th century). St. Sebastian is considered the patron saint of local fishermen, and the church built in honor of him is the main one in the city. Here you can admire golden tapestries , interior elements made from rare species of Brazilian wood, as well as a carved cedar altar. A well-executed lighting beautifully distinguishes the building against the dark night sky.
City Gate is a building on Republic Square, consisting of three arches. This is one of the symbols of the city, the coat of arms of the city is placed on the middle arch. The Church of St. Joseph is made in the Baroque style and has an interesting interior decoration.
Ponta Delgada has a mild Mediterranean climate, in summer rainfall is not as frequent as in autumn or winter. You need to carefully study the weather forecast summary before embarking on a sea voyage near Ponta Delgada - the area is in the path of hurricane cyclones.
Despite the fact that the water temperature in the season can warm up to +23 degrees Celsius, it is not customary to swim among the locals. The fact is that in Ponta Delgada there are simply no comfortable beaches, the nearest beaches are located 5 km from the city. Praia das Melicias Beach has a diving center and a surf center, as well as the oldest yacht club .
If you like a beach holiday, then you should go to the beach of San Roque, covered in black volcanic ash and with picturesque views. The beach is surrounded by cliffs on all sides and there is always a serene sea, you can relax even with young children.
For those who like surfing and diving, we advise you to go to the dark sandy beach of Milisiash. The water in the sea is clean, and the entrance to the water is gentle. If necessary, you can rent a deck chair.
You can enjoy the natural beauty near the lake Lagoa das Empadadas, hidden in the valley, among the forest of coniferous trees. This lake is a real island of tranquility in Portugal, which is worth a visit for the sake of peace and meditation.
Shopping and food
In the restaurants of Ponta Delgada you can try excellent dishes of tuna, swordfish, parrot fish, spiny lobster and other inhabitants of the sea. Some of the restaurants have farms nearby where livestock are grown and so they can always offer fresh meat steaks . All restaurants are concentrated mainly in the city center, between the church of St. Sebastian and St. Francis Square.
The main market of Ponta Delgada is open all days of the week, and it is better to buy goods before lunch, after which sellers usually already disperse. In the market you can choose vegetables and fruits, as well as seafood; there is a large selection of cheeses and meat .
In Ponta Delgada, as in any resort, there are many hotels, hostels and other rental housing, those who wish can stay nearby by setting up a tent on the campsite.
In memory of Ponta Delgada, you can buy crafts made of volcanic stone, a variety of ceramic products, as well as figures from porcelain, wood and glass.
You can rent a yacht in Ponta Delgada to relax on the beach, visit local attractions and local caves of volcanic origin. Taking the rent a yacht in Ponta Delgada , you can explore the city churches and palaces, sample the local cuisine and do some shopping in a huge shopping center Parque Atlantico in the north of the city. You will also explore the coast of the island of San Miguel and you can go to the neighboring islands. 2yachts wishes you a pleasant stay in the Azores.