This island offers various possibilities for spending your time… Here are some suggestions:
Whale Watching – The only place in Portugal and one of the few in the world where you can watch whales. Old whale hunters are nowadays available to help you find them. You may even swim with gentle dolphins, as they come to meet the boats. Searide is a company that can offer you this service.
Scuba Diving – Azores Sea has a visibility and a temperature that will allow you to observe fish from different habitats, including tropical ones that visit these waters during summer time. We have contacts of diving centers you may dive with. Look for Searide.
Fish Hunting – The Azores and Pico Island in particular are an excellent place to practice this sport. You can dive a few meters away from the house but there are lots of other places where you can hunt.. We can help you find the best spot!
Trekking Tours – The highest Portuguese mountain invites you to an unforgettable tour. There are certified guides specifically for the tour. We may give you their contacts. Apart from this tour there are many others equally beautiful and requiring less fitness. Look for Searide.
Mountain Biking – Tracks and secondary roads are excellent for this sport. We are in contact with outdoor activities companies where you can rent an appropriate bike and we can lend you military maps of the region. Look for Searide.
Visit to S. Jorge Island – from Casa das Barcas you can see S. Jorge Island which you can visit by boat and enjoy its nice trekking tours, namely the Fajãs.