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Most beautiful spot in the Azores

I have visited every island and travelled extensively - the Fajã Grande is what always makes me... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
franciscopcoutinho
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Lisbon, Portugal
via mobile
Beautiful and serene

This place, like the whole Flores island is pure nature. Don't expect to see many people... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
aistoskinas
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Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
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Rua das Flores, Santa Cruz das Flores, Flores 9970-323, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have visited every island and travelled extensively - the Fajã Grande is what always makes me come back. Beautiful nature in a very raw and special form. I have to see it to believe it.

Thank franciscopcoutinho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place, like the whole Flores island is pure nature. Don't expect to see many people, bars/restaurants, shops. If you come here it's to enjoy the nature. It's a paradise for your eyes and soul. The nature is amazing and the locals are very nice.

1  Thank aistoskinas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had heard a lot about this island but our four days there were pretty disappointing. It's about a 90 minute flight from Ponta Delgada. Faja Grande is nicer than Santa Cruz. The services there are VERY limited - two very small stores for groceries....More

1  Thank GSauce82
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to go to see some impressive waterfalls and some pounding waves and surf. We got lucky and caught the tail end of a small storm, which produced a postcard-worthy rainbow. The village is small and the people are friendly. We...More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Picturesque town with the loveliest of people. Most trails lead to Faja; great for outdoor activities and the sunset was amazing.

Thank Mazen10
Reviewed 24 September 2017

If you want to take a rest from modern world, this is great place - beautiful nature, beautiful view, great food, silence (almost no cars) and animals on the every step. not working wifi seemed very common in our guesthouse. at the morning, we were...More

1  Thank wrudo
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Faja Grande is a place where a couple of walking trails start/end, and is a good location for this, with restaurants and bars for the weary and footsore. Papadiamandis is particularly recommended as cafe, bar and restaurant.

1  Thank Chobham2013
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I suggest you to traveling by car from mosteiro because the view of Faja Grande from the above is really stunning! Waterfall hidden in the forest in front of the Ocean in the western part of Europe!

1  Thank Luca B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Quite a surprise of this portuguese corner in the middle of the ocean, looks like jurassic park! Friendly people, awesome landscapes and hiking trails and of course the wonderful cow beef :D

1  Thank Sérgio C
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We traveled here from Ponta Delgada for two days and stayed at the stone mill under the waterfall in Faja Grande! Very beautiful area and had an absolute blast!!

1  Thank Adam F
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