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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.
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
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
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
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.