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Azores Private Tours

Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Portugal
+351 962 758 186
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Excellent tour given by Rui Medeiros of Azores private tours He was very knowledgable with lots of... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Dunblane, United Kingdom
Fantastic guide and service!

Rui met at the cruise port as agreed and even though the weather was not perfect we set out to... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Mississauga, Canada
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My name is Rui and I am a Sao Miguel Island native. I love meeting people from other countries and making their visit to the Azores one they will never forget. My customers are not just clients to me – they are new friends, and as such they receive personalised service. I have many years of experience as a professional private driver, and you will find me an enthusiastic host with an excellent sense of humour. I can provide VIP services, Private Tours by Car and/or Minivan, and Airport Transfers.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Portugal
+351 962 758 186

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

Excellent tour given by Rui Medeiros of Azores private tours He was very knowledgable with lots of insights and information. Really enjoyed his company for our few hours. Saw more of the area than on our previous visit when we didn't use him. Recommended a...More

Thank FaeryKnowe
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Rui met at the cruise port as agreed and even though the weather was not perfect we set out to discover the western part of Sao Miguel. In spite of torrential downpours and just rain in between we had one of the most fabulous tours...More

Thank Love_to_travel_65_63
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Rui is hands down one of our favorite guides in the Azores! He picked us up at the airport for a full-day tour. We saw all the major sites -- which he arranged in a specific order so we wouldn't miss anything because of the...More

Thank patelgurl
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I hired Rui for all of his tours because I did not want to rent a car. Don't have enough adjectives to describe his services! He is professional, knowledgeable, funny and totally accommodating. We saw just about everything there was to see on Sao Miguel....More

Thank mariebecker2017
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Short Version: Rui.Is.THE.Best. Longer Version: Rui is an absolutely wonderful person and a great ambassador for Sao Miguel. He is very knowledgable about seemingly everything on the island (food, fauna, animals, geology, ...) and happy to engage and answer any questions you may have. He...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Rui was our guide for a day and a half. He was totally professional, enormously informed about the island he had grown up on and a careful driver. He was always willing to find places that suited our interests. The best!

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Stunning person, excellent professional, excellent services. We were all very pleased with the service that Rui Medeiros provided as a tourist guide to the island of São Miguel in the Azores. The visit with a local guide to the island makes the trip more comfortable...More

Thank NFilipeSousa
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Rui provided us with an incredible 2 day tour of Sao Miguel! We really enjoyed all the places that he took us too. Here is just a sampling - a Tea Plantation, Furnas, several beautiful parks with lovely waterfalls, a indoor greenhouse pineapple plantation, the...More

Thank bcharland2002
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We are so pleased we choose Rui Medeiros to take a tour to Sete Cidades today. His car is very clean and in good repair. He is a very safe driver. Rudi shared his knowledge of local history, agriculture, foods, architecture and so much more....More

2  Thank RealtorTraveling
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Rui was AWESOME! He surpassed any anticipated expectation that we had. He was very professional, friendly and relaxed and he was very attentive and he paid much attention to detail. We took a 4 full day tours with him. He is very well organised, flexible,...More

Thank Erich B
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Hi, we will be cruising Royal Caribbean and will be at port port of call on April 25, 2017 from 7 AM to 4 PM. We are interested in a four to five hour tour for two seniors and one adult, preferably a private tour. This is our first time and would like to know what you recommend. Also cost. Thank you so much
14 March 2017|
Response from Steven t | Reviewed this property |
We stopped in Ponta Delgada returning from Barcelona on Disney last fall. We had a half-day tour with Rui Medeiros of Azores Private Tours. It was outstanding, as I noted in the review I posted. His car (Mercedes) is perfect... More
Just want to know if Rui has a list of different standard tours (with maps) for small groups.
26 August 2016|
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Response from DreaminCalifornia | Reviewed this property |
Rui is awesome! He has different tours you can choose, but we had fog the day we did our tour so we would not be able to see anything on the top of the mountain. He suggested to go to a waterfall instead and we loved it. He... More
Rosemary H
As I mentioned we do not know when we arrive or depart but maybe you can help. We prefer a private tour and you seem to be the best ! Do you arrange a tour and how much would that be? We love beautiful scenery and exploring and walking. I imagine we will spend a full day. We do not mind some other people with us.
19 February 2015|
Response from RuiMedeiros | Property representative |
Good evening Mrs Rosemary, thank you for contacting me. Answering to your question, yes I do provide private tours in São Miguel island. As there are several tour option, I would suggest you to visit my website. There you... More