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Azores Private Tours

Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Portugal
+351 962 758 186
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Rui is the Best! ( and Phillip!)

Honestly, all these fabulous reviews are true. Don't bother with another group. I tried to get Rui... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2015
Billerica, Massachusetts
The Best of the Best

You will not be disappointed in the excellent and professional way in which Rui shares his... read more

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Reviewed 25 September 2015
Marcia L
New Hampton, New Hampshire
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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 26 September 2015

Honestly, all these fabulous reviews are true. Don't bother with another group. I tried to get Rui well in advance but he was booked. (So, don't hesitate.) However, he set us up with Philip. And we were beyond pleased. These are quality individuals. We signed...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2015

You will not be disappointed in the excellent and professional way in which Rui shares his knowledge and love of his spectacular homeland. He aims to please and is interested in knowing what your interests are. I visited in May and enjoyed my time so...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2015

What can I say about RUI MEDEIROS and his assistant PHILLIP that has not been said before!!!!That they are professional,knowledgeable and attentive is a given. However what makes them "super-stars"is the passion and love they have for their island,and the joy it brings them in...More

Thank phil d
Reviewed 23 September 2015

This was a great experience. From the moment we arrived we were met with a big smile and a warm welcome. The car was beautiful and we felt like celebrities having 5 star treatment. Rui opened the car doors for us and when we left...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2015

This was my first visit to Sao Miguel, but I came with a friend who had visited before AND previously used Rui as his island guide. Rui provided not only exceptional knowledge of island history and attractions, but his personal tour was second to none....More

Thank Peta L
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Rui was a wonderful guide! He was waiting for us outside the gate when we arrived with a sign and brought us out to the car to start our tour immediately. I have been to this island many times but learned so much more on...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2015

mi second trip to azores sao miguel in 2015 very and again with rui planning to do another one booking rui at any cost just to say quality is not expensive is priceless many thanks rui for the wonderful time in sao miguel

Thank Gomes L
Reviewed 21 September 2015

All my family (two adults and two children) have been in Acores, Sao Miguel, for just three days at the beginning of September, and we had the real sensation to be in Paradise, not only for the amazing natural and geographic context, but also for...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2015

Thanks to Rui Medeiros tours, we experienced the Azores in four days. Rui and Marco were very accommodating when we asked to see or do something that was not on the tour. We will be recommending Rui Medeiros Azores Tours to friends and family who...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2015

Rui is the best. He is a wonderful host that was born and raised on the island (Sao Miguel) and he has an intimate knowledge of its history. He quickly learns the tastes and expectations of his guests and modifies his tours accordingly. You will...More

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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