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5 guests2 bedrooms3 beds2 bathrooms
5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Sparkling clean
10 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Sven is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

This typical fully remodeled house is located on the north coast of São Miguel Island, in Porto Formoso. It has a large terrace with a wonderful front view of the sea. Moinhos Beach is a 10-minute walk away and the village of Porto Formoso is 15 minutes away. There are two restaurants in the immediate vicinity, the city of Ribeira Grande - 10 km away - has a supermarket and many other shops. Several tourist attractions nearby (Furnas, Santa Bárbara Beach, Gorreana Tea).


Free parking on premises
Laptop-friendly workspace
Unavailable: Smoke alarm
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 bunk bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed



31 reviews
David User Profile
November 2019
Svens place is just beatiful! The House is clean and the View is outstanding. There is also a beach and two Restaurants nearby. Sven is a very nice guy, who makes sure, that your stay will be great. The perfekt Location to explore the Island. See you next time Sven..... :)
Alicia User Profile
November 2019
Great view!! And very convenient location in the center of the island. We really enjoy our stay there.
Vanessa User Profile
October 2019
Wonderful apartment to relax and watch/listen to the sea with easy access to other areas on the island.
Leanna User Profile
October 2019
All you need to do for a perfect holiday is rent Sven‘s place. Truly amazing.
Shirley User Profile
October 2019
Sven’s house is an absolute treat to stay at! Tucked on the northern coast of Sao Miguel island, it has an amazing terrace backed onto the cliff side which over looks the Atlantic Ocean. The unobstructed and secluded views are priceless, and we just couldn’t get enough. Was…
Emily User Profile
October 2019
Great stay in a truly beautiful location. Perfect spot to explore the island in a car, though wonderful beach in walking distance from house. A couple of minor things were broken around the house but we were there at the end of high season so I’m guessing Sven hadn’t had time…
Amanda User Profile
June 2019
We loved Sven’s place! As other reviewers have said, the photos do not do it justice. It is a great location on the island for all your explorations - we wish we had booked it for our entire two weeks in the Azores and just done a few island hops from there. If you are on the…

Hosted by Sven

Porto Formoso, PortugalJoined in December 2016
Sven User Profile
31 Reviews
Sven is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Sven é um chef de cozinha alemão e tinha um restaurant por 27 anos em Hamburgo. Há mais de 15 anos que visita regularmente o arquipélago dos Açores. Apaixonado pelas pessoas, pelas paisagens e pela comida, decidiu reabilitar aqui uma casa mantendo-se fiel aos traços…
Languages: English, Deutsch, Português
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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Porto Formoso, São Miguel / Azoren, Portugal

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 15:00
Checkout: 11:00
After 15:00

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events


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