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    Exploring Pico Island – The Azores – Portugal

    Atlantic Heritage Luxury Villa is located in the beautiful and historic village of Criação Velha, Pico Island.


    Pico Island is one of the nine beautiful and diverse Azores Islands. Located in the mid-Atlantic, The Azores Islands are an autonomous region of Portugal, known for their dramatic volcanic landscapes and picturesque fishing villages. Pico Island is the perfect base to explore the unparalleled beauty of the surrounding Azores Islands. Overlooking the world-famous UNESCO World Heritage Vineyards; our luxurious villa allows our guests to immerse themselves in the unspoilt nature and breathtaking panoramic ocean views out towards the neighbouring bays of Faial Island. The Villa is perfectly located to ensure our guests can enjoy the best that Pico Island and The Azores has to offer. As part of ‘The Triangle’ , Pico Island enables our guests the opportunity to explore close by Islands: Faial is just 30 minutes away and Sao Jorge is 1 hour away. 


    If you didn’t want to venture too far from the comfort of the Villa, there is plenty to do and beauty to discover in Pico Island. The Azores are famous for their whale watching adventures, and no place is better than Pico Island to see these magnificent animals. Take a magical trip and witness whales in their natural habitat. This exciting trip is a must do during your time with us

    If this doesn’t tempt you then why not relax and discover more about our famous wines, wander through the vineyards and then treat yourself to an afternoon sampling our local wines. For our more adventurous guest climbing up Pico Mountain, the highest mountain in Portugal, is something to tick off a bucket list. 

    With Pico Island’s famous Mount Pico as its backdrop and stunning panoramic views over the UNESCO World Heritage Vineyards merely metres away, Atlantic Heritage Luxury Villa is truly a spectacular and unforgettable destination.’


    “Pico mountain viewed behind Lagoa do Capitao, Azores, portugal” Photo credits: dudlajzov – adobe stock.

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