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Ponta Delgada, Azores


Marina, Ponta Delgada

Introduction

Ponta Delgada is the largest city in the Azores on the island of Sao Miguel. The Azores is a Portuguese territory.

Where You're Docked

Cruise ships dock in town at Portas do Mar, a newer terminal beside the marina. It is a bit of a walk along the quay but a shuttle may be provided.


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Money and Tipping

Portugal's currency is the Euro (EUR). In Europe, it is common to round up the bill to leave a small tip (5-10%).

Local Transportation

There is a mini-bus network in the downtown area but it is suggested to take a tour to see sights on the island.

Hotels

Search hotels in Ponta Delgada here

Sights

  • Baixa (downtown) and City Gates
  • Lagoa das Sete Cidades (Lagoon of the Seven Cities) - twin green and blue lakes inside a caldera northwest of Ponta Delgada.

Shopping & Restaurants

The cruise terminal area and downtown have shops and restaurants. Solmar Avenida Center is a small mall across from the cruise terminal. Check the map below for the location of a supermarket. Try some locally grown pineapples.

Internet

Solmar Avenida Center has free wifi. You can also try restaurants and cafes for internet.

Maps

Links to downloadable PDF versions below each map.

Ponta Delgada

http://www.destinazores.com/Bulk/Saomiguel/PontaDelgada_e.pdf

Sao Miguel Island

http://www.destinazores.com/Bulk/Saomiguel/SaoMiguel_e.pdf

Weather

Ponta Delgada Weather Forecast

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