happy living room
Enchanted house close to the ocean.

Entire home/apt

8 guests

3 bedrooms

6 beds

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About this listing

Beautiful private house located in the North coast of São Miguel Island, close to the beaches, natural swimming pools, Batalha Golf Course and 12 minutes driving away to downtown Ponta Delgada.

This charming house was built in the 19th century.

The space

Beautiful house, built on the 19th century for being a wine cellar. After that became a promary school and nowadays, after a recent remodeling became a family home. The house is very well decorated, we keep the old bread oven (made by local stone) in the kitchen. The kitchen is fully equiped. The house also has a small terrace to have breakfast or just to relax. Fantastic living room with amazing views over the ocean

Guest access

We are able to pick you up at the airport; welcome basquet with primary needs at the house

Interaction with guests

We will welcome you and your friends/ family over a drink or a coffee in order to give you all the tipps regarding activities, must seen places, best beaches, golf, horse ridding, restaurants, bar, etc

Other things to note

You may walk to a Ocean access near the house

The space
Bathrooms: 1.5
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 6
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: 18 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: 54
Security Deposit: 120
Weekly Discount: 14%
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House Rules

Make yourself at home but make sure to leave everything tidy and clean as you found it when you walked in



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.

Safety features
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

68 Reviews

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Stacey User Profile
July 2017
This house was great Maria was amazing even picking us up from the airport and provided us breakfast on our first day here. The home was very spacious and clean with amazing views of the ocean! Great for families looking for a big space we were 7 guests and we stayed very comfortably.

Carol User Profile
June 2017
This is a unique historical building that has been made into a very large and comfortable home. It is a prominent building in the village as you can see this towering over most other buildings in the town as you walk around. I don't hesitate to recommend this home to anyone who wants a nice place outside of the bigger city. Fenais da Luz is an interesting village to walk around in and to watch the daily changes and colors in the crashing waves. Maria and Ernesto were very helpful in getting us settled and keeping in touch. We had a minor problem one day and Maria had the housekeeper and her husband come and it was repaired that day. You will have to drive to other towns for restaurants, but it's a small island and you're not far from Ribeira Grande or Ponta Delgado. I counted 3 small grocery stores (mini-marts +) in Fenais da Luz, so you can get food and prepare it yourself if you choose.
Maria User Profile
Response from Maria:
Thanks Carol. Please comeback
June 2017

Colleen User Profile
May 2017
The location suited us well. It was in a scenic area and we were able to access it very easily by car. The rooms were spacious and the little terrace allowed for outdoor eating and lounging.

Pj User Profile
April 2017
Maria's place was perfect if you are looking for a large place for a family or group of 5-6. The master bedroom had an incredible view of the ocean and the house as a whole was very comfortable with all of the needed amenities. It felt removed from all of the touristy stuff yet remained very accessible to ponta Delgada and the rest of the cool places that the island has to offer. Maria gave us so many great suggestions for travel and good restaurants and was there to help whenever we needed it. I highly recommend her place!
Maria User Profile
Response from Maria:
Thanks Pj! All the best
April 2017

Mafalda User Profile
April 2017
This house was lovely and what we needed. Maria was lovely and very helpful. Special thanks for providing with towels to use in activities around the island! The only small downside was that the only bathroom with shower/bath was inside one of the rooms, which is not the best to if there is more than one couple in the house. Nonetheless, we really enjoyed our time there.

Rita User Profile
March 2017
I loved the house. It was comfy, romantic, quiet, spacious and close by to grocery stores and a barbecue restaurante. 15 minutes driving from the centre of Ponta Delgada but well worth it because of the quietness and friendly neighbours. There are some steep steps to get to the house, which are not recommended for people with walking problems. I would definitely return and recommend the house to my family & friends.
Maria User Profile
Response from Maria:
Thank you for your kind feedback. Please comeback anytime
March 2017

Vidushi User Profile
February 2017
We really enjoyed our stay at Maria's place! The pictures on airbnb don't really do it justice as it is bigger and more comfortable than it looks! The ocean views are stunning and sleeping in the attic bedroom while hearing the waves crashing on the shore was an absolutely amazing experience. The house is located in a smaller town about 20 minutes from Ponta Delgada and we would recommend having a car during your stay. The neighbours are very friendly though it can get loud in the mornings as the houses are on narrow streets very close together. There are a couple of small grocery stores near by as well as many scenic points and hikes. Overall we would highly recommend staying at Maria's place as it was beautiful, serene and peaceful.

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Ponta Delgada, PortugalJoined in May 2013
Maria User Profile

I love to travel and to feel homy around the world. I would like to provide to my guests the feeling to be a local in São Miguel Island. Giving to all guests the nice tips for activities, restaurants and the best spots to visit. I love to golf and my husband is a horse back rider, my children they both surf.
I work in hospitality business so I have nice contacts to share with my guests.


Languages: English, Français, Português
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

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