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Vila’s Traditional House

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Vila’s Traditional House

4 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Sparkling clean3 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

Our house follows a traditional trait and is decorated accordingly. It has been in our family for three generations and sits in a quiet area in Vila Franca do Campo, where the best beaches of São Miguel are located along with Islet’s Natural Reserve.


Laptop friendly workspace
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 2 single beds
Bedroom 2
1 double bed

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check out by 11AM


36 Reviews

Laura User Profile
May 2018
This was our second stay in this lovely home, and we hope to return again. Duarte's welcome was warm, with a clear message to make yourself at home and use anything you need. The house was opened up and waiting for us on arrival, with a lovely gift basket of Azores treats. The…
Rachel User Profile
May 2017
Pros: - Very, very responsive and helpful host (the most I have ever had with airbnb). Duarte really went above and beyond to help out and always responded to messages immediately. He and his wife had a crib, diapers, and toys available for our baby! - Cool design, traditional o…
Laura User Profile
April 2017
The house is just as pictured. Every detail is beautiful and inspiring. Duarte was a wonderful host. Lots of little touches to make it an easier visit... from emergency contact info to umbrellas to a padded cooler for grocery shopping/picnicking, and so much more. And a lovel…
Laurian User Profile
June 2016
Let me just say that I can't imagine a better place to stay on the island than at Duarte and Maria's spacious, adorable home. It is so authentic with a lovely, perfectly manicured garden. Wonderful neighbors. Duarte and Maria had a welcome basket of local foods for us. He was bey…
Gordon User Profile
June 2016
We enjoyed our visit to Vila’s Traditional House and would recommend it to anyone seeking a true “traditional” experience in Sao Miguel. Vila Franca is more of a residential town than a tourist town. The property is just as described by Duarte. I won’t repeat information identifi…
Kätka User Profile
November 2015
We couldn't have had a better experience with Duarte and his lovely home. Even before arriving, we exchanged multiple emails where Duarte gave us so much valuable advice on things to do, car rentals, etc. (also offered to pick us up from the airport). His home is just as nice. …
Chris User Profile
June 2015
Staying at Duarte's house was easily the single best Airbnb experience I've had yet. Upon arrival to the house, he showed us all of the details for the house and appliances very thoroughly. He and his wife even had a gift basket prepared for us with a bottle of wine, local bread,…

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Ponta Delgada, PortugalJoined in March 2015
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38 Reviews
Languages: English, Français, Português
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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