When you travel the Azores Islands of Portugal, the southern-most Santa Maria Island is an enchanting destination. The secluded volcanic archipelago of the Azores is a popular haven for travelers seeking outdoor adventure among striking natural landscapes and robust traditional culture. You will feel your worries melt away as you dig your toes into the warm golden sands of Praia Formosa, a world rate eco-friendly beach, and gaze out at sapphire seas. With a convenient car rental through Auto Europe, you can pick up your Santa Maria Island vehicle from our diverse fleet right in the airport!
Driving Santa Maria Island with your Auto Europe vehicle rental is a delight as you encounter the picturesque scattered villages, rugged coastlines, and fertile fields. The small island contains a variety of ecosystems and offers no shortage of hiking opportunities. From the summit of Pico Alto, you are awarded with a breathtaking vista from which you can see the whole island! After a day of hiking and sightseeing, you will feast heartily on simple local foods such as honey cakes, spicy sopas, and savory grilled seafood at eateries on the main street of Vila do Porto, where you will also find charming local handicraft vendors and traditional folk music and dancing. If you are island hopping, you may also consider a rental in Ponta Delgada or Angra Heroismo.
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