This year skip the turkey and spend Thanksgiving in the Azores: $799 deal from Boston has it all (except the mashed potatoes)
Boston, MA - Azores Airlines knows that every now and then getting away is not a bad idea. So, this fall, the airline is offering a Thanksgiving escape to the Azores. Their Thanksgiving deal is from Boston to Ponta Delgada with round trip, non-stop air, a 5-star seaside resort hotel, transfers and breakfast. All for just $799 per person. The flight departs from Boston on November 21 and returns on November 26, 2017.
So, here’s the way to skip the Turkey this year: Fly non-stop (4-hours) to São Miguel in the Azores, with transfer to the 5-star Pedras do Mar Resort & Spa, and relax for 4 nights, with breakfast each h day. The hotel is along a green coastline, making it the perfect place to relax, enjoy the spring-like weather and forget about tomato aspic. Although the Azores are that kind of place to be thankful for.
The hotel’s spa offers different types of massages, from Swedish massage to invigorating anti-stress massage and even therapeutic back massage. Besides the spa there is a pool surrounded by a breathtaking view. And trails along the Atlantic.
Even though the hotel is set on a rural seaside, it is not difficult to explore the rest of the island. There is plenty to do and see in Ponta Delgada, the main city in the Azores, like explore its historic center, museums, gardens and monuments.
For those who enjoy nature, São Miguel has tea plantations, volcanic craters, whale-watching opportunities and lots of hiking trails. Dip into the hot springs at Ponta da Ferraria; fed by a spring of volcanic thermal water, it is the only geological formation of its kind in the world.
Discover the crater of Sete Cidades, the largest fresh water lake in the Azores is Lagoa das Sete Cidades and it lies in a massive volcanic crater and consists of two lakes – Lagoa Azul and Lagoa Verde. Hike at Lagoa do Fogo, a crater lake in the mountains, there are several hikes to do around the lake. Watch the geysers at Furnas and eat the “cozido das Furnas,” a boiled dinner cooked in the hot springs.
Azores Airlines, part of the SATA Group, has connected New England with the Azores and mainland Portugal for more than 35 years and now is also connecting the Bay Area. For more information about booking flights visit http://www.azoresairlines.pt or call 800-762-9995.