The Island

Flores Charms!

Flores Island is a true paradise in which silence reigns, offering visitors a vivid experience with nature, where breathtaking landscapes and biodiversity rules.

breathtaking places...


In the central part of the island, you can find seven lagoons surrounded by flowers: Lagoon Funda, Branca, Seca, Rasa, Comprida, Lomba, and Negra are places of rare beauty.

Rocha dos bordões

It is the ex-libris of the entire island, an imposing hill originated by a curious geological phenomenon that solidified into high vertical striations.

Poço da Ribeira do Ferreiro

A place of extreme natural beauty, an almost virgin place where silence rules.

The lagoon formed by the waterfalls is known as Poço da Alagoinha or Lagoa das Patas.

Poço do bacalhau

This waterfall, located in Fajã Grande, have approximately 90 meters high.

Its waters rip the rock and crash forming a natural lagoon, which invites you to take a dip.

Gruta dos enxaréus

It is a huge volcanic cavity by the sea, 50 meters long and 25 meters wide between Santa Cruz and Caveira.

It is one of the most attractive spots on the island, but is only accessible by sea.

Ilhéu do Monchique

The islet of Monchique is the westernmost point on land in Europe and for many years was used by navigators to set course.

Whale museum

The Whale Factory is one of the most important buildings of whaling architecture.

This factory was commissioned for the utilization of whale oil, which was Florentine’s first major industry, as well as one of the economic activities that most benefited the local population.

Time for an adventure?

Boat tour

The coast of the Flores island it’s very interesting for this type of tour, full of caves, crevices, caverns and steep slopes tinted by waterfalls.

It is very frequent the sighting of marine species such as dolphins and whales.


The Flores island currently has 4 trails signaled and approved.

“These old trails allow you to discover some of the most interesting places and landscapes of the island.”

Tours to Corvo Island

Visit the smallest island of the Azores is something unique.

You can’t miss “Caldeirão”, the crater of the old volcano that originated the island, and its stone mills.


Flores island is known for its crystal blue waters, variety of dive places, abundance of underwater fauna, and high probability of observing big pelagics.


This is a promising activity due to the fact that it is very propitious for the observation of numerous American migratory species.

Also noteworthy is the fact that the formation of the island offers conditions for the nesting of marine species in its coastal areas and native species in forested interior areas.


Canyoning is a sports and leisure activity that consists in going down sloping watercourses, using rappelling and jumping to overcome obstacles.


The sport fishing on the Flores island has great potential because of the quantity and variety of marine fauna.

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