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Sea views over Europe's westmost village - Faja Grande, Flores Island

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Fridge, microwave, oven, hob
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Entire homePrivate host

Sea views over Europe's westmost village - Faja Grande, Flores Island

4.8/5 Exceptional

Entire home

1 bedroom1 bathroomSleeps 3

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Outdoor space
  • Barbecue grill
Lajes das Flores, Azores

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationReserva Florestal Natural das Caldeiras Funda e Rasa12 min drive
  • Popular LocationReserva Florestal Natural do Morro Alto e Pico da Se21 min drive
  • AirportFlores Island (FLW)26 min drive

Space details

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 3
205 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 double bed
    1 child bed
Bathroom 1

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cottage to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Sea views over Europe's westmost village - Faja Grande, Flores Island

Lajes das Flores Cottage in Faja Grande with kitchen and patio
Built in 2007 by local craftsmen, O Palheiro belongs to resident British proprietors and is a small (19m2) open plan studio apartment sleeping 1 or 2 in a double bed. A child's bed or cot is also available on request (no extra charge) There is a shower room and well equipped galley kitchen featuring gas hob, electric oven, fridge and microwave. Laundry facilities are available on request. Outside, there is a private garden with BBQ and views down over the village to the sea. Free wi-fi.

This property is "alojamento local" registered with the Camara Municipal of Lajes das Flores under Alvara de Registo No.01/13
Guest accommodation at this cottage offers a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens or kitchenettes offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Neil King
Speaks English, Portuguese

Property amenities


  • WiFi available

Parking and transport

  • Car not required


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Ice maker
  • Paper towels
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Spices


  • 1 bedroom
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels provided
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet paper
  • Soap


  • Books

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • Near the sea
  • In the mountains
  • In a rural location
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Hiking nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 3
  • Unit size: 205 sq ft (19 sq m)

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation
Property registration number RRAL No. 121

We should mention

A car is not required for transport to and from this property

About this area

Lajes das Flores

Located in Lajes das Flores, this cottage is in a rural area and by the sea. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Reserva Florestal Natural das Caldeiras Funda e Rasa and Reserva Florestal Natural do Morro Alto e Pico da Se. Discover the area's water adventures with scuba diving and snorkelling nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours and hiking/biking trails. Guests love the property's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Reserva Florestal Natural das Caldeiras Funda e Rasa - 12 min drive
  • Reserva Florestal Natural do Morro Alto e Pico da Se - 21 min drive


  • Baracca Q'Abana - 8 min walk
  • Balneario - 11 min walk
  • Maresia - 12 min walk
  • Café/Mercearia José Baldes - 5 min drive
  • Restaurante Por do Sol - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Flores Island (FLW) - 26 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 3 out of 4 reviews
5 - Excellent 75%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 4 reviews
4 - Good 25%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 4 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 4 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 4 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

5/5 Excellent

Quiet and cosy with good access to the village and the quiet life there. Ideal for the couple wNting peace and quiet but a car is important.

4/5 Good


5/5 Excellent

Une semaine de bonheur !
Bonheur pour un séjour dans une ile remarquable, pour un logement idéalement situé pour visiter l'île et randonner, très bien agencé. En prime accueil super sympa du propriétaire

5/5 Excellent

Une bulle de verdure
La maison de Neil est toute petite, mais si mignonne... rangements, équipements, produits de première nécessité... rien ne manque et tout est parfaitement pensé. Le jardin, magnifique, invite à la détente. Bref... on s'y sent bien et on n'a qu'une envie : revenir !