Aldeia da Cuada
Aldeia da Cuada is a village located in the western most point of Europe: Flores island, Azores. The village welcomes guests with an amazing view from a plateau overlooking the ocean, where nature treasures its mysteries.
Abandoned in the 60s by its inhabitants who emigrated to America, the village was rebuilt by Teotónia and Carlos Silva. They established a link between the past and the present recovering the rural outline of the stone houses. Each house was rehabilitated using local materials and adapted to current needs. They were also named according to their ancient use or their last owner.
Immerse yourself in the chirping of the birds and the fragrance of fresh grass and laurels. Aldeia da Cuada is a world where the landscape inebriates and tranquillity is a faithful companion.
After breakfast (continental, gluten-free and vegetarian options available), there is a number of activities that you can enjoy. Such activities include cycling, hiking, fishing, boat rides, diving, snorkelling, birdwatching and canyoning, among others.
And when you regain your appetite, enjoy a delicious meal at Aldeia da Cuada‘s restaurant. Food is prepared using local products only, produced by small producers.
Aldeia da Cuada has been awarded with several environmental awards and certifications. These distinctions are the recognition of the good environmental practices developed by this tourist accommodation in the Azores.
In fact, the village is protected and classified by the Regional Government of the Azores as Cultural Patrimony with historical, architectonic and environmental interest.
Furthermore, Flores island itself is part of the UNESCO World Biosphere Reserves network. The island has landscapes of rare beauty, where the lush green predominates. Welcome to paradise!
And if all this wasn’t enough, Aldeia da Cuada was considered by Travel and Leisure as one of the 50 most romantic hotels in the world …