Aldeia da Cuada T2 | 80027.2

Stone cottage in a preserved village overlooking the ocean , 2 Km from Fajã Grande, 20 Km from main town Santa Cruz,  2 bedrooms, living/dining room, 1 bathroom, open plan kitchen, patio, sea view, barbecue, sleeps 4-5 persons, self catering.

2 Total no. of bedrooms
5 Sleeps
60 m2

Villa, Vacation House
Self Catering
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description Description

The village of Cuada is a paradise within a paradise: the Island of Flores.  Situated on the west coast of the Island of Flores, on a small plateau overlooking the mouth of the Ribeira Grande River, municipality of Lajes, the Aldeia da Cuada is one of the most beautiful Azorean sceneries.   A place where time stood still and where nature performed its best, leaving it untouched and full of life!   At the Aldeia da Cuada only the stone walls and the basalt cottages stand out amongst the verdant fields, where the fresh smell of flowers and fruit trees drift.
The places surrounding the village suggests outings of true expectations and sheer pleasures.   Only 2 Km away you will find the seaside town of Fajã Grande, one of the most sought after summer spots on the Island of Flores. Here a deep blue sea invites you to an invigorating swim or simply enjoy the fine cuisine at the local restaurant.   To the island's main town Santa Cruz is 20 Km.
At night, in the silence of this small sanctuary, you can almost hear the sound of the sun falling against the horizon... afterwards, everything seems even more serene, but at the same time more intense, fragrant, inexplicably captivating, as if part of a poem.
During the mid sixties most of the residents of the Aldeia da Cuada followed other Azoreans and emigrated to the New World.   The Village, where, even today, motorized vehicles never arrived, was almost deserted and its houses abandoned.

The touristic village of Cuada brings together the old and the modern, having salvaged the original houses and adapted them to today's comfort.

A reception with parking area welcomes the visitor at the village entrance. Equipped with kitchen and bathroom, as well as spacious bedrooms, the 14 cottages make up the touristic village of the Cuada; respecting all of the safety laws of modern accommodation, without losing any of the rural designs of its stone construction.

Cottage V2:  2-bedrooms cottage, living room, bathroom, kitchen, sleeps 4-5 persons, self catering.

* Minimum of 3 nights stay.
* Meals are not provided.
* Kitchens are fully equipped
* Cottages are equipped with TV, stereo and telephone
* Cottages have BBQ's as well as patios with lawn chairs, table and shade
* Cottages are heated by iron stoves.

kitchen Amenities and facilities

hotel Bedrom

2 Total no. of bedrooms
1 Double beds
2 Single beds
1 Single sofa/extra beds
1 Baby beds

wc Bathroom

1 Bathrooms

terrain Outside Facilities

Mountais view
Sea view

radio Inside Facilities


kitchen Kitchen Equipment

Pots pans

priority_high Suitable

Pets not authorized
Non smoking property
Wheelchair not suitable
Elderly or infirm Suitable
Children welcome

rowing Sports and outdoor


streetview Sights and attractions

Sight seeing

edit_location Location - Area

Lying on the most westerly side of the group of islands Ilha das Flores is 17 kilometers long and 12.5 wide, with a population of 4.500 inhabitants. This charming but rugged island derives its name from the quantity of flowers that grow in abundance due to its high annual rainfall. It was only in the 16th Century that farmers from Europe accepted its climate and started cultivating the thick and luxuriant land. In he capital, Santa Cruz das Flores, there is a small museum devoted to the fishing industry and farming.

Access to this island can only be made by flight but it does have a summer boat connection with the nearby Ilha do Corvo.


Airport distance Santa Cruz 20 km
Beach 2 km
Shopping 2 km
Restaurant 2 km
Bar 2 km

date_range Availability

library_books Terms

Minimum rental (days) 3

Payment info

Deposit due 3 Days after booking, Amount 30.00 %
Balance due 35 Days before arrival
Earliest arrival time 15:00:00
Latest departure time 11:00:00

cancel Cancellation terms

35 Days before arrival Deposit + 100 %

rate_review Reviews

Mandre, Silver City, New Mexico, April 24, 2009
We recently spent 5 nights at this incredible and unique lodging and fell in love with this amazing place and its people. We were upgraded to a two bedroom, but just paid for a T1. At 60€ per night, this was a great value. After traveling in the Azores now for over 2 weeks, I can verify that these are the softest and most comfortable beds this side of Boston! Although, still not great by US standards, better than most in the Islands.

The cottage was very well equipped and we cooked most of our own meals. The owners and the staff are the very best. We had a rental car and explored just about every road on the island. Cuada is an old town that has been lovingly restored. There are pathways between the parking lot and the cottages that some people may find difficult if they have trouble walking. My husband is an amputee who walks with some difficulty but the wonderful staff carried all of our luggage for us. While my husband had a bit of trouble with the paths, this did not keep him from exploring this amazing little village.

The owners allowed us to use their laundry service free of charge, something we really needed after being on the road for a couple of weeks. They also have free wifi in the reception area, something else we really appreciated. There is also an interesting T6 house that appears that it would accommodate a very large group. There are 14 cottages on the property, along with the owner’s cottage.


Frederico Santos
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Rua da Fonte, 31
P-7425-110 Montargil, Portugal

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