Port of Call Information

Port of Call Information

Ponta Delgada, Portugal


Average Yearly High Temperature in Fahrenheit (°F)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
58 57 58 59 62 66 69 72 70 66 62 59

Overview

Ponta Delgada is a metropolis on Sao Miguel Island in the Azores, Portugal. It has an estimated population of 65,000. Ponta Delgada is the tourist nucleus of the Azores Islands. Museums and monuments are everywhere, and the historic streets unite everything from hotels and churches to shops and restaurants. Its huge first rate marina harbors boats form all around globe. In the evenings, throngs of people stroll along the Dom Henrique Avenue. The airport is located on the western edge of the city, from which there are flights to the other islands and Portugal. Ponta Delgada consists of Sao Miguel and Santa Maria, with the capital on Sao Miguel.

Things to Do

Faja de Baixo is agricultural with pineapple cultivation. Faja de Cima is famous for its festivities. Where the locals show off arts and crafts, and they also have games and rides on the island.

Ponta Delgada has a recently built bathing facility that includes two seawater swimming pools, sunbathing areas, bar, locker rooms and first-aid facilities. With the help of a man-made breakwater, a small beach in a protected bay has been built.

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