Poço da Alagoinha – An eternal waterfall

Choose your favourite name. It can be Poço da Ribeira do Ferreiro, Lagoa das Patas or Poço da Alagoinha, the name is not really important. What is really important is to know that this is one of those must go locations in the Azores, mainly for someone visiting the island of Flores. The most common…

Lisbon and Porto: Where to eat

Everyone knows that Portugal is a country of food lovers. Selecting a place to eat, both in Lisbon and Porto, is difficult as most of them are very good. Some are more tourists oriented than others but it is still possible to come to a general consensus regarding some of the possibilities which we leave…

Frequent Flyer: Teresa Canto Noronha

Name: Teresa Canto Noronha Job: Jornalist/ Plastic Artist Born in: Ponta Delgada, Ilha de S. Miguel, Açores, 1967 Blog: “Notas da Ilha” Journalist Teresa Canto Noronha is one of those people who can travel the world, but always ends up spending the holidays in the Azores, where she was born. Born in S. Miguel island,…

Lisbon and Porto

If Lisbon is the capital of Portugal, it was the city of Porto that gave origin to the name pf the country. The approximately 300 kilometres separating the two major portuguese cities have History and unique stories which distinctively define the character of each city. Find out more about the origin of both of them….

What to do in Azores

The Azores leave no one indifferent and there is always something to see or do. The portuguese presence dates back to 600 years ago, but this is a universal location, where nature rules. And, through it, cultural, sports and gastronomic experiences come to live like visiting museums, whale watching or trekking in the nature. These…

The Azores – More than a territory, a feeling

The Azores Archipelago, with its nine islands, is halfway between the American Continent and Europe. More than a strategic position, the Azores are a place of feelings and inspiration, where the real can easily meet the mystic. Come and find us. The magical number is the 9, but we are going to leave numerology to…

Terra Nostra Garden: a canvas of fascinating experiences

With over 200 years of existence, Terra Nostra Garden in Furnas, São Miguel Island, offers much more than the dazzle provided by the unique beauty of its gardens. This botanical garden takes us on a journey into history, which begins in the eighteenth century when Thomas Hicking, the United States Consul on S. Miguel Island,…

Timóteo Costa – A Captain with luck

Timóteo Costa started flying with us on october 1995 and retired from his job as Captain in 2013. His name earned a place of honour in the Company´s History due to his key role regarding the choice of the first aircraft flying for SATA Internacional as a member of a multidisciplinary team carefully created for…

Frequent Flyer: Nuno Costa Santos

Name: Nuno Costa Santos Job: Writer and scriptwriter Born in: Lisbon, 1974 Age: 45 Our frequent flyer is the writer and scriptwriter Nuno Costa Santos, who, despite having been born in Lisbon, in 1974, lived the first years of his life in the Azores, more specifically in S. Miguel island. Today, he lives between Lisbon and…