Experiences at Quinta da Meia Eira

Farm Tour

Find out about the hundreds of botanical species and animals, in a total of 10,000 m2 of land surrounding the Quinta.

See how the bees live!

Dress a beekeeper's suit and enjoy opening a beehive. We will show you how the bees live and end up with a honey tasting.

Walk to Morro de Castelo Branco

From Quinta da Meia Eira, you can walk to Morro de Castelo Branco, which is 3km away from the house.

Choose your tea

At any time of the day, you can choose from different tea plants in the garden to make your cup of tea.

Listen to Cory’s Shearwaters

From March to October, during the night and early in the morning, you can listen to the Cory's Shearwaters, try to find some, or simply fall asleep to their very uni..

Make a wish to the stars

At Quinta da Meia Eira, the clear sky allows you to observe the constellations, see a satellite moving or be surprised by a shooting star crossing the milky way. It's the perfect way to end the day and ask for a wish!

Stare at the Clouds

The diversity of clouds in the Azorean sky, as well as the changing weather, are an ever-fascinating show. Watching, from Faial, the permanent formation of clouds around the Pico mountain is a spectacle not to be missed!

Land ahoy!

Between March and August, sailboats that cross the Atlantic pass just in front of Quinta da Meia Eira, towards Porto da Horta.

Walk to the Natural Pools

From Quinta da Meia-Eira, you can walk to natural pools nearby and the small Port of Castelo Branco...