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Lovely marina

A beautiful place to stroll around, with Mt Pico visible across the sea. Cafes, bars, boats... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2018
AdventureQueen08
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France
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picturesque

This is a cute little picturesque marina located the length of Horta. It is a nice place to have a... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
Mike R
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful place to stroll around, with Mt Pico visible across the sea. Cafes, bars, boats, yachts, paintings, shops ... all here. I come here every day. People are friendly and you can keep walking for miles or just relax and enjoy the view.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

This is a cute little picturesque marina located the length of Horta. It is a nice place to have a stroll and get some good pictures of the quaint harbor.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike R
Reviewed October 27, 2018

The marina area is central to hotels, lodging, restaurants and lots of beautiful boats including yachts and fishing boats. At the far end you will find the ferry boats used to transport people and goods between the islands. There is also a lovely park here...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Nice to see the paintings on the walls left by previous sailors, but apart from that this marina is nothing special in my view, a bit shabby and in need of some tlc from what could be seen, but that kind of summed up the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

The history is well documented, yet the combination of art and personal stories told was worth checking out. I took a morning stroll down there and found myself there longer than anticipated. Neat place!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

I like to come to Faial. The Marina is nice to walk around and look at all of the yachts and boats. You can see the island of Pico from here which is a magnificent view.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ravenhawk39
Reviewed August 26, 2018

This is the very known place for sailors to meet during their atlantic crossings. You can see many boats coming from all over the word and stopping here for a day or 2 for repairs and relaxing. Here you can really get into the feeling...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank swan651
Reviewed August 23, 2018

The harbour walls are famous for the paintings left by the sailors travelling across the Atlantic. Sir Francis Chichester in his boat Gypsie Moth called in here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maura J
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Horta offers something for everybody. The view from the harbor is stunning, the atmosphere is relaxed and the architecture is sublime. Go before it becomes too touristy!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Niels d
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Very nice marina. Safe place. There is so many paintings on the walls and floor, hardly any space to be seen, just spent a couple hours leisurely walking the pier and read all about the sailors from different countries. Lots of restaurants and shopping areas...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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