Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Pico Still grows

It was released this month the statistics of overnight stays in the Azores. Accounting the first 6 months of the year the island of Pico was the only island that had positive growth in the number of overnight stays! And in 2nd place is the neighboring island, Faial, with negative growth of 5.7% over the same period of year 2011.
Continuation of good work to all of us and best regards.
To read the full article (in portuguese) visit:

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Fonte - an umbrella trademark

Fonte is now a national trademark, which reduces the use of the same name or any other that can create any confusion. Fonte is an umbrella trademark involving only quality investments.

Monday, August 20, 2012

Whalers Week 2012


From today till the 26th of August here in Lajes do Pico we have "Whalers Week" .
This week promisses music, sea, flavors, readings, art, rosaries, masses, processions, preaching, and reunions, a journey into the past in the midst of a new financial and social reality.
In this spirit, faith and celebration that will make the invitation to visit Lajes do Pico, the Azores whaling village, capital of culture in the Azorean Whalers Week.

Monday, August 13, 2012

New Concept

The new website of Aldeia da Fonte – - shows for the first time the Fonte Resort concept and Aldeia da Fonte Nature Hotel. Our space is a truly Resort because of the spaciousness of our gardens/park and the number of facilities we offer within the premisses with no cost for our clients. We are a Nature Resort with a Nature Hotel being reciprocally complementary making it an original concept in the Azores.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Azorean crabs

Here's a funny video about these crustaceans.
Imagine if our azorean crabs worked in group! ;)

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Faja de Santo Cristo with parking

Azores Regional Government will have built a new car park in S. Jorge Island beside Faja de Santo Cristo, for access to the rail of Caldeira de Santo Cristo.

The work also includes a pedestrian trail to the rail of the Caldeira de Santo Cristo, building a haven for visitors, for the preparation of hiking and walking area and a lookout point.