Getting here is easy. See our Google Map for detailed driving directions.
Answers to common questions
- Is Areias da Prainha away from the airport?
We are 28 kilometres from the airport. It takes about 30 minutes by car.
- Where is Areias da Prainha?
It is in the village of Prainha de Cima, in the municipality of São Roque do Pico. It is accessed by a paved road that leaves the Regional Road, at the height of the Chapel of Our Lady of Mercy.
- Is it far from São Roque do Pico?
We are 9 kilometres from São Roque. It takes about 10 minutes by car.
- Do you need a car?
It is essential to rent a car during your stay on the island.
- Is the beach far?
The only sand beach in Pico Island is located just in our neighbourhood, Canto da Areia, at 4 kilometres from the house. You will also find many natural swimming pools in Pico, the nearest is Poça Branca, at 4 kilometres, 5 minutes by car. They are lovely and have toilets and showers.