Visit Antonio Borges Garden: One of the largest green spaces in the city. Today it is a municipal park, but it used to belong to Antonio Borges, an Azorean businessman and politician who was very interested in botany and the introduction of new species.
Whale watching: Various kinds of whales and other cetaceans choose the Azores as their habitat. You can take a boat trip along the coast of São Miguel and watch these large mammals.
Ananas dos Açores: One of the delicacies of São Miguel's gastronomy are pineapples, with a sweet taste and smooth texture. They are the only ones grown under glass and to learn more about their cultivation you can take a free tour of this wonderful farm.
Cala termal de Ponta da Ferraria: In this natural pool of thermal water, thanks to the underground current that drains there, the temperature of the ocean rises to 28 degrees.
Portas da Cidade: Also known as the gate of three arches, Portas da Cidade presides over the town hall square. With its three imposing arches built in the 18th century, they represent the main entrance to the city.
Igreja do Santo Cristo: The Church of Santo Cristo was built in the 16th century. Its interior features gilded altars and a beautiful collection of images.
Gruta do Carvão: The natural wealth of the cave lies in the great variety of geological aspects, structures and phenomena that are characteristic of volcanic activity. This is the case of structures known as gas bubbles that correspond to sectors of the cave wall that burst under the action of accumulated gases, or the presence of fissures in the walls and ceiling, resulting from the cooling of the lava tongue. Numerous stalactites can be observed on the ceiling.