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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike R
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Lisbon, Portugal
A beehive of local activity

The marina area is central to hotels, lodging, restaurants and lots of beautiful boats including... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CruisersRus
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All reviews paintings on the walls walk around boats coming bit surprised harbour wall nice harbour contemporary art boats and yachts safe place shopping areas are different countries whale watching the atlantic ocean couple hours pico island other islands cruise ship
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank CruisersRus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank angier931
Reviewed 23 September 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!

Thank titansfanatic1000
Reviewed 22 September 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.

Thank Ravenhawk39
Reviewed 27 August 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

Thank swan651
Reviewed 24 August 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.

Thank Maura J
Reviewed 24 August 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!

Thank Niels d
Reviewed 3 August 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

Thank bengal Y
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed looking at the art and the boats. Quite a few activities available nearby, like whale watching and diving.

Thank Libby2563
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