Santa Cruz das Flores

The municipality of Santa Cruz das Flores is one of two that make up the island of Flores, inhabiting him about 2500 individuals (2003). The earliest reference about this Council dates from 1548, chronicling the arrival of the crew of the ship our Lady of mercy. In 1841 the village of Santa Cruz went on to be the only region Flores and Corvo. In the brief period between 1895 and 1898, the County was extinguished. Some of the natural formations the highlight in the municipality are: the islets of Maria Vaz, Abrões and de Monchique, the peak of the Dummy, the Mount of crosses and the volcanic craters and Long Black Boiler Boiler. The main activity is agriculture, despite the influence of the Gulf stream bring frequent thunderstorms.

What to do in Santa Cruz das Flores

Where to eat in Santa Cruz das Flores

Where to sleep in Santa Cruz das Flores

INATEL Flores
INATEL Flores

4 star

Opened in 2009, the hotel stands out by offering fabulous views over the Atlantic, in one of the most beautiful and small islands of the Azores: the Flowers. D…

Hotel Servi-Flor
Hotel Servi-Flor

2 star

Simple and familiar Hotel, located in the so-called old neighborhood of the French. Offers 32 well-appointed rooms, restaurant, bar, swimming pool, mini-golf c…

Hospedaria Acquamarina
Hospedaria Acquamarina

Hostel offering simple yet functional rooms, as well as a small gift shop. A good starting point for visiting the island.

Near Santa Cruz das Flores

Lajes das Flores

Lajes das Flores


Located on the west side of Flores, the municipality of Lajes das Flores is, with about 1500 individuals (2002), one of the least populated in the Az…