Individual and stylish holidays in a Manor
Solar de Lalém is a historic, aristocratic property that was a residence for captains of the King of Portugal in the 17th century. It is set in splendid scenery, between the typical green hills of São Miguel and the Atlantic coast, near the small village of Maia. In the fifteenth century, colonizers were attracted to the area because of the beautiful, fertile countryside. The oldest part of residence, the Chapel, is dedicated to São Sebastião.
It was built in 1687and has been preserved in its original condition.
The entrance to Solar de Lalém was constructed in 1742 and the house, fully renovated and enlarged, was completed in 1850.
Solar de Lalém, meaning Manor House above the village.
A Unique Historic Ambience
The Manor House has been transformed for tourism into a modern, well equipped guest house that retains strong links with the past. Each room has its own individual character, complete with attractive antique furnishings.
The antiques can be found throughout, including in the rustic dining room, the comfortable living room and the cosy bar near the garden. The large terrace has wonderful sea views. A private swimming pool is set within a beautiful, sub-tropical garden with a variety of palm trees and typical flowers of the island.
Stylish & individual
Solar de Lalém offers 10 bedrooms, all wonderfully antique furnished.
6 rooms, including one suite, are in the Manor House. The rooms have private facilities, central heating and sea view.
4 bedrooms are in the Garden House with private facilities and garden view.
We offer our guests a free of charge WLAN Internet connection.
Friendly & personal
Solar de Lalém is run by the owners Gerd & Gabriele Hochleitner who provide a pleasant atmosphere with individual, personal attention to your holiday needs.
During the summer, a breakfast buffet is served on the garden terrace where you can also enjoy an evening drink while you relax and chat with other guests.
After arrangement we will also serve a light evening dinner.
A Central Location
Solar de Lalém is located in the middle of São Miguel, just an hour from the west and east coasts and only 30 minutes to the south coast.
Warm Seas - A Microclimate
The area around Maia has an ideal, mild and warm sea climate, great conditions for holidaymakers and, of course, the nearby tea and tobacco plantations!
A Natural Paradise
Enjoy the varied and stunning landscape of São Miguel. Walk across the green hills of the island or along coastal trails, skirted by flowering Hydrangea hedgerows. Discover volcanic lakes and relax at one of the pretty picnic points or on the black sandy beaches.
Solar de Lalém is near the sea, in an area of outstanding natural beauty and is a great launching pad to discover and explore this natural paradise.
- Fishing harbour, natural swimming cove and a small beach -- 700 m.
- Praia dos Moinhos beach in Porto Formoso and
- Praia da Viola beach in Lomba da Maia – 7 km.
- Europe’s only tea factories, Gorreana and Porto Formoso - 3 km.
- 18-hole Golf Course Achada das Furnas - 8 km.
- 27-hole Golf Course Batalha - 25 km.
- Walking trails to Lagoa de São Brás (3 h) or to the Lava beaches
- The hot springs and the volcanic lake of Furnas Valley - 12 km
- Tobacco museum in Maia
- Whale Watching tours and Dolphin swimming
All prices per room, breakfast included in EUR
March, April, November 2021
|Extrabed/p.a. (2-12 Years)||30 €|
|Extrabed/p.a. (2-12 Years)||- €|
May, June und October 2021
|Extrabed/p.a. (2-12 Years)||36 €|
|Extrabed/p.a. (2-12 Years)||34 €|
July, August und September 2021
|Extrabed/p.a. (2-12 Years)||50 €|
|Extrabed/p.a. (2-12 Years)||40 €|
Conditions of Reservation
A reservation request should be sent, ideally using the On-line
Reservations Form, correctly completed.
We will inform you, in writing, of availability and confirmation of your reservation.
The reservation can only be fully finalized on receipt of your
deposit (30% of the full payment) by bank transfer.
Please make your payment immediately you receive confirmation of availability by us. If the transfer isn’t received within 10 days, unfortunately, we’ll have to cancel the reservation.
Please note, that we don´t accept debit- or credit cards.
If you need to cancel your reservation, please write to us.
Our Cancellation Policy:
- 45 days or more, before arrival:
- 30% of the total amount
- Between the 35th and 45th day:
- 50 % of the total amount
- Less than 35 days, before arrival:
- 80% of the total amount
If a client leaves before departure date he will be charged as the original booking was made.
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Estrada de Sao Pedro
Sao Miguel/ Azoren
+351 296 44 20 04
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