Quinta das Merces



  • Sao Mateus, Terceira
  • Airport: 22km Lajes
  • Manor House (4-star equivalent)
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Swimming pool
  • Air-conditioning
  • Car hire recommended

Positioned in the protected area of Monte Brasil and only a short distance from São Mateus ?shing village (1km), this beautifully restored 18 th century Manor House is the perfect base for a peaceful stay on the island. Offering a high standard of accommodation, the house has been tastefully decorated throughout in a style that reects the elegance of the property.


  • Buffet breakfast room – during summer breakfast may be taken outside in the courtyard 
  • Honesty bar 
  • Various TV lounges and reading rooms 
  • Library 
  • 24- hour self service tea facilities 
  • Safe deposit box at reception 
  • Enclosed gardens with stone seating areas and 35,000 square metres of forest with walking trails 
  • Infinity saltwater swimming pool (14 x 9m) open all year – pool towels provided 
  • Astroturf tennis court (c.8 Euros per hour if equipment required)
  • Chapel 
  • Gym 
  • Jacuzzi and Turkish bath (c.5 Euros per person) 
  • Games room (snooker, billiards, table tennis, table football – free of charge) 
  • Putting green
  • Bicycle hire (7.50 Euros for 3 hours) 
  • Fishing equipment (7.50 Euros for 3 hours) 
  • Kayaks (25 Euros for 3 hours – max. 2 people) 
  • 30-minutes walk to Angra do Heroísmo (3km) 
  • Closest restaurants in São Mateus (1km) 
  • The coastal road runs between the grounds of the Quinta das Mercês and the sea 
  • Free parking.