Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals
Ponta Delgada is the largest city in the Azores, an archipelago of nine beautiful islands located in the Atlantic Ocean. Many transatlantic cruises include the city as a port-of-call in their itineraries.
The cruise port is located at Portas do Mar, next to the marina. Cruise passengers can walk to town.
Tendering is occasionally required.
The town center is a ten minute walk from the cruise port. A port shuttle is not needed.
A mini-bus system operates in and around Ponta Delgada.
A car rental office is located right at the port.
Ponta Delgada is the regional capital and largest city in the Azores. The attractive city is located on the island of Sao Miguel.
Top attractions in the city include the following:
Sao Migual Island
Sao Miguel is an emerald green island that is 65 km long. It is the largest and most populated of the nine islands that make up the Azores. Ponta Delgada is the largest city on the island.
Top attractions on the island include the following:
View map of the Ponta Delgada cruise terminal.
The currency used in Portugal is the Euro (EUR).
Average temperatures by month area as follows:
Free Internet services is available at Burger King (at dock), at Somar Avenida Center (across from the cruise terminal) and at many cafes and restaurants in town.