We are a couple coming from Switzerland, Paolo and Jolanda, and since 2004 we are living with our son Valentino on this beautiful island.

Ginetes is a beautiful little village approximately 20 km from Ponta Delgada (capital) with supermarkets, Cafe's and harbor-promenade, airport as well as rent a car.

Ginetes offers you a supermarket, post office, pharmacy, fire station with ambulance and typical restaurants and a Pizzeria.

The famous lakes of Sete Cidades distance approximately 10 minutes by car.


The black sand beach from Mosteiros 15 minutes and the hot sources from the Ferraria (with new SPA and wellnes center) only 5 minutes.