Horta is the ocean its smell and flavours, its fame and progress, the bay and the historic harbor.
The ocean as source of science and cosmopolitan ideals and as a sports field is the past and certainly also the future of Faial.
The island follows the city in this relationship with the ocean specialy during "sea week". Faialenses and visitors alike celebrate nature, the joy of friendship, tradition, innovation and ones differences.
Our hospitality is made of smiles, simple gestures, emotive shares. Happiness is simple - we are very pleased with your visit