Terra Nostra Garden Hotel

Set in the lush and exotic Terra Nostra Gardens which were established in 1775, this boutique hotel is beautifully connected to nature and the ideal spot from which to enjoy the natural wonders of this part of the island.

From sampling the local cuisine such as the Cozido das Furnas, steamed in the local geothermal cooking holes, to drinking tea that’s been handpicked from the nearby Gorreana tea plantation this hotel is steeped in the deep history of the area.  Once the day trippers have gone home, you also have sole access to the bubbling hot springs, surely the highlight of a stay here!

Facilities & Activities

The Terra Nostra Garden hotel is the perfect place to relax, the TN Wellness Place offers all different types of massages and spa packages along with a sauna and jacuzzi. Slip into your robe and head down to the geothermal pools in the gardens to relax in the volcanic heated waters containing minerals that are great for the skin.

For those wanting to explore the island further, the hotel offers free parking and a rent-a-car service so you can explore attractions such as the 130-year-old Gorreana tea plantation which is the largest and oldest in Europe or Lagoa das Furnas one of the islands main crater lakes.

There is also a large indoor heated pool and a gym for those seeking to keep active.

You can also join the hotel catering team to shop for, create and cook your own Cozida das Furnas, a stew based off a local recipe where locals lower the cooking pot into the hot springs and heat for 5 hours.

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After a day adventuring in Azores, relax sit back and enjoy a glass of wine from one of the top regional wine lists in Portugal from TN Restaurant. Here you can sample the hotels contemporary version of classic dishes whilst looking out onto beautiful views of the garden. Or if you have a lighter meal in mind, head to The Gardener Bar & Terrace and pair your meal with one of their signature drinks inspired by Azores.


All 86 rooms at Terra Nostra Garden Hotel have an elegant art deco interior, with fast Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV, a safe, minibar and toiletries. There are 5 different types of room available; the Cosy Art Deco Rooms sleep 2 guests and either have a street or mountain view.

We recommend one of the 3 types of Garden View Rooms for those spectacular outlook over the garden. Garden View Rooms and the Superior Garden View Rooms offer balconies and sleep 2 or opt for the Deluxe Garden View Room complete with a private terrace, direct access to the gardens and space for an additional person to share.

Or if you are longing for that extra bit of luxury, choose a Suite which are incredibly spacious and have a private balcony.

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The Deluxe Garden View Room and the Suites both sleep 3 guests so are perfect for families travelling with one child.

Babysitting is available if you pre book in advance and a children’s menu is available at TN Restaurant.


The Bensaude hotels collection are dedicated to increasing sustainable development and are committed to subscribing to a certificate of Sustainability in Tourism.

In 2019, the hotel was awarded with the Travelife Gold Certificate for their work towards a more sustainable hotel.


Terra Nostra Garden Hotel is located in the beautiful Furnas Valley, the gardens and geothermal heated pools make it a prime location in itself on the island. It is close by to attractions such as the Sete Cidades calderas, Lagoa do Foga volcanic lake and Gruta do Carvao caves. Ponta Delgada Airport is a 45-minute drive from the hotel and is a 4-hour direct flight from London.

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