Windmill "Mó da Praia"

São Mateus - Praia
Rua dos Moinhos de Vento, 16 (São Mateus - Praia),9880-229 SÃO MATEUS SCG (Santa Cruz da Graciosa)
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Description

Accommodation for up to 6 PAX. Consists of: – 1 bedroom with double bed and TV – 1 bedroom with double bed in the dome – 2 living areas, both with double sofa bed – equipped kitchenette – 1 bathroom with hydro massage column – wind protected terrace – barbecue. Other services: • Bicycle rental • Transfer between airport and mill • Support for hiking • Visits to places of interest
The windmills are a business card of Graciosa Island, resulting from times gone by in which the Island was considered the "Granary of the Azores", for its vast production of cereals.
The "Mó da Praia" (TER-CC) allows you to stay in an original and truly authentic accommodation of Graciosa Island, for families and friends up to 6 people, distributed by 2 rooms in the mill body and two living rooms. This was one of the last grinding mills on Graciosa Island until 2002, the year of the death of its previous owner, Mr. Manuel Frutuoso Moniz.
The mill's recovery project began in 2009 and ended in 2016, with the purpose of preserving its original characteristics to the maximum, while guaranteeing optimal habitability conditions in a privileged landscape. The recovery process began with the dome, built by traditional processes using endemic woods. Some utensils and tools used in milling activity were also recovered for future memory.
The "Mó da Praia" received the 4th level of the "Miosotis Azores" Award for environmental sustainability, promoted by the Regional Directorate for the Environment of the Azores.

Sleeping with no corners, however with lots of charm... in "Mó da Praia"! Be welcome!






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Parking
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Average Price
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Accessible to persons with reduced mobility
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