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Santa Barbara; The Most Magical Hotel in Portugal Joins Eco Hotels & Resorts

Check out the latest member hotel of Eco Hotels & Resorts, the most magical and beautiful resort in the Azores joins EHR's global movement.

Santa Barbara located in the Azores, Portugal is the latest member hotel of Eco Hotels & Resorts luxury sustainable collection. It all started in 2015 when João Reis a businessman and surfer fell in love with the island of São Miguel, the island that today serves as the address for Santa Barbara. This luxury resort is nestled on the black sand beaches of the Azores, which stand a beautiful contrast to the blue of the ocean and the different shades of green of the hills that surround the resort. Santa Barbara invites its guests to experience the island to its fullest, with a wide range of activities that will make them have unforgettable moments full of adventure and personalized experiences.


The resort comprises a total of 30 villas & studios which promise to offer experiences in perfect harmony with nature. All accommodation options, whether villas or studios have a small equipped kitchenette, a living room, and a large balcony with comfortable armchairs, ideal for observing and absorbing the surrounding landscape. However, there are distinctive features in some of the bedrooms: most of the two-bedroom villas have two bedrooms and two individual bathrooms, and the master bedroom may have a large bathtub in which to relax. All villas and studios offer large comfortable spaces and will surely surprise their guests with a magnificent view.


When it comes to gastronomic options Santa Barbara has it all. With stunning views, Restaurant Santa Bárbara offers an exquisitely rich menu with exotic spices and authentic flavors. This restaurant offers Santa Bárbara´s famous sushi and sashimi, and a selection of bao, ramen, and curries, among many other dishes inspired by Thai, Indian, Korean and Japanese cuisine. All prepared with a necessary tribute to the quality of local foods, with Azorean meat and Atlantic seafood strongly represented, along with the freshest garden produce, aromatic herbs, and fruit, which come from a careful selection of their two greenhouses set up on the property.


As part of EHR´s global movement, Santa Barbara is changing the way people travel to make the world a better place for today’s and future generations. In addition, this hotel is beating down on the idea that guests have to give up luxury when traveling to a sustainable hotel. So whether you’re looking for a romantic destination to spend your honeymoon or you’re simply in search of somewhere to hide away and indulge in a little luxury, their suites offer a secluded space to relax and restore the soul. 


Contact Eco Hotels & Resorts to make a reservation and live unforgettable moments at this natural paradise. At Santa Barbara embark on endless adventures and experience the best of Portugal!

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