“A little piece of paradise”

Reviewed 13 Jul 2017

This cottage on the small island of Santa Maria is truly idyllic and I think the sunsets are probably the best we have ever seen. The owner was there to greet us and spent time telling us about places… More

Owner's reply: Dear Greg, in fact it was a shame the little problem with the water, but I'm really glad you had a wonderful time in Casa do Norte. In fact, as you wrote, it is "a little paradise" in an "idyllic" place and we always do our best to welcome our guests. Best wishes!


Reviewed 20 Nov 2016

Un havre de paix bucolique avec une vue incroyable et des couchers de soleil grandioses. La maison de Laurinda est superbe avec un très grand jardin, très bien entretenu. Nous avons pass… More

Owner's reply: Cher Cathy, je vous remercie beaucoup pour ces paroles si belles. Je suis très heureux de vous accueillir dans Casa do Norte et je suis très heureux aussi que vous avez apprécié le séjour, la vue, le jardin, les couchers de soleil et la tranquillité :) Vous êtes toujours bienvenus dans ma maison et a Santa Maria. Bons voyages et à bientôt, je l'espère!

“Perfect accommodation and perfect location”

Reviewed 13 Nov 2016

Visiting my family on Santa Maria.. stayed in this perfect Casa.. set in lovely gardens with gorgeous sea views. Accommodation very comfortable with extra thoughtful touches. Owner could not have be… More

Owner's reply: Thank you so much dear Ginie for this lovey words. It was a great pleasure to meet you and to receive you at Casa do Norte. Hope you can return again soon. Until there, all the best!

“Great Host”

Reviewed 19 Jun 2016

We stayed for 4 nights in Casa Do Norte and loved it.The location is very rural and that is what we wanted..The owner,Laurinda,could not have been nicer.She checked on us to make sure everything was … More

Owner's reply: You were such wonderful guests! Thank's for choosing Casa do Norte and for this lovely words. It was a great pleasure to receive you and be your guide in Santa Maria island. I always do my best to welcome those who comes to visit us. Hope to receive you again some other time in the future. All the best!

“Rural tranquility”

Reviewed 15 Nov 2015

Beautifully renovated traditional house, perched on a hill with sweeping views of mountains and Atlantic Ocean, situated in rural and idyllic location. Cosy and delightfully decorated inside with all… More

Owner's reply: Thank you so much Chrissy for this beautiful testemonial! I feel so happy to know that you really enjoy your stay at my place. Also, It was a great pleasure for me to meet you and to receive you at Casa do Norte. Anytime you wanna comeback, you're more than welcome. I wish you all the best in the world!

“Life as it should be lived”

Reviewed 3 Oct 2015

We know Alojamento Rural, Santa Maria as CASA DO NORTE in Santa Maria. It is a perfect self catering home owned by Laurinda Sousa. Casa do Norte is a typical Santa Maria home, the inside of which has… More

Owner's reply: Thank you for choosing Casa do Norte and for this wonderful review. All the best for you!

“traumhafte Ferien in der Abgeschiedenheit”

Reviewed 2 Aug 2015

ruhige Lage, schön und zweckmässig eingerichtetes Häuschen, ideal, um Ruhe vom hektischen Alltag zu finden, traumhafte Aussicht mit romantischen Sonnenuntergängen: einfach wundersc… More

“Rural Charm”

Reviewed 31 May 2015

This charming little cottage on the opposite side of Santa Maria from Vila do Porto sits by itself surrounded by pretty gardens and excellent views. We found it well stocked on our arrival with the b… More

Owner's reply: Thank you so much! It was a pleasure for me to receive you at Casa do Norte. If you ever decide to return to Santa Maria, Azores, you're more then welcome... and next time I'll try to "provide" good weather :) All the best.

“A perfect pit-stop to relax and charge batteries :-)”

Reviewed 24 Feb 2015

During my round trip by bicycle in Azores I had the pleasure to stay at Casa do Norte in Santa Maria. The house and its surroundings are fantastic. Thumbs up to Laurinda's kindness and attention … More

Owner's reply: The pleasure and the privilege is ours. Thank you for choosing Casa do Norte to stay during your wonderful and incredible journey. You prove and make us believe that a round trip by bicycle is possible in Azores :) Thank you for that too and best luck for all your future projects. Laurinda

“An oasis of peace”

Reviewed 30 Nov 2014

This autumn we stayed at Casa do Norte for the fourth time in three years. Casa do Norte is a cosy place where you will find total peace and quiet in the middle of the Azorean landscape. There, we fee… More

Owner's reply: Thank you so much for this wonderful testimony, it makes me very happy. It is very gratifying to have guests like you who return year after year. It's a sign that Casa do Norte is, in did, a special place and that our effort to accommodate well and provide a warm, harmonious and family stay is worth it. I hope you continue to give me the pleasure to receive you both even more often :) Laurinda

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