The island of Flores is 16.6 km long and has 12.2 km at its maximum width, which translates into a surface of 141.4 sq. km. Together with the island of Corvo, which is 17.9 km away, it forms the Western Group of the Azores Archipelago.
Are you a nature lover, a lover of sea sports, and want to live and work inside beautiful sceneries, parks, forests, waterfalls and walks?
FLORES ISLAND IS THE RIGHT PLACE FOR YOU!
Waterfalls are Flores' trademark, but the island also has peaks and valleys for exploring on foot, and lakes and cliffs to compete with the waterfalls for photo opportunities.
HOW TO GO TO FLORES ISLAND
All the islands have an airport and there are frequent daily connections between them provided by Azores Airlines (SATA Air Açores).
The island of São Miguel have frequent connections to the Portuguese continent as well as with the United States, Canada,and several European capitals.
This service is provided by Azores Airlines, TAP Portugal, ...
It has one of the most attractive incentives for investment and the economy in the European Union. It benefits from its own European funds, as a European outermost region, many with non-refundable eligibility. It has exceptional measures to support employment and hiring, almost unique in Europe.
One of the lowest corporate taxes in the European Union (IRC), and the possibility of also obtaining unique tax benefits, having the 2nd lowest VAT in the eurozone.
It is the sea of the Azores that makes Portugal one of the countries with the largest maritime platform in the world, with the Azores Archipelago representing about 30% of the sea of the entire Exclusive Economic Zone of Europe. The Azores EEZ is made up of 200 nautical miles from the coast and has an area of about 1,000,000 km2 of sea. The Azores are a region that covers about half of the European coastline and two of the most productive seas in the world: the North Sea and the North East Atlantic.
Currently, the islands still have a prominent position worldwide, with the ongoing development of international projects in modern and relevant areas, such as aerospace and aeronautics. Other emerging activities include Organic Agriculture, Aquaculture, Blue Biotechnology, Renewable Energies (wind, sea, solar), Exploration of seabed and sea, sustainable exploitation of forests and green spaces, dynamization of leisure spaces and new centers of interest and tourist attraction.