Praia da Vitória (PRIGH-uh duh vee-TAW-ree-uh, /ˈpɾaj.ɐ dɐ vi.ˈtɔ.ɾi.ɐ/) municipality has 21,035 residents (2011). It takes up the northeastern portion of Terceira Island (about 40% of its area), which it shares with Angra do Heroísmo. The city's name means "Victory Beach".
- 1 Terceira Airport Tourist Information Office (Posto de Turismo do Aeroporto da Terceira), Aerogare Civil da Lajes, ☏ .
- 1 Lajes Airport (TER IATA), Pedreiras, Lajes, Praia da Vitória, ☏ , email@example.com. The airport is within municipal boundaries. It offers inter-island flights within the Azores, as well as to mainland Portugal and North America.
Bus service throughout the island is provided by Empresa de Viação Terceirense (EVT).
- 1 Serra do Cume Viewpoint (Miradouro da Serra do Cume). 24 hours daily. Take in magnificent views of the island's greenery. Free.
- 2 Gazebo Torch (Miradouro do Facho). Walk up the steps or drive to the top of this point offering views of the city and beach.
- 3 Igreja do Senhor Santo Cristo (Igreja da Misericórdia), Rua da Misericórdia 11. This lovely church was built in 1521, destroyed by fire in 1921, and rebuilt in 1924. It was restored after a 1980 earthquake.
- 1 Fonte das Sete Bicas, Estrada Regional 63, EN1-1A 74, Fonte do Bastardo, ☏ , firstname.lastname@example.org. M–Sa 07:00–19:00, Su 07:00-23:00. Restaurant/café serving typical island cuisine. There's a pleasant outdoor space.
- 2 Restaurante O Pescador, Rua Conselheiro Constantino José Cardoso 11, ☏ , email@example.com. M–Sa 12:00–14:00 & 18:00–22:00, closed Su. Fresh fish and seafood with friendly service. Mid-range.
- 3 Sabores do Atlântico, Estrada do Aeroporto 12, Santa Luzia, ☏ . Tu–Su 09:00–22:00, closed M. "Flavours of the Atlantic" near the airport. Mid-range.
- 1 Atlantida Mar Hotel, Boavista 9, ☏ , firstname.lastname@example.org. Check-in: 14:00, check-out: 12:00. Four-star, 28-room beachside hotel with swimming pool, spa, fitness centre, bar, free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and free parking. €55-120.
- 2 Hotel Praia Marina, Avenida Álvaro Martins Homem, ☏ , email@example.com. Check-in: 14:00, check-out: 12:00. Four-star, 31-room beachfront hotel with bar, free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and free parking. €59-89.
- 3 Hotel Teresinha, Praceta Dr. Machado Pires 45, ☏ , firstname.lastname@example.org. Check-in: 14:00, check-out: 12:00. Three-star, 52-room hotel 500 m (1,600 ft) from the beach. It has a swimming pool, free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and free parking. €46-73.
- 4 Apartamentos Ázera, Rua de Jesus 72, email@example.com. Check-in: 15:00, check-out: 11:00. Apartamentos Ázera - Situated in Praia da Vitória main street, 100 metres from Praia Grande. 50 - 150.