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The Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre (CIACV) is a structure dedicated to the promotion of the natural heritage of the Caldeira Velha´s area, which is classified as a Natural Monument. The building has, among other aspects, the main...more
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Estrada Regional da Lagoa do Fogo, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel 9600-501, Portugal
All reviews changing rooms hot springs hot pools warm water jurassic park small waterfall waterfall pool information centre entrance fee short walk lush vegetation volcanic activity euros per person arrive early warmer pool bit crowded beautiful park
My friend recommended me this place so I went with my dad a couple of weeks ago. It was so beautiful and relaxing, we also saw frongs by the pool. There are 5 hot spring pools and a waterfall and it's in the middle of...More
Gorgeous setting. Even if you don't want to go into one of the four pools, go for the short walk in a beautiful setting. 3 € entry (only 1 € if you are over 65) and 5 € for bathing (3 € for seniors). Three...More
This place is interesting for some parts. It allows for true feeling of being in the jungle and what the natural trees are. The downside is that it is a hot spring and that is the primary focus. There are multiple pools to sit and...More
Located on the way to see Lagoa do Fogo. This hot spring is a beautiful place to stop off and relax for an hour. Parking is tricky and most people just park on the narrow road. There are actual parking spots if you’re lucky enough...More
We visited this place in November, during the off-season, but there were still a lot of people there. The hot water pools were even a bit crowded, so we skipped those. The trail to the top of the waterfall was closed too, because the slopes...More
In the Caldeira Velha you can find the information center about the vulcanic history of the Azores islands and the area in particular. Don’t expect high-tech multi media presentations, it’s just a couple of information signs in a building. However, it’s quite informative to read.