We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Review Highlights
A place with lots to offer!

Faja Grande, on the west coast of Flores Island, is a great place to explore. Well known for their... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CruisersRus
,
Mount Albert
Simply beautiful!!!

The most beautiful place in Ilha das Flores!!! The most amazing waterfalls of the Island are... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
shawn60zurich
,
Zurich, Switzerland
Read all 148 reviews
81
All photos (81)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hiking trails”(3 reviews)
“pure nature”(3 reviews)
About
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
Rua das Flores, Santa Cruz das Flores, Flores 9970-323, Portugal
Website
Reviews (148)
Filter reviews
55 results
Traveller rating
44
9
1
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
44
9
1
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beautiful place hiking trails pure nature ponta delgada westernmost point of europe snack bar santa cruz flores island village paradise ocean rain coast handful das falls swimming
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 55 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Faja Grande, on the west coast of Flores Island, is a great place to explore. Well known for their beautiful waterfalls (one of which you can walk right up to), you can enjoy a lovely picnic area, hang out at the beach or enjoy super...More

Thank CruisersRus
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The most beautiful place in Ilha das Flores!!! The most amazing waterfalls of the Island are located here. There are a couple of different trails starting here to the south ant to the north of Flores. On a sunny day you can take a bath...More

1  Thank shawn60zurich
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Stunning nature, great atmosphere, waterfalls, beach, waves.... a paradise at the westernmost point of Europe. Highly recommendable.

Thank Travelmaniaccc
Reviewed 3 September 2018

nice area with natural swimming pools and a camping area with showers for free. the snack bar has a good menu too

Thank James M
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Fajã Grande is a quaint little town, worth a visit. Even better though are the views you get while driving there from the direction of Lages das Flores — surrounded by lush greenery everywhere, with waterfalls and other impressive sights (such as the Rocha das...More

Thank igal27
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I have visited every island and travelled extensively - the Fajã Grande is what always makes me come back. Beautiful nature in a very raw and special form. I have to see it to believe it.

Thank franciscopcoutinho
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This place, like the whole Flores island is pure nature. Don't expect to see many people, bars/restaurants, shops. If you come here it's to enjoy the nature. It's a paradise for your eyes and soul. The nature is amazing and the locals are very nice.

1  Thank aistoskinas
Reviewed 22 June 2018

We had heard a lot about this island but our four days there were pretty disappointing. It's about a 90 minute flight from Ponta Delgada. Faja Grande is nicer than Santa Cruz. The services there are VERY limited - two very small stores for groceries....More

2  Thank GSauce82
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to go to see some impressive waterfalls and some pounding waves and surf. We got lucky and caught the tail end of a small storm, which produced a postcard-worthy rainbow. The village is small and the people are friendly. We...More

1  Thank Scott A
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Picturesque town with the loveliest of people. Most trails lead to Faja; great for outdoor activities and the sunset was amazing.

1  Thank Mazen10
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Faja Grande staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines