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All reviewssao miguelsmall beachcaldeira velhaview of the lakesunny dayboth sidesdifferent anglesbeautiful hikeworth the effortlookout pointwalk upponta delgadahiking trailamazing viewsnatural beautyamazing placenice walk
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely gorgeous lake. We went twice. Once in the afternoon and the next day in the morning. Both visits taught us to be patient. Fog (or clouds) moves in from the ocean and occasionally disappears after warming up. The next wind repeats the cycle. The...More

Thank HCovik
Reviewed 5 days ago

No visit to Sao Miguel is complete without getting a picture of the Fire Lake. This crater lake is the best attraction in the island. Stunning views, perfect conditions and yes, many tourists.

Thank Cliff C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was left breathless just by the plain sight of surreal nature! It was like being in Jurassic park, just waiting for some triceratops jumps out of the bushes! Bathing in the volcanic pools is just an otherworldly experience! Coming here only once is just...More

Thank Pula_guy
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were there during a short trip from the north to the south. Mostly the lake is behind fog and the name is really suitable. Always check weather conditions before to go up to the lake. If conditions ok, the view is fantastic, especially when...More

Thank Gerhard M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic views on the winding roads to get here, lots of different viewpoints. If you head to the main car park you can park there free and walk down to the lake for a different perspective. Very peaceful place and beautiful even on a cloudy...More

Thank Barbs25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove around the rim of the lagoon and stopped at the viewpoints as the clouds moved. Beautiful lagoon and a great drive up and down.

Thank Max G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Realy nice place to spend a couple of hours. Make sure to hike down the cliffs to Thema and spend some time at thus wonderful place.

Thank Kai H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful. Well worth the visit. You experience all kinds of weather - fog, sun, rain. I went by car in a tour but you can take a taxi or drive and find lots of hiking trails. Pictures don’t do it justice.

1  Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just nice place with lots of views. I recommended to go there early morning because of people and mby for sunrise. We walked down around the lake and try found out second way out which should be a few steps behind a little lake, unfortunately...More

Thank Passport771546
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This stop was included in our private van tour. We booked all three of our tours through Gate 1. We have had great experiences with Gate 1. We made hundreds of pictures at this stop. It is breathtaking to stand and view the site. Our...More

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28 June 2018|
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Response from hstoklosa | Reviewed this property |
all depends on the weather. recommend checking the island's webcams
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16 May 2017|
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Response from Regina J | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe there is public transport to the mountain. We rented a vehicle and drove to the top(rim) and then hiked down. I did notice several couples coming from the bottom and hiking up as we were going down. There are... More
19 September 2016|
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Response from Rob B | Reviewed this property |
There is a paved road going to the top of the hill overlooking the lake, but I really would not see it as a hiking area. You would want to take a vehicle to the top. Once there, you will find plenty of easy places to walk... More