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All reviews sao miguel small beach caldeira velha beautiful lake sunny day both sides different angles walk up short hike lookout point wonderful view worth the effort ponta delgada hiking trail natural beauty nice walk volcanic crater
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect stop to catch a view of a vulcanic lake. Park your car and walk about 100 meters to the viewpoint. Handicap parking is also available.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank alexfatty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This lake is not only beautiful from the typical viewpoints. It’s even better to walk down to the lake. The way down is a bit tricky and adventurous, but worth. It takes about 30 minutes on way. As soon you are down at the lake,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thomas-mueller-zrh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ask a local, they will just look up for a second or two, and then tell you if it's good to go or not. If they say it's not, believe them. You won't "get above" the fog.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank randiayn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were watching the webcams from the app spotazores so that we could get good views without wasting a trip here to only be covered in clouds. Luckily on our last day it worked out in our schedule and we had a clear day so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank val0rih
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

The view from here is amazing. We were lucky enough to have a clear day and could see from one side of the island to the other. It was fantastic. It is quite a hike up from the car park, so be prepared. The view...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank h3lloLolo
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Lagoa do Fogo is an interesting hike from the coast into a volcanic crater in the centre of Sao Miguel island, no buses can get there, to visit it is a 6 mile hike up a steep track/ narrow path. Again, we caught the bus...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank keithydee
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Amazing views. Check webcams to make sure it's free of clouds before you visit. The roads are very narrow.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank spikeoh555
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

An absolute must see!!! The view is so amazing!! It was a bit windy but given the location it was to be expected.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CrazyUncleLew
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

There are many opportunities along the main road to view the lake and go for a short hike. It’s beautiful and peaceful. Highly recommended for nature lovers.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Helschip
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

It’s definitely worth hiking. Even when foggy is more majestic. Some of the steps down are high so it’s can be hard but accesible, as you are in the mountain not in the spa resort. Don’t hesistate to go down and feel that calmness and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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28 June 2018|
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Response from Karen Z | Reviewed this property |
We drove it yesterday. Easy drive and well marked parking spots along the way. If weather is good you should be able to see it all. Even if it is a little cloudy. But don't let the weather stop you. We noticed it can change... More
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16 May 2017|
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Response from reginaj144 | 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 horizonrob | 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