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Rua Ilha Sabrina, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9555-102, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here in May 2018. It was awesome being in a natural hot tub when the surrounding ocean water was in the low-mid 60's F. I would recommend wearing water shoes that you can beat up. It does get crowded. The spots in the back...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ejohnnie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice, secluded area, on the west side of the island. We didn’t go for a swim here, but we did enjoy a beautiful sunset here.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Helschip
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very beautiful area. Water is refreshing and cool. There are a lot of rocks and formation, so you do have to be careful while you are walking around.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SteffiCam83
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice, unique natural place with a hot spring in the ocean. As you can read elsewhere, timing really is crucial if you want to feel the warm water. We came just between high and low tide and it was possible to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gaboreva1
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Really good signposting and down a steep road a good car park. Take your swim gear with you down the path next to the volcanic ash and cliffs to a gap in the rocks with steps down and ropes to hang onto when you get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 777markd777
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

This was a really fun side trip that we did because it was raining. I have never experienced hot springs like this. You sit in the ocean and the hot water comes into this cove. It’s such fun with the waves and they have ropes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We arrived a little after low tide so by the time we left it was starting to get rough. Nice that there are changing rooms and that it’s free to visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Swimmy128
Reviewed 19 September 2018

The setting is absolutely beautiful. It's a bit difficult to find without GPS, but as long as you drive down you'll eventually get there. There is a small parking lot before you drive all the way down the curvy road to the main parking lot....More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank HCovik
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped off on our way down from Sete Cidades and were so pleased we did. The ocean pool is amazing, like stepping into a jacuzzi. We recommend going when the tide is low as the water does get deep. There are however ropes to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mr-MrsTravellerToad
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It is refreshing to find attractions with free car parking and free entry, especially when lifeguards are on duty! Not surprisingly the pool gets very busy at low tide when the water is the warmest but is still enjoyable and ropes are attached across the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Teeezer |
I had the same question! There is a great (and free) app that anyone coming to the Azores should download on their phone. It's called "Spot Azores" and it has a live webcam feed for many of the major attractions on the... More
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Response from JoaoCDuarte | Reviewed this property |
Greetings I advice you to rent the car quickly, previously before travel to avoid high costs ( for a week the médium price its about 160 eur total ) Go rentalcars site choose Portugal Ponta Delgada, or visit directly ilha... More
15 January 2015|
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Response from NomadicTraveller7 | Reviewed this property |
I tried to answer this some weeks ago but my login was rejected. As people have said, the only way really is to go with a hire car or driver. To be quite honest I am not even sure whether it is worth it. There were a... More