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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
Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:30
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Estrada Regional da Lagoa do Fogo, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel 9600-501, Portugal
All reviews caldeira velha hot springs jurassic park warm water changing rooms hot pools bring your bathing suit euro entrance fee beautiful park parking spot volcanic activity interpretive center smaller pool bit crowded great spot sao miguel lush vegetation
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
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.
So disappointed with the numbers of tourists....remember the ability to soak in the pools with relatively reasonable numbers but now that’s not possible any time of the day. And the fees have gone up dramatically to 8€ for the visit and ability to use the...More
Good for the whole family, seniors to infants. Very beautiful, and you will want to take your camera with you. Good value for your euro, on the day we arrived there was rain so unfortunately they were cleaning the pools,and no bathing. Would go back...More
If you believe in paradise this place is similar to what I assume it is. It is so nice and unique. The only problem is the amount of people in it. It is a reserve and at the same time you can relax in the...More
Hot springs, did not use them but there a lot of people that seemed to be enjoying them. We were ther for an hour, looked around and enjoyed our time. If you are planing to spend more time take a bathing suit and lounge in...More
This is definitely a place to come by yourself or with family. End of summer weekend here was not too crowded. It was fascinating to explore this complex place.
Great place for short hikes. Beautiful waterfalls, rich nature, thermal pools, park area, old mill, souvenir...More