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Nice remote area

This is a very nice remote area with natural pools and a spa. We only looked around, took some... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Nice area, well equiped.

The natural swimming pool are a nice attraction not to miss in a travel exploring the island. They... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
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Rua dos Moinhos, Mosteiros, Sao Miguel 9555-159, Portugal
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice remote area with natural pools and a spa. We only looked around, took some pictures and moved on. Lots of people here though who enjoyed the pools.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Helschip
Reviewed 5 November 2018

The natural swimming pool are a nice attraction not to miss in a travel exploring the island. They have facilities for people, and shower + toilets. Everything is for free.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank PinPinMato
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Places like this Natural Pool are a real attraction typically Azorean. Natural pool located between the rocks and somewhat adapted for public use is a safer family place for swimming and water fun.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Had a great swim and coolingdown this place must do if you on the road around the island! chill! mostly local people there so good vibes

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 560sg013NL
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The "natural pools" in the village of Mosterios are a fabulous experience. Worth the trip when you are in the north west. Well signposted, good free parking even in high season. As these are rock pools, I recommend sandals to walk across lava rock. No...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JeDi666
Reviewed 12 August 2018

The beach/pool is very popular with locals. There is a natural enclosed area or "pool" as they call it, with ladder for an easy descend. There is a cafe with great view nearby, picnic tables + lots of parking right across the street.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GlobetrottingMari
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We used our webcam app to check the weather before driving out. We put towels over the windows of our car and changed in the car (lots of others doing the same). Park at the viewpoint and walk down. Water cool but refreshing. Neat experience!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Allegro8032
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The day we were here the sea was pretty rough and so the pools were more or less covered. The waves were also very rough and you would not think of getting into the sea. A volcanic beach wit great views.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank traveller_prk
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

It was too windy for us to swim there. Temperature of the water is the best about 10 am. If it is too windy, sea water mix the water and water cool down. There were also a lot of trash in the pool. Water was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LordReima
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our dip at the beach here. It’s located just past the lighthouse coming from Ponta DelGada—not a lot of signage. Drive down as far as you can go to a parking lot and then walk over some lava rocks (you will need...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank karenwY5228HJ
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