Excursion to Termas de São Miguel

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Duration: 8 hours

Departs: portugal, portugal

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.


With this tour, the visitor will have the opportunity to bathe in two of the most famous spas on the island of São Miguel and the Azores, Parque Terra Nostra and Caldeira Velha.

In addition, you can observe the beautiful Lagoa do Fogo, enjoy the waves of Areal de Santa Bárbara and taste the Porto Formoso tea.

Lunch is included on this tour, and not just any lunch. With it you will have the opportunity to taste the Cozido das Caldeiras. It is a dish that is cooked at high temperatures underground.

What's Included


What's Not Included

Entry price Caldeira Velha: 8 € / Entry price Parque Terra Nostra: 8 €

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 11
  • YOUTH: Age: 12 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 100

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Lagoa do Fogo
Lagoa do Fogo is the second largest lagoon on the island of São Miguel and one of the largest in the Azores. It is located in the Serra de Água de Pau, which is the second highest place on the island of São Miguel.

The visitor will have the opportunity to climb to the lagoon site along a road full of hydrangeas, which makes for an even more pleasant view. Once there, you will be able to contemplate the beautiful lagoon with its magnificent blue tones and still enjoy the view over the city of Ribeira Grande.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre
Caldeira Velha is a natural thermal complex that features a waterfall of hot iron water and is located in the city of Ribeira Grande.

In addition to being able to bathe in a beautiful waterfall of hot water, there are also two other hot iron water pools at your disposal.

In addition to visiting Caldeira Velha, visitors will have the opportunity to visit the Ribeira Grande Surf Center, the municipal swimming pools, the Palheiro Viewpoint, the Castelo Viewpoint, the Salto do Cabrito and the Liquor Factory.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Parque Terra Nostra
Terra Nostra Park is located in Furnas and is a must-see on the island. It features a large botanical garden with a huge variety of species, lakes, streams and a large pool for bathing in hot iron waters.

In addition to bathing in the pond and visiting the park's beautiful garden, visitors can see the Lagoa das Furnas, the Pico do Ferro Viewpoint, the Caldeiras area and experience the natural gas waters of Furnas.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

The Porto Formoso Tea Factory is one of only two factories that produce tea in Europe for industrial purposes.

Here, the visitor will have the opportunity to have a guided tour of the interior of the factory, getting a better understanding of how it works and all types of tea it produces.

Also, and to make the experience more pleasant, the visitor will have the opportunity to taste the tea. The place has a great sea view where the plantations are contemplated.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Praia de Santa Barbara
This is one of the largest beaches in the Azores, with about 1 km of sand. It is one of the most chosen beaches for swimming in the summer and also for the practice of extreme sports.

Here you will have the opportunity to admire the sand and its waves and enjoy the pillboxes. These are buildings alluding to World War II and served to defend the north coast of the island from possible attacks.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


A must!
Sophia_B, 14-07-2022
This was an incredible day with Artur (one of two). We were treated as family, from start to finish. We explored several thermal pools (of our choosing), enjoyed an amazing local dish altogether, visited the tea plantation, all while learning more about the culture and people of Azores. This is a must if you want something intimate, flexible, at your own pace and with a guide we can now call a friend and family.
Best Tour Ever!!
Edeguia93, 06-09-2022
Arturo far exceeded our expectations! He was a wonderful guide and very knowledgeable about the island. We saw so many beautiful sites in one day. He was so kind and accommodating. I can't wait to come back and take this tour again!
amazing tour with Artur
lesiagribbin, 29-09-2022
We had a wonderful day exploring the island with Artur. Artur was a great tour guide and really made the experience special for everyone on it. He gave us a very comprehensive taste of the islands highlights. The lunch was delicious and the hot springs we went to were absolutely stunning. Would definitely book another tour with Artur is we visit the island again.
Très belle journée decouverte
roxaneg704, 18-08-2022
It was a wonderful experience !! thanks a lot to Arthur who explained us every little details. Merci
5 estrelas
DanielM20075, 11-07-2021
I definitely recommend taking a tour with mr. Artur. You can see how much he enjoys accompanying us as tourists. Knows very well each landmark of our journey. Speaks and understands English very well. Without a doubt, I recommend a tour with mr. artur.

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