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Poca Da Dona Beija

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Address: Lomba das Barracas, Furnas, Sao Miguel 9675-044, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 296 584 256
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The Poca was undergoing some construction, but that didn't detract from our experience. The changing rooms were nice, and even though it seemed chilly, it was a comfortable walk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

The Poca was undergoing some construction, but that didn't detract from our experience. The changing rooms were nice, and even though it seemed chilly, it was a comfortable walk to the pools. There are two of different depths and they perch above the stream with the water spilling off the side like small cobbled infinity pools. The orange color from... More 

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Milford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Admission is cheap, only a few Euros each, the staff is friendly and attentive and the baths are amazing. The place is beautiful and well maintained. The security is diligent about watching your stuff so you don't feel uncomfortable leaving it unattended while you're soaking. Towels are provided with the price of admission.

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

A very enjoyable destination. The comments of recent reviewers are accurate-this is a well cared for resource with 2 hot pools (one deeper than the other) at the temperature of a warm bath. The price, 2 euros, is minimal. Towels can be hired for a further 2 euros. We spent a very happy 90 minutes or so soaking in the... More 

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Dornoch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Beware, the tourist map is misleading as it indicates the Pools are adjacent to the main road (Estrada Regional 2-1). It isn't. Follow Rua da Igreja from the centre of Furnas (once you have mastered the crazy one way system) and then turn right when you see the sign post. Having got that out of my system(!) the pools are... More 

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Canton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

It was such a relaxing place, we went there 3 times during our stay in Sao Miguel. It was very relaxing, and well-managed. Changing rooms were very clean and had the proper facilities. The entrance fee was only 2 Euros, and the hot water pools were 39 degrees Celsius. There was also a hot & cold combined pool, very useful... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This place is a gem. It was hardly crowded in December and has 2 hot pools and one waterfall area where the hot and cold water (from the mountains) mix. They were undergoing some construction in adding two more lukewarm pools for summer. Like the other reviews, its a steal for the price. We ended up going there to just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Despite the rain, we enjoyed sitting in the thermal pools. Everyone was friendly, it felt safe to leave our things with the security guard. Clean and well-run. Only $2 euros entrance, plus another 2 to rent a towel.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

It is an amazing spa with well-known therapeutic properties, natural pools with iron rich hot water with an average temperature of 39°C. There are three pools with different temperatures and depth. Also there is a picturesque fiew from this place

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Raymond, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The best two euros spent all vacation! Not only was the bath relaxing and beautiful but it the bathroom were clean and the staff friendly. A must visit!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The spa is very nice, water is warm, you can go to more pools and choose according to the temperature. The entrance fee is 2€ which is really cheap and adequate. Do not expect any posh area, the shower is cold but I recommend everyone this place as worth it.

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