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Address: Sao Miguel, Portugal
Phone Number: 351296584436
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A quaint lovely village

Furnas is beautifully located in the middle of the most serene nature of Sao Miguel. It has the Terra Nostra gardens which are a delight and natural hot springs. It can get a bit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Furnas is beautifully located in the middle of the most serene nature of Sao Miguel. It has the Terra Nostra gardens which are a delight and natural hot springs. It can get a bit touristy in the summer from what I've heard but it's definitely worth a visit for a day (or staying the night)

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great experience visiting Furnas; hot springs, steam chutes, boiling water and mud; hot spring olympic size pool; dinner cooked in the ultimate slow cooker - a large pot layered with food, sealed and cooked in a thermal patch of soil; beautiful lakes, delightful town worth a visit

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the town and went down to the lake just outside town. There are thermal vents that feed the mud flats and a local attraction is to bury food in pots in the mud for several hours and cook it. There are feral cats and ducks that hang around waiting for handouts.

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

A very nice starting point in Azores. A beautiful little village and nice things to do. The people are extremely friendly and fun to go and be around them. Hiking the lake of Furnas was also a great thing to do. The gardens at Terra Nostra Garden Hotel take your breath away. Some very nice quaint restaurants to eat and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Furnas is good to visit the Church, and Furnas Spa Hotel, that is more commercial but is good, alternative you can also able to visit another Thermal Spa which not far away , it only cost 3 eruo. But the hotel also got a beautiful garden. also you can try the local thermal cook food, but advice to book in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

It's one of my favorite villages in São Miguel. It has the Furnas Lake, with trails around that. Near the lake you wil find the boilers, where you can cook your own lunch in the volcanic soil. And more, in the center of the village you will see the boiling water in front of you... in full activity! Pico do... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We hadn't been to the Island of São Miguel in the Azores since our honeymoon, many years ago. We decided to return for a week at the end of September. On the whole, São Miguel is a small magical island. We stayed in the capital, Ponta Delgada, and at the Furnas. We suggest you get a car and tour the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

We have traveled to areas of volcanic activity, in particular hot springs in many places and Furnas was fascinating and a can't miss if you're visiting Sao Miguel. We stayed for four nights and found much to do in the town and surrounding area. Good for a tour from Sao Miguel, but consider staying here. It's a very interesting and... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Furnas is a unique place. The best: you can see volcano waters in full activity and even cook your own lunch in the volcanic soil ( ask more info in the surrounding restaurants). Dont´t miss this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Natural hot spa and traditional food cooked in the hot tubes. Don't really liked the taste but I had to try :) the lake near by is amazing with the old abandon church next to it (like the crimson peak movie house :)) they also have nice garden, combination of evergreens and Autumn colors; we had less of Sun but... More 

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