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Fantastic spot for a swim

After a hot day of hiking, there is nothing more scenic and refreshing than a swim at the base of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Christina M
Redmond, Washington
Easy walk, nice setting.

The walk to the Bacalhao falls is much easier than the one to Poco Da Riberia Do Ferrerio. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Faja Grande, Flores, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a hot day of hiking, there is nothing more scenic and refreshing than a swim at the base of this waterfall. It is a short walk from the road and was quite private if you are the only ones there. Don't miss it.

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walk to the Bacalhao falls is much easier than the one to Poco Da Riberia Do Ferrerio. The walk is about 300 meters, with a mild uphill climb. The trail goes past old corn mills which are no longer operating. The single waterfall drops...More

Thank SpiderSD
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You can even take a bath in this beautiful pond! It's not very big, but the water is very clean! On a rainy day ist has more water in it! So, don't forget to take your swimming shorts and a towel with you for this...More

Thank shawn60zurich
Reviewed September 1, 2018

This impressive waterfall is a very short distance and just a 5-minute walk from the road, where you can park. Looking up at the water flowing off the cliff face high above is amazing, and whoever wants can enter the pool formed at the bottom...More

Thank igal27
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Cascata do Poço do Bacalhau is a waterfall that creates a small pond where you can swim. The water is cold, but crystal clear! It was a good swim!! Right next to the pond there is a place with trees where you can lay down...More

Thank PattyDiass
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

It's right by the road, so if you find a place to leave your car (there really isn't any parking by the road) you won't really have to walk for more than 5 mins. The waterfall is very high. If it's a sunny day you...More

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Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Stunning. We were the only people there. Really enjoyed it. What more can you say about a place like this

1  Thank hhfgkhaf
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful waterfall with a small lake right behind the village. With a nice path leading from the road it's a must-see. Viewed from the right angles, a rainbow was seen at the end of the waterfall splash.

Thank Žiga K
Reviewed September 24, 2017

one of the many waterfalls in faja grande. it has a small lake, where you can swim after a hike. despite water is not very cold, it is better to reach the place before sunset. swimming after storm is not possible, the waterfall gets pretty...More

Thank wrudo
Reviewed September 21, 2017

The waterfall is stunning. It's in 2 sections: an high narrow open fall which tumbles some distance away from the high wooded cliffs spraying water some distance. The wider lower section crashes magnificently down a series of rocks before entering the small pool. You can...More

Thank Shirley S
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