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Serene atmosphere

After making several turns around the mountains the fountain was a good place to stretch and relax... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
bless k
via mobile
Water falls in São Tomé & Principe

Nice and quiet place in the nature . a little far from civilisation , access only with car , a... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2018
Nelson C
Lisbon, Portugal
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All reviews beautiful waterfall fantastic place easy access dirt road falls picnic dry nature
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

After making several turns around the mountains the fountain was a good place to stretch and relax. The water level was low but very cold at this time. This is somewhere you can stay briefly and take pictures. Nothing much to do here.

Thank bless k
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Go only when you pass the area, we don't think it worths it making a trip to this place although there's a nicely built bridge around the cascata so one could make a nice photo. There are many other beautiful Cascata than this in Sao...More

Thank T L
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Nice and quiet place in the nature . a little far from civilisation , access only with car , a bumpy ride in rocky road in the woods but none the less pleasant .

Thank Nelson C
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Don miss the botanical gardens. The guides there are really friendly and know what the local plants and trees are all about. If you want to eat at Monte Café book on the way to the waterfall, as they need time to prepare the food.

Thank Malcolm M
Reviewed March 29, 2018

We could drive with our 4x4 to the waterfall, which is next to a small road leading all the way to the half abandoned looking Roça São Nicolãu. The about 30m high waterfall is attractive due its location in the middle of a lot of...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2018

A beautiful waterfall to see in the interior region of São Tomé, its one of the biggest, the location is perfect for a picnic. Important note, its on the same road that Coffee Museum and Almada Negreiros Restaurant, so if you go to one of...More

Reviewed March 14, 2018

This place is very placid, as it located in the top of a hill, so the weather is really cool and with shade from the trees. There is a nice restaurant along the way which is highly recommended. Take your camera and go! I learned...More

Thank DanteMR
Reviewed November 20, 2017

We took the car after Lagoa Amelia, could be done as a trekking route -we were too lazy. stairs are going down to the river

Thank Judith-Berger
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Beautiful waterfall on the side of the road. Paved road most of the way, then a few hundred meters of dirt road. Beautiful vegetation all around! Steps down to the bottom of the waterfall. So lovely!

Thank Kylee F
Reviewed August 23, 2017

The place is full of green and maybe if it has water it would be special but there wasn´t. there was few kids taking bath but it wasn´t a fantastic place because it was a litlle dry. I had prefer the Pessegueira cascat because it...More

Thank janiceLisbon
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