Lagoa do Fogo

Large pond, with clear waters involved by a beautiful landscape and the quiet. This area is classified, since 1974, as nature reserve.


Lagoa do Fogo
9600,Ribeira Grande


  • Riverside beaches
  • car access

Beach near Lagoa do Fogo

Praia do Areal de Santa Bárbara

A beach with crystal clear waters and a rather small stretch of sand, with green hills.

Piscinas Naturais da Maia

Natural pools formed by seawater. It is a small piece of sea which is separated by a Strait of land.

Piscinas Naturais de Calhetas

Nice site with an extensive sandy beach and some rock formations, with emphasis on the corals.

Praia da Ribeira Grande

A beach with a wide stretch of sand and crystal clear waters, surrounded by rocks and dunes that compose a dark cover.

Praia da Viola

Beach located in Lomba da Maia, with a wealth of vegetation and some waterfalls. Quiet and pleasant, privileging the contact with nature.

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