Ilhéu de Baixo

Also known as islet of the Fugitive, resulting from the erosion of ancient volcanoes. Located off the tip of the Carapacho, consists of two islets and coastal line, features a thermal water source. Is classified as a Special Protection zone.


Ilhéu de Baixo
9880,Santa Cruz da Graciosa


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Natural Resources near Ilhéu de Baixo


Classified as a Regional Natural Monument, this large crater is covered with vegetation, creating a broad green blanket of great natural beauty. Inside, we fin…

Furna da Maria Encantada

Cave of volcanic origin in the form of a lava tube, with approximately 56.5 metres long by 4.9 feet wide. Is located on the ridge of the caldera, offering beau…

Furna do Enxofre

This geological phenomenon of great spectacularity and beauty is located inside Caldeira da Graciosa. This lava cave features a circular depression 1600 meters…

Ilhéu da Baleia

This curious basalt formation of volcanic origin resembles, in profile, the shape of a whale, which gives it its name. It is located in the small bay of Ponta …

Ilhéu da Praia

Small island in basalt with a land area of approximately 12 hectares, where you can find a rich and diverse seabird colony, considered one of the richest of th…

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