Arco Natural de Velas

This natural arch in basaltic lava, located in Fajã da Ribeira da Areia, is of a grandeur that arouses curiosity.


Avenida dos Baleeiros


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Natural Resources near Arco Natural de Velas

Poça dos Frades

The geologic formation in this area created here one of the most popular bathing areas of the island. Resulting from the lava that flowed from the interior of …

Ponta dos Rosais

The Ponta dos Rosais is located in the extreme northwest of the island, reaching about 200 meters above sea level. Offering beautiful views of the ocean, the i…

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