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 the island, between the rocks protects small beaches where various competitions of football and beach volleyball.


Avenida da Conceição


  • Natural elements
  • car access

Natural Resources near Poça dos Frades

Arco Natural de Velas

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

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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