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Piscina Natural da Faja do Ouvidor

Faja do Ouvidor, Velas, Sao Jorge, Portugal
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Very beautiful natural piscina

A must see in Sao Jorge, the pool is beautiful and a short walk from the village. As you enter the... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Mubbsy
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Stratfield Mortimer, United Kingdom
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gorgeous!

most beautiful natural pool! you have to walk quiete a bit down but will get rewarded immensely... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
suicideangel3000
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Faja do Ouvidor, Velas, Sao Jorge, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

A must see in Sao Jorge, the pool is beautiful and a short walk from the village. As you enter the village, before turning right and down into the small harbour (with the other easily accessible natural pool directly by the car park) there is...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

most beautiful natural pool! you have to walk quiete a bit down but will get rewarded immensely! dont mix it up with the rather dirty pool further down which has super easy accsess.

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

We found this today, at the entry you can go forward for a unique one .. but the best is if you go left .. then a very interesting path of hundreds of meters, the view is getting better and better. Go all the way...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Probably the best way to reach any Faja, including Ouvidor, is walking using one of the hiking trails, by car must confess it's an adventure, good for adrenaline junkies. Ouvidor Faja hosts must probably one of the most atractive natural swimming pool in Azores including...More

Thank José F
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

These pools abound around the shores of the Azores and are well maintained as popular public facilities. The rocks are sharp but little paths are made between them leading to access steps and sunbathing areas. All have very clean showers and loos and this one...More

2  Thank elaineinsomerset
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

There aren't many places or beaches from which to swim in the Azores. They seem to make the best of it by creating little concreted areas with access to natural rock pools on the along the coast. This is one such example and nice enough...More

Thank DickBurton
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

The natural pools in Velas are a little kinder on your feet as there is a small concrete area on the land side of the pools which can be used to access the water (the ones in Sao Miguel had to be accessed across the...More

Thank mikeedeedee
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