Thermal Baths and Spas in São Miguel

Thermal Baths and Spas in São Miguel

The Azores archipelago is known not only for its natural beauty and landscapes but also for the natural properties and health benefits its thermal waters provide. This list will provide you with the most updated and comprehensive information of Spas with thermal water pools and natural thermal baths located on São Miguel island.

Spas with Thermal Baths

Furnas Boutique Hotel

The 4-star boutique hotel is located in Furnas, site of the largest concentration of thermal waters in Europe. The hotel Spa Center has 10 treatment Rooms, floatbed, Shirodhara, Vichy Shower and Hydro Massage, Sauna, Hamam and a Fitness Center.

Photos: Furnas Boutique Hotel

Termas da Ferraria

The place of Ferraria has a great richness: Two springs of volcanic thermal water, who warm the waters of the natural pool in Ferraria and that are used in the Thermal SPA. The therapeutic qualities of the of Ferraria’s thermal waters lead it to become almost a place of worship.

Termas da Ferraria is a contemporary oceanfront retreat featuring multiple geothermal pools, spa services and a restaurant.

Photos: Termas da Ferraria

Pedras do Mar Resort and Spa
The Resort Spa, “Pedras D’Alma” (Stones of the soul), features a beauty and well-being center, indoor pool with jacuzzi, sauna, Turkish bath with chromotherapy and gym. Outside, you can enjoy the pool with sea view, play tennis and explore the Saint Peter walking trail and its natural pools.

Photos: Pedras do Mar Resort and Spa
Terra Nostra Garden Hotel

Located in the Furnas Valley, Terra Nostra Garden Hotel is surrounded by trees, calderas, mineral and thermal springs. Next to the Terra Nostra Botanical Park, it features indoor and outdoor thermal pools and is a short drive from volcanic beaches, forest areas, and two golf courses.

Photos: Terra Nostra Garden Hotel

Thermal Baths

Ponta da Ferraria

Ferraria’s natural pools are warmed by two springs of thermal waters of volcanic origin. They are considered a unique case in the world, due to the existence of thermal salt water with a very high sulfur content. It is said that the water, cures problems of rheumatism and are also used to treat diseases of other geneses.

Photos: Visit Azores, By Açores

Parque Terra Nostra

With a temperature between 35º-40º Celsius (95º-104º F), the thermal spring that supplies the pool is charged with essential minerals. Surrounded by vegetation and large trees, it is one of the best ways to restore one’s energy and experience the mystical natural surroundings characteristic of Terra Nostra Park and the Valley of Furnas.

Photos: Parque Terra Nostra

Poça da Dona Beija
Offers 5 different natural thermal pools with a breathtaking tropical landscape, showers and a gift shop. The high iron content of its water springs is said to combat anemia, allergies, acne in children and parasitic diseases. The clay and mud found in the pools are suitable for pelotherapy.

Photos: Poça da Dona Beija
Caldeira Velha

Located on the north slope of the Fogo Volcano, Caldeira Velha is a waist-high pool of mineral water located under a warm waterfall. The magical atmosphere makes it the perfect place to end a busy or active day. Dive in the pool, relax and enjoy!

Photos: Tripadvisor

Termas das Caldeiras

The Termas das Caldeiras are located in the city of Ribeira Grande and offer an unlimited number of options for those seeking relaxation and well-being. In addition to massages, thermal baths and relaxation exercises you can enjoy all the surrounding nature that will surely add quality to your experience.

Photos: Termas das Caldeiras

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