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
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
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
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!
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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