Discovering the Magical Poça da Dona Beija of Furnas

Discovering the Magical Poça da Dona Beija of Furnas
admin admin April 24, 2020 Places to Visit
Nestled in the lush mountainside of Furnas, Poça da Dona Beija provides a tranquil oasis for those seeking a private and peaceful swimming experience. With its breathtaking views, this secluded natural pool is the perfect spot to relax, take in the beauty of nature, and enjoy a moment of peace.

Take Advantage of its Relaxing and Calming Effects

Poça da Dona Beija is a place full of relaxation and mindfulness. Floating in its cool waters is the perfect way to meditate, clear your thoughts, and enjoy the beauty of nature around you. Additionally, the mineral-rich water of the pool provides healing benefits over time, making it an ideal spot for those looking to benefit from its therapeutic properties.

Hot Springs at Furnas

The Furnas have many charms, but one of them is to take a hot bath in the Pool of Dona Beija or in the pool of Terra Nostra Park.

When the weather is bizarre, overcast or even raining, it is very pleasant to bathe in the hot water and enjoy the scenery, the verdant nature that surrounds the pool area. In high season, the best time to go to the hot springs is in the late afternoon or even in the evening. The Pools of Dona Beija have a very wide schedule, because it only closes at 11pm. It is possible to enter at 10.30 pm and take a relaxing bath until 10.45 pm. In addition to the price, the late closing time is one of the advantages of the Dona Beija Pool in relation to the Terra Nostra Park Pool.

The entrance to the hotel park costs €8 per adult and closes at 6pm.

The entrance ticket at the Dona Beija Pool, costs €8 per adult, €6 per children for 1 hour and 30 minutes, and includes a cold water shower and a basket to store belongings.

The rental of towels, lockers or hot water showerheads are charged separately.

Hot Springs at São Miguel island

For more information about Hot Springs at São Miguel island, please read this article.

Where to eat at Furnas?

After or before a calm and relaxing hot bath at Poça da Dona Beija you should taste the famous “Cozido”/Stew of Furnas. Find the best restaurants here.