Salto do Cabrito – Sao Miguel Island

The island of São Miguel is beautiful. Its interior is full of waterfalls, streams, boilers and consequently there are several outdoor activities that make it possible to further explore all these natural attractions.

Salto do Cabrito Waterfall is one of these hidden beauties of São Miguel Island.It is located in Ribeira Grande county and is a beautiful waterfall. It can be accessed on foot or by car.

Salto do Cabrito - Ribeira Grande, São Miguel - Açores

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Walking trail

Salto do Cabrito Trail begins and ends near the Caldeiras da Ribeira Grande.The trail is made by a dirt track and surrounded by a lot of nature. Along the way you will pass through Fajã do Redondo , several boilers and a wild and very preserved nature.

Salto do Cabrito
Salto do Cabrito
Fotografia de Nelson Merenda

The course lasts about three hours, depending on the pace of each person. This is a course that has some challenges, such as some very steep inclines. Those who have greater difficulties with steep climbs and descents, it is recommended to go by car.

Equipment

To perform the trail is recommended suitable equipment for a better experience of the activity:

  • Comfortable clothes;
  • Rigid soled shoes;
  • Bathing suit;
  • Towel;
  • Sunscreen;
  • Bag for storing electronic apparatus;
  • Camera;

As the trail is of medium difficulty and is very long, it is recommended to bring appropriate equipment to better perform the activity and to avoid problems during the route.

Salto do Cabrito Waterfall

Located in Ribeira Grande, this waterfall is of a unique beauty and will never be indifferent to those who visit.

Cascata Salto do Cabrito
Cascata Salto do Cabrito
Fotografia de Rodrigo Pereira Aguiar

Those who choose not to do the pedestrian trail can have access by car, just get up and leave the vehicle in a parking lot that is about 50 meters from the waterfall.

The waterfall is about 40 meters high and its waters are crystal clear and conducive to a delicious dive. Arriving at the waterfall after a long journey is rewarding.

Salto do Cabrito
Salto do Cabrito
Fotografia de Paulo Medeiros

If you want a view from above, you can climb a staircase next to the waterfall.Thus, you will arrive in a spectacular viewpoint and you will be able to appreciate all the beauty in the vicinity.

The waterfall area is quiet and ideal for a relaxing walk. There are those who prefer to go by car, but the path that goes through the forest and several spectacular places on the island is undoubtedly an experience worth experiencing.

Cascata Salto do Cabrito
Cascata Salto do Cabrito
Fotografia de Samuel Silva

The landscape to the Salto do Cabrito is fantastic. The natural pool formed by the waterfall is to enjoy for a relaxing dip.

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Photos

Salto do Cabrito
Salto do Cabrito
Fotografia de Osvaldo Janeiro
Salto do Cabrito
Salto do Cabrito
Fotografia de Ruma Photography
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Fotografia de Rodrigo Pereira Aguiar

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The Salto do Cabrito waterfall is a place that deserves to be part of your itinerary during your stay on the island of São Miguel.


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