This was well worth the drive. Extremely beautiful views. Some hiking but the trails are fairly steep and eroded.
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The hike up the south side to the lake was great exercise through lovely cedar forests. The lake view at the top disappointed us...pretty but nowhere to sit or get a decent picture...until we drove around to the north side and the view was stunning,...More
What a breathtaking view of the lake BUT if you are lucky with the weather. The weather is changeable and unpredictable weather. And I mean quickly changeable. in one minute you can have a great view, one minute what you can see is only for...More
Though it was misty over the lake when we arrived, the winds were such that the lake became intermittently clear and we got several nice pictures on the short hike overlooking the lake. Lovely blue-green hues beneath lush, steep mountains.
Whether you drive yourself or get a ride there Lagoa do Fogo is not to be missed. Bring a lunch or snack and choose to walk the rim or go down to the water--well worn paths lead you on. Either way you'll have breathtaking views...More
If you are lucky enough to visit on a clear day, you will be rewarded with an amazing view of the lake and the ocean in the background. If it is foggy, try to wait a while, as the weather is constantly changing, and you...More
This is one of the most beautiful lakes on the island, with a very nice walking path down to the bottom. The biggest drawback is the fog. You really have to time your visit just right- if you want to see anything. Well worth the...More
We are typically drawn to the high test point on an island, and this is an opportunity to reach that point. The road up and down is amazingly well maintained and not dangerous, although one still would not fare well venturing much beyond the pavement....More