Salto do Prego


Sanguinho or Salto do Prego as well as this magnificent waterfall, is located near the Faial da Terra parish, along a path lined with green vegetation, rich in endemic plants and trees, such as incense, acacia and sanguinho, in leads to the beautiful Waterfall of the Salto do Prego, where its fresh, pure and crystalline water and for the more courageous, invites us to take a refreshing bath inside this clearing.




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< style="color:#000000;" class=" left">Salto do Prego Walking Tour

Salto do Prego it´s a magnificent waterfall located near the Faial da Terra parish, is without a doubt one of the most attractive tracks to be carried out by the locals or even by the tourist in love with nature.

   Located in the parish of Faial da Terra, we can admire the surrounding nature and observe several endemic plants and trees, such as incense, acacia, sanguinho that will point us to a cascade of fresh, pure and crystalline waters known as Salto of the Prego, where it invites us to take a refreshing bath inside this clearing.

   We will continue our walk to the old village of Sanguinho, whose name is due to the fact that in this area there is this endemic plant, already in the village, we will find old buildings, a small farm and an old cobblestone path, by the population of this village, to move to the parish of Faial da Terra, whose path gives us a magnificent view over it.

  At the end of our tour, time to refresh ourselves and get to know a little better this far and quiet village of S. Miguel with the name Faial da Terra.

Additional information


– Circular
– Easy of Difficulty
– Distance of 7,5 Kms
– About 6 Hours.


Daily from 9:00 am, with the pick Up included in Ponta Delgada, Lagoa or in Vila Franca do Campo.


Approximately 6 Hours.


– Pick Up and Drop Off in your accommodation, since it is located in Ponta Delgada, Lagoa.
– Driver / Guide
– Experienced Guide
– Visit the Parish Village of the Faial da Terra
– Views to the South coast of the island of S. Miguel
– Explore de Sanguinho the "Lost Village"
– Waterfall
– Various Fauna Species


– Hotel Pick up and Drop off;
– Two Ways transportation;
– Driver / Guide;
– Water and Snack;
– Insurance

Not include:

– Lunch
– Souvenirs

Additional info:

– Minimum of 2 people p/booking;
– Maximum of 8 people p/booking;
– Maximum of 24 hours from the beginning of the activity, to make your reservation;
– We advise you to bring comfortable walking shoes

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