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Poco do Diabo Waterfall, Lencois

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Cascading through the vast Atlantic forest, Rio Mucugêzinho has many waterfalls, and at the bottom of one you will find Poco do Diabo Waterfall. This beautiful pool ranges between two and five meters deep, and due to high iron content, the water has a dark, rusty tinge. Ideal for swimming, you can dive, abseil, or zip-line into its refreshing depths. You can also take a dip in some of the smaller pools downstream, and experience nature’s take on the jacuzzi. To reach Poco do Diabo Waterfall you have to take a 30-minute trail following the river, and as you walk through the lush vegetation, you will see some of the Bahia’s amazing flora and fauna. Superstition surrounds Poco do Diabo Waterfall and myths as to how it got its name are still popular today. A local guide will happily share his thoughts, should you ask. Plan to visit Poco do Diabo Waterfall and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Lencois attractions using our Lencois vacation planner.
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  • Great place to visit. Beautiful and incredible for swimming. There is a restaurant with food both close to the river and at the entrance for complete meals. No guide needed and free!!!  more »
  • It's so nice there to take a swim, escape the heat. Jump into the water, but be careful. We were out of the main season, so it was not very busy, which is good. Really enjoyed that place.  more »
  • Great views and swimming. We did it late afternoon and skipped the crowd. Kids loved it! Even with nos too much water in the waterfall it was worth it. Beautiful!  more »