Trip Planner:   South America  /  Brazil  /  State of Bahia  /  Lencois  /  Nature  /  Poco do Diabo Waterfall

Poco do Diabo Waterfall, Lencois

(4.6/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
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.
Create a full Lencois itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Lencois

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Lencois by other users

14 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in South America BY A USER FROM IRELAND October, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 13 days in Lencois BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL August, kids, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 45 days in Brazil, Bolivia & Peru BY A USER FROM ITALY June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 53 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM BRAZIL December, teens, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 55 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM ISRAEL February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 33 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM RUSSIA July, relaxing, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM RUSSIA July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 18 days in State of Bahia BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 17 days in State of Bahia BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 14 days in State of Bahia BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • The trail is easy and the visual is pretty cool. I recommend that be one of the first visits to be made, because in front of other attractions, it can seem less impressive.
    View original
  • The trail follows under rocks, but is a short walk. Just have a descent that deserves attention. We went in the afternoon and the shadow left the environment.
    View original
  • Trail very simple and refreshing bath. Very beautiful and delicious pit falls (ice cream) to swim!
    View original