Formiga Waterfall, Mateiros

A small but powerful cascade with a clear, emerald plunge pool, Formiga Waterfall is an invigorating bathing spot. Dive into the warm, inviting pool and see the minnows darting through the bubbles, or enjoy a soothing massage from mother nature underneath the tumbling falls. Don't be put off by the name, Formiga Waterfall--or 'Ant Waterfall'--is named after the Formiga River, and not an infestation of insects. To visit Formiga Waterfall and get the most from your holiday in Mateiros, create itinerary details personal to you using our Mateiros travel planner.
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  • I haven't seen in my entire life so beautiful a waterfall, water blue or green depending on the sunlight, with pleasant temperatures and abundant nature around.
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  • When I was walking along and suddenly I came across the waterfall was a little hypnotized with such natural beauty. Their transparent blue waters amidst the Woods giving a green contrast makes anyone nature lover completely passionate about the environment and the positive energy of the place. I visited in early March/2018 on an expedition to Jalapão and stayed only a few hours, I honestly would be the whole day without blinking. Without a doubt an unforgettable ride as all the Jalapão. #apaixonada
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  • Easy access, well-organized, wonderful water temperature. But to get there we must go with a guide to the Jalapão, because distances are large, the hostels have to be booked in advance and there is need for 4 x 4 vehicle. Advise the Jalapa Adventure Ecotur, (see on facebook)
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