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Formiga Waterfall, Mateiros
(4.8/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
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 on your trip to Mateiros, use our Mateiros itinerary maker.
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  • This waterfall is perfect!!! We went with the Ourique companys and was the best ride I've done ... not to be missed.. the waterfall is so good it's tourist point that ´ stayed longer ... loved it!
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  • The waterfall of the river Ant is not high, but concentrates a huge volume of water (clean, crystal clear). Bathing in these waters greenish (a species of giant Emerald) is refreshing and unforgettable. It flows in a well (somewhat deep), but around the waters are well calminhas (for those who don't want to "excitement").
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  • I loved the Cachoeira do Formiga. Crystal clear water. We spent a delightful afternoon. Easy access. Pay to enter, as we were with a tour operator so we don't have to worry about the entries because the guide had everything right
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