Trip Planner Europe  /  Portugal  /  Algarve  /  Faro District  /  Tavira  /  Nature  /  Pego Do Inferno

Pego Do Inferno, Tavira

Categories: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
1.4/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web
Stop by the site of a spooky local legend at Pego Do Inferno, part of a series of nearby waterfalls and pools. Some say a carriage once fell into the pool and was never recovered, thereby creating a portal to the underworld beneath the water. See the waterfall and its lake for yourself, and wander the rugged landscape around the cascade to view the variety of plants that characterize the Algarve's inland portion. Stop by the viewing platforms, or hop in the water for a quick dip. While you'll find parking near the site, you'll still have a short walk to the start of the wooden boardwalk and then down a series of stairs. To visit Pego Do Inferno and other attractions in Tavira, use our Tavira itinerary builder.
Create a full itinerary - for free!
going to
read all reviews »
  • This was a beautiful place three years ago, but suddenly the river stopped running! This was always a possibility in the summer but not in March after a lot of rain. The water has been diverted somewh...  read more »
  • The drought of recent years seems to have dried up the rio that fueled this stunt. After having searched and searched, we more access the hole that has been overrun by vegetation.
    show original
  • I've heard of this place for a long time! This year I had the opportunity to meet and I was sad, disappointed, angry!!! The fire that occurred there (I don't know the year) destroyed a number of infrastructures that allow access and degradation, the trash!!! Contaminated water, spotlessly clean, without charm!!!
    show original
  • We came to it with te idea to experience a wonderful place (at least what we've seen on the internet). We came there, but the fence to the place was closed. We drove around to look for another way to the waterfall. But then a great dissapointment was waiting for us! The waterfall was withered, there has been a forest fire and farmers tap the water because of the orange tree plantations. What was left behind was a small puddle of water that couldn't filled up with water. We heard this from a man who was here four years ago. He said this was a magnificent place, and now he wanted to show his family. So the conclusion is: DON'T GO! The way to it is closed and you can come only to it trough small paths. A pitty, and a beatiful place is gone because of the bad protection and because of the dry weather...
  • Dried up hell hole... As of July 2015 pathways all eroded, fire damage everywhere very unsafe. No river at all, pond very low and filthy. The whole area dirty and litter ridden. STAY AWAY DANGEROUS!
  • Nice, but hardly to find and in times of sunshine there is not always water conning from the fall.
  • not as nice as expected. Burned down recently and now ruined
  • Its not so easy to find but the way there is beautiful and the area as well. Sadly there is no waterfall right now. Too dry. But awesome to relax a few hours and my dog was happy about the swim :) water doesn't look very clean. Fishes and frogs inside. But I love nature how it is and its still amazing here.
Nearby Attractions
Visit for 3​h
Visit for 8​h
Visit for 1​h 30​m
Visit for 3​h
Visit for 2​h 30​m
Visit for 3​h
Visit for 4​h