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Beautiful yet a little disappointing

I decided that my family and I need to visit this waterfall. After reading several reviews... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Kirstin G
via mobile
Interesting Find

One of our surprising finds,quite by chance followed a lane from our villa near Sao Estevio until... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rich G
Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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Pego do Inferno is a small waterfall and lake located in the parish of Santo Estêvão, in Tavira in the Algarve, Portugal. It is one of the three waterfalls formed by Asseca stream.
Estr. EN514-2, Santo Estevao, Tavira 8800, Portugal
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All reviews google maps dirt track follow the path turn right pretty place older people parking spot worth the effort lots of fun worth a visit takes about minutes wooden steps rope swing beautiful place to visit falling apart smaller waterfalls fence
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Reviewed 2 days ago

One of our surprising finds,quite by chance followed a lane from our villa near Sao Estevio until we came to a dead end and noticed a sign for "Pego" followed an old path for 300 metres or so and came to the Pego.Apparently it was...More

Thank Rich G
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

It is a beautiful place, but you should be careful not to slip around the area. Those who like adventure can take some sort of footwear to climb and walk the higher areas where the view is also great and you can jump from specific...More

Thank Sergie A
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Really nice spot for a swim - it apparently gets busy in Summer but when we went in May it was empty. I've attached a map for how to get there from the car park.

8  Thank Alex L
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

I had steered clear from this place because after checking the tripadvisor on it. It was clear many felt that the place wasn’t good. But coming towards the end of the holiday we wanted something not to far. The place where you park was extremely...More

1  Thank louiearch93
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I decided that my family and I need to visit this waterfall. After reading several reviews describing it as a hidden gem and a challenge to find, I was determined to go and explore! We drove from Albufeira and the drive itself was enjoyable spectacular...More

Thank Kirstin G
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Good for an hour or a 2 hour visit. The swinging rope is good but suitable for children over 10. Younger children can jump off of the rocks. There’s a waterfall there that you can swim over to. It’s in a nice location and would...More

Thank buttermybiscuits
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit and to hang. Before you go put these coordinates on the gps latitude 37.1575 longitude -7.6975, those are for the parking spot and from there just follow the paths that will take you there easy. Lots of fun, reading past reviews...More

Thank Flavio F
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

I used to love this place. A beautiful waterfall and a small pristine lake with emerald green cold water. A hidden gem. I went back this year to show it to my friends and I was shocked. It was completely FULL full of people, garbage,...More

4  Thank Raquel_Guerreiro
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

I remember seeing this with my parents in the early to mid 00s. Went back today with my children and I was shocked at what a once beautiful illustration of nature had become. Overgrown foliage everywhere making it a brutal challenge to get to. Overhanging...More

4  Thank Louay B
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I visited the waterfall many many years ago & it was a beautiful experience, although a trek from car park there was a boardwalk, easily accessible but now even car park was difficult to find, there was no boardwalk & the make shift path was...More

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26 July 2018|
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Response from Louay B | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure for Spring. I can’t see it being any better as the surrounding area is overgrown and dangerous with human waste littering the walk to the waterfall. It’s a shame this place since the fire has been neglected. I... More
Daisy H
21 June 2018|
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Response from RikardStrand | Reviewed this property |
Sadly not. Public transport in the Tavira area is almost non existent... My tip is to ask a local and pay him/her a couple of Euros.
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