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The Abrigo da Cascata is part of an authentic territorial context. The Fajãs de São Jorge, distinguished by UNESCO with the designation of Biosphere Nature Reserve, increased our commitment to environmental preservation and the development of the local community.

The island of São Jorge proves to be ideal for numerous activities that are sure to feed your emotions, your body, and your soul.

The accommodation is located in the passage of one of the most relevant trails of the Island (PR 03 SJO). The waterfall is a meeting point for the practice of canyoning and the sea allows fun moments of nautical activities.

Take advantage of the particularities of local culture and gastronomy, points of interest mandatory with the possibility of guided tours that can be scheduled in advance, as well as all other activities of tourist entertainment. It will be a pleasure to help you enjoying all the potential that São Jorge has to offer.


On land, set out to discover the charming hiking trails, among them the PR 03 SJO* trail that follows our accommodation. Venture on horseback riding, mountain biking circuits, sport climbing, canyoning or speleology. Learn more about the Island, our suggestions for guided tours of tourist-cultural and environmental routes, such as visits to cheese factories and canning factories.

*Rail PR 03 SJO: Fajã de São João – Lourais – Fajã dos Vimes. 9.8km of distance, duration of 3h30 and degree of difficulty ‘difficult’.


Taste the island’s famous spicy cheese. Take delight in our clams or take a risk in more unexpected flavors like sausage with yams. Lose yourself in the traditional sweets, always well complemented by an aromatic coffee, produced near in Fajã dos Vimes, and a cinnamon brandy, also made in the region.


Among churches, chapels, lagoons, natural pools, and waterfalls there is so much to fall in love with. It will be an honor to present you the traditions and the most emblematic places of our island. Naturally you will leave the island with the heart and soul full of joy.


The Abrigo da Cascata accommodation has a geographical location and a unique landscape context for the organization of these events whose main objective is the focus on yourself, complemented by the natural rhythm of Nature: the remarkable effect of the waterfall flowing through the verdant mountain, the sounds of the waves of the sea going through the rolled stones, the view of Pico Mountain.

Ideal space for those who seek to organize or hold personal development retreats, yoga sessions, among other leisure activities dedicated in the search for tranquility, peace of mind and reconnection to its essence and nature.