Nature & Geology
One of the highlights of Lagoa do Fogo is how it displays so clearly the layers of time, from its volcanic collapsed caldera, pyroclastic deposits, landslides, to the wide range of flora and fauna. The quiescent volcano, has an active hydrothermal system with fumaroles, thermal and is a source of an important water supply on the south part of the island.
In its perimeter, several species of endemic dense flora and vegetation, create a harmonious palette of different shades of green. Besides, in the quiet of the lagoon birds exhale songs to the wind.
Lagoa do Fogo’s climate is mainly influenced by its elevated terrain. Constant low clouds might loom over the lake, burying this blue water treasure from sight.