Mineral and Thermal Springs

Águas da Prata

Ecoturismo Aventura Negócios e Eventos Religioso Rural Saúde Gastronomia Cultural

58 waterfalls, thermal water and extreme sports

Recognized for the diversity of its thermal water, Águas da Prata offers to the tourists eight types of springs, with highlights to the alkaline, carbonated and radioactive waters, all of them with medicinal properties. The city is also hojme to the Universidade Holística da Mantiqueira (Mantiqueira Holistic University).

Fans of extreme sports will find the ideal places for mountaineering, rappel and forest adventure parks. The Pico do Gavião, on Serra do Caracol, is considered the  “mecca of hang gliding” in Brazil.

Located on Serra da Mantiqueira, near the border with the state of Minas Gerais, the city is the ideal setting for outdoor tours to its historical farms and its 58 waterfalls.

Main attractions

Cachoeira da Cascatinha, Cachoeira da Fonte Platina, Cachoeira do Bugio, Caminho da Fé, Canto dos Xamãs, Capela da Fazenda Retiro, Fazenda Recanto, Fonte Antiga/Fonte Nova, Fonte da Juventude, Fonte da Pedra do Boi, Fonte Vilela, Fonte Vitória, Garganta do Inferno, Pico do Gavião, Sete Cachoeiras or Sete Quedas.

Services

City hall: www.aguasdaprata.sp.gov.br
Tourism Office: (19) 3642-1021
e-mail: prataturismo@gmail.com

Getting there

Águas da Prata is 239 km from São Paulo and 30 km from Poços de Caldas (Minas Gerais state).

Car: Rodovia Anhanguera/Bandeirantes e depois pegar a Rodovia Adhemar de Barros (SP-340).

Bus: Buses depart from Terminal Rodoviário Tietê (São Paulo - SP).

Hotels and Restaurants

Accommodation

Hotel Canto das Águas - Phone: (55 +19) 3642-1011 - Address: R: Ernani da Gama Correa, 65

Prata Ideal Hotel - Phone: (55+ 19) 3642-1206 - Address: Rua Gabriel Rabelo de Andrade, 79 - E-mail: prataidealhotel@hotmail.com

Grande Hotel Prata - Phone: (55+ 19) 3642-2229 - Address: Av. Washington Luís, 09

DINING

Restaurante Mirante Pesk - Phone: (55+ 19) 3649-1229 - Address: Sitio Santa Julia Areias

Restaurante Prata - Phone: (55+ 19) 3642-2194 - Address: Rua Cel. Ernesto de Oliveira,26

Lanchonete e Restaurante Skinão - Phone: (55+ 19) 3642-0270 - Address: R: Tonico Vilela, 174

 

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