de São Pedro is lacated on the São Paulo Plain at an altitude
of 500 meters above sea level and is characterized by a very dense vegetation.
Águas de São Pedro Hydromineral Spa was founded in the 1940's.
Its supply of sulfuric water, with 34.3 mg of sulfur per liter, is the
richest in Brazil.
water is considered to be a source of rejuvenation and is recommended for
the treatment of diabetes, rheumatism, acne and other skin problems and
de São Pedro has two additional medicinal water souces: the Almeida
Salles Spring, whose water is enriched with sodium bicarbonate, and the
Gioconda Spring, which is rich in sodium sulfate.
average yearly temperature in Águas de São Pedro is 26oC
and the climate is arid. In September, which is springtime in Brazil, the
temperature may be lower than the average, at approximately 18 to 20oC.