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Bring your own towel and enjoy!

These freshly renovated pools (especially the warm ones) are worth a visit! We liked soaking in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mariah G
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Don't forget to put on a cap!

A must in Baňos. There are new and old baths, I am sure the atmosphere is better in the old one... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Czech Republic
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved visiting the waterfall and baths. Feels like the life force of the town. Afterwards there are neat little cafes and restaurants to visit. This place is only a short walk from the old town area. Seems quieter to stay near the baths but...More

Thank sailing00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went during the last week before school was back so it was packed with local tourists, but me and our 3 year old did it and it was one of the defining experiences of Baños. Do: showers before and after. Don’t: bring infants, stay...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These freshly renovated pools (especially the warm ones) are worth a visit! We liked soaking in the hot pools with the locals in the evening. It is worth the extra charge to go then—in the day it would probably be less nice for hot springs,...More

Thank Mariah G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At first the hot pool was too hot, but then I was given the pro tip by a savvy local that I was doing it wrong! Cold pool first, THEN hot pool, then switch every 2-3 minutes. What an amazing time, and with the locals!...More

Thank MarcusD27
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We decided to give this a go based on the reviews and even went in the early afternoon as it should have been quiet then. We arrived at the baths feeling a little sceptical as they looked very busy and a bit run down. We...More

3  Thank AvidGlobeHopper
Reviewed 11 August 2018

A must in Baňos. There are new and old baths, I am sure the atmosphere is better in the old one. You can enjoy evening bathing as well. Don't forget to put on a cap, it is very strict. And enjoy a glass of sugar...More

Thank stickal
Reviewed 18 June 2018

What could possibly be better than a beautiful waterfall right in the city with thermal hot spring pools next door to soak in? A must do when traveling to Banos de Agua Santa.

1  Thank Bill M
Reviewed 1 June 2018

This magical place is located in Baños, Ecuador. It is located just 20 minutes from the city, there are many people around the world who come to this beautiful city, to know, walk, entertain with its tourist attractions. To get to this paradise it is...More

1  Thank Antony C
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Ended up here because my travel companions vetoed the pools at the Luna Runtun ($20/pp). We went in the early afternoon and the cost was $2/pp. We brought swim caps and towels from our hotel so no extra charges. All signs were in Spanish and...More

2  Thank BearsBeets17
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We visited the older pools which you arrive at by walking past the big new area. The new pools are not mineral water but are cleaner. They are also more expensive ($6) and the old ones are about ($3). Be prepared that the change rooms...More

1  Thank Krista L
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Response from Canadien56 | Reviewed this property |
There are several restaurants within walking distance of the hotels in the centre of town. Banos isn't very big and there are plenty of people in the streets, so I think it's safe. Several hotels (and even some hostels) have... More