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Address: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Phone Number: 4151852099
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7:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Activities: Swimming
Description: This hot spring makes for relaxing baths.

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Better than it used to be!

I've been to La Gruta several times over the years and it has definitely improved. Lots of table and chairs with umbrellas, great food, drink and service for a very fair price. Oh... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Wimberley, Texas
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Wimberley, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I've been to La Gruta several times over the years and it has definitely improved. Lots of table and chairs with umbrellas, great food, drink and service for a very fair price. Oh and the pools are still wonderful, with the cave being the best part, of course.

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Collingswood, New Jersey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

La Gruta features 2 for 1 on Fridays - a very nice, clean and relaxing trip only minutes outside San Miguel by taxi. Also serves great food and drinks - their Michelada is wonderful. The grounds are quite lovely and nicely planted - haven;t tried their spa service but that is definitely on my to do list.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Went there on Wednesday morning in March attracted by reviews on TA. Very disappointing, I don't understand how it has such a good ratings. Couple of small sized pools with warm water full of people. All places to sit outside occupied. We didn't even go into the water, just went back to car and moved on to see more interesting... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
60 attraction reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I love visiting La Gruta when I'm in San Miguel and this time spent a good part of the day. It's a lovely place to just relax and enjoy the hot springs and the cool, green lawns. The cafe serves excellent guacamole and drinks and the masseuse is wonderful. This was the first time getting a massage at the hot... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Visited on a cold morning, the water was comfy in the coolest pool and perfect hot soak in the grotto. At 1 pm they open a jet of water in the cave, consider it a free massage. Quick poolside food and beverage service starts at about 11 am. Lockers and showers were very clean, and free wifi, very fast

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West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We went on a Tuesday morning at 7:30 am. Not all the pools were full yet, but it was quiet and an absolute delight. We sat and ate a filling breakfast of eggs, beans & toast.fresh juice,and fresh coffee on a balcony with a sweet cat. Take a taxi. And there will be taxis waiting when you are ready to... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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67 reviews 67 reviews
19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon and relax. The pools are warm, not extremely hot but very relaxing. Changing room and bathrooms were very clean and the drinks looked enticing but a rain storm came in.

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new orleans usa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

A short taxi ride from San Miguel and you're at this relaxing place, with several warm water pools (not hot as we expected) but then there's the grotto (La Gruta) an artificial cavern reached by a long tunnel, full of hot water, about waist deep. Now that's really relaxing! After a soak in the grotto, it was a pleasure to... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Quite a nice place to relax for a few hours. Many different pools, I counted 7 but 3 of them were closed/empty, not sure what that was about. The "grotto" is artificial, it's a big domed structure over one of the pools with a few tiny holes for sunlight to come in but it was nice and quiet and the... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We visited La Gruta twice when we were in San Miguel De Allende. What a beautiful place! Water was clean,food was great. Friday was 2 for the price of 1.Can't beat that. The employees were helpful. We loved La Gruta.We highly recommend it ,excellent for families too!

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