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Address: Signposted from main square, Aguas Calientes, Peru

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Aguas Calientes has beautiful scenery. The walk to the hot springs is beautiful. The springs themselves are more like crowded public swimming pools and the water was like a warm... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Windsor, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Multiple places to eat, experience local products and experience the hot springs of the region. The city is the closest access point to the historical site of Machu Picchu which is 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) away or about a 1.5 hours walk. If you're visiting Machu Picchu, plan to go a couple different days. Stay at a local hotel here... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I would avoid the hot springs. They are not clean and hygiene there is poor. Our bathing suits were not quite dry. We left the next day. By the time we arrived in the next destination, the smell emanating from the bathing suits was so foul it was frightening. The suits had to be discarded, as there was no hope... More 

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Windsor, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Aguas Calientes has beautiful scenery. The walk to the hot springs is beautiful. The springs themselves are more like crowded public swimming pools and the water was like a warm (not hot) bath. Not quite the experience we were looking for, but entertaining and pretty nonetheless.

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canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It was warm with different pools of varying heat levels, though none hot. It was busy with mostly locals, bring sandals and white clothes will be stained. Strong aroma of sulphur

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Nice to swim in hot springs. There are a number of pools to choose from. Interesting watching a local doing their washing in one of the pools. Not many people there whilst at the springs so could pick & choose which pools to swim in.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My partner, brother and friend just walked up to these hot springs, paid 10 soles each to enter. After a long walk to the pools, they were completely manky. We've visited hot springs before and these were disgustingly dirty. We got changed, tried to enter where the security guard told us we had to pay to check our bags in,... More 

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Hayle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Long slog followed by seeing a largish group of people romping around in dirty water,we decided not for us but go see for yourself...after all are you ever going to be here again?.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

the water is warm but its by noe means a hot spring, its full of people and the water doesnt look very inviting i would not recommend going here.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Very long walk up hill, to get to this area that has a few pools with what looks like dirty water with a bunch of people just laying there... Would not do it again.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I really wanted to love this spot - and I was especially looking forward to a relaxing, luxurious spa after a four-day hike on the Incan Trail. The reality of it all was very different. The entry fee was inexpensive - and probably for good reason. The place was overcrowded and the facilities were filthy - absolutely dirty. The water,... More 

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Address: Address: Signposted from main square, Aguas Calientes, Peru
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Sacred Valley  >  Aguas Calientes

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