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Banos del Inca

Cajamarca, Peru
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Ranked #4 of 19 Attractions in Cajamarca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers, Outdoors
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Shizuoka, Japan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The atmosphere was good but we only had 25 min because we arrived a little late. Usually we have 30 min. Banos del Inca closes 8pm. The stuff will knook your door if you take too much time. There are no shampoo and soup. Need to bring everything what you need. But still hot spring is really relaxing

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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82 reviews 82 reviews
34 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Just a few km from Cajamarca proper is a large complex of thermal pools that has been used back as far as the Inca period, and likely before. The pools have all been rebuilt over time, but they still retain a mysterious quality, especially at night, and it is easy to imagine what they might have been like more than... More

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Lima, peru
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Kids really enjoy taking a bath at these baños with hot termal waters that come from earth, there are pool of different sizes. You can reserve a private pool or use the general public pool

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Cajamarca, Peru
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

You get a private bath for 20 minutes and the space, privacy and cleanliness is wonderful. It is so relaxing and if they can fit you in, get the massage too! Just wish they had a large public thermal pool to swim around in.

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Oregon, Wisconsin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I was in a bit of a hurry but glad to have made this stop. I never saw the public open bathing areas but the private rooms were very nice, large, clean and inexpensive. Both hot and cold taps were available to enable you to adjust the temperature to your comfort. Forgot my towel but was able to find one... More

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Tustin, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The baths are very clean, well run and worth the trip. You can get private baths or swim in a pool. The grounds are well kept and very nice. It helps to speak Spanish. If you can afford it, get a reservation and spend the night in the bungalows right in the bath grounds.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I enjoyed my visit. I purchased a ticket for the private bath and had a wonderful hot soak. I was a little nervous about the hot springs not having any kind of barrier around them at the time of my visit which was not in August of last year. My friend got a massage from a lady who gave her... More

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Sudamericano por el mundo
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The Baños del Inka. The place where the spaniards met Inka Atahualpa. Today, with modern infrastructure, you can go to enjoy your hot thermal bath in personal tubes. Very comfortable, and clean ideal for couples. The sauna is very good too and the best of all the prices. Very cheap for international standards.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We arrived at the Baños del Incas by a Combi from Cajamarca, and were really keen to have a dip in the main swimming pool. We explained (in Spanish), that we wanted to use the communal baths, but we rejected the offer of a private bath for just the two of us. When we entered the place and asked where... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

A nice place for a swim. A municipal open air swimming pool a bit warmer than normal which was slightly awkward as too hot for serious swimming and a little chilly for just lazing about, which is what I wanted to do. At the time I was there the pool was dominated by a group of 20 teenagers having a... More

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