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Address: Cajamarca, Peru
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Bathe like the King

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This is said to be where Atahaulpa rested and bathed immediately before his ill-fated meeting with Pizarro. There are a number of baths for visitors who come to enjoy the hot springs.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed my visit to the baths but I must advise, don't get a massage. It was 20 soles, $7, which sounded like a great price for an hour massage. But the massage was only 5 minutes! First you shower, then walk on some stones, then get in a private whirlpool/bath tub, then shower again then get massaged for 5... More 

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Montreal
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Like mini private pools where you can wash and float in very hot thermal waters. CHECK the panel at the entrance and CHOOSE which bath you want. Ask for the baths further away from the entrance like the Humbolt as it feels more private. ALSO can rent a FAMILIAR for 20 soles if you want a huge one.

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Shizuoka, Japan
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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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33 attraction reviews
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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
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28 helpful votes 28 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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4 attraction reviews
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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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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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11 helpful votes 11 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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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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