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El Escondido

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Great Place for a Family Outing

If you are traveling with children, this is a great place to take the kids. Adults and children... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2017
GueraSanny
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Vienna, Austria
Unique hot springs experience

Several outdoor hot springs with pools of different temperatures. Also some enclosed pools with... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2017
rettwav8r
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Green Valley, Arizona
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The pools at this popular site are fed by a hot spring.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Scoring this place well below par since next door is la Gruta which although 50MXN more to gain entry, is immeasurably better maintained and with warmer water. This was our first visit to Escondido - only went here because la Gruta is closed on a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank robk742
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing & authentic hot springs - very clean & restful. Excellent stone massages. Loved that it was mainly locals, and not filled with tourists.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Alex W
Reviewed March 3, 2019

This place exceeded our expectations. Very nice grounds a lots of pools to swim in. We went on a Monday and there were very few people. Some of the pools we had to ourselves. The water is really nice and warm and the pools are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Vegimon
Reviewed February 14, 2019

We loved this hot springs. It has a beautiful view of the countryside and many pools including a cave like one that feels like a sauna. Excellent restaurant. We went on a Monday and it was not crowded. The price is some less than La...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank trustedhousesitter
Reviewed November 10, 2017

If you are traveling with children, this is a great place to take the kids. Adults and children alike can enjoy the nice, warm therapeutic water!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank GueraSanny
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Truely a magical place to experience the healing waters of Guanajuato. With new and continuous renovations , the park like setting improves each year. Make sure you bring a small lock to take advantage of Escondidos on-site lockers to store your valuables.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Christine074
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Several outdoor hot springs with pools of different temperatures. Also some enclosed pools with light shining in either from holes in the ceiling or through glass. Picnic grounds with tables and many families in attendance. Clean changing rooms, a great place for a relaxing morning...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank rettwav8r
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Like many other reviewers we were headed for La Gruta, which was closed, and ended up here, which was nearby. Signed up for a massage in the newly built spa (somewhat austere), which was relaxing. Went into the pools, including the man-made "caves", which I...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank travanalyze
Reviewed March 18, 2017

We had planned on going to La Gruta (hot springs) that all of our friends had told us about. When we arrived it was closed (on Monday and Tuesday) so our cab driver suggested Escondido Place. We had a wonderful day here. The hot springs...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank MaryAnneErickson
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Every Wednesday the four of us hop into a cab for our weekly cab ride to Escondito. What a lovely spot and so relaxing. Make sure you visit all three of the covered linked pools and enjoy a mini massage by standing under the water...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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donald k
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Two options, (1) bus which leaves from Calzada de la Luz in SMdA to Atotonilco at 10am, 12, 2pm and 4pm and is marked "Sanctuario" (2) from SMdA "Central de Autobuses", take a second class bus (will stop anywhere) to Dolores... More
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