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Nice location, nice facilities

I have been at other thermal baths in Ecuador and elsewhere and I find this one of the best, in... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Cuenca, Ecuador
A wonderful relaxing day

Novaqua Spa belongs to Hosteria Duran. The spa is not far from the Hosteria but you need... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
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La Guadalupaba, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Must say out of numerous spa’s we have visited on our travels this was a disappointment. Only went because one of our tour guides recommended as opposed to other more popular spa in town. When we checked in basic price was 15.00 each and for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

I have been at other thermal baths in Ecuador and elsewhere and I find this one of the best, in that it has a good assortment of facilities and options. The one drawback is that it doesn't have the staff escort you and show you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HopShallen
Reviewed August 22, 2018

I like to be pampered. Don't you? I cannot afford someone to fan me when I am hot, or peel chilled grapes for me sadly. However I can and I do, on occasion take the time to be treated to a bit of luxury. This...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NJ B
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Novaqua Spa belongs to Hosteria Duran. The spa is not far from the Hosteria but you need transportation. On the day we visited the spa opened at 2 pm. We decided to book the Gourmet Package which gave us access to all the spa facilities...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MGRichter
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Since they don't allow children it was very peaceful. We got there around 2pm. Based on recommendations on this site we had called ahead to schedule massages. Good thing because they were booked for the day. The massage is only 45mins but still very good....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank P1025AFrichardf
Reviewed April 28, 2018

We go to Novaqua each time we visit Cuenca. It is one of my favorite places to relax and recharge. The staff is professional, the facilities are clean and the mud bath is just plain fun.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank swimmom92
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Very reasonable for what u get we will review when we do diamond Pkg Very clean and efficient facility Highly recommended Check first book massage at least day ahead

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank trekker0325
Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

I’ve spent many days at Novaqua soaking, swimming, enjoying the Turkish bath, the mud, the hot/cold pools, massage....everything. And I always give high marks and reviews. Yet, we went yesterday, and only half of the areas were open, no hot water for showers, and construction...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

I have always enjoyed my soak in the warm mineral pool, and I felt very good afterwards. We always have a nice soak and then go out for a nice lunch.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank skipkm16
Reviewed September 1, 2017

While the sauna and mud baths are smaller than Piedra de Agua, the main pool is both large and very warm. My family was in heaven with the massage package we bought. I would recommend calling ahead of time if you are getting a massage,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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September 14, 2016|
Response from zombieee | Reviewed this property |
No they don't have that promo and I really recommend you to go to an other one called "Piedra de agua" this place is really bad....
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October 17, 2015|
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Response from Zenby | Reviewed this property |
It's well known, so cab drivers will know where it is. It's located up the hill behind the public pool, but the road does not go there directly, so they'll have to drive around.Address: La Guadalupaba, Cuenca (Banos... More