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“hot springs”(29 reviews)
“warm water”(15 reviews)
“explora hotel”(7 reviews)
Ruta B-245 km. 28, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
+56 9 9124 4232
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Reviewed today via mobile

I agree with everyone. The natural setting is amazing and so is the layout. You can dip in 7 small pools. The first one is off limits for hotel guests. The vans line up in the morning and you have a half hour wait to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank carnage99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was there during a cloudy day and the temperature was not very high, so I found water a little bit cold for me. Location is nice, there is no bar or refreshment point, probably they could think about it. The locker rooms are twice...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vero76_01
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked through the tripadvisor website for a half day here. Pools are very picturesque but they get very samey. Its kind of overcrowded, I couldn't really relax in any of the pools as there were lots of loud children. We were told by our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SliceOfAlice
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even with a prepaid reservation you need to queue up behind all the vans of day tourists paying there entrance fee at the gate after being carried up there by the ever getting bigger vans of all the agencies. Too high entrance fee for what...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Oskar B
Reviewed December 8, 2018

We spent an entire afternoon here, well worth it. We booked with a travel agency in San Pedro, their van took us right to the termas. Great vistas all the way there.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Julie C
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

For an entrance fee of about USD$22/pax (15,000 Chilean pesos) , get to soak in small hot spring pools with plenty of other tourists. Sounds great to you?

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank daabatman
Reviewed November 21, 2018

The place is very attractively laid out with boardwalks between the adjoining pools. I was in the mood for some rest and relaxation but the waters were not hot enough. Suffice to say starting with the hottest one and finding it at a temperature beneath...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terry M
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Perfect to relax between very high and hard tours. My wife and I did it by ourselves. Do not forget flip flops, sun protection, a toal and water.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Felipe S
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Termas de Puritama is a very famous attraction in San Pedro de Atacama. Very nice place to visit and relax in different temperatures of pools. The water can go from 38 to 28 degrees. The place is managed by Explora Hotel, so their guests have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank WilsonN236
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Though quite expensive and crowded in holidays, if you have the chance to be there in a weekday you will never forget this slow swimming in transparent and warm water, an old site that flows with the surrounding wind. High in the Andean plateaux, after...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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October 1, 2018|
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Response from BJ T | Reviewed this property |
The price was 15000 chilean pesos equivalent roughly $22.00 US
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March 6, 2017|
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Response from Felipe André R | Reviewed this property |
Considering your flight time, you need at least 1 hour to be at the airport. From San Pedro to Calama Airport you spend about 1 hour. So, you can be there until 5 PM. If I remember well, Tours will leave you on morning... More