Villavicencio Spa

Villavicencio Spa, Mendoza: Address, Phone Number, Villavicencio Spa Reviews: 4/5

Villavicencio Spa
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Hot Springs & Geysers • Spas • Beach & Pool Clubs
This location was reported permanently closed

4.0
193 reviews
Excellent
71
Very good
74
Average
37
Poor
7
Terrible
4

merrimen3
ny, ny114 contributions
better if you are fluent in spanish
Apr 2019 • Couples
This is an old hotel and spa, that is now closed. For a fee you can enter the grounds and see the shuttered hotel. There was a guided tour, but only in spanish. I would skip this.
Written April 13, 2019
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jtrusik
Usedom Island, Germany6 contributions
Great place
Feb 2018 • Couples
Beautiful location and there is lots of wildlife to see - It is cool in the foothills of the Andes which is a plus, the grounds around the Thermal Hotel were very nice. Tour guides are great and the spring water is awesome - bring some bottles to fill. We enjoyed our excursion.
Written February 9, 2018
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ruthboselli
Miami, FL9 contributions
Fun trip
Nov 2017 • Family
if you are not afraid of the hight and the sinous road. its very interesting. wildlifeto see , foxes, llamas..
Written February 6, 2018
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HotelierJohn
Ontario, Canada283 contributions
Don't do the full drive to Uspallata
Feb 2017 • Couples
It's an easy drive to the old hotel site with interesting scenery, but don't be tempted to drive over the mountains to Uspallata. Much better to go the longer and much faster route on the south side of Mendoza. It is a rough, narrow, rock-and-dirt road that is not well maintained. There was one washout that left barely a car's width for passage. There are few guard rails, fewer warning signs, and scarce places to safely meet an oncoming vehicle. At another spot, we suddenly faced a pile of dirt that had slid down onto the roadway. I was lucky the car did not get stuck driving over it. You need a 4x4 to be safe on this road. The scenery is memorable, but not worth the risk.
Written February 19, 2017
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cjohnson287
St. Petersburg, FL8 contributions
WOW!
Jul 2015 • Family
You MUST check this out! Its in the mountains with a hot spring under it, different pools at different temperatures to rinse of after you apply the full mud application. Beautiful mountains surround this place with hotel rooms and great food. Trust me you will never forget it!
Written June 21, 2016
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gary c
Carolina, Puerto Rico14,015 contributions
Simply Again, Unbelievable
Apr 2016 • Solo
This place is in the Andes and the views you get from it are super tremendous.... I am so glad I went to this spa..... just breathing the air was a boost to my morale.... This is the best!!!!
Written April 19, 2016
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Tracy N
64 contributions
Amazing Views
Dec 2015 • Couples
Took a drive up to the hotel and then past the hotel with a gorgeous view of the mountains. Would highly recommend it but go with someone who is familiar with the area as there are narrow dirt roads and a bit scary at times. We hired a remis to take us up there. We saw at least 100 guanacos on the way. The best views begin after you reach the hotel area so keep going up!
Written December 28, 2015
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Andre B
Campinas118 contributions
Landscape is very beautiful
Jun 2014 • Couples
The hotel is closed, there is no garden in front of it. They charge you in something like ARS 20, not expensive but keep in mind there is nothing to see inside the hotel, only what was a garden some day and the ruins of a beautiful hotel. If you decide to join, there is a pipe with water in front of the hotel. They say it is "The Pure Water from the mountains". The good part of this ride is the road up to the mountains, with a wonderful view of Mendoza area, and of course driving by a very dangerous road is also funny! Wind is very strong (you should take care with it) and you also can see a lot of llamas around the road (in the upper part of the mountains). Make sure you have enough fuel for travelling more than 100Km: there is no gas station after Mendoza city limits, mobile phones works poorly there and is hard to find someone travelling by that road.
Written August 6, 2014
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namchegompa
Oaxaca, Mexico305 contributions
3 stars because it's a scenic drive
Jan 2012 • Couples
seen in july 2011. if you like looking at formally regal buildings that are going back to nature, this is the trip for you! it's not worth a stop as a destination but if you're heading that way, anyway, and crossing over the mountain, it's somewhat interesting. you can see where the hot spring baths used to be and you can tell it used to be a special place. then the french bought it for the water rights and pipe it down to their bottling factory down the mountain (you'll pass the plant on your drive up from mendoza).
Written December 29, 2012
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Gustavo C
Buenos Aires, Argentina80 contributions
Nice space in the mountains
Feb 2012
Nice to take a walk on the gardens. There are beautiful green places to go
Written February 24, 2012
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