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My group and I visited the waterfalls and baths. We went in the evening and although it was a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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These are original (old) spas of Banos. They are not bad. They can get very crowded during the day... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My group and I visited the waterfalls and baths. We went in the evening and although it was a little crowded, we all had fun and enjoyed it. The very hot baths are VERY hot. Definitely a place you must visit in Baños

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

These are original (old) spas of Banos. They are not bad. They can get very crowded during the day. I recommend for you to visit them in the night and soak in hot pool.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

We visited the pool early in the morning at 5.00am before the crowd arrived. It was good value for money. Even at that time it was well patronised. There was a warm shower to start, then a warm pool, then a cold shower followed by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

I loved visiting the waterfall and baths. Feels like the life force of the town. Afterwards there are neat little cafes and restaurants to visit. This place is only a short walk from the old town area. Seems quieter to stay near the baths but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sailing00
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We went during the last week before school was back so it was packed with local tourists, but me and our 3 year old did it and it was one of the defining experiences of Baños. Do: showers before and after. Don’t: bring infants, stay...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ryvanarsdale
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

These freshly renovated pools (especially the warm ones) are worth a visit! We liked soaking in the hot pools with the locals in the evening. It is worth the extra charge to go then—in the day it would probably be less nice for hot springs,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 495mariahg
Reviewed October 15, 2018

At first the hot pool was too hot, but then I was given the pro tip by a savvy local that I was doing it wrong! Cold pool first, THEN hot pool, then switch every 2-3 minutes. What an amazing time, and with the locals!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarcusD27
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We decided to give this a go based on the reviews and even went in the early afternoon as it should have been quiet then. We arrived at the baths feeling a little sceptical as they looked very busy and a bit run down. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank AvidGlobeHopper
Reviewed August 11, 2018

A must in Baňos. There are new and old baths, I am sure the atmosphere is better in the old one. You can enjoy evening bathing as well. Don't forget to put on a cap, it is very strict. And enjoy a glass of sugar...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank stickal
Reviewed June 18, 2018

What could possibly be better than a beautiful waterfall right in the city with thermal hot spring pools next door to soak in? A must do when traveling to Banos de Agua Santa.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Response from Canadien56 | Reviewed this property |
There are several restaurants within walking distance of the hotels in the centre of town. Banos isn't very big and there are plenty of people in the streets, so I think it's safe. Several hotels (and even some hostels) have... More