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Address: Camiguin Island, Mindanao, Philippines
Phone Number: 63883870948

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Badly affected by El Nino

The pools were mostly dry and the water luke warm. This we were told was because of El Nino. My wife had attend in the past and raved about it but was so saddened when she saw... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Daniel G
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Philippines
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41 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Water was very much lukewarm, not hot at all. There is a small pool that you can wade in. Then there's a bigger pool where you can swim. But at the time of our visit, the bigger pool was empty. The place has a lot of potential if only the water was indeed hot.

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Thank maila_ani
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25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The pools were mostly dry and the water luke warm. This we were told was because of El Nino. My wife had attend in the past and raved about it but was so saddened when she saw the pools dry. It is cheap to attend but make sure you enquire with the attendant or locals before entering as it may... More 

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Thank Daniel G
Davao City, Philippines
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

From a tip, we tried Ardent. A little hesitant but sooner did I realize it was worth the effort. Tired muscle becomes supple as the hot springs bring melancholy to aching body. Try and see this wonderful oasis.

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Thank MANUEL D
Manama
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74 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we got there, the water is cold and only up to knee high. they said the spring have stopped flowing since march which is a shame as you can see that they really developed the place.

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Thank Anna R
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were surprised that when we got there, the main pool was closed for renovation. Not so nice after a long motorbike ride. We at least touched the water how "hot" was the water and it wasnt hot at all. I dont understand. Or maybe the main pool is thats close. We'll never know. We ended going home... Tsk tsk... More 

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Thank Romelyn D
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

When I first went to this spring decades ago it was so very hot. When we visited it was lukewarm. The zoo beside it is downright depressing to visit.

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Thank Ignacio T
Mambajao, Philippines
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Ardent is suffering from El Nino, and water needs to be trucked in for the pools. Hopefully after months of rain the hot water (any water) will return. The area is not being kept clean and there is a smell from stagnant water. And despite this, they are still charging admission?!?!?!? Very disappointing.

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Thank Rob D
Iligan, Philippines
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Ardent hotspring is experiencing drought right now, the water is so low and the water is no longer naturally hot. Accdg to my research, ardent waters are not pure anymore. It's already a mixture of cold and hot water.

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Thank XyZaSpeaks
Leyte Island, Philippines
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52 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

we were informed prior to entering the resort that the water wasn't warm and less than a meter deep. since we were already there, it would be a waste to not take a dip. the warmest was the last pool but it was small so it felt crowded. maybe it's better during other parts of the year.

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Thank pitrocker19
Metro Manila, Philippines
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21 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Ardent Hot Spring is a series of hot water pools ranges from 33 degrees Celsius – 38 degrees Celsius. The water is coming from the vent of Hibok Hibok volcano, the most recently active of the seven volcano on the island.

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