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

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No longer the ARDENT we grew up with

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Iligan, Philippines
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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.

Thank Ignacio T
Mambajao, Philippines
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Rob D
Iligan, Philippines
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank pitrocker19
Metro Manila, Philippines
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 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.

Thank albertthebackpacker
Berlin, Germany
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105 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

This is great place to have s dip in a natural hot spring worth the visit bring your shorts and towel. You can hire a table and have a Picnic too. It is great I will go again if I am in the area. This activity you must do if you are in the island.

Thank Hig11
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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35 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

ardent hot spring is one of the more famous tourist attractions of the camiguin island unfortunately its not as hot as it used to be it was more lukewarm to normal tap temp at the entrance they informed us that one of us in the group should check the temperature before we decide to get in bit since we were... More 

Thank hcsymkin
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Ardent Has been known for the above average warmth of the waters, thereby making it therapeutic. But from recent visit, Hot Bathroom showers are way more warmer than the spring. And there was an unpleasant smell from the sorroundings. I can't make out if it was garbage or stagnant water deposits. Such a waste it was not properly maintained, though... More 

Thank Bernadette C
Quezon City, Philippines
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53 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Water is not hot; it's not even decently lukewarm. Water is murky. What's good though are the snow-like things falling from the big trees.

Thank Lawrence A
United Kingdom
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95 reviews
43 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

There are several stages of water temperature....the first stage was really hot and getting milder as you go downwards ...you can have a back or body massage straight from the flow of the hot spring. The cottages nearby are nice as well as the foods being served.

Thank Aphio1925

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