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Chivay, Peru
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

at the end of our hiking, we have the oportunity to relax on them, omg so comfortable for legs ... several pools to enjoy, one hour is not fair.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Heidi1283
Reviewed June 1, 2019

Just a short drive from Chivay, these lovely thermal springs are set in a scenic mountain setting. The complex is made up of five hot spring pool that are fed from the brooks of the Colca Canyon. The water really was amazingly warm at roughly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank deborahk3
Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

Complex with around 5 termal baths located 3.5km ffom Chivay. Showers and changing cabins surrounding the baths. Free lockers. Entrance fee is low. Surroundings are great! You can buy drinks and some snacks in the complex. Stayed for 1.5 hour after drive from Arequipa and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JimL1832
Reviewed April 2, 2019

There is nothing more relaxing than a hot spring mineral bath with water heated by a volcano at about 11,000 feet above sea level. The tough part is getting out in the chill of the altitude.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Richard M
Reviewed March 16, 2019

There were about 5 different pools all at different temperatures. The pools were very basic. There were a couple of wooden huts to get changed in and we just left our belongings lying around the pools as there wasn't sufficient storage. There was a little...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RebeccaAyris
Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

We spent an hour here and we had a choice of three pools. A nice way to spend an hour or two to warm up in the chilly weather!Changing rooms, bathroom, showers and lockers. They even have swimsuits etc for sale outside! Only cost 15solis...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RuthON
Reviewed February 2, 2019

Very nice and relaxing experience . View is beautiful to the valley. The facility of the place are minimalistic, but sufficient. Lockers are available and changing rooms. The outside pool was quiet around 14h when we visited.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tifenn H
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This is so awesome a place. Thermally heated water is led into a large pool. As closer you get to the pipe as hotter the water gets. Awesome place. Loving it !!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Andreas M
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We would have never felt warm in Chivay if not for these thermal baths. For $5 you get access to several large thermal pools. We must have spent 4 or 5 hours altogether here over the 3 days we were in the area. Transport by...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jblack68
Reviewed August 11, 2018

At the end of a long day on the road and on foot, the HOT pools are very welcoming. The surrounds though need a little TLC. It's one of those places which would have looked lovely when first built, but has had nothing spent on...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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No. I wore shorts and a tank top and that was fine.