We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
You won't be cold in these pools and the view is stunning

This is the third time that we have visited. The springs are really swimming pools that are filled... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2018
andrewsR7934HW
,
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Basic but a nice place to unwind.

The place was a nice suprise. I heard had hear it wasn't too nice but found the place cleaner and... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2017
Anthony R
,
Silver Spring, Maryland
Read all 27 reviews
All photos (17)
All photos (17)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“set meal”(2 reviews)
“day trip”(2 reviews)
“pools”(7 reviews)
About
Termas de Nangulvi are recreational complex and sustainable tourism located at the Sacred Valley of Intag. It provides an infrastructure of natural pools and critalinas accruing directly from Intag River hot springs . The maximum temperature of the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
| Valle de Intag, Apuela, Ecuador
More
Improve This Listing
Reviews (27)
Filter reviews
15 results
Traveler rating
8
4
1
2
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
8
4
1
2
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews set meal day trip pools restaurant mountains
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 15 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thermal baths are not luxury but it's pretty nice to relax in the cloud forest usually in Ecuador Thermals are in the cold Andes. Good place

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ethan L
Reviewed March 4, 2019

Totally enjoyed my visit. I only took a day trip from Cotacahi (no overnight). The pools were perfectly clean and the water crystal. It was a weekeday in late February and very uncrowded (told this was not always the case). Had a great meal at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ADK_Tim
Reviewed March 11, 2018

This is the third time that we have visited. The springs are really swimming pools that are filled with hot water from the mountains/volcanoes. They are clean. The temperature ranges from cool to very hot. The place is picturesque. The admission is $3 for adults...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank andrewsR7934HW
Reviewed January 28, 2018

The several pools of various temperatures are kept very clean. They post signs of the unique compositions of the water and minerals in it. It is supposed to be one of only three in the world. I feel the tingles when I go in. Unfortunately...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank L P
Reviewed August 5, 2017

The place was a nice suprise. I heard had hear it wasn't too nice but found the place cleaner and bigger than anticipated. What is not to like about lounging in a pool full of hot water. It's open until 9 pm and it was...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Anthony R
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Reading other reviews, I cannot believe they're describing the same place. Yes the piscinas are located in the Intag valley, which is certainly an area of astounding natural beauty, and there's some great, challenging hiking through the various bands of biodiversity which span the volcano...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Jacob S
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night from Otavalo.The bus trip, about 2 hours, is very scenic as is the area around the thermal pools. Our cabin was right by the river. We had all meals there, very economical, and very tasty. The pools were clean and we'll...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank 7557gw
Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

This a place for locals who can enjoy what it offers without a long travel to get there. There are two working pools, 5 non working. The valley is subtropical and beautifully rough around the edges. If you are a western tourist looking for a...More

Date of experience: March 2016
3  Thank Jamie D
Reviewed February 3, 2016

I stayed at Las Piscinas as part of a class trip for a little over two weeks. It was an incredible experience! It took me a few days to get accustomed to the occasional insects that would sneak into the rooms, but overall the rooms...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Christina Y
Reviewed February 1, 2016

The natural beauty of the area is awesome, it is nestled in the Valley of Intag and right by the Rio de Intag where sometimes, if you are lucky, you can see torrent ducks or even a river otter. I stayed here for well over...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Emily S
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Nangulvi Hot Springs staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines