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“Feels like coming home....”

Jemez Hot Springs: Home of The Giggling Springs
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Jemez Hot Springs, Home of The Giggling Springs is located at the site of the earliest Bath House in the Jemez Springs area. Before that, the mineral water was used by the Native Americans of the area. Our water comes from deep beneath the Valles Caldera (ancient volcano) up the mountain. The four pools contain an ancient sea water abundant with a relaxing and therapeutic blend of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, silica, sodium and more. The source is 142 degrees F, but the pools are kept at a comfortable 102-104 degrees. The water is natural, and no chlorine or chemicals are added. We use ultraviolet light, ionizers and an oxygen inversions system to disinfect the water, and they are flow-through pools, so the water changes out regularly. Swim suits are required, children 14 and over are welcome, and for the comfort of our guests. Reservations are not required.
Reviewed September 3, 2012

Giggling is the place I go to feel 'safe'.. Time stands still when i'm in the healing waters. It may sound corny repeating this familiar expression but Giggling Springs has helped me 'find myself'. The hospitality of the owners is outstanding. The surroundings are quiet, peaceful, and the most beautiful thing you can look at while soaking. The pool is walking distance from the village but totally, totally secluded from the going's on. It's amazing. It's worth the drive, the flight, whatever means of transportation you take to get here.. it's worth it!! I give Giggling Springs twenty million "Stars" (!).

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NewMexicoTandT, Owner at Jemez Hot Springs: Home of The Giggling Springs, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2012

You are so sweet! We hope you "find yourself" here more often! haha! Thank you for writing this very nice review and we look forward to seeing you again!!!

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Reviewed August 30, 2012

We spent a lovely afternoon at Giggling Springs. It was relaxing & rejuvenating to be in such an awesome hot springs in the beautiful mountains. The staff were warm and friendly and the place was overall absolutely spectacular! Just wish we lived closer so we could visit more often.

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NewMexicoTandT, Owner at Jemez Hot Springs: Home of The Giggling Springs, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2012

We wish you lived closer so you could come more often, too! Thank you for the nice review and we do hope to see you again someday!

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Reviewed August 25, 2012

My wife and I were lucky enough to arrive at a time when we had the entire pool to ourselves. The surroundings and the view complement the hot springs pool experience. Nothing sophisticated here. Want more heat - just flip a little wooden sign over and the owner diverts more hot water into the pool. A drink? - raise a little wooden flag and the owner takes care of it.

The pool is partially covered by a canvas fly which provides some respite from the midday sun.

Thank Fred831
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NewMexicoTandT, Owner at Jemez Hot Springs: Home of The Giggling Springs, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2012

It was really nice meeting you two, we're glad you came! And thank you so much for taking the time to write down your kind words here, it is much appreciated. We hope to see you again someday!

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Reviewed August 15, 2012

Giggling Spring was an amazing experience. For $35, you have two hours on the property to use the hot springs pool, change and shower. Weather and water conditions permitting, you also have access to the river. The owner was very gracious and informative about the history of the property and area, and she makes great smoothies that she brings out to you in the pool. The property is very private, very clean, and a maximum of 8 people are allowed in the pool at once (this ensures everyone has space and can relax comfortable). I visited from 5-7pm in August, and had great views of the sun setting over the mountains. This was one of the highlights of my trip and I would recommend it to anyone visiting the Santa Fe area. (It takes 1.5 hours to get to Giggling Spring from Santa Fe, but the drive is definitely worth it - not only are the hot springs amazing, but the drive is scenic and beautiful. You will pass through Bandelier National Forest and you will get to see an ancient volcano. Bring your camera!)

Thank MABoeri
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NewMexicoTandT, Owner at Jemez Hot Springs: Home of The Giggling Springs, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2012

It was wonderful having you here! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this nice review for us. Come back soon!

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Reviewed August 15, 2012

When looking at the navigation this was a bit of a ride from where we were staying. Once we got on the road, the drive was actually awesome. We went way up past Los Alamos and drove through a national forrest where it was much cooler. Once we got to the place it was like a backyard area but it was very relaxing. There were cool hummingbirds flying around and the water was perfect. It was nice and warm and we just chilled for 2 hours. We couldn't go in the river which was right there because there had been some hard storms which washed up some mud in the river. But I think this was more of a New Mexico regulation more than the place. The woman who worked there was extremely nice and made 2 smoothies that were delicious. We actually had 2 each. It felt really good on my skin and had a lot of history at the location as well. With an old bathhouse next door. I would go back and spend more time and just hang there all day.

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NewMexicoTandT, Owner at Jemez Hot Springs: Home of The Giggling Springs, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2012

Thank you so much for the review! You are right! The drive is beautiful--either way you come! Either you get to drive through beautiful Ponderosa Pine tree forest, or you get to drive through stunning red rock scenery! This is why New Mexico is called the Land of Enchantment! ;-) We hope to see you back again someday soon!

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