Termas Banos de Puritama, San Pedro de Atacama
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Soak in the healing warm waters of Termas Banos de Puritama, which lies at the bottom of a desert canyon. The local Atacama people benefited from the medicinal properties of these hot springs for centuries, and today a series of eight large outdoor pools of geothermal water draw visitors from around the globe. Wooden footpaths and bridges, with vegetation hanging on the sides, link the pools. On weekends, you can get a massage and have a drink at the cafe. Add Termas Banos de Puritama to your San Pedro de Atacama travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our San Pedro de Atacama itinerary planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • I honestly don't think it's worth the price you pay. Hot water pools, OK, but nothing more, besides being cold when out of the water, there's nothing more than a hot bath.
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  • All good a must ... hot water and clear if you want to relax and enjoy as much as you can. ... Always an important option for anyone who goes to the Atacama
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  • I suggest letting this ride to the end of the trip, because there is a sense of relief after passing for days so hot in the desert. Is very worthwhile!
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  • Natural hot springs great for relaxing. The entrance fee can be a little bit pricey on weekends and in the morning but you won't find as many people as in the afternoon. Great for picnics!
  • Really nice wellness! It's just a joy too lie in the natural pools, really warm and cozy. A bit crowded, but there are many pools, so we could find a spot.
  • Not crowded, worth the money!
  • way overpriced ($18 USD), and for that money you don't even get a lock for their lockers. staff doesn't care about anything. the actual facilities are nice but what a ripoff.
  • Wonderful setting, a landscape that hardly will forget and perhaps not have to navigate all the pools to enjoy the hot springs
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