Las Piscinas de la Virgen, Banos
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Soak your worries away at Las Piscinas de la Virgen, a hot pool complex that uses water heated naturally by nearby thermal springs. Built in 1928, the pools take their name from a local legend, which says that the Virgin Mary once dipped her foot in the hot water. You can bathe in outdoor pools of various temperatures, while you admire the large waterfall just behind the complex. However, you should prepare for crowds and potentially subpar cleanliness standards. Swimming caps are required to enter the pools; bring your own or rent one on site. Plan to visit Las Piscinas de la Virgen during your Banos vacation using our convenient Banos trip generator.
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  • Small way to walk with two walkways above the void. Attention to those who are prone to Vertigo to bring waterproof clothing if you wish to approach the bottom of the waterfall the repellent mosquito repellent can be useful
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  • These baths are maybe 5min walk from the centre of Baños, and its completely safe to walk. It's 3 dollars in (6-9pm; cheaper in the day (2USD)) and when i first got there i wasn't all that taken by it...  more »
  • We been to the Hot springs at the end of the waterfall in Banos. Try to go early morning and on weekdays , on weekends and Holidays not reccommend to go there. The water is composed with different min...  more »