Las Piscinas de la Virgen, Banos

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Hot Spring Spa / Wellness
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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  • This is a real gem. The mineral water baths sit right next to a steep mountain and a high waterfall. You can alternate between really hot water and an ice cold shower or tub. Many people swear that th...  more »
  • a lot of history with the this fall, It will be a short visit but you can get right under it. If you are in Banos you have to see this fall  more »
  • Upon first visit to these hot springs pools we were a bit unsure because they were so crowded and the water pretty cloudy. Oh my gosh, I am so glad we got over ourselves and gave it a try!! We put on ...  more »