Las Piscinas de la Virgen, Montalvo

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#5 of 7 in Nature in Tungurahua Province
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. Make Las Piscinas de la Virgen a part of your Montalvo vacation plans using our Montalvo trip itinerary builder website.
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  • A trip to Baños wouldn’t be complete without a visit to one of the cities numerous hot springs, given that the city is named for them. It was rather convenient that my body extremely sore from doing.....  more »
  • I had visited those baths and was hugely dissapointed. Very old and not good maintained. Super overcrowded. Personally not recommending.  more »
  • After all, don't go on weekends. Before to say that, this hot springs place is one if the oldest of the city. It is very good for a visit on a midweek day because on weekends there are lots of...  more »
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