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Termas de Papallacta, Papallacta
(4.4/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
Relax in the naturally heated pools at Termas de Papallacta. The subterranean activity of one of Ecuador's many volcanoes heats the waters here, in pools ranging from 36-40 C (96-105 F). Take a dip and enjoy the view of the surrounding forested hills and the Andes in the background. Choose from shallow or deep warm pools, or circulate between the hot and cold water for the best relaxation experience. Plan to visit Termas de Papallacta and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Papallacta attractions using our Papallacta itinerary planner.
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  • I went here just before going to the Amazon. I was short of time and an Ecuadorean friend in Quito showed me how to get there more quickly than going to Quitumbe to get the bus (but it involved a lot ...  more »
  • I was able to visit for a day with my company and it was such a relaxing experience! The pools are seperated into different heat levels and different depths which is nice. Also the whole setting is am...  more »
  • This is a very good visit to enjoy of waters thermal and relax you if you are tourist and travel to the East can include this stop that you renews the energies and you arranges the body. The facilities are very good if you can visit during the week you can enjoy more and if it is weekend get ready to deal with many people. Eye if you vehicle is good option on foot is difficult.
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  • It's quite nice. I'd recommend to plan some time to go hiking as well. Unfortunately it was very foggy when I was there. It is usually rather cold, so bring appropriate clothing.
  • Excellent short trip from Quito, this place is beautiful and the thermal pools are extremely relaxing. A little pricey but worth it.
  • I love this place cuz. All swimmingpool are very clean,hot ♨ when I have time always go there :)
  • It is a wonderful place, specially at night when you have all the stars to cover you while you are in the hot pool. Wonderful experience!
  • Rooms are solid but not great. But once out of the room, the scenery is just awesome. Plenty of hot and cold water springs including many smaller communal pools around the property. We only stayed there one day but enjoyed every minute of it.