Poring Hot Springs, Kota Kinabalu

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Relax at Poring Hot Springs, a resort built around natural, warm pools of bubbling water located in the lowlands of a national park. Unwind in the therapeutic waters of the numerous hot pools, and cool off in the nearby cold one: locals enjoy these water features for their calming atmosphere and reputed health benefits. Explore the treetops on the resort's canopy walkway, and admire the many colorful butterflies at the onsite farm. The resort also includes an orchid conservation center, housing many varieties of the classic flower. Work out when and for how long to visit Poring Hot Springs and other Kota Kinabalu attractions using our handy Kota Kinabalu driving holiday planner.
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  • Local tours in Kota Kinabalu poring hot spring and of course. Poring hot spring in the small outdoor pool and foot bath, pool is almost enjoyed foot most travellers children only. Had young people frolicked and others had five bridge, alone, never otherwise.
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  • The pools take a very long time to fill up and sometimes they leak water at such a rate you just sit in a warm puddle for ages. There were people there smoking which was a bit annoying and some men wh...  more »
  • There is nothing natural about these 'hot springs' as they had been converted into concrete spas and added to the Chinese mass tourism trails, getting bombarded by 10 bus loads of tourists - every day...  more »

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