Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Turkey  /  Denizli Province  /  Pamukkale  /  Nature  /  Pamukkale Thermal Pools

Pamukkale Thermal Pools, Pamukkale

4.3
#1 of 13 in Things to do in Pamukkale
Hot Spring Nature / Park
Take a dip in the mineral-rich waters of Pamukkale Thermal Pools, a World Heritage Site with terraces and hot springs that have retained their beauty over millenia. People have been bathing in these pools and embracing their purported health benefits for thousands of years. Visit the site to see for yourself why its name literally means "cotton castle." Explore the white terraces formed from sedimentary rock deposits of hot springs and bathe in their waters. To visit Pamukkale Thermal Pools and get the most from your holiday in Pamukkale, create itinerary details personal to you using our Pamukkale holiday planner.
Create an itinerary including Pamukkale Thermal Pools
map
Related Tours to Book
View more tours
Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
5,273 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • After 3 hours driving finally we arrived Pamukkale. My background picture of pammukkale were limited to those amazing white thermal pools. In fact I expected to see an amazing city which is different ...  more »
  • amazing place. i have bad legs and i managed to climb up the side of mountain (small) walking up the limestone and travertine foundations. The water runs drown but they are not slippery. as you walk u...  more »
  • This is the triple threat location that has everything. First, it's an ancient thermal spring that has formed amazing cascades of snow white mineral deposits that look like waterfalls. You can walk in...  more »

Plan your trip to Pamukkale

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Pamukkale

The small town of Pamukkale renowned for its white, mineral-rich volcanic travertines features quaint, family-run guesthouses and hotels at affordable prices. Most offer swimming pools, which appear milky from the local water, and delicious Turkish food. Just north of the city in the town of Karahayıt, you'll find more upscale accommodations and resorts. In Karahayıt, luxury hotels and spas offer visitors therapeutic thermal pools and natural springs. Pamukkale is the closer option if you're visiting to see the nearby ruins.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
TripAdvisor
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Plans in Pamukkale by other users

16 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM INDIA December, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM EGYPT September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 16 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM QATAR September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM EGYPT August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM TURKEY September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 35 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans