Hot springs really depend on what you are looking for and how much you want to spend. Hot Springs are the only activity that do not need to be booked in advance and can be paid upon entrance, except for The Springs and Tabacon which must be booked one day in advance.
Los Laureles is a local and personal favourite with its three large cold pools, several smaller hot pools, waterslides, covered picnic tables and a snack shack. You can bring your own food and drinks, although beverages are not allowed in the pools. Bring a small padlock to secure your belongings in the lockers provided above the picnic tables. We recommend going during the week as weekends tend to be very crowded. Open from 9 am to 9 pm.
Day pass only: Adult $12, Child $8, pay directly at entrance
Los Lagos is a good family option. It has two large cold pools, waterslides and numerous secluded hot pools. In addition to the pools it also offers spa facilities, a frog farm, crocodile farm and butterfly gardens. Open 10-10
Day pass with lunch or dinner: Adult $31, Child (6-9) $25 and Child (2-5) $8, including discount
Day pass only: Adult $18, Child (6-9) $9.50, Child (2-5 ) free
Eco Termales is perfect for adults because there are no waterslides or activities for kids. They limit the number of people to 100 at a time to prevent overcrowding. There are two time slots for passes: 10 am to 4pm and 5pm to 10 pm. Includes complimentary use of a towel and key for a locker.
Day pass with a meal: Adult $65, Child (5-11) $36, including a 10% discount
Day pass only: Adult $40, Child $23.50, including a 10% discount
Baldi is a popular option. It offers four extreme waterslides, a kids’ water area, plus multiple pool areas. Open from 9 am to 10 pm.
Day pass with lunch or dinner: Adult $55+13% tax and Child (5-10) $27+13% tax, including discount
Day pass only: Adult $34+13% tax and Child $16.50+13% tax for just the hot springs, including discount
The Springs is a lush, upscale and attentive operation. The swim-up bar and restaurants (not included in the day pass) are pricey but if you don’t mind the price, then you probably won’t be disappointed. Open 8am-10pm.
2 day pass with lunch or dinner: Adult $94.50, Child $85.50 including 10% discount, 4% tax starting July 2020
2 day pass hot springs only: Adult $79 including 13% tax
Club Rio package includes two activities (horseback riding, tubing, kayaking, nature walk or rock climbing), one meal, and hot springs: Adult $107+13% tax and Child (12 and under) $89+13% tax, including a 10% discount.
Free Hot Springs We do not recommend the free hot springs because there is a lot of petty theft around that area. If you do decide to use these hot springs, only take essential items and keep a close eye on your belongings.