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Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes)

Signposted from main square, Aguas Calientes, Peru
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Signposted from main square, Aguas Calientes, Peru
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a little town that exists purely as a stopover for visitors to Machu Picchu. You board the buses that take you up to the ruins at the bottom end of the town. I liked it. It is a colourful maze of little lanes...More

Thank LeeStJohn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is only good for bed and food while you visit Machu Picchu. With few exceptions it is a tourist trap. But that is not why you are here!

Thank John B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My son wanted to visit this place. I visited it in 1999 when I was dating my husband. They built more pools and a very nice bar. Ladies at the lockers were very nice too. A towel rental service will be great and also if...More

Thank mejiruiz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Aguas Calientes is in a beautiful place surrounded by towering jungle covered peaks. The hot springs are a great place to relax & meet other travelers. We definitely enjoyed our soak in the hot springs.

Thank Shawn7295
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is not much to do in Aguas Calientes, so if you have free time it is ok to go, don't expect much, the hottest pool is just warm and they don't accept credit card to buy food/drinks there.

Thank Karin V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OMG, you must visit the hot springs. They look a bit dirty on arrival but that is just the colour of the water. Each pool is emptied daily so that it is always fresh. The hot shower before you go into the pools are great....More

1  Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The water was warm enough but the pools small...Anyway a good choice to dpend an hour to Aguas callientes!

Thank Aristeidis A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Machu Picchu for two days and decided to visit the Hot Springs. I thought it was going to be open water and hence quite clean, but it was just a few pools. The water was quite warm, but it just didn't feel...More

2  Thank ikhandoit2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very dissapointing setup for a very scenic view. Nothing close to the santa teresa hot springs. I dont recommend it.

1  Thank Vincent F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a nominal entrance fee (5 soles I believe), after entering the grounds you still have to walk about 3 minutes up the trail to where the pools are and this walk was beautiful, the river and lush forest were incredible. When we got...More

1  Thank awinters123
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