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Since I was a child my parents have taken me to this magic place, from always there was the called... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2016
Salomé C
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SAN VICENTE THERMAL BATHS

With my family, we headed for the thermal baths. After a few taxi rides we arrived at San... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2016
cristylore
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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Km 122 Via Guayaquil - Salinas | Provincia Santa Elena, Salinas 241550, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ancient spa. No frills place large soaking tubs aa well as hot mud baths and available massages with hot mud or aloe oil. Get your mud massage then bake in the sun and shower off. It is wonderful for the skin. Old world feel mostly...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The complex is old, very old there has been little to no maintenance and no upkeep of the grounds. Many buildings are not used and falling down. The mud pit, yea I did it but would not repeat. The vapor room is small and nasty....More

Thank David B
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Have been the same for last, at least, 70 years, with very few maintenance done. But, diving in the hot water for fifteen to twenty minutes acts as the best anti-stress medicine; when I walked out I just wanted to sleep. There are also some...More

Thank Elias K
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Since I was a child my parents have taken me to this magic place, from always there was the called “healing mud”. The first time they forced me to enter but then I loved it. It didn’t have any ugly smell. It’s a tourist resort...More

2  Thank Salomé C
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I went to visit the The thermal bath complex of San Vicente with my friends, this place is located in the province of Santa Elena. The main attraction is a volcano of natural water with a temperature of 42 degrees Celsius, more a volcanic crater...More

Thank KellyRodriguez
Reviewed 14 December 2016

With my family, we headed for the thermal baths. After a few taxi rides we arrived at San Vicente.If you are looking for fancy and fussy with lots of ambiance, this is not the place for you. This is a basic thermal bath that has...More

Thank cristylore
Reviewed 27 August 2016

OK, this place is a little unorthodox! But do it just for the fun! Lather yourself with volcanic mud. Get an amazing 30 minute massage for $5. Relax in the hot mineral waters. Finish the day with a cold coconut water for $1.50. This is...More

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Its a long time (but very rundown) favorite of some older loyal locals. Needs some elbow grease and maintenance both in the baths and out. There are weeds and piles of debris along the walkways with a family of buzzards hanging around the roof tops...More

Thank Therealthingforsure
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Baños de San Vicente It is a true treasure of medicinal waters that will make your holiday a beneficial rest for your health. It is located at Km. 104 via Guayaquil Santa Elena. The therapeutic complex comprises four hectares, where the facilities of 4 swimming...More

1  Thank Lili Tayri R
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is a local resident special treat. It is rustic, very rustic. It is really cheap, very basic, and the hot spring, massage with aloe, and steam room all feels amazing.

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Yes, "Baños de San Vicente" in the Coast, in Santa Elena Province, is not the same as "Baños de Agua Santa" in Tungurahua Province, at mountains. Both of them have termal waters. The first has only one termal pool and one... More
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hans h
25 February 2015|
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There are 208km (3hours and a half) from Manta to Baños de San Vicente. You must TAME a bus to Guayaquil and them to Santa Elena without arribe to the final, because You must get down at the entry (desvío) to Baños de San... More
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