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Hot Springs and Archeological Site!

For about 5$, where else can you enjoy hot springs and a historical/archeological site? Very... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Gretchen s
Denver, Colorado
Interesting place and nice swim and mud mask

We went here for a day. The entrance is very cheap and a guide showed us around the museum and then... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Suzie B
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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

I was so excited to visit Agua Blanca! The museum is small but worth seeing, and our tour guide was good there, if quick. Tours are only in Spanish but I understand Spanish with fluency, and my partner understands at an intermediate level. The problem...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

We went with a taxi to Agua Blanca. You can asked for a driver in your hotel in Puerto Lopez who drives you around the whole day for around 30 Dollars. After the visit of the small museum and some explanations in Spanish by the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

For about 5$, where else can you enjoy hot springs and a historical/archeological site? Very knowledgeable guides, a nice slow-paced afternoon.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Gretchen s
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We went here for a day. The entrance is very cheap and a guide showed us around the museum and then through the farm area and then down to the swimming area with mineral pool. It was cold but really refreshing and they give you...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Suzie B
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I went to Agua Blanca by bike from Puerto Lopez and still continued to the Playa de los Frailes the same day. The place itself has a rich history which the small museum and archaelogical site hardly suggest - definitely worth a tour! The Agua...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank CristobalGlobal
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Is great to see the community pulling together to protect the history and culture of the area. We enjoyed the visit and walk to the Sulphur Pool of healing water. Is perfect and cared for by the locals. Wonderful!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank MiguelinaMishina
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I certainly enjoyed the museum tour and the walk to the excavation site and across the river. We didn't go into the sulfur pool or had a massage, however there were birds and farm animals around the trail. I would have preferred to walk the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Britt B
Reviewed 22 March 2017

After paying a small entrance fee, a tour guide escorts you through the museum. I'm not a big fan of museums, but it was interesting. The guide then takes you to archeological site where they will be excavating for the next decade. We learned that...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank M041
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Incredibly low-priced at $5 for entry fee, tour guide, and soaking in the sulfur lagoon. I also had a half-hour mud massage for $10. I went mid-week and there were only 3 tourists on the tour and in the lagoon at the same time as...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank NatureExplorerGal
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I must begin by saying my time was limited. I only had a couple of hours and my main interest was in the jungle spring water pools. As for the artifacts and excavations, your complete attention must be given to the guide, who speaks only...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Ifiyenia B
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