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The Hydro

1 Chris Hani Drive | Warmbaths Resort, Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
+27 82 308 858
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36 degrees Warm Baths perfect for relaxation and de-stress

The high-quality mineral springs of BELA BELA [old name WARMBATHS/ WARMBAD], situated just one... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Afroexpert
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Pretoria, South Africa
Great start to weekend

Started our weekend in BelaBela with couples massage. Although we booked for Healing Water Journey... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Salome L
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1 Chris Hani Drive | Warmbaths Resort, Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The high-quality mineral springs of BELA BELA [old name WARMBATHS/ WARMBAD], situated just one hour’s drive north of Pretoria (Tshwane) or 1,5 hours north of Johannesburg, must rank as one of South Africa’s best-kept secrets. The pools of the Hydro are large, sparkling clean and...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Started our weekend in BelaBela with couples massage. Although we booked for Healing Water Journey that could not be done due to hot water issue, team offered alternative and we left well-rested and pampered. Good value for money with professional therapists.

Thank Salome L
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit to hydro. The rheumatism pool is quite soothing for the muscles. The resort activities are well managed and so are the pools. However there is a separate fee to enter the hydro, which is not openly advertised.

2  Thank 191kas
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Really naturally warm pools. The rheumatic pool was 42deg C and was too hot for me. UT the general pool is nice with door and outdoor portions. But I thought I could smell chroline or pool chemicals possibly to keep it germ free. You could...More

2  Thank Jayan T
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Very lovely. Clean and neat. Floors were just extremely slippery which is a huge hazard especially for kids and elderly. It took a concerted effort to walk around the pool without slipping. Even with pool sandals on very slippery. Apart from that very pleasant experience....More

2  Thank Samantha D
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I love both the rheumatoid pool and the warm pool at the hydro. As the heated pool is both indoor and outdoor it caters for everyone. It wasn't very busy and there were plenty of loungers in the shade, I imagine it could be a...More

1  Thank CoralB999
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The Hydro @ the Warmbaths Resort is a wonderful place to unwind and enjoy the water. The main pool in the Hydro runs both inside and outside the complex, allowing you to hide from the midday sun when it gets too hot outside - but...More

Thank Santosh P
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful clean pools, relaxing atmosphere. No credit/debit card machine inside at the kiosk. We were however able to pay via card at the entrance.

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We love to visit the Hydro during winter as a break away from the miserable cold. One feels free to swim in the gorgeous warm pools and relax all your tense muscles, aches and pains. The rheumatism pool is heated to the extreme and is...More

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place is not far away from GP but it offers the feeling of being far away from the hussle of the big city. The Hydro is such a nice place to lie, relax and distress. The warm water has a healing effect I cannot...More

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Cally P
16 March 2017|
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Response from Santosh P | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, but there are 2 different fees. 1 fee for General access and admission to the outside pools, warm and cold pools 2 fee for the Hydro portion, where this is a proper indoor/outdoor heated pool, rheumatism pool... More
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mania818
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