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Nice and relaxing experience!

After reading the reviews this place really was a positive surprise! We took a public bus from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Meri1986
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Helsinki, Finland
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Better swim in the river ...

The location is nice. There is a river that you can access without paying the $2 fee. The thermal... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Stavros M
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New Zealand
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All reviews hot springs the river the bus gravel road bring water follow the path hot pools in town boquete minutes hike car sign rocks entrance land yard
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Reviewed 28 January 2012

I enjoyed my hotspring experience. But I recommend taking a taxi or a tour to get all the way there. It was a long walk in from the road where the bus dropped us off. I visited three pools and swam in the river. The surroundings are hot as well, so expect to be hot all the time unless you are neck deep in the river. Cheeky monkey that was entertaining as well.

Thank Johnny R
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Reviewed 4 January 2012

There was a variety of springs, with different temperatures. The hottest was very hot and we could not stay in long, and the coolest was perfect. There is also a river close by that you can cool off in afterwards, or lay on the rocks in the sun. it is beautiful! We took a tour guide out there but it would be possible to take a taxi there and pay the $3/ person fee to get on the property.

3  Thank RAnnGreen
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Reviewed 24 August 2011

Really pretty little hotsprings, try to go on a cool day if you can, but even if it isn't, the river is right there and beautiful chilly. The pools are all natural or built up very simply with stone. I loved them, you get to watch troups of jays or the odd blue-crowned motmot fly over as you soak. Rustic but very nice.

Thank Susie B
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Reviewed 15 August 2010

Was a very good natural therapy, we enjoyed it a lot! Of the 3 springs, we like the warm medium.

Thank LekkerLibben
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Reviewed 4 June 2010

Caldera is a little town (like maybe 500 people) about 30 minutes (by car) away from Boquete.

We actually had talked about going to the Caldera hot springs before coming to Boquete, and both of us thought it really sounded like a fun thing to do.

But taking a taxi there from Boquete would be expensive.

There was also an option to go to the Caldera hot springs through a language school we were looking at, but that trip would have cost $35/person, which seemed a little pricey to go sit in some naturally hot water with no real services in the middle of nowhere.

Chris then put together a plan to take us back to Caldera, where he let us borrow his car to go to the hot springs, grab lunch, and see the beautiful 20 hectare (50 acre) property he designed at Rancho de Caldera.

(I would have pictures of Rancho de Caldera for you (truly beautiful), but the pouring rain kept us from even exiting the vehicle that Chris graciously let us borrow for the afternoon.)

The hot springs were really neat, and VERY natural.

It cost us $2/person, and there were a 4-5 natural pools you could wade into… none of them more than about 2 ½ feet deep.

We wouldn’t have even known where to go really, except for the amazing maps Chris drew for us of where the hot springs are, the best way to get there, and the best pools to sit in.

Those are on our web site.

We’re guessing at the temperature, but the hottest pool we got in (the last one we got in) was about 108 degrees Fahrenheit. We only stayed in it for about 8 minutes before we were both ready to be done.

If you decide to visit the Caldera hot springs, maybe take some bug spray for the walk back? We were mostly clothed on the way there, but we are both fairly certain that most of these bites came as we were less dressed on the ¾ mile hike back to the car.

2  Thank carrieandjonathan
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