Apart from spectacular mountains and picturesque beaches, hot springs in Vietnam are an indispensable part of your journey. Whether you are fanatical about the natural landscapes or simply want to calibrate your soul and mind, hot springs in Vietnam offer you various options to try. Here are 5 best locations that we have selected.
Kim Boi Hot Spring is situated in the mountainous area of northern Vietnam, 70 km from Hanoi. It is an open-air stream with the temperature ranging from 34-36 ºC. Although the heat does not reach the level of creating miraculous steam on the water, the mineral content and the temperature of the stream are very stable. This brings an ideal condition to treat blood pressure problems, stomachaches, intestinal diseases, and help with rehabilitation. After soaking in the hot mineral water, you can visit nearby places such as Cuu Thac Stream, Dong The Ancient Graveyard, and enjoy the local specialties.
Address: Ha Bi Commune, Kim Boi District, Hoa Binh Province
Price: VND 65,000 - VND 90,000
The mineral content and the temperature of the Kim Boi Hot Spring are very stable
Quang Binh has a reputation for its Phong Nha Cave and Ke Bang Forest, but Bang Hot Spring should also be on the list of the must-visit attractions. The open-air stream in the middle of untouched greenery will mesmerize you right at your first glance. The boiling point of its water could reach 105ºC - which is the highest among all hot springs in Vietnam. Just about 30 km from the area, you can spend time visiting Nguyen Huu Canh Tomb or General Vo Nguyen Giap Memorial House.
Address: Kim Thuy Commune, Le Thuy District, Quang Binh Province
The boiling point of water in Bang Hot Spring could reach 105ºC
Located in the northeast of Da Lat, Dam Rong Hot Spring ought to be in the checklist of ecotourists and those seeking medical remedies. What makes it unique is the composition of water, which is said to have higher sulfur concentration than other hot springs in Vietnam. Apart from the enchanting resort space, Dam Rong Hot Spring is also a beautiful sight to learn about the lives of the Central Highlands ethnic people. Coming here, you have come to the cradle of many traditional festivals imbued with Vietnamese national identity, such as the New Rice celebration, and the Gong festival - which is the signature of this windy area.
Address: Da Long commune, Dam Rong District, Lam Dong Province
The water of Dam Rong Hot Spring has higher sulfur concentration than other hot springs in Vietnam
Binh Chau Hot Spring is probably one of the most accessible hot springs in Vietnam for international visitors as it is only 3 hours traveling by car from Ho Chi Minh City. The surrounding landscape remains quite modest and austere, but you have various service packages to choose from, and there are a spa, restaurants, even hotels to enjoy. Just a stone's throw away from Binh Chau is the serene Ho Coc beach. You can go to Ho Coc Beach first and then relax in Binh Chau Hot Spring or vice versa.
Address: Binh Chau Commune, Xuyen Moc District, Ba Ria Vung Tau Province
Price: depends on group size listed below
Visitors can buy eggs sold inside the premise to submerge in the hot spring and cook them
Egg boiling regulations
At 8.5 km from the center of Nha Trang, I-Resort provides not only stunning hot springs but also an exhilarating water park. No matter who you're traveling with, this place can satisfy everyone's needs with tons of activities. If you would like to let your hair down and nourish your body, try immersing yourself in the mud bath or diving in the mineral-rich water. For youngsters who are fond of physical activities, there are various games such as water chute ride, floating house, lazy river, etc. Since I-Resort offers you multiple packages from standard to senior, make sure you know what type of service you want before buying tickets at the gate.
Address: 19 Vinh Ngoc Street, Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province
Price: VND 250,000 - VND 2,500,000
There are plenty of hot springs in Vietnam for you to explore and experience. No matter which one you visit, you will definitely awe at its beauty and the relaxation you'll get. Check out our Vietnam Travel Guides to find more useful information for your journey to the S-shape country.
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