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Float away in the miraculous waters, while getting hypnotized by a magical view, during a budget day trip with Cotopaxi tours to the charming Papallacta Valley.
Need to get rid of some travel stress? Let’s go for some serious relaxation together!
Papallacta is a small village located, in a valley, about 60 km east of the city of Quito. This charming place is the paradise for those who are fan of miraculous waters and that are seeking some serious relaxation. Papallacta doesn’t only offer miraculous waters to admire from the shore, it counts a number of hot springs to soak in while getting blown away by the stunning view. On clear days, you might even get a glimpse of the, in snow covered, peaks of Cayambe (5 790 m).
It’s a cozy and quiet village with about 1000, very friendly, inhabitants who will welcome you and provide you with a number of luxurious hotels and spa’s, in case you want to take the relaxation to an even higher level. The beautiful valley is surrounded by the beautiful and dense vegetated high mountains, making this a magical and unique place to wander around.
One of the highlights is the Papallacta Lagoon (lake), and cannot be missed out on during your visit. The great surroundings of the lagoon are reflected in its unique water, showing different tones of darkness, making this a beautiful and unique sight. Don’t forget to bring your camera!
Papallacta features a variety of resorts. Termas de Papallacta definitely stands out, due to its beautiful hot springs welling up from deep geological layers, offering the opportunity to soak in some of mother nature's’ miracles.
Natural hot springs are, as the name implies, nice and warm and contain a high percentage of sulfates, chlorides, sodium, calcium and magnesium traces, resulting in various benefits for your body and health. Not only are these springs relaxing, they are also great for your skin and may help to cure eczema or psoriasis. Due to the hot temperature it will speed up your metabolism and it’s beneficial for your blood circulation.
In addition, the resort offers swimming pools, with high and low temperatures, a thermal jet that helps improve circulation, a medical center and a SPA. You can also find several hiking trails, allowing you to enjoy nature at its best, while hiking through and admiring the beautiful local flora and fauna.
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