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Soaking in natural hot springs while enjoying spectacular scenery is one of the greatest pleasures on earth, and these hot springs, like the one pictured above in southwestern Turkey known as Pamukkale, or “cotton castle”, offer some of the world’s very best destinations to do just that.
Grutas de Tolantongo, Mexico
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This remarkable assemblage of natural and man-made hot springs features a number of pools as well as a cave from where the hot springs flow. This is nature at its finest as a warm-bath paradise in the middle of absolutely no where in the mountains of Mexico.
Blood Pond Hot Spring, Japan
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These hot springs are located in Beppu, Japan. This hot spring is known as one of the nine hells of Beppu. These nine spectacular Blood Pond Hot Spring, Kyushu, Japannatural hot springs are more of a tourist attraction site than a site for bathing. They are rightly named “Blood Pond Hot Springs” as the water is red in colour. The water gets its red colour from the presence of iron in it. This hot spring is the most photogenic among all the nine hells.
Spencer Hot Springs, Nevada
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If you want to enjoy natural hot springs all to yourself, Spencer Hot Springs nestled within the Big Smoky Valley in Central Nevada, may be one of the best. Visitors have made significant improvements to the area over the years to this cluster of natural hot springs that sits across public land, creating more comfortable bathing holes.
Hot Water Beach, New Zealand
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Located along the east coast of the Coromandel Peninsula on the North Island of New Zealand, this world famous attraction attracts visitors within two hours either side of low tide to the normally deserted beach to enjoy the hot water that bubbles right through the golden sands. You can dig your very own natural spa bath in the sand, and relax inside, soaking your cares away.