Warm Up at Jemez Hot Springs This Winter

Steam coming off San Antonio Hot Springs, one of the best outodoor New Mexico Hot SPrings after Jemez Hot Springs

There are plenty of fantastic things to do in New Mexico in the winter, but it’s hard to argue with a soothing soak in top New Mexico Hot Springs like Jemez Hot Springs. Whether you spend your days snowshoeing through magical places like the Valles Caldera National Preserve or visiting cultural sights like the famed Santuario de Chimayó, there’s no better way to beat the winter chill than a relaxing soak at Jemez Hot Springs. 

Places like Jemez Hot Springs are renowned for more than just their warm waters, though. The many New Mexico hot Springs in Northern New Mexico have long been renowned for their healing properties and represent a tradition dating back to the earliest native communities. New Mexico hot springs owe their warmth and healing properties to the volcanic aquifers underground. Apart from the physical healing properties of the rich mineral waters, New Mexico hot springs like Jemez Springs also present a wonderful place to care for your mental health. 

Let the soothing waters of Jemez Hot Springs and other New Mexico hot springs ease the winter chill while also easing your stress and relaxing your mind, body, and soul. This restorative healing is what winter getaways are all about in northern New Mexico. There’s no better place to start your healing journey than our exquisite New Mexico Bed and Breakfast, located in the charming village of Chimayó. There are five New Mexico hot springs within a short drive of us, including Jemez Hot Springs. 

Retreat to our tranquil six-acre paradise when the day is over, and enjoy the most relaxing winter getaway in beautiful New Mexico. Book your room at our New Mexico Bed and Breakfast today! Book your room today!

Woman relaxing in warm, soothing waters like those you'll find at Jemez Hot Springs and other New Mexico Hot Springs

Warm Up at Jemez Hot Springs

Though there are at least five worthwhile New Mexico hot springs within 90 minutes or less of our New Mexico Bed and Breakfast, one of the most popular is Jemez Hot Springs. Jemez Hot Springs, found in the town of Jemez Springs, is a serene and stunning place to visit. 

Not only are there plenty of things to do in Jemez Springs, including ample opportunities for exploring the surrounding landscapes, but the outdoor pools offer an unprecedented opportunity to soak in the healing waters of Northern New Mexico. 

Jemez Hot Springs features natural outdoor mineral water hot spring pools. The water for these pools originates deep beneath the Valles Caldera National Preserve. Minerals have seeped into the water under the preserve over eons, leading to the characteristic mineral-rich, healing waters of Jemez Hot Springs. 

There are four outdoor pools at Jemez Hot Springs, each of which is held at a different and constant temperature ranging between 98-105 degrees Fahrenheit. Jemez Hot Springs is open year-round, seven days a week, except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. There are no reservations for Jemez Hot Springs, which operates on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Jemez Hot Springs is about 90 minutes from our New Mexico Bed and Breakfast. In addition to Jemez Hot Springs, the town of Jemez Springs is home to several more rustic hot springs, including those you have to hike into. If you’re up for an adventure, these less-visited New Mexico hot springs offer an unparalleled opportunity to enjoy a soothing soak. 

Entrance to Ojo Caliente, one of the best New Mexico Hot Springs to visit after Jemez Hot Springs

More New Mexico Hot Springs to Visit This Winter

In addition to Jemez Hot Springs, Jemez Springs is home to three other New Mexico Hot Springs. One is a resort-style facility similar to Jemez Hot Springs, and the others are more rustic hike-in options.  

  1. In addition to Jemez Hot Springs, another nearby New Mexico hot spring is the Jemez Springs Bath House! This unique spot offers hot and cold mineral baths and a wide variety of spa services for the ultimate in relaxation. 
  2. Spence Hot Springs is one of the most heavily visited primitive hot springs. It’s beautiful, and the spring maintains a natural 95 degrees.
  3. McCauley Warm Springs is the final hot spring in Jemez Springs. You’ll find it between Battleship Rock and Jemez Falls, and it is a 3.8-mile loop with two warm pools.
  4. Though it’s not in Jemez Springs, another great rustic hot spring is San Antonio Hot Springs near Los Alamos. This is one of the closest New Mexico hot springs to our New Mexico Bed and Breakfast. Its rugged nature and stunning natural surroundings in the heart of the Santa Fe National Forest are unbeatable, and the hike to reach it is only 0.6 miles.

Jemez Springs isn’t the only place to find fantastic New Mexico Hot Springs. There are several in Northern Mexico, including two of the state’s most popular wellness centers. Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs is one of the top-rated New Mexico hot springs and is the only place in the world where you’ll find four kinds of mineral-enriched water, including Lithia, iron, soda, and arsenic. Add to the experience and indulge in one of the treatments offered here, followed by a delicious lunch or dinner at their onsite restaurant.

If you want a more traditional spa experience combined with a relaxing soak in New Mexico hot springs, head to Ten Thousand Waves Spa in Santa Fe. It was modeled after traditional Japanese mountain hot springs. They have nine outdoor hot tubs. Don’t miss a meal at Izanami Restaurant when you’re done. 

All this and more is at your fingertips when you stay with us at our New Mexico Bed and Breakfast. Book your winter getaway with us today!

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