Northern New Mexico boasts a wide variety of fascinating natural features, but one of the most popular among visitors is the mineral-enriched hot springs! The waters that make up these springs have risen to the surface of the Earth from volcanic aquifers beneath the ground, making them ideal for a relaxing soak.
Jemez Springs, located approximately an hour and a half from our Chimayo bed and breakfast, is one of the best places in Northern New Mexico for hot springs. If you’d like to experience this unique form of TLC, here are some of the most celebrated Jemez Springs hot springs that we’re sure you’ll want to enjoy again and again!
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5 Jemez Springs Hot Springs That You Need to Visit
1. Giggling Springs
Giggling Springs is the place to go if you’re interested in a luxurious natural spring experience! The day resort features outdoor therapeutic mineral pools, lovely cabanas for relaxing in the shade, floating lounge chairs, and more. It’s just like spending a day at the spa!
The waters that make up the pools in the resort originate from ancient seawater that originates deep beneath the Valles Caldera National Park & Preserve, so the temperatures are a perfect 102 to 105 degrees Fahrenheit.
Just grab a seat, a cold drink, and lay back for a full day of self-indulgence.
2. Jemez Springs Bath House
Relax, rejuvenate, and renew at Jemez Springs Bath House! This unique spa provides hot or cold mineral baths and a wide variety of spa services such as body scrubs, waxing, and other cosmetology services. Plus, the friendly staff is always happy to ensure that your experience is as memorable as it can be.
A visit to the Jemez Springs Bath House is ideal for couples in search of a romantic activity or girlfriend getaways in New Mexico!
3. Soda Dam Hot Springs
Nestled within the Jemez Valley, Soda Dam is one of the area’s most primitive hot springs and requires a short hike before you can enjoy the revitalizing pool.
This particular hot spring is formed by a stone that stands as one of the oldest in Jemez Valley. The limestone formation is accompanied by a small mineral spring that is open for your enjoyment from sunrise to sunset.
4. McCauley Hot Springs
This Jemez hot springs hike has a very rewarding end for those willing to embark on the trek.
McCauley Hot Springs is located between Battleship Rock and Jemez Falls on a 3.8-mile loop trail. The hike is relatively easy, so it’s perfect for everyone in the family.
Once you reach the springs, you’ll be invited to take a dip and simply unwind as the mineral waters work their magic on your skin and aching muscles.
5. San Antonio Hot Springs
The San Antonio Hot Springs in Jemez Springs, NM is one of the most popular natural pools in the region, and it’s for good reason!
Located within the beauty of Santa Fe National Forest, this spring is surrounded by some of the most awe-inspiring scenery in the state. It can be reached after a brief .6-mile hike and is regularly visited by tourists and locals alike.
Should you choose to visit the San Antonio Hot Springs, be sure you bring your cameras!
Book a Relaxing Escape to New Mexico With Casa Escondida
Ready for a much-needed getaway from reality? We invite you to discover peace and tranquility at our charming Chimayo inn.
Our ideal location in the countryside of Northern New Mexico places you in a quiet and undisturbed setting without sacrificing convenience to local attractions such as Santa Fe, Jemez Springs, and Taos. During your stay with us, you’ll also enjoy traditional Southwestern accommodations, a delicious hot breakfast served each morning, and access to a wide variety of vacation specials and packages.
For relaxing weekend getaways, we highly recommend our cozy Heart of the House Room. This inviting guest room creates a warm and homey atmosphere with a working antique wood stove, a queen bed and daybed, traditional New Mexican floors, and more.
Book your next getaway with us at Casa Escondida today!