5 New Mexico Hot Springs That You Need to Check Out

July 30, 2019 | All Posts

If you’re hoping to unwind, relax, and let all of your worries melt away during your stay with us, then a visit to the New Mexico hot springs is a must! There are several volcanic aquifers that flow beneath the ground in our area, and when those waters rise to the surface, they create revitalizing hot springs that contain incredible healing minerals. It truly is an experience just to soak in the warm pools. Here’s where to find some of the best New Mexico hot springs that are sure to restore your mind, body, and spirit. The New Mexico hot springs are just one of the many places to relax and unwind in the Land of Enchantment. Request your free copy of our Vacation Guide to instantly receive a full list of our area’s top activities and attractions including local spas, outdoor recreation, dining, events, and more.

5 of the Best New Mexico Hot Springs

1. Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs

This New Mexico hot springs resort is the only spot in the world to find four kinds of mineral-enriched water including Lithia, iron, soda, and arsenic. Whether you are looking for remedies to the immune system, skin conditions, or even depression, the pools are considered beneficial. You will have your choice of 11 different pools at Ojo Caliente that range in temperature from 80-109 degrees.

2. Ten Thousand Waves

Located right in Santa Fe, the Ten Thousand Waves Spa is inspired by the great Japanese mountain hot springs. However, instead of a spring, the waters here are sourced from a 900-foot deep well. Each of the nine outdoor tubs reflects a sense of serenity that is perfect for melting all of your worries away. Your admission will also include access to the saunas, sun decks, cold plunge, and more. During your visit, be sure to check out their Izanami Restaurant which features authentic Japanese cuisine.

3. Giggling Springs

Located in nearby Jemez Springs, this luxury day-spa is home to therapeutic mineral water pools made from ancient seawater that originates deep beneath the Valles Caldera National Park & Preserve. The temperatures at Giggling Springs range from 102 to 105 degrees Fahrenheit, making it easy to relax in one of the floating chairs and forget all about your worries.

4. Spence Hot Springs

Also located near Jemez Springs, Spence Hot Springs can be reached after a short hike through the Jemez Valley. The undeveloped, natural setting within the rock pools provides an authentic New Mexico hot springs experience, making it a favorite among visitors.

5. Sunrise Springs

Sunrise Springs in Santa Fe is the place to go if you’re interested in a luxurious natural spring experience! This 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! Just grab a seat, a cold drink, and lay back for a full day of self-indulgence.

Leave All Your Worries Behind During Your Stay at Casa Escondida

After spending a day at the New Mexico hot springs, return to our Chimayo bed & breakfast for even more relaxation! Unlike other hotels in the New Mexico mountains, we immerse our guests in the culture of the Southwest with authentically-designed guest rooms, traditional New Mexican breakfast items, and a naturally beautiful setting. If you’re in search of lodging in New Mexico, your search has ended! Book your stay with Casa Escondida today and we look forward to welcoming you soon!