As we step into the new year, there’s a collective desire for renewal, a fresh start, and an opportunity to recharge our energies. If you’re looking for the perfect escape to kickstart the year on a positive note, consider the enchanting hot springs of San Miguel de Allende.

In this article, we’ll guide you through four hidden gems where serenity meets rejuvenation, offering an immersive experience to soothe your mind, body, and spirit.

Let’s explore the hot springs in San Miguel de Allende:

1. The Mayan Baths — A Tranquil Oasis

The Mayan Baths

The Mayan Baths, San Miguel de Allende

Nestled amidst lush surroundings, The Mayan Baths beckon you into a world of tranquility. The perfect blend of relaxation and rejuvenation, this haven allows you to unwind and let go of the stresses that may have lingered from the past year. Immerse yourself in the soothing warmth and let the healing waters work their magic.

Located on the outskirts of San Miguel, The Mayan Baths offer a sanctuary of thermal and mineral waters, with underground pools connected by tunnels made of stone, quartz and glass that are illuminated with candle light.

In addition, they offer relaxing massages and food service. Enjoy the sunset with a drink, after a day of water therapy, massage and delicious food.

The Details

  • Location:  Camino Hacia Xote A solo 10 Minutos del Centro, 37880 San Miguel de Allende, Gto.

  • Travel distance from San Miguel:  22 minutes

  • Amenities:  Underground hot spring pools, outdoor pools, gardens, outdoor lounging, spa, food and drink.

  • Hours:  Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00am to 07:00pm

  • Price:  Package prices range from $2,000 to $4,000 MXN per person

  • Reservations:  Contact on WhatsApp  +52 (415) 101-0045

The Mayan Baths

The Mayan Baths, San Miguel de Allende

2. La Gruta — Dive into Magic

La Gruta

La Gruta, San Miguel de Allende

La Gruta invites you to dive into the warm embrace of thermal waters, providing a space to breathe in the fresh air, let go of worries, and allow the warmth to envelop your senses. It’s a sanctuary where the natural and the supernatural converge.

La Gruta is family-friendly and is recommended for kids of all ages. The outdoor pools are spacious and the plush grounds offer plenty of space for you to soak up some sun with friends or family. They also offer a restaurant and bar, so you can stay and play all day.

The Details

  • Insider Tip:  La Gruta tends to be more crowded than others and the underground cave is small. The main attraction are the outdoor pools, so it is advised to go on an off day, if possible.

  • Location:  A Dolores Hidalgo km 10, 37893 El Cortijo, Gto.

  • Travel distance from San Miguel:  15 minutes

  • Amenities:  Hot spring, spa, restaurant, bar, and plush greens to lounge on.

  • Hours:  Open from Wednesday to Sunday from 7:00am to 5:00pm

  • Price:  $300 MXN per person (children under 3 years are free). Credit cards are accepted.

  • Reservations:  You can buy tickets upon arrival.

3. Escondido Place — A Hidden Retreat

Escondido Place

Escondido Place, San Miguel de Allende

Hidden oasis alert! Escondido Place promises a serene escape to revitalize your mind, body, and spirit. A concept park of hot springs and pools connected by tunnels and surrounded by nature and lush greenery, this tranquil retreat is the perfect sanctuary to start the year. Let the positive energy of the new year flow through you in this idyllic setting.

The Details

  • Location:  Carretera a, San Miguel de Allende – Dolores Hidalgo KM 10, 37700 San Miguel de Allende, Gto.

  • Travel distance from San Miguel:  20 minutes

  • Amenities: Hot springs, outdoor pools, hotel, spa, and restaurant.

  • Hours:  Monday to Sunday from 8:00am to 5:00pm, all year.

  • Price:  Entrance is $250 MXN per person.

  • Reservations:  They do not take reservations. You can buy tickets upon arrival.

4. Grutas Tolantongo — Nature’s Symphony of Relaxation

Grutas Tolantongo

Grutas Tolantongo, Mexico

Adding to the adventure, Grutas Tolantongo unfolds a breathtaking landscape where nature’s beauty meets therapeutic hot springs.

A bucket list destination in Mexico, Grutas Tolantongo is 3.5 hours from San Miguel, but worth the drive! Nestled in a canyon, you’ll enjoy beautiful grottos on the side of a mountain. The surreal landscape and warm waters create a symphony of relaxation.

Explore the unique charm of this destination and experience the healing touch of the natural world.

The Details

  • Insider Tip:  📸 An Instagram moment! The photos will speak for themselves.

  • Location: San Cristóbal S/N Ejido San cristobal, 42375 Cardonal, Hgo.

  • Travel distance from San Miguel:  3.5 hours

  • Amenities:  Grotto, Tunnel, River, Pools, Hiking, Thermal Pools, Hanging Bridge, Waterfalls, Zipline, Camping, Restaurant, Hotel, Store, Bathrooms, Showers, Changing Rooms, Medical Services, General Security, and Parking.

  • Hours:  Open daily 8am to 9pm

  • Price:  General entry is $180 MXN per person. Cash only. Children under 4 years are free.

  • Reservations:  You can buy tickets upon arrival.

Getting to the Hot Springs

To ensure your journey to the rejuvenating hot springs is seamless and stress-free, we are happy to offer a car service for your transportation needs. Don’t worry about the hassle of navigation or parking concerns, our reliable car service will allow you to focus solely on the relaxation that awaits you at the hot springs.

For more details on our transportation services, including rates and availability, feel free to contact us. Let us handle the logistics while you indulge in the therapeutic waters and embrace the tranquility of San Miguel de Allende.

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San Miguel de Allende’s hot springs provide a sanctuary for those seeking renewal and a fresh start in January. Each of these four destinations offers a unique experience to revitalize your energy and embrace the positive vibes of the new year.

So, embark on this journey, immerse yourself in the healing waters, and let the serenity of San Miguel de Allende be your guide to a rejuvenated soul in 2024.