Things to Do in Banos

Things to Do in Banos, Banos de Agua Santa, Ecuador (B)

Baños De Agua Santa commonly known as Baños, is a town that sits on the side of Tungurahua Volcano. Also known as the “Gateway to the Amazon”, Baños is the last big town located in the mountains before reaching the jungle and other towns in the Amazon River basin.

Baños, named for its public hot baths. You cannot possibly visit Baños and avoid spending time in one of the many thermal baths. All of the baths are fed by the hot springs coming from Tungurahua, the adjacent active volcano.

You are required to wear a bathing cap. They sell them on site for USD 4 or you can rent them for USD 0.50. There is free manned storage for your belongings, a snack bar and multiple pools with various temperatures.

Termas La Virgen Calle Montalvo y Luis A Martinez | Open daily from 05:00 to 16:00 and 18:00 to 21:00 |

Piscina Santa Clara Calle Velasco Ibara Entre 12 de Noviembre y Rafael Vieira | Open on Monday to Friday 14:00 to 21:30 | Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 10:00 to 21:30 | ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Things to Do in Banos
Guide Location: Ecuador » Banos de Agua Santa
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Sreeram Hariharan
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Termas La Virgen
  • Termas El Salado
  • Piscina Santa Clara
  • Casa De Arbol
  • Rocafuerte & Pastaza streets
  • Restaurante Hortensias
  • Pailon Del Diablo
  • Mercado Central
  • Mirador Virgen
  • Calle Mera
  • San Martin Eco Zoo
  • Avenida de las Amazonas
  • Maldonado Street
  • Our Lady of the Holy Water