Papallacta Hot Springs & Spa

Papallacta Hot Springs & Spa

Termas de Papallacta is located 40 miles east of Quito, the capital city of Ecuador in the heart of South America. Perched on a high Andean valley at the entrance route to the Ecuadorian Amazon jungle, the spa – resort offers its visitors health, recreation, adventure and rest. Whether relaxing in the thermal baths, indulging in pampering spa treatments, or embarking on adventure walks at the Rancho del Cañón (Canyon Ranch) or Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve, you are sure to enjoy the Papallacta experience.

The thermal baths are located on the banks of the Papallacta river in a unique natural environment accommodating nine hot thermal pools and three cold water pools. The resort restaurant offers a diverse menu to cater for all tastes. You can also purchase snacks and drinks at the kiosk. The clinic staff will attend emergencies and are happy to give consultations related to thermal spa use.


Travel Time

7 Hours

What's Included?

  • Spanish – English speaking guide
  • Private transportation
  • Private services
  • Entrance fee to thermal bath

Not Included

  • Meals & Drinks
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Entrance fees to churches, museum, archeological sites, national parks or tourist attractions
  • Optional activities
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Medical and Travel Insurance

What to bring?

  • Sunhat + Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • Walking Shoes/Sneakers or Tennis shoes
  • Comfortable clothes in layers (jeans,t-shirt, sweater and a jacket)
  • Small bag to carry a camera, sunblock, wallet, water (to keep everything safe)
  • Rain Jacket
  • Warm clothing

Important Notes

  • All prices are per person
  • Guides in other languages like Italian, German and French are available under request and with a supplement
  • We can include lunch to your tour with an extra rate
  • Treatments in the SPA should be booked in advance and are not included in our rate
  • Pool tariffs: 9usd per person to the public area & 23usd per person to the SPA area