Avila Hot Springs, Avila Beach

3.2
#12 of 17 in Things to do in Avila Beach
Hot Spring · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • We did not go to this site but to the sycamore and you are advised to make reservations for your time. The Avila springs originally owned by my high school mates may not be a hot springs anymore but....  more »
  • Great friendly staff. I had a wonderful massage. Very relaxing. I hope to get the opportunity to come back.  more »
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  • I can’t be too upset, because this facility is so reasonably priced. It seems like an inexpensive way to get a day pass to a pool. It must be especially relaxing on sore muscles. It is worn down, though, and since I visited on a weekday in the off-season, it was sparsely populated with retirees—something, through no fault of their own, did not help refresh the atmosphere. Because I have visited other hot springs before, I wasn’t prepared for the strong sulfur smell. Be warned that a quick rinse afterward might not do it, because I smelled like sulfur (reminded me of pencil erasers) for at least four hours afterward, at which point I took a more thorough shower. Also, the minerals are pretty drying (which makes senses), so maybe bring lotion.
  • The spring has a very strong smell to it. It doesn't just smell like sulfur so you have to have a strong stomach to stay long. The slides are a lot of fun, especially since there isn't typically a long line. However, the slide is only open weekends for select hours. It is reasonably priced.

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