Natural hot water springs in Bali are spread across the island’s inner regions. While some springs serve as sources of holy water to Hindu temples, others are hot springs that provide great wellness retreats. Tirta Empul Temple in central Bali and Toyabungkah are some of the most popular natural springs on the island. Every year thousands of tourists flock to these natural spas to rejuvenate and relax.
These springs overlook rewarding sights that are a treat for all the senses. Here is our list of 8 natural indulgent hot springs in Bali. These geothermal springs have sulfuric content and therapeutic properties, giving tourists a source to relieve their muscles before resuming their adventures.
Toya Devasya Hot Springs
Toya Devasya Hot Springs is located in a full-fledged resort and is adjacent to the Batur Natural Hot Springs. The spring has a beautiful panoramic view of with a beautiful panoramic lakeside backdrop of the Mount Batur caldera.
The resort’s hot water infinity pools are open for non-staying guests. Visitors can soak and wade with services provided at the poolside, including a lakeside restaurant and bar and a spa. These added facilities make Toya Devasya Spa relatively costlier than other hot springs around.
Entry fee for non-staying guests is US$10 (IDR 150,000)
Address: Jalan Puri Bening, Toya Bungkah, Central Batur, Kintamani, Bangli
Telephone: +62 (0)813 3832 5552
Penatahan Hot Springs
Penatahan Hot Water Springs in Bali is also famously known as Yeh Panes or Air Panas Penatahan. It is a collection of hot springs located around Penebel village. The village is about 13 kilometres from the central town of Tabanan.
Air Panas Penatahan is right next to the Yeh Ho river and it’s believed to have healing power due to its high mineral and sulfuric content. The magical waters of this hot springs are a great pitstop especially if you are visiting Batukaru Temple.
Entry fee is just under a dollar (IDR 10,000) and it is half the price for kids.
Address: Penatahan village, Penebel, Tabanan
Belulang Hot Springs
Isolated from the hustle bustle of the city amongst the vast expanse of paddy fields is the Belulang hot springs. Belulang is in Mengesta village in Tabanan’s Penebl district, which is around 10 kilometres from the Jatiluwih Rice Terraces. The hot springs of Belulang lies adjacent to a small village temple called Pura Batu Panes, which is the water source of this spring
Like other hot springs, the sulphuric content is high in these water springs. Belulang hot springs are operated by the village administration and attract mostly locals.
The fee to visit this place is less than a dollar (IDR 10,000).
Address: Mengesta village, Penebel, Tabanan
Batur Natural Hot Springs (Toya Bungkah)
Batur natural hot springs, also known as Toya Bungkah, is located right next to Bali’s largest lake the Mount Batur caldera. Batur is a collection of hot springs around Toya Bungkah volcano. To reach here, you’ll have to take a bumpy ride down to the crater, but all the effort is extremely rewarding.
The soothing springs of Batur are operated by the local community. Batur has mineral pools with the maximum temperatures of 40 degrees centigrade. The mesmerizing waters of the spring also give a treat to the eyes as it offers the majestic beauty of the lake with Batur and Abang peaks as a backdrop.
The place offers several mountain treks and adventure tours. A local restaurant Resto Desa Sari Ulam is located onsite and it serves local cuisine and freshwater fish grills.
To visit the place, you’ll have to pay US$ 10 (IDR 150,000) which includes drinks, lockers, showers, towel and unlimited use of the pools.
Opening Hours: 07:00-19:00
Address: Toya Bungkah, Kintamani, Bangli
Telephone: +62 (0)813 3863 3519
Banyuwedang Hot Springs
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Banyuwedang Hot Water Springs in Bali is a great hot water pool that offers views over the bay of West Bali National Park. You can stopover this place if you are visiting Singaraja via the Gilimanuk in Bali’s northwest.
Banyuwedan hot spring’s temperature can be 40 degrees centigrade and is known for its high sulfuric content. The hot spring overlooks the bay and is surrounded by the dense mangrove forest of the national park.
The spring is a short distance away from Mimpi Resort Menjangan. The resort also has its own hot springs that is also available for non-staying guests.
Entry fee is just US$ 2 (IDR 25.000) per person an hour.
Opening Hours: 08:00-18:00
Location: Jalan Raya Singaraja-Gilimanuk, Pejarakan, Gerokgak, Buleleng
Angseri Hot Springs
Angseri hot water springs in Bali are locally known as Air Panas Angseri and are situated in the central highland Baturiti district of Tabanan. It is approximately 5 kilometres northeast of Batukaru Temple and is operated by the Angseri village administration.
Angseri was developed into one of the region’s top attractions in 2007, with proper purpose-built pools, a canteen, changing rooms, entrance and parking spaces.
Entry fee is IDR 10,000, which includes access to main hot water swimming pool. You can also access private, walled pools for IDR 35,000 per plot for half hour.
Yeh Sanih (Air Sanih)
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Also known as Air Sanih, Yeh Sanih is a freshwater spring that attracts mostly local weekenders. The spring is located around 17 kilometres west of North Bali’s central town of Singaraja. The facility is run by locals.
Yeh Sanih is unique in that it channels cool freshwater from springs into clean ponds amid a beautiful garden setting. There is one pool for children and another for adults, along with changing rooms and showers.
Entry fee is just a dollar (IDR 15,000) per person.
Banjar Air Panas
Another beautiful hot water springs in Bali, the Banjar Air Panas are a series of stone pools that have naturally heated spring water. The place is a nice stopping point while exploring northern Bali. The water of this hot springs comes our of stone nagas (snake-like dragons) carved into the walls of the pools. The hot springs are set amidst fragrant tropical flowers and foliage. The place offers plenty of lockers, showers and changing rooms. There is a rustic resort behind the hot water springs. This is the place to be if you’d like to relax. There is also a great restaurant overlooking the pools that serves tasty Indonesian food.
Banjar Air Panas entry fee is just IDR 20,000 per person and it is open from Saturday to Sunday between 9 am and 5 pm.
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