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Thanh Tan Hot Springs

Thanh Tan Hot Springs is one of the destinations not to be missed when traveling to Vietnam. With a water temperature of about 39 degrees Celsius, this hot mineral spring is one of the precious natural resources. It brings many benefits to human health. If you are looking for a place that is both relaxing, entertaining and brings health benefits. Thanh Tan hot spring is definitely a great choice. Let’s explore this wonderful place with Origin Vietnam.

1. Where is Thanh Tan hot spring?

Thanh Tan hot spring is located in Phong Son commune, Phong Dien district, Thua Thien Hue province, Vietnam. About 30 km from Hue city center, about 135 km northwest of Da Nang city and about 655 km southeast of Hanoi capital.

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2. How is Thanh Tan hot mineral spring unique?

The Thanh Tan hot mineral spring was discovered by French scientists in 1928. This is a hot mineral spring whose source is thousands of meters underground with a temperature always fluctuating around 39 degrees Celsius. It brings many nutrients. Health-beneficial substances such as calcium sulfate, silicium, etc.

With an exceptionally high total amount of dissolved minerals, Thanh Tan hot spring is currently among the valuable sources of precious mineral water in Vietnam.

Thanh Tan Hot Spring is located in a large campus, surrounded by beautiful natural landscape. With warm mineral water containing valuable minerals, you have the opportunity to enjoy an enjoyable mineral bath. This is also the ideal place to reduce stress and relax after stressful working days.

In addition to enjoying hot water, Thanh Tan Hot Springs also diversifies your experience. The water park with exciting and thrilling rides like Zipline and Highwire will take you into a world of fun and challenge. In addition, visiting traditional craft villages and walking in vegetable gardens are other interesting activities. That you should not miss.

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3. When is the best time to visit Thanh Tan hot springs?

Hue is one of the provinces in Central Vietnam, so the climate has interference between the North and South. The weather will have two distinct seasons, the rainy season and the dry season. So when traveling to Hue, you need to determine the appropriate time to have the perfect experience.

The most ideal time to explore Thanh Tan hot spring is from March to September. When the weather is dry, sunny, and suitable for outdoor activities.

During the period October – November, the weather is a bit chilly. So it will be quite suitable for tourists to soak in the hot water at Thanh Tan.

4. How to get to Thanh Tan hot mineral spring?

The most popular means of transport if people plan to go to Thanh Tan hot springs are motorbikes, private cars or taxis. According to the experience of many people, you can go here by motorbike to enjoy the beautiful natural scenery on both sides of the road. Before stopping at this special mineral spring.

You can follow the route:

  • Starting from the center of Hue city, you can go along National Highway 1A about 20 km to the North. Here, you will meet An Lo bridge, then turn left about 12 km to reach Thanh Tan mineral spring tourist area.

Most of the distance is straight and quite easy to walk, so you can safely travel here with your companions. There will be 2 traffic police checkpoints along the way. You must remember to prepare all types of identification documents and always obey traffic laws to ensure safety.

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5. Benefits of bathing in Thanh Tan hot springs

Thanh Tan Hot Springs is a famous tourist destination in the Central region of Vietnam. This place is not only a hot mineral bathing location, but also brings many benefits to the health and spirit of tourists. Here are some benefits of Thanh Tan hot spring:

  • Pain relief and anti-inflammation: Bathing in hot mineral water at Thanh Tan hot spring helps relieve pain and is anti-inflammatory for joints and body. This is a good method to help relieve aches and pains associated with arthritis and back pain.
  • Cleans skin and hair: Hot mineral water contains minerals that are beneficial for skin and hair. Bathing in hot mineral water helps clean skin and hair, improve dry skin and reduce hair loss.
  • Relax and reduce stress: Bathing in hot mineral water at Thanh Tan hot spring helps reduce stress and create a feeling of relaxation for the mind and body.
  • Improve digestive system: Hot mineral water at Thanh Tan hot spring can help improve the digestive system, reduce constipation and support digestion.
  • Improve health: Bathing in hot mineral water at Thanh Tan hot spring can help improve health by improving blood circulation, reducing stress, and strengthening the immune system.

In addition, Thanh Tan hot spring also provides diverse services and amenities to meet customer needs. Coming to Thanh Tan hot springs to enjoy the benefits for your health and spirit.

6. Activities and experiences at Thanh Tan hot springs

Thanh Tan hot spring tourist area is proud to be a diverse destination, combining exciting entertainment and health recovery in Hue city. This place is like a giant natural park, surrounded by forests and mountains, with a green and clean layout. And it also offers a rich range of games for all ages.

6.1 Bathing in hot springs

At Thanh Tan hot springs area, you will discover two natural hot mineral springs and an exciting swimming pool. For tourists who have never been here, they cannot help but be surprised by the beauty of the natural streams. Where the water temperature can reach nearly 70 degrees Celsius. You will feel excited when you try an egg. Boiled chicken, which was cooked from a hot spring, emitted floating white smoke.

Many scientific studies have proven that soaking or bathing in mineral-rich hot springs. You can stabilize cardiovascular indicators, blood pressure, breathing rate, body temperature and skin resistance. This helps improve health, provides energy and nutrients to the body, while also helping to purify toxins and support the body’s rejuvenation process.

For young people, soaking in hot mineral springs is also beneficial for relaxing muscles and reducing stress on joints. It helps relieve stress and overcome insomnia. The space here also creates ideal conditions for relaxation and dating with a romantic, cool and peaceful space.

6.2 Mud Bathing

Besides the hot mineral spring bathing experience. Thanh Tan tourist area also offers mud bathing services, an experience that is beneficial for health. Especially for older people and those who work in office environments. They often have to maintain a sitting position for long periods of time and may feel fatigue and muscle tension.

Natural mineral mud contains many useful active ingredients, has the ability to prevent the aging process. It helps reduce stress and promote mental relaxation. In particular, mud baths also have positive effects on neurological and bone and joint problems. So, when travelling to Thanh Tan, take the opportunity to undergo mud bath therapy. In order to improve both your physical and mental health.

6.3 Joining adventure games

The Highwire game just by its name is enough to make us imagine an adventurous challenge at high altitude. Designed with three routes on the cable car, its total length is nearly 600m and is located 6m above the ground. Highwire poses 32 diverse challenges for players.

To participate in this game, players need to control their mind and overcome heights along with challenging obstacles. What’s special is that Highwire at Thanh Tan hot spring has been confirmed with the title “The largest Highwire in Vietnam” adding to the attraction and challenge.

It’s impossible to talk about games here without mentioning Zipline – the most typical and interesting game of the resort. Many people often joke that coming to Thanh Tan without trying Zipline is truly missing out. Imagine the special feeling when you hang yourself on a cable that slides 560m down from the top of the mountain. It is at an altitude of 45m above the ground.

This is also the longest Zipline section in Vietnam today and is not for those who are afraid of heights. Participating in this game, you will have the opportunity to experience the feeling of flying in mid-air and admire the beauty of surrounding nature.

6.4 Camping at Thanh Tan hot springs

Not only is it an ideal destination for those who want to soak in warm water. Thanh Tan hot mineral spring is also a camping spot and organizes group games that are loved by many people in Hue.

Possessing an impressive spacious campus, you can come here to light a campfire or organize musical performances if you choose to camp overnight here. According to the experience of many people traveling to Hue, you should camp overnight at Thanh Tan hot spring. You will have the most authentic and close-to-nature experiences.

With the peaceful scenery of the rolling mountains as dusk gradually falls. The space at the stream at night becomes even quieter and very romantic, very suitable for organizing exchanges or simply hanging out. Gathering together around the campfire, chatting and playing.

6.5 Visiting the orchid garden with many unique orchid varieties

Thanh Tan Hot Springs really knows how to please everyone. Not only does it bring exciting moments of splashing in the warm water, not only is there a large yard for everyone to gather together. This place also has an orchid garden with many strange and unique orchid species.

Thanh Tan Orchid Garden is famous in Hue as one of the places that owns many strange varieties of Cymbidium and other beautiful wild orchids. Under the caring hands of skilled artisans and watered with nutritious mineral water. The orchids here have wide foliage and larger petals than normal orchids. Enjoying tea while looking at flowers is truly a poetic experience, right?

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7. Specialties when traveling to Thanh Tan hot springs

When traveling here, you will enjoy delicious dishes at the buffet or set menu. Let me tell you, the resort’s restaurant also serves very attractive dishes with fragrant fried perch raised from natural mineral water. It will make you remember forever when enjoying this dish.

After exploring and experiencing a day here, you can return to Hue city and enjoy the specialties of this land.

7.1 Nem Lui Hue (Lui Spring Rolls)

Although Lui spring rolls are not a strange dish in many other localities, in Hue, Lui spring rolls have a very unique, delicious flavor. Nem Lui is served with rice paper, herbs, and dipped in broth. The dipping sauce is mixed with a thick paste, including pureed peanuts, pork liver, and minced pork.

7.2 Hue Tapioca Cake

Inside the layer of leaves are flexible cakes, the filling can be seen through. When eaten, the cake dough feels chewy and sweet, mixed with the rich flavor of shrimp and meat, dipped in a little sweet and spicy fish sauce. It will definitely make Hue tourists unforgettable.

7.3 Ram Cake

The cake consists of two parts: the ramen part and the small part. When placed on a plate, the chef will put the white cake on top and sprinkle a little shrimp powder on top. The cake is dipped in sweet and sour fish sauce and a little fresh Hue chili. You should try it when traveling to Hue.

7.4 Nam Cake

Nam cake is a typical rustic dish of Hue. The cake has a delicious flavor, soft and smooth, rich in shrimp flavor. The correct way to eat banh nam is to peel off the leaves on top of the cake, leave the wrapped leaves underneath intact, and spread the cake flat on a plate. Then sprinkle a little sweet and sour dipping sauce on top and use a spoon to scoop each piece.

7.5 Mixed Figs

Mixed fig is a very popular dish in rustic meals of Hue people. Boil the figs, then fry them with onions and garlic. Finally, add shrimp and meat and stir together. When placed on the plate, the chef will sprinkle some sesame, roasted peanuts and Vietnamese coriander.

7.6 Sour Shrimp Paste

Hue people always have an endless love for fish sauce dishes, of which one of the dishes that many tourists love to buy as gifts is sour shrimp sauce. The special feature of this dish is that fresh shrimp will soak in white wine, so it will cook slowly and create a dark red color. The best sour shrimp paste is rolling with boiled meat, rice paper and raw vegetables.

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8. Accommodation when traveling to Thanh Tan hot springs

When traveling to Thanh Tan hot springs, you don’t have to worry about where to stay overnight. This tourist area offers a full range of comfortable and luxurious accommodations. If you want to be close to nature, you can stay in a homestay or simply camp in a large, cool and quiet space.

If you don’t want to stay here, after a full day of relaxation, you can return to Hue city to rest. Below are some hotels that you can refer to.

  • Golden Star Villa Hue.
  • Cherish Hotel Hue.
  • Thanh Uyen Hue Hotel.
  • Villa Hue.
  • Cherry Hotel Hue.
  • Rosaleen Boutique Hotel.
  • Indochine Palace Hotel.
  • Imperial Hue Hotel.
  • Eldora Hotel.

9. Some important notes when traveling to Thanh Tan hot springs

Visitors come to Thanh Tan hot spring tourist area not only for the health benefits. However, to fully enjoy those benefits and ensure your health, you need to keep in mind a few things:

  • Bathing time: When bathing in hot springs, be sure to soak no more than 3 times a day and each time should only last about 20 minutes. Allow time for rest and relaxation between baths. Bathing for too long can cause fatigue, discomfort and affect your health. You should take a hot mineral bath in the morning or evening to avoid harsh sunlight and minimize the negative effects of sunlight.
  • Water temperature: You should bathe in appropriate temperature water, do not bathe in water that is too hot or too cold. The best water temperature for hot mineral bathing is from 36-38 degrees Celsius.
  • Bath properly: When bathing, you should gently massage body areas to stimulate blood circulation and reduce pain. You should bathe in hot mineral water before eating or at least 1 hour after eating to ensure good digestion.
  • Health: If you have any health problems such as heart disease, high blood pressure, allergies, dermatitis, arthritis, stomach pain, you should consult your doctor before taking a bath. Especially for those of you who are afraid of heights, consider before participating in adventure games such as Zipline, Highwire, slides, or slides.
  • Adjust salt intake: If you bathe too much in hot mineral water, the amount of salt in your body will increase and can affect your health. You should drink enough water after bathing to help eliminate salt and toxins from your body.
  • Do not bring food: Thanh Tan Hot Springs does not allow visitors to bring food into the tourist area. Remember to comply with this regulation to avoid difficulties and inconvenience.

It is worth visiting Thanh Tan hot springs

With beautiful natural space, high quality hot mineral water and professional health care services, Thanh Tan Hot Springs will bring you a wonderful experience. Come and enjoy the wonderful benefits of this hot mineral water to enhance your health and feel great relaxation.

If you are planning your trip to Hue, please immediately contact Origin Vietnam – a professional tour operator. We will accompany you every step of the way on your tours in Hue to relax at Thanh Tan hot springs and commit to bringing you the most enjoyable experiences.

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