Do you love to enjoy nature? Then you need to explore some natural hot springs in Indonesia. Since Indonesia is surrounded by so many beautiful mountains, that makes the country has so many natural hot springs.
Most of the natural hot springs in Indonesia becomes one of the most popular visits for tourists. That is why those places commonly become more crowded in the weekend or holiday seasons.
Speaking of natural hot springs, here we have some of them. You should go there at least once in your lifetime. Let’s check them out below!
1. Aek Rangat Pangururan
If you explore the Samosir island in North Sumatra, you will find their most popular natural hot springs. People call the place the Aek Rangat Pangururan, which is located in the Pangururan area.
The water of Aek Rangat Pangururan comes from the Pusuk Buhit mountain. They appear from the limestone and spreads around the area. Local Pangururanese makes some pools for it so that they can use the water to bathe.
The scenery around Aek Rangat Pangururan is so wonderful. It is surrounded by hills that are completed with so many green trees. You will be happy to enjoy the scenery around and stay longer in the Aek Rangat pool.
2. Ciater Natural Hot Spring
Explore West Java is not complete without visiting their most popular natural hot spring in Ciater. The place becomes so popular in tourism visit not only for local but foreigner as well.
Ciater natural hot spring is perfect to enjoy, with the combination of the Ciater area that is well-known with the cold weather around. Moreover, the place is open from 6 am to 10 pm, which makes tourists can enjoy the hot spring casually.
3. Ciwidey Hot Spring
Bandung becomes one of the most popular cities with the places with the coldest temperature in Indonesia. That is why you will find some natural hot springs there, such as in the Ciwidey area. There are natural hot springs that have a waterpark concept.
Ciwidey natural hot spring offers some variant pools which you can choose from. There is some waterslide that is perfect to bring your kid to enjoy the hot springs. Moreover, the place is a bit huge so that you don’t need to worry it becomes crowded with people such as in the camping spots in Indonesia.
4. Umbul Sidomukti
Exploring Semarang, Central Java is not complete without visiting Ungaran. The area has a popular natural hot spring which they call Umbul Sidomukti. The area is a bit far to reach from Semarang as the capital city of the province.
Umbul Sidomukti becomes so popular not only for local tourists but foreigners as well. People believe if they bathing there, they will have so many skin disease disappears within no time. That is why so many people go there to get treatment from the water.
5. Banjar Hot Spring
Exploring Bali will be complete after you visit the Banjar hot spring, Buleleng regency. The place is so popular in tourism visits and always crowded by visitors. The clean water that is useful for health and some cure process from the local myth becomes one of the reasons why this place is always crowded with tourists.
Banjar hot spring comes from the natural water that comes from the middle of the jungle. It is kind of different from some of the most luxurious hotels in Bali. People believe that the water comes from the mountain that naturally spreads around the jungle.
While visiting the Banjar hot spring, you will allow to bathe and also get some massages services from the localhost. You need to pay about IDR75000 to enjoy the massages service.
6. Angseri Natural Hot Spring
Angseri natural hot spring becomes one of the most popular hot springs in Indonesia. It is located around Angseri village, Tabanan, Bali. The hot water in Angseri hot spring comes from the Batukaru mountain.
To reach the Angseri natural hot spring, you need to take a ride about two hours from Denpasar. Even if the location is a bit far from crowded places such as Kuta or Denpasar, but this hot spring is worth visiting.
The scenery around the Angseri natural hot spring is perfect for relaxation time or even healing time for your psyche. It surrounding by some of Indonesia’s best rice terraces, green hills, and also the bamboo forest.
7. Malanage Natural Hot Spring
Malanage natural hot spring becomes one of the most popular natural hot springs in Indonesia. It is located in the Malanage river, Ngada regency, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara. The hot water comes from the most active volcano in Flores.
If you explore the Malanage river, you will be amazed by two types of water that running there. One becomes the natural hot spring which has a higher temperature of the water. And the other one has normal cold water. you can enjoy the scenery at the hot springs with consume some Indonesian traditional drinks.
8. Soa Mengeruda Natural Hot Spring
Soa Mengeruda is one of the most popular natural hot springs in Indonesia. It is located in So’a, Bejawa, Ngada regency, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara. The hot spring is not too far from the So’a airport, which only takes around 15 minutes drive.
Soa Mengeruda has its natural hot spring that comes from the volcano and flowingly run into the river. The place has a specific pool for bath and also for some diseases skin therapy.
So, there are some of the most beautiful and worth visiting natural hot springs in Indonesia. Most of them are located in the middle of the jungle, which has a natural wonder scenery to enjoy. Have you ever visiting one of them?