Volcanic Hot Pools | El Salvador Travel Guide | British Couple backpacking El Salvador

Volcanic Hot Pools | El Salvador Travel Guide | British Couple backpacking El Salvador

So we were just saying to Edwin it’s
very warm can you take us to some nice cool springs? And Edwin said … No we’re going to a hot spring! Aaaaahhhhh ! 🎼 So we have come about 10 minutes drive from Ahuachapan, to an area that is known for its volcanic hot pools and no word of a lie, the heat coming off this pool behind me is insane …. pfoooo When the steam hits you, oh it’s sulphur
and steam and it’s literally boiling behind me, this lake is actually boiling. 🎼 We’ve just been looking at the bubbling
and boiling pools, the thermal pools, but now we’ve come up to the thermal baths of Santa Teresa and they’re very pretty it’s got lovely gardens and lovely pools 🎼 When you use the phrase spa and hotel and therapy This is exactly what you would imagine it is a beautiful place surrounded by beautiful gardens. filled with loads of pockets of pools, dotted around, different temperatures of the pools. They start off super hot coming from the volcanic spring and then as they go down through into the shaded pools amongst the trees they slowly cool down. It is beautiful. 🎼 So if you’re looking for somewhere to come and relax while you are staying in Ahuachapan then this place is literally ten minutes drive. They charge ten dollars entrance fee if you’re a non-resident So you can come relax enjoy these beautiful pools, they have a restaurant attached and we’ve actually stopped because we’re gonna get an iced coffee and they got some very naughty looking apple pie! but it is apple – so it is healthy ! one of your five-a-day! fruit is good for you! Iced coffee and apple pie with ice cream, the best lunch ever and it’s delicious! I am eating it before Chris gets it ! I know right films gone otherwise Marianne is going to eat it all! We couldn’t come all the way to these pools and not actually have a nice dip, so that’s what we’re doing! oh I can’t touch the floor! This is lovely the water is super refreshing, it’s warm but you can feel like the minerals in it, you feel like you’re getting a full body spa! It’s lovely. They have these different layers of pools and actually the water starts at the top at its hottest and each pool it actually gets cooler, and this pool actually feels pretty much body temperature! Marianne is just trying the next pool up. Is it hot? Wow – I feel like boil in the bag rice ! WOW ! it’s hot! i It’s really hot! Have you been? Yeah ! That one at the top must be really hot! Did you go in that one? What! ohhhh ! Normally you do this when it’s cold!! It is hot ! it’s really hot I think we should go and try the hottest pool! No ! I’m gonna try! I’m gonna try the hottest pool, very hot? Oh it’s hot Caliente 🎼 Okay we’re gonna try and go into the hottest one! I don’t know whether I can! I’m getting used to it it takes a while to get used to it Wow – oooohhhh Okay! He’s in the top pool! It is so hot I’m gonna try and go across to Marianne and then sweet okay you gotta be quick it’s too hot it’s really really hot! it’s really hot! put your foot in it! Oh okay, only for the brave!! I am going to sit down, I’m dizzy so we would definitely recommend coming to this place, and it has been so relaxing this is what travels about, hanging out in places like this which we don’t get to do that often and thank you very much to Edwin for bringing us here, it’s been
a super, lovely, relaxing couple of hours. Yeah, anyone travelling long term, you know how frantic it can be living out of a rucksack, well this makes it all worthwhile! Absolutely, it’s lovely and to think it’s all heated by volcanic springs, Yeah, it’s just like it’s just crazy Yeah, when we saw the bubbling water, I actually came away from there and said I was a little bit nervous because that was like boiling the lakes boiling but you realise and appreciate how close you are to the volcanic action. So when we came to the pools I was still a little bit like … oh I’m not sure It might be still too hot !! But the top pool is very hot but this pool is just a perfect temperature. So here in El Salvador, they actually take advantage of all this volcanic action and you can see a geothermic electric plant in the distance behind me which is producing electricity. So Ahuachapan here on Ruta de la Flores is actually a great base to go off and explore you know as we have, we’ve seen the hot springs, we’ve gone off to beautiful little towns, Ataco is only a ten minute bus ride away, they’ve
got a wonderful market and it’s just been a really, we’ve had three days here
and it’s been an absolute pleasure. So make sure you come to Ahuachapan. that’s air trapped in my shorts by the
way nothing else! Oh it’s nice! What did I say? geothermic okay I’ll start again And then we’re off I’m not sure what’s happening here … Is actually hot water and the cold waterfall next to it no Something’s crawling up my leg ha ha

100 thoughts on “Volcanic Hot Pools | El Salvador Travel Guide | British Couple backpacking El Salvador

  1. I'm Salvadoran but grew up and live in the USA and I must admit that I am jealous of you two. I'm happy you are having such a wonderful time in El Salvador

  2. Nice pools. It was funny to see Chris' face when he was getting used to the almost boiling water pool he tried alone. I am glad to see you both enjoying this hot spring spa. Kind regards.

  3. Great video! The thermal pools looked wonderful! I’ve really enjoyed this series en la Ruta de las Flores. Greetings from Virginia 😊

  4. This video tittle must be “IT’S HOT” hahahahahaha I laughed sooooo much with this video hhhaha Santa Teresa is a wonderful place! And its benefits for health are so many!

  5. Such a wonderful place to relax. I love how they set it all up. I looks beautiful and relaxing. Thank you for sharing it with us!

  6. Beautiful video, thanks for sharing your experiences in El Salvador, our home is your home, and always feel welcome there, God bless both of you in your way around the world. Peace and Good. From Boston Massachusetts.

  7. Beautiful pools lovely flowers 💐 and trees, great spa, great apple pie coffee makes a great time best wishes both kayxx

  8. Amazing that all I can say, God is perfect ., we’re very blessed and is beautiful people around the world they can see and they can Enjoy the Nature.

  9. 🥵🥵🥵Bonito video, pero el agua super🥵🥵🥵
    Gracias chicos por mostrar lo bello de mi pais, saludos desde 🇪🇦

  10. Like Marianne, I too would be saying "Yeah Chris, you try the hot pool and tell us what it's like!" So brave of you! I'm really enjoying your updates, which make it look like you're both having a wonderful time, which I think is the whole point of this world trip anyway. Another great video!

  11. What an spectacular experience you guys had at those hot springs pools in El Salvador.
    How much time can you spend in the water without getting dizzy?

  12. I’ve really enjoyed this series, the volcanic hot pools/ springs looked stunning and very relaxing. You guys are fun and a lovely couple. Blessings to you both

  13. You have to go to Chalatenango if you really want to know El Salvador, by the way everything there is wild,safe and most importantly free.

  14. When i was a child we went to the electric plant to se how power was produced from the volcanic springs, but those spas didn't exist yet, I am going to El Salvador next week I'll see if ican make a trip there, tanx 👍🏼

  15. Yeah, you get in the hottest if you are not a chicken. You forgot to mention that Ausoles are medicinal waters!

  16. all people who bathe in the waters of the savior God rejuvenates them with good health and long life, it is something special that has the savior who has no place other than the savior.

  17. Thanks a lot for this great video, I'm glad you enjoy it, it was reported in the past that people with skin problems such eczema, some doctors even recommended to visit the thermal waters of Ahuachapan to relief and even cure the skin ailments, you can even find back in the 60's 70's handmade artisan soaps made up from sulfur they were called "Jabon de Azufre" greetings from beautiful Vancouver

  18. I am glad that you liked our country and the way you show us it is lovely , thank for tell the world that not all the Salvadoran people are gangs . Thank you friends

  19. Thnks for ur vlog of my beautiful country. Amazing plcs that God almighty gives us to enjoy. U got urself a new subscriber. Looking forward for ur other vlogs.

  20. Gracias amigos por haber visitado nuestro hermoso país . Sin duda vale la pena somos un país muy rico en paisajes naturales, Espero la hayan pasado muy bien. Saludos!!!

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