History and Turkey go hand in hand and the spectacular coastline just goes on to add to the many reasons to explore this beautiful destination. This shimmering meeting of continents is a colossal hub of civilization and an amalgamation of cultures and has a flavorsome cuisine and offers some really delectable delicacies. Not just that but breathtaking views and beautiful landscapes too but nothing beats the ever so amazing hot springs in Turkey. That is what all you can expect from Turkey.
But the fun doesn’t stop there. Turkey also has more than 1000 hot springs that have therapeutic properties and are rich in antioxidants and minerals and have been used over the years as healers. If you are looking for a vacation just to relax and rejuvenate then let us tell you that a trip to Turkey offers you exactly that. Explore and soak in the goodness of these therapeutic hot springs as you enjoy a vacation in Turkey.
7 Therapeutic Hot Springs In Turkey
Here we have listed out 7 hot water springs in Turkey that you can visit if rejuvenation and relaxation is what you want to do on a trip.
1. Pamukkale Thermal Spring
Pamukkale means cotton castle in Turkish and is a famous natural hot springs in Turkey. Recognised by UNESCO as a world heritage site Pamukkale Thermal Spring is a natural wonder. These famous springs are well known for having traces of carbonate minerals that the rivers leave behind. Pamukkale Waterfalls in Turkey, known as Hierapolis in Greek forms pure White travertines from Calcium filled hot waters.
Location: Denizli, Turkey
Timings: 6:00 AM-6:30 PM(Nov-March), 6:00 AM-12:00 AM(April-Oct)- Travertine Site entry; 8 AM-5:30 PM(Nov-March), 8:00 AM-7:30 PM(April-Oct)-Pool entry
Entry Fee: 25 TL(INR 321, approx)- Travertine Site entry; 32 TL(INR 412, approx)- Pool entry
2. Yalova Thermal Spring
If you think luxury is the best way to do it then a trip to Yalova and planning your stay at one of the many Yalova Thermal Spring Resort is how you can do it. Great weather, beautiful nature, a healthy diet and rejuvenation. Sounds like a deal, right? If you want all of this then Yalova offers you exactly that and much more. Both the inside and the outdoor pools have their own charm and taking a dip at any of these hot springs will rejuvenate you.
Location: Yalova, Turkey
3. Oylat Thermal Spring
Hardly 30 kilometres away from Bursa’s City Center, Oylat Thermal Springs is one of the most. It might be a bit difficult to reach this thermal spring but what it offers certainly compensates. Rich in Sulphur, Bicarbonate, Hydrogen ions, Calcium and Iron. Out of all the Turkey hot water springs the Oylat Thermal Spring in Bursa has the purest and the most therapeutic water.
Location: Inegol, Turkey
4. Cekirge Thermal Spring
Another thermal spring in Bursa which has many therapeutic properties is the Cekirge Thermal Spring. Known for curing many rheumatic diseases the Cekirge Thermal Spring is quite famous and if you may call it a little adventure in itself. Also known as “Silver Waters” these thermal springs in Turkey are something that you must not miss out on your trip to Turkey to have a good time and many hotels have at Cekirge have artificial hot springs which are equally great.
Location: Cekirge, Bursa, Turkey
5. Cesme Thermal Spring
Home to the most famous hot springs in Turkey, Cesme is a place you should not miss out on your Turkey trip. The Cesme thermal springs offer clear blue Aegean waters and a pleasant climate. If you want a really picturesque and breathtaking view of the Aegean sea then Cesme Thermal Spring is where you should be at. It is undoubtedly one of the best places to be at in Turkey and offers many hotels where you can indulge in some artificial hot springs.
Location: Sivas, Turkey
6. Gazligol Thermal Spring
Just 22 kilometres away from the Afyon City the Gazligol Thermal Spring is one of the most famous hot springs in Turkey. Rich in substances like Sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Chloride, Bromide and Fluoride the Gazligol Thermal Spring is known for curing diseases of the urinary tract, kidney and skin and making the metabolism better. You should be at the Gazligol Thermal Spring if you want to rejuvenate. Gazligol also offers some of the best hotels where one can rejuvenate at artificial thermal springs.
Location: Afyon-Eskisehir Highway, Turkey
7. Ilgin Thermal Spring
Located in the Southern province of Konya the Ilgin Thermal Spring is a thermal spring rich in Hydrocarbonate, Calcium and Sodium. Known for its therapeutic properties this thermal spring is a preferred option as a cure for dermatologic, rheumatic, circulatory, gynaecologic, digestive and many heart diseases. A place you must visit if you want to be healed both physically and spiritually the Iligin Thermal Spring will leave you spellbound.
Location: Konya, Turkey
With these and many more hot springs in Turkey you have many options to rejuvenate. The therapeutic properties of these hot springs only go to add on to why you should not miss out on them. If you are prompted enough and can’t stop thinking about how amazing would it be to spend some time at these hot water springs in Turkey then take a look at these customizable options and plan your trip to Turkey with TravelTriangle.
Frequently Asked Questions About Hot Springs In Turkey
A. Turkey experiences extreme temperatures with hot summers and cold winters. The ideal season to travel to Turkey is during spring(April-May) and Autumn(September-November)
A. Yes. People come from far and wide places to take a dip into the Pamukkale hot springs. Swimming in these waters is not only refreshing but also has therapeutic effects.
A. The distance between Turkey and Istanbul is approximately 579 km and it will take you about 6 hours and 30 mins to get from one place to another.
A. Denizli-Cardak Airport is the nearest airport to Pamukkale, and you can get a 20 min bus or taxi ride to get to Pamukkale village.
If you like to travel by bus, you can get buses from all major cities to Pamukkale.
A. Yes. The Pamukkale hot springs are formed by mineral deposits over the massive travertine terraces over several thousand years left behind by the running waters.
A. The distance between Ilgin Thermal Spring and Konya is 88 km.
A. Heated to a temperature of 40, the water of Oylat Thermal Spring is known to have therapeutic properties and has proved to be very beneficial for rheumatism, liver, gall bladder, and metabolic complaints.
A. Yes. This hot spring in the city of Busra has the purest waters and is absolutely safe for drinking.
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