Termas de puyehue are hot pools that are inside the Puyehue National Park. The place has two thermal swimming pools, one indoor and one outdoor arising naturally, allowing you to relax between the hot water and the natural beauty that the Park offers.
Puyehue Hot Springs are placed inside the National Park of the same name, and amid ancient forests of larch, Podocarpus nubigenuss, Persea lingue and coigüe. These springs where originally created in 1910 and offer visitors basic services of both natural and thermal hot baths. Inside, the complex boasts facilities with sulfur and mud baths and two swimming pools, one of them roofed. Thermal water here is pure and crystal clear, reaching temperatures up to 70°C in its source.
Water properties in these springs, which have great sedative and analgesic effects, were discovered in the beginning of the 17th century. These are recommended to treat, stress, skin conditions, rheumatism, arthritis, diabetes, obesity, the nervious system, cardiovascular conditions and neuralgias. The springs are opened all year and you can reach them by traveling along Ruta Internacional 215, a paved road, until reaching kilometer 64 from where you can enter to Puyehue National Park.
When to go : Year round.
How to get there : 128 miles (205 km.) northeast of Puerto Montt. 61 miles (98 km) east of Osorno, Región de Los Lagos.
Facilities : This Thermal SPA is run by a highly qualified and experienced staff. Some of the available facilities include a sauna, individual hydromassage bathtubs, double and single baths. They are all equipped with showers, a lounge and a changing room. There is also a gym with treadmills, bikes, weight machines, and music. As for relaxation, the facilities offer rooms for massage therapy and reflexology, fangotherapy and a lounge with four recliners. There is also a cosmetics boutique and a hair salon. The SPA has 3 pools: a covered pool (99°F to 102°F) and two outdoor pools, one hot (91°F to 99°F) and the other a cooler (68°F to 71°F). The sheltered pool features a small, cool-water pool and another one for hydromassages that exceeds 104°F (40°C). The cool water pool also has a hydromassage, and there is also a water pool for children, bubble beds, jets of water, and a waterfall that you can access by bridge.
Water Type :
Hyperthermic waters, 170°F to 181 °F (77°C to 83°C).
Rich in Calcium (7.4 mg/lt) and Magnesium (0.2 mg/lt) Sulfates
Rich in Lithium (0.5 mg/lt)
Slightly high content of sodium (172 mg/lt.)
Rich in Fluorine (1.7 mg/lt.)
Basic pH of 8.65
Backaches and spinal pain.
Pain from Fractures.
Chronic Conditions of the Lower Limbs (Arthrosis, arthritis, tendonitis)
Chronic and acute stress.
Fatigue and Depression.
Main ingestion effects :
Deceiving effect in the kidneys, causing them to eliminate the excess of sodium from the blood.
Reduce bladder inflammation.
Slightly laxative, eases digestion.
Prevents dental caries.
Antiseptic and antiparasitic.
Does not allow harmful bacterial infections to develop.
Main bathing effects :
Great inflammatory and analgesic effect.
pH and sodium stimulate peripheral circulation, improving thermic regulation.
Stimulates skin renewal, it's an antiseptic and protector.
Stimulates cellular desintoxication (due to sulfur).
Stimulates the liver's defensive function (due to sulfur).
Stimulates blood cells production in the bone marrow and spleen (due to sulfur).
Reduces stress and associated symptoms.
Low Blood Pressure
Baths with Seats
Local Poultice Treatment
General Poultice Treatment
The weather on this place is oceanic and rainy, with a bit of Mediterranean influence, there’s abundant and constant rainfall, even in summer. The annual average temperature is 11° C.
We advise you to wear clothes that are suitable for rain, because the weather is constantly changes at any time of the year.
Stores in rural areas are open all day, but they close between 13.00 and 15.00. We advise you to carry local currency (Chilean pesos), since it isn’t possible to pay with debit or credit cards in kiosks and rural stores.
Do not litter on parks or streets. Taking care of our environment is everyone's responsibility. Avoid fines by following the rules.