When most people hear the words “hot springs”, their thoughts turn to Arkansas and how nice to would be go there for a relaxing vacation. For the people who live in Colorado, especially in the Idaho Springs area, they do not have to travel that far to enjoy the benefits of the relaxing hot springs and spa. Idaho Springs has been the home of the world renouned Indian Hot Springs for over 100 years.
The Indian Springs Hot Springs Resort has been providing hot baths, accommodations, and meals to their guests for years. This is a centralized location for skiers and a great romantic getaway for couples. The hot springs have been rated among the top 10 springs in the world.
If you are planning a romantic getaway or just an overnight visit, you can stay at the Historic Main Resort Building, The Inn, or The Lodge. In addition to the spacious rooms, you can also book a suite, and there are handicap-accessible rooms. The Indian Spring Hot Springs Resort also offers cabins for families or couples. The cabins have one queen bed with two bunk beds and a kitchen facility.
While you are there, you can enjoy the following:
- Geo Thermal Cave Baths: They were driven into the solid mountain side between 1903 and 1911 just for this facility. There is one cave for men and one cave for women. Each Geo-Thermal Cave has several huge, sunken, walk-in tubs, which is filled with naturally hot mineral water at temperatures from 104 to 112 degrees. Visitors must be over the age of 16 to use the caves. Clothing is prohibited in the hot spring caves for cleanliness reasons.
- Private Rooms: The resort is equipped with a hallway filled with private hot spring rooms that vary in temperature. This is perfect for couples or families. You may choose to wear clothing in the private rooms, but it is not required.
- Mineral Water Swimming Pool: The pool that lies under the translucent dome is a tropical paradise that is complete with flowering plants such as live Palm and Banana Trees, and is continually fed hot mineral water at 115 degrees. The overall temperature is 90 degrees.
- Club Mud: When you enjoy the Club Mud, you spread the mineral rich clay onto yourself, and then as the mud dries and gently tightens, you can feel the mud absorb the toxins from your pores. You can even put the mud in your hair. When you rinse away the mud, your will be left with smooth skin and hair. You can choose between a complete body mud bath and facial mask. You must be over 16 years of age to use Club Mud.
When you use the spa, you will find a variety of services, which pamper you from your head to your toes. When you combine the spa services with the Hot Mineral Waters you will have a unique, one-of-a-kind, unforgettable experience.
Getting a massage will help relax your muscles and promote the circulation of blood and lymphs. Massages will also relieve your pain and restore your metabolic balance.