Sari Ater Hot Springs, Lembang, Indonesia

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Nothing beats a nice soak in a hot spring, especially after you’ve been walking around a lot! After our visit to Tangkuban Perahu Volcano, our guide drove us downhill to Sari Ater Hot Springs Resort in Ciater district.  Sitting in the middle of a tea estate, the spacious retreat has dozens of natural mineral springs fed by heat from surrounding volcanoes. The water contains iodium and sulfur, which is good for people with skin problems and rheumatism.

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Since we came on a Friday, we almost had the whole place to ourselves. The park was well maintained and clean, while the railings had just had a fresh coat of paint. There were facilities like camping grounds, swimming pools, restaurants and tennis courts

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One of the main springs in the area is built around a small waterfall called Curug Jodo. The water was crystal clear  and looked so inviting! Too bad we didn’t bring a change of clothes because the trip here was kinda impromptu ;__;

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There are massage therapists stationed all around the park. They’ll be in the water massaging your feet, for a small fee.

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Seems to just wash your aches away… 🙂

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A parent was trying to get his kid in the water, but he was adamant about not touching any. His screams were as if he was being led to slaughter, lol.

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Pops and the Moomikins.

That sounds like a cool name for a band.

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There were creepy statues of frogs, Komodo dragons and scaly rhinos all around the park, for some reason.

Entrance fees depend on which pools you plan on visiting, but I think we paid 20,000 IDR.

Again, since it might be hard to get public transport here, I suggest hiring a private driver or a cab. 🙂 The charges are about 500,000 IDR (Rm150 – USD35+) a day.

 

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Author: Luna

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