What are the best winter activities? Skiing and Hot Springs! However, in Guangdong where there is no snow, hot spring is definitely the coolest tourist destination in winter. Taking a bath in a hot spring regularly is a good way to stay healthy as well. The following are the “hottest” hot springs we choose for you.
Guangzhou: Bishuiwan Hot Spring
Location: Liuxi Hot Spring Tourist Spot, Conghua District, Guangzhou
Opening Hours: 8:30 – 17:30
Admission: RMB 238 per ticket
80 kilometers away from Guangzhou’s city center, Conghua Bishuiwan Hot Spring Holiday Inn is located in a “Hot Spring Valley” at the confluence of Liuxi River and Yadong River, surrounded by lush mountains. Walk through the curling vapors and dip into the precious sodium bicarbonate hot spring pool to blow off the working stress, what a relief! You can also take a sip of tea while enjoying the stunt performance, leaving all the petty stuff behind…
Shenzhen: Guanlan Shanshui Tianyuan Tourism Culture Garden
Location: Huanguan South Road, Junzibu Village, Guanlan Town, Bao’an District, Shenzhen
Opening Hours: 8:30 – 19:00
Admission: RMB 98 or above
Guanlan Shanshui Tianyuan Tourism Culture Garden is a multi-functional scenic area with a water park, restaurants, guest houses, hot springs, and a leisure center all rolled into one. It is built in and around a natural mountain setting and secluded enough to provide a respite from the hustle of the city. It is your place to be to “get away from it all”.
Huizhou: Longmen Natural Hot Spring
Location: Laiwu Village, Longtian Town, Longmen County, Huizhou
Opening Hours: 8：00 – 24：00
Admission: RMB 158 per ticket
Longmen Natural Hot Spring is set against idyllic scenery with mountains, rivers and a green ecological environment. With the idea that nature and man are one and harmony between the two is ideal, we have developed more than 30 hot spring pools with different sizes and distinct features. From swimming pool used for sports to natural pool with a color of “gods and immortals”, from volcanic mud baths that can improve blood circulation and metabolic rate to hot springs that can improve skin condition, you can definitely find one that caters to your needs.
Huizhou: Nankun Mountain Hot Spring
Location: Yonghan Town, Longmen County, Huizhou
Opening Hours: 7:30-24:30
Admission: RMB 180 per ticket
Nankun Mountain Garden is a multi-functional luxury and leisure village featuring spa, conference, relaxation, catering and other entertainment facilities. A perfect day off should be spent like this – “a day in Nankun Mountain (hailed as the oasis on the North Tropic of Cancer) and a night bathing in the hot spring”. The hot spring resort is surrounded by tranquil environment, charming mountains, clear brooks and fresh air – a “green backyard garden” for urban dwellers.
Huizhou: Longmen Tiequan Hot Spring
Location: Longmen County, Huizhou
Opening Hours: 7:30-24:30
Admission: RMB 240 per ticket
With a total area of 580,000 sq km, it is hailed as the No.1 Hot Spring in Asia with Asia’s largest hot spring recreation center and entertainment paradise with large-scale landscaping of waters and mountains. The spring temperature is as high as 78 ℃ with 48 kinds of healthy minerals. With high mineral content, the water looks golden which gives the spring a name “golden spring”. Featuring large flow of spring and many outlets, Tiequan Hot Spring is comparable to the famous “golden spring” in Japan.
Qingyuan: Xinyinzhan Hot Spring
Location: Yinzhan Exit, Guang-Qing (Guangzhou-Qingyuan) Expressway, Qingyuan
Opening Hours: 9:00 – 01:00
Xinyinzhan Hot Spring Resort has got abundant natural resources to offer fascinating natural experiences like fishing, harvesting seasonal vegetables and fruits. It is also well-equipped to meet almost all your needs, golf courses, gyms, tea houses, karaoke, wellness center, business center, you name it. The outdoor hot spring pools and holiday villas with beautiful water view are waiting to embrace you with a wonderful stay.
Heyuan: Yeyuan Hot Spring
Location: Liangtian Village, Huangtian Town, Dongyuan County, Heyuan
Opening Hours: 9:30-21:00
Admission: RMB 168 per ticket
The Yeyuan Hot Spring Resort boasts 68 spring pools of different functions, such as Shenshan cave, surf pool, fish therapy pool and Chinese herb pool. Besides, it has 13 hillside cabins with independent spring pools and 6 luxury villas. Whether it is rooms in Japanese style, deluxe rooms with balcony or business rooms equipped with automatic Mahjong table, all are well furnished to make guests feel at home.
Heyuan: Imperial Palace Hot Spring
Location: Jiuhe Town, Zijin County, Heyuan
Opening Hours: 7:30-24:00
Admission: RMB 168 per ticket for adults; Free for children under 1.2 meters; RMB 70 per ticket for Children between 1.2 meters and 1.4 meters
Here you can enjoy exotic Balinese customs and Southeast Asian styles. The temperature of spring water at the resort is up to 86℃-92℃. The water contains heavy sodium carbonate silicon and is rich in many mineral substances which help in fighting cardiovascular disease, obesity, dermatosis and other health problems. The natural spring water will give you the time to relax: 10 minutes to forget yourself and 20 minutes to forget the world. No more worry and anxiety.
Meizhou: Hot Mineral Mud & Hot Spring
Location: Hot Mineral Mud & Hot Spring Villa in Tanghu, Weilong Village, Zhuanshui Town, Wuhua County, Meizhou
Opening Hours: 8:00-24:00
Admission: RMB 98 per adult; Free for children under 1 meter; RMB 68 for children between 1 meter and 1.4 meters; RMB 86.24 for the elderly aged 70 or above
In Hot Mineral Mud & Hot Spring Villa, its hot mineral springs are giving water with a temperature of 83 degree Centigrade which is rare in China and even the world. And the hot mineral mud with over 60 microelements is amazingly helpful in fighting different diseases, which wins the name of “the No.1 mud in China”. You can have a bath in the one and only hot mineral mud facility in China or the hot spring pools supported by 98℃ spring water, go to the karaoke, have a massage or play chess games.
Maoming: Yushui Ancient Hot Spring
Location: Reshui Village, Magang Town, Dianbai County, Maoming
Opening Hours: 8:00 – 0:00
Admission: RMB 118 per ticket (for adults)
Yushui Ancient Hot Spring Tourist Resort features accommodation, catering, entertainment, conference, training and shopping which is ideal for travelling, vacation tourism and relaxation. It is currently the largest and best-equipped hot spring and ancient culture theme hotel with the soundest management and most personalized service.