Quang Ninh, an attractive beach tourism destination, is also known for its many hot mineral springs. Not only bringing relaxation and comfort, it is also a therapeutic treatment for many ailments.
1. Quang Hanh Hot Spring
Quang Hanh hot mineral spring is one of the 7 famous hot springs in the North, suitable for soaking in both winter and summer, and is located in Quan Hanh ward (Cam Pha City), about 10 km from Halong City center.
Quang Hanh hot mineral spring is a natural hot mineral spring where the water fills the ground to form a stream, in contrast to many other springs which are created by drilling hundreds of meters. The mineral water has a temperature of about 60-70C, and the salinity is quite high. Scientists believe that the hot mineral baths are good for health and help to prevent some skin and joint diseases.
Guests can choose to soak in hot mineral water or pure mud in individual tubs or at the outdoor pool. At present, the hot springs have life jackets for children, massage, physiotherapy, fresh water baths and many entertainment and restaurant services.
2. Geologic Hot mineral spring
Located in the area of Cam Pha City, the geologic hot mineral spring has a high proportion of bromine (49% of the total mineral content) and one of the three most famous Bromine mineral water places in the world.
The water reaches a highest temperature of 55C, and is exploited from hot water from a well at a depth of 214m, with a total mineralization of 23%. Geologic mineral water has the effect of relaxing the nerves, regulating sleep, reducing fatigue, aches and pains, stimulating digestion, and quickly recovering the functions of muscles and joints.
There are nearly 30 rooms providing hot mineral bath services combined with physical therapy (massage and acupuncture).
3. Tien Yen Hot mineral spring
Tien Yen hot mineral spring is located in Dai Thanh Commune, Tien Yen District, and is an ideal resting place in a pristine environment. It is different from the two mineral springs above due to the beautiful scenery of rolling hills, small winding trails, terraced fields on the slopes of the valley and small, simple houses.
Located at the foot of the terraced rice field, it was discovered by accident by local farmers. It takes about an hour to walk from the center of Dai Thanh Commune to Tien Yen Hot Mineral Spring. It contains water plentiful with sodium-bicarbonate, and has an a emperature of 40-42C.