Springs in Thailand
hot springs are believed to have certain healing powers. The
heat and minerals produced by a hot spring are thought to
cure some illnesses, release mental stress, alleviate certain
skin problems, relieve backache and muscle soreness, and promote
hot springs have been discovered in several areas in Thailand.
Some of them have been developed into tourist attractions;
some even offer health packages combining mineral baths, Thai
traditional massage and fitness facilities.
Thailand boasts many hot springs. One of the best known is
at San Kamphaeng in Chiang Mai, with its complete package
of health treatments. Located nearby is the privately operated
Rung Arun hot spring.
in Chiang Mai, in Mae Taeng district, is the Pa Pae hot spring
(Pong Nam Duet). It is said to be one of the nicest because
it is not over commercialized and is set within a well-maintained
park in a picturesque valley. Fang at the northernmost tip
of the country has about 50 hot springs in a ten-acre forest
northern provinces with hot springs include Lampang (Jae Son
hot spring), and Mae Hong Son (Muang Paeng and Pa Bong hot
well-known hot spring is in Ranong province in southern Thailand.
Located in the Raksavarin forest park the private resort was
granted rights to draw mineral water from this hot spring
for commercial purposes. Now the resort offers a full package
of health and recreational facilities.
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