Baños de Agua Santa is famous for being one of the cities that attracts the most tourists in Ecuador, it is located 3 hours south of Quito.
It is strategically located in the center of Ecuador, between the Andes and the Ecuadorian Amazon, has a spring temperate wet climate throughout the year, with an average temperature of 18 ° C, it's located at a height of 1,820 meters above sea level on the slopes of the Tungurahua volcano.
The WWF named Baños as "A Gift for the Earth".
It is the ideal place to enjoy a range of activities and attractions. It is located between Sangay and Llangantes National Parks.
It is also known as "La Puerta del Dorado" and "El Pedacito de Cielo". Baños also offers many attractions: you can visit the Basilica of the Virgin of the Holy Water Rosary, you can visit the different waterfalls, ascend to the Tungurahua volcano (taking the necessary precautions since it is a volcano in eruptive activity), visit the Casa del Árbol, try the famous melcochas (sweets made from sugar cane), there are varieties of crafts made in raft and tagua.
Baños de Agua Santa is a city suitable for practicing various adventure sports such as: rafting, kayaking, canyoning, rock climbing, bridge jumping, horseback riding, ecological hiking, canopy, mountain biking, etc.
It has 5 municipal spas with mineral and sulphurous waters that go from the cold ones of 18 ° C, to the thermal ones of 55 ° C. The water emerges from the bowels of the Tungurahua volcano.
It has a pink area (bar street) where more than 30 clubs, bars and restaurants that give tourists a fun and safe environment.
Also you can find more than 90 restaurants with varied national and international cuisine.
In the foothills of the Tungurahua volcano is located this city that posse a large number of tourist attractions to discover.
Tourist attractions that make this city an ideal destination for all those people looking for fun and unique moments, whether enjoying the hot springs, waterfalls, viewpoints or activities.
Among the main tourist attractions that Baños de Agua Santa offers, we have:
Baños de Agua Santa strategically located at the door of the jungle and at the foot of the Tungurahua Volcano, it is considered one of the best places to do tourism in Ecuador, since it houses in one place, culture, tradition, adventure, and an excellent gastronomic offer.
Tourism is well established, and a wide variety of activities are offered, from pure adrenaline in extreme sports to a relaxing bath in the hot springs.
The extreme sports you can do in your visit to Baños de Agua Santa are:
Horseback riding Baños
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