Inspired by the most famous hot springs on the planet, this adult-only area offers 10 World Experience pools, two freshwater pools with waterfalls and a cold plunge pool. Experience a global rejuvenation getaway featuring mineral water formulas from around the world. Upgrading to WorldSprings, our adults-only area, gives you access to 13 more unique pools and to all 32 pools across our entire site that’s situated alongside the beautiful Colorado River. Guests must be 21 and over to enter.
Each World Experience pool uses a unique mineral formula designed to replicate hot springs from around the world, such as the Blue Lagoon in Iceland. Each pool shows its location, mineral contents, and the benefits for which it is known. Details on our current selections can be found below.
WorldSprings also offers two larger, cool-temperature freshwater pools with relaxing waterfalls.
The tradition of cold plunging dates back centuries to the ancient Egyptians. Today, people all over the world use it for therapeutic and recovery purposes. Always consult with your doctor to determine if cold plunging is safe for you.
Enjoy a delicious assortment of grab & go snacks, ranging from flatbread pizzas to charcuterie. We are the only hot springs in Glenwood Springs where you can sip adult beverages while immersed in one of our soaking pools. Enjoy draft and local craft beers, pre-mixed cocktails, a variety of wine options, or soft drinks and smoothies from the Sandbar Café located next to the pools.
This mineral pool is inspired by the geothermal waters of Iceland’s Blue Lagoon.
Known for its stunning, milky blue color, the Blue Lagoon hot springs are rich in Silica, Potassium, and Boron minerals. When combined in geothermal waters, research has shown these minerals promote anti-aging. In Iceland, the hot springs originally gained notoriety when a local woman bathed there in hopes of decreasing her psoriasis symptoms and experienced dramatic improvement.
This mineral pool is inspired by the Vichy Waters in France.
The first medically prescribed spa in Europe, Vichy Waters include Bicarbonate, Silica, Sodium and more minerals to regenerate the skin. Gallo-Romans enjoyed restorative soaks in the healing pools during the 3rd Century AD and dedicated the hot springs to Venus, the Goddess of Beauty.
This mineral pool is inspired by hot springs in Hokkaido, Japan.
The northern-most volcanic island of Japan, Hokkaido Island boasts having the majority of the country’s hot springs. The pools are naturally rich in Sodium, Sulphur and Bicarbonate and are known to improve several health issues including nerve damage, muscle cramps, joint pain and skin irritations.
This pool is inspired by the Fuentes Georginas Hot Springs in Zunil Guatemala.
The springs are at an elevation over 8,000 feet and the water is heated by the Zunil volcano. The pools are filled by natural geysers or what the locals call fountains. The minerals in the waters include magnesium known to maintain muscle tissue, potassium which helps eliminate toxins, and bicarbonate that supports good skin health.
This mineral pool is inspired by hot springs in Kirsehir, Turkey.
These hot spring pools have been used as healing centers for thousands of years. Large amounts of Bicarbonate, Sulphate and Calcium have been known to help with a large range of ailments including cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, and gastrointestinal issues. In Turkey, sparkling white terraces shaped by calcite found in the pools surround the springs.
This mineral pool is inspired by hot springs in Baile Tusnad, Romania.
Rich in Iron, Magnesium, Potassium and Calcium, a soak in the Baile pools have benefited those suffering from heart, blood, or circulatory issues, as well as those with nervous system problems. The hot springs were formed by the Ciomadul volcano and gained notoriety after healing a sheperd’s son from skin rashes in 1842.
This mineral pool is inspired by the Yarrangobilly Caves Thermal Springs in Australia.
Located in the Snowy Mountains of Australia’s Kosciuszko National Park, the hot springs include Bicarbonate, Sodium and Magnesium. The pools can help alleviate mild atherosclerosis, nervous system imbalances, cardiovascular diseases, and hypertension, improve brain function and sleep, reduce inflammation and increase muscle recovery time.
This mineral pool is inspired by the Banjar Holy Hot Springs in Bali.
Sulfate and Magnesium make up 74% of the minerals in these hot springs located in the northeast mountains of Bali. With a rich mineral makeup, these pools benefit skin health, relieve rheumatic ailments, reduce inflammation, improve the nervous system and support sleep health.
This mineral pool is inspired by the hot springs in the Soda Springs region of New Zealand.
Visitors have flocked to this region’s thermal waters since the mid-19th century to experience their healing qualities. Rich from the volcanic soil, the geothermal pools are touted as a cure for ailments such as arthritis and rheumatism.
This mineral pool is inspired by the Chianciano Terme Hot Springs in Italy.
Early Etruscans first used these hot springs pools in the 4th century and believed that the goddess of beauty, Sillene, bathed there often. Known as the Town of Health, the hot springs help clear the body of toxins and reduce gastrointestinal disorders due to the combination of Sodium, Chloride, Sulfate and Bicarbonate in its waters.
This mineral pool is inspired by the Osaek Hot Springs in South Korea.
Discovered by a Buddhist monk in the 15th century in the mountains along the east coast of Korea. This spring has a primary mineral of bicarbonate making the waters great for skincare. The locals also call the springs Miinoncheon—Beauty Hot Springs.