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Inspired by the most famous hot springs on the planet, this adults-only area offers 11 inspired pools, 1 freshwater pool with waterfalls, 1 inspired pool by The Dead Sea with waterfalls, and a cold plunge pool. Experience a global rejuvenation getaway featuring mineral water formulas from around the world, like the Blue Lagoon. Upgrading to WorldSprings, our adults-only area, gives you access to 13 more unique pools and to all 32 pools across our entire site, situated alongside the beautiful Colorado River. Guests must be 21 and over to enter.

11 New Inspired Pools

Each inspired 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.

Freshwater Pool

WorldSprings also offers a larger, cool-temperature freshwater pool with relaxing waterfalls.

Cold Plunge Pool

The tradition of cold plunging dates back centuries to the ancient Egyptians. Today, people all over the world use it for therapeutic purposes. Always consult with your doctor to determine if cold plunging is safe for you.

Sandbar Café

Enjoy a delicious assortment of grab & go snacks, ranging from flatbread pizzas to charcuterie. We’re the only hot springs in Glenwood Springs where you can sip an adult beverage while immersed in one of our soaking pools. Enjoy draft and local craft beers, pre-mixed cocktails, seasonal craft cocktails, a variety of wine options, or soft drinks and smoothies from the Sandbar Café located next to the pools.

11 new pools with waters inspired by hot springs of the world.

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Blue Lagoon, Iceland

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.

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Vichy, France

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 third Century A.D. and dedicated the hot springs to Venus, the Goddess of Beauty.

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Hokkaido, Japan

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.

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Fuentes Georginas, Guatemala

This mineral pool is inspired by the Fuentes Georginas Hot Springs in Zunil Guatemala.

The springs are located 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.

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Kirsehir, Turkey

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.

Yarrangobilly, Australia

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. These pools can help alleviate mild atherosclerosis, nervous system imbalances, cardiovascular diseases and hypertension. It also improves brain function and sleep, reduce inflammation and decrease muscle recovery time.


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Bali, Indonesia

This mineral pool is inspired by the Banjar Holy Hot Springs in Bali, Indonesia.

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.

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Grutas Tolantongo, Mexico

This mineral pool is inspired by the Grutas Tolantongo Hot Springs in Mezquital Valley in the State of Hidalgo in Mexico.

The hot springs water comes from a complex series of channels inside the mountain where it is heated and infused with minerals. Tolantongo in the Nahuatl language means “home where it feels warm”. The springs flow through mountain walls and streams into the river valley below. The water is rich in bicarbonate, chloride, and sodium. These minerals help alleviate nervous system imbalances and hypertension. Bicarbonate can also reduce skin inflammations.

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The Dead Sea, Israel

This mineral pool is inspired by the waters of the Dead Sea, located between Israel and Jordan.

Herod the Great built one of the world’s first health retreats along the Dead Sea around 30 B.C. The water is rich with sodium, magnesium and calcium. These minerals are known to assist with rejuvenation of skin cells and provide relief for joint pain.

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Soda Springs, New Zealand

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.

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Chiancianco Therme, Italy

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.

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Yangyang, South Korea

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.