Hot Springs Maru Spa, Chivay, Peru
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Skyecat
S 15° 38.857 W 071° 38.628
19L E 216558 N 8268277
Quick Description: The Hot Springs Maru Spa is a thermal hot springs located on the Colca River outside of Chivay and Yanque. There are two thermal pools overlooking the spectacular Colca River canyon.
Location: Peru
Date Posted: 6/8/2013 10:33:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMH90D
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Chivay area along the Colca Canyon is known for its thermal hot springs, the most famous being the La Calera hot springs.

A physicochemical analysis of the of the waters show
- pH of 8.207
- Sodium/Sodio (Na) exp. en mg/L 1197.504
- Calcium/Calcio (Ca) exp. en mg/L 106.76
- Potassium/Potasio (K) exp.en mg/L 84.132
- Fluoride/Fluoruro (F) exp.en mg/L 1.34
- Sulfur/Sulfuros (S) exp.en mg/L 0.46
- Chlorine/Cloruros (Cl) exp.en mg/L 1611.82
- Magnesium/Magnesio (Mg) exp.en mg/L 11.86
- Carbonate/Carbonatos (CO3) exp. en mg/L 0.00
- Bicarbonate/Bicarbonatos (HCO3) exp.mg/L 683.96
- Conductivity/Conductividad exp.exp. mS/cm 4.69
Temperature (C): 37

Type: Developed

Cost?: Use Fee

Open to the Public?: yes

Clothing Optional?: no

Other Amenities:
Showers, Cabana's, Refreshment's stand.


Temperature (F): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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