Mud Baths: 10 Places Around the World to Mud Spa in 2022

Published November 9, 2021 | Updated November 10, 2021

According to Wikipedia, “Historically, the mud bath treatment has been used for centuries in Eastern and Western European spas as a way to relieve arthritis.” Mud is of the earth, and mineral-rich, known to soothe skin irritation and joint pain. 

A mud bath is just that: a bath of mud, most commonly from areas where hot spring waters combine with volcanic ash.

Today spa and wellness enthusiasts the world over visit mud baths to soak away stress, calm the mind, detoxify the skin, and ease muscle tension. Not to mention, slathering yourself with warm, soft mud is just super enjoyable.

Here, 10 of our favourite natural mud baths and mud spas to sink into.

Golden Haven Hot Springs Spa and Resort,
Calistoga, California, USA

Hell’s Gate Geothermal Reserve and Mud Spa
Rotorua, New Zealand

Dalyan Mud Baths
Muğla, Turkey

Club Mud – Glen Ivy Hot Springs
Temescal Valley, California, USA

Vulcan De Lodo El Totumo
Bolivar, Colombia

SPA Salino
Castro Marim, Portugal

Amiana Resort Nha Trang
Turtle Bay, Nha Trang, Việt Nam

Rio Negro Hot Springs and Waterfalls
Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa
Ojo Caliente, New Mexico

Sulphur Springs St Lucia
Malgretoute, Saint Lucia


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