About Polloquere Hot SpringsLocated in the Salar de Surire, approximately 181 km from Arica, Termas de Polloquere is recognized as hyperthermal sources of medicinal water and recommended for rheumatism and lumbar injuries. Summons a large number of tourists and visitors, who in addition to relaxing, are dazzled by the beauty of the sector.
Its waters sprout at a temperature of 66 ºC, producing a lagoon in the salt crust of the salt flat, where it is fascinating to bathe. They are recommended for therapeutic applications related to rheumatism, lumbar injuries and others. On site there have also been enabled camping and picnic sites since there is no infrastructure. They are open throughout the year
From the nursery of the Salar de Surire, the road moves away to avoid contact with a flamingo nesting center. Entrance to this center is prohibited. At km 151, on the right, there is a route that continues south of Enquelga. Before this route, you must take the road that borders the salt flat to reach Polloquere hot springs in 13 km. Its waters sprout at a temperature of 66 ºC, producing a lagoon in the salt crust of the salt flat, where it is fascinating to bathe. Next to it, there are two picnic sites.
Polloquere Hot Springs
The hot springs are next to the imposing Salar de Surire. The landscape is impressive and everything is one hundred percent natural. There is a Conaf shelter with kitchen and heating.
These hot springs are located in the surreal scenarios of the Salar de Surire in the Lauca National Park, comprising a lagoon in the middle of the salt flat, with waters that sprout at temperatures above 60ºC, characterized by their turquoise colors and high concentration of minerals.
In them there is no more tourist infrastructure than a simple camping and picnic site, so they are usually only visited during the day, through excursions that leave from the city of Arica or the small town of Putre.
- Moderately Priced
- Mature Travellers
- Business Travellers
- All Ages
- Cultural Experience
- A Bit of Romance
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