Essence of Tranquility, Arizona

What do you think is the essence of tranquility?

It is two hours’ drive from Tucson to get to the spa facility with the philosophical name, Essence of Tranquility.

You find it entirely homemade-looking.

Like a private house

The entrance of the camping ground is so modest that you may pass over it if not for prior information.


The rate for one hour’s walk-in is $8.

You will give the bell ring to call over the owner.

Before she appears, a cute reception dog may welcome you.

Reception Dog

An open-air bath of clothing required is located against the wall.

You will see plenty amount of water being poured into the tub.

Open-air Bath

The water temperature is moderate and it is slightly salty; you will realize the high quality of water.

Homemade-looking private baths

There are five private bathrooms.

You can freely choose your favorite rooms, although they all look like humble shacks.

Here is a private bath probably inspired by an ancient Roman bath.

Roman Bath

It is totally homemade-looking, even though there are a lot of effort not to create a closed space using the signature wallpaper.

Soaking in the water, I was thinking of the proverb, Rome was not built in a day.

Here is a cave bathroom with relatively tepid water.

Cave Bath

The spring water is poured into the tub from a high position, and you will hear sound of water in the dark shack.

When I looked up, there was sunshine thrown from zinc roof’s cracks.

I found the essence of tranquility existed in such natural atmosphere, rather than in sophisticated air.

Essence of Tranquility, Safford, Arizona, USA
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Related hot springs

It is only five minutes’ drive from Essense of Tranquility to the state park.

Roper Lake State Park

Roper Lake State Park, Safford, Arizona, USA

The similar quality of water is gushing and many campers enjoy soaking here.

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Ken Springfield