Finding a hot spring straight out of the ground is not so easy.
Normally, only a tub can be made right above the source of the spring.
However, at Truth or Consequences, one of the most famous spa towns in the southwest of the U.S., there are many hot pools fed by geothermal water straight out of the ground.
Passion Pie Cafe
Before dipping in the water, let’s eat at the pretty cafe.
Their specialty is a quiche.
You will love the soft and delicate texture.
The spa facility had been operated under the name of Hay-Yo-Kay Hot Springs.
Today La Paloma Too is doing the business by the same owner of La Paloma Hot Springs & Spa.
It is often seen for hot springs straight out of the ground to have the building at lower level than streets.
The rate is $7 for a half hour, and $12 minutes for an hour.
You will be asked which private bathrooms you like to choose.
All seven bathrooms have indoor tub with mineral water straight out of the ground.
A whiteboard shows today’s water temp, which is hotter than a Paloma Hot Springs & Spa, between 100 and 111 degrees F.
Due to the slight difference of the size of tubs, the temperature varies.
This is one of the largest tubs; 36 inches deep.
All the bathrooms look historic and rustic.
This is a middle-sized tub; 33 inches deep.
This is one of the smallest tubs; 29 inches deep.
A smaller tub tends to have hotter water, but sometimes it is not true because of the different amount of water gushing.
After soaking, cool down your body at the patio.
You cannot leave Truth or Consequences without experiencing the sacred water straight out of the ground.
The overwhelming geothermal heat like Tsunami is just awesome.
La Paloma Too, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, U.S.
- WarmthApprox. 111 degrees F