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Tolantongo Caves

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Address: San Cristobal, Cardonal, Hidalgo, Ixmiquilpan, Mexico
Phone Number:
+52 772 721 0855
08:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00

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Fun but crowded

We were one of only two gringo families there, mostly visitors from Mexico City. The pools were warm but not hot. The cave for us was the highlight, we stayed in it for a few... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Blacksburg, Virginia
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Blacksburg, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were one of only two gringo families there, mostly visitors from Mexico City. The pools were warm but not hot. The cave for us was the highlight, we stayed in it for a few hours. Really nice experience and worth the visit. Lots of rushing warm water to massage your back. You have to arrive in the early morning... More 

Thank travelmamanow
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I was first introduce to this amazing place on Facebook. I immediately decided this would be an awesome place to go with my husband and 3 sons. We flew into Mexico City then rented a car to travel to Tolantongo. It is a 4 hour drive but we love road trips and this one did not disappoint! Getting to this... More 

7 Thank Sylvia M
Mexico City, Mexico
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83 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

MUST SEE!!! It's beautiful and peaceful (if you go during the week). The tunnel is short and dark which I thought was perfect because the water in there is hot and it's very steamy. The cave is huge and so interesting. There are several places where warm water is just pouring out of the ceiling into the pool in the... More 

19 Thank oralynnq2
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I travelled from Mexico City on a direct bus to Ixmiquilpan 9.30am arriving 12.30pm. 150 pesos But you need to then get a local bus 7 pesos to take you close to the church where there is a minivan to take you to Grutas Tolantonga 50 pesos 1hr. These leave 4x a day M-T and every hour F-Su check current... More 

11 Thank Nula001
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We didn't know what to expect. When we got there, we got a wonderful place with a balcony overlooking the river. Beautiful view. A great place to sit back and relax. However, to get to the water was totally down. Coming back was about 200 feet or so of elevation gain which challenges me since I normally live at sea... More 

3 Thank Patrick I
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent views and fantastic natural place, the only issue is the lack of customer service and unnatentive hotel management. Be prepared to wait 2 hours for a room due there is no reservations in advance

2 Thank Deyanira R
Naples, Florida
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

This place has beautiful views and it's super neat to see such a gem in the middle of nowhere, the hike up to the main spring is quite a few steps but so worth it, the water is super warm and everywhere you look is beautiful, once you go down to the river the water is still super warm and... More 

5 Thank Maria G
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We just got here on a Monday and have a room with a balcony overlooking the river, beautiful. A 140 peso per person and 20 peso for parking per day. Well worth it.

4 Thank patritch
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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67 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

This place is simply stunning! A national park where the water runs at a constant 35oC in the pools, rivers and waterfalls. The park has several hotels but reservations are not possible. Insure you arrive Monday to Thursday to guarantee a place. The park gets extremely busy with Mexicans on Friday to Sunday. You have to pay a 120 pesos... More 

6 Thank mexistu
Puebla, Mexico
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

The place is amazing, i mesn the Nature sorounding and you get to pay for the entrance and hotel if you are staying. But, for the hotel they don't have reservations, they are really understaffed and service is... Well, there is no service at all. Given that is an Ejido, there is simply no other option around. Pools' temperature is... More 

4 Thank Ivytrotter

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