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Experience the Soothing Bliss of Hot Springs in Benguet

Check out these Benguet’s nearby hot spring resorts!

By: Liezl Formilleza-Dunuan | January 01, 2024
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Ditch your jackets and soothe your senses in these hot spring resorts in Benguet!

Images: Neverland Mountain Resort (L); Pooten Resort Facebook page (R) Facebook pages

Hot springs may be different from what Benguet is known for, but hot spring resorts in Benguet are a big hit to locals and visitors alike. And the best thing about it is reaching them from the city is just a breeze! If you think a place as elevated as Benguet can’t have its variety of hot springs, you’re in for a surprise!

There are two main areas where you can find the best nearby hot springs in Benguet: Asin Road, which extends up to Tuba municipality, and Itogon, another municipality in Benguet. Both areas can be easily reached via private vehicles or public transport, such as jeepneys, from Baguio City.

Tuba’s boundaries with Baguio City are naturally filled with hot springs, so it’s no wonder that most of the nearby swimming pool resorts in Benguet and other hot springs in Benguet started opening shops there. Only locals from Baguio and other parts of Benguet in the early days knew about these nearby hot springs in Benguet. But visitors from far and wide are now discovering the relaxing powers of these hot spring resorts in Benguet.


1. Brownfields Builder Resort, the Original Asin Hotspring

Address: Asin Proper, Nangalisan, Tuba, Benguet
Operating Hours: Daily, 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM


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The Brownfields Builders Resort is the original hot spring resort in the area.

Image: Brownfields Builders Resort The Original Asin Hotspring Facebook page

Dubbed as the first and “original” resort, Brownfields Builders Resort is the Original Asin Hotspring. This nearby hot spring in Benguet is located along the riverside. It has all the amenities, including picnic tables, shower rooms, and toilets. This resort, this nearby swimming pool resort in Benguet, flowing straight from mountain springs, is just the right temperature. The resort’s highlight is the five sulfur hot spring pools where you can dip your body and relax your tired muscles for hours.

This nearby hot spring in Benguet also offers accommodations on the premises if you want to stay longer. Night swimming costs PhP150 for adults and PhP75 for kids. For day-long visits, there’s an entrance of PhP125 for adults and PhP60 for children aged three to nine. You can rent the cottage at PhP400, suitable for 10 pax.


2. Palm Grove Hot Springs and Mountain Resort

Address: Nangalisan, Tuba, Benguet
Operating Schedule: Daily


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Palm Grove has three large pools, including an Olympic-sized one.

Image: Erminia Canisi Gat-Eb

After visiting Baguio tourist spots, don’t miss another nearby hot spring in Benguet, Palm Grove Hot Springs and Mountain Resort, one of the Asin’s newer resorts. For those who want to stay overnight and experience this nearby swimming pool resort in Benguet, accommodations range from Couple Rooms to Deluxe Family Rooms and dormitory rooms. The nearby resort in Benguet has several pools of various sizes for kids and adults and a hot spring Jacuzzi for those who want to unwind while soaking in a hot, bubbling bath. At this nearby hot spring in Benguet, you can bring your food to the grill, but if you don’t plan to bring your food, the resort also has an in-house restaurant where you can dine with family and friends. However, getting liquor is strictly prohibited.

For day-long visits, pay PhP200 for seniors, the PhP250 entrance fee to the resort, which covers adults and children over four feet in height, and PhP165 for children below it. You can also rent picnic cottages for PhP600 each, including a shared grill and wash area at this nearby hot spring in Benguet. If your group can’t fit in their cabins, the resort has a gazebo that you can rent for PhP1,800.


3. Pooten Resort

Address: Ben Palispis Highway, Tuba, Benguet


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Pooten Resort is often called the white house of Tuba.

Image: Pooten Resort Facebook page

Pooten Resort, this nearby hot spring and swimming pool resort in Benguet, which opened in 2013, used to be a family mansion owned by the Pooten family, whose head is self-made Igorot businessman Richard Pooten. Since they are all based in London, they converted the space into a nearby resort in Benguet, where the pools are fed by hot mountain spring water. This nearby hot spring in Benguet has shaded picnic tables and native huts with common areas for cooking and grilling.

Another highlight of this nearby swimming pool resort in Benguet is the inside of the mansion itself, which is filled with imported furniture and the family’s personal art and photography collections for all visitors to view and marvel at.


4. Neverland Mountain Resort

Address: Km 12 Lasong, Tadiangan, Asin, Tuba, Benguet
Operating Hours: Daily, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM


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Conquer your fear at Neverland Resort.

Image: Neverland Mountain Resort

If you want your trip to the nearby hot spring in Benguet to be more exhilarating, Neverland Mountain Resort is the best resort in Benguet, perfect for you. This nearby hot spring in Baguio City offers mountain hot spring pools with two zip lines measuring 200 meters and 500 meters long! It is a hot spring and a nearby swimming pool resort in Baguio City; it is located on top of the mountain at kilometer marker 12. Neverland Mountain Resort is the only resort with an infinity pool.

For day-long visitors, you must pay the PhP200 entrance fee for adults and children over four feet and PhP100 for children below that height. The overnight accommodations at this nearby hot spring in Benguet range from PhP3,500 for a dormitory room for five people and PhP5,000 for a room for eight people. You can rent picnic tables at PhP200 each. Also, note that the infinity pool in this nearby hot spring in Benguet is only available upon special rental arrangements.


5. Riverview Waterpark

Address: Asin, Nangalisan, Tuba Benguet


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Riverview Waterpark has a total of 12 pools and 7 waterslides.

Image: Yani Charline Datanagan Wee

Given its majestic height, Riverview Waterpark, a nearby swimming pool resort in Benguet, offers a magnificent view of the Asin River. This nearby hot spring in Benguet boasts 12 pools, including four hot spring pools and seven waterslides, where young and old visitors will dash for hours. Because of its expansive area, this nearby resort in Benguet, you can set up your picnic table near the pool you want to swim in. Shaded picnic tables are also available for rent and accommodate up to 10 people. Several air-conditioned accommodations are available in this nearby hot spring in Benguet, from deluxe to dormitory-type rooms.

If you’re staying for the day only, you must pay the PhP150 entrance fee for adults and children over four feet and a PhP100 fee for children below the prescribed height. But if you’re staying longer, the overnight accommodations range starts at PhP1,600, and a dormitory room that fits 20 people for PhP7,500.


6. Carlo Trese Resort

Address: Itogon, Benguet


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Carlo Trese Resort is one of the many resorts in Itogon.

Image: Jackie Hipolito

Itogon also has its hot springs—collectively known as the 1300-level swimming pools—around which several small resorts were established. Compared to Asin. However, the nearby hot springs in Benguet are smaller and have simpler amenities but are less crowded than Asin’s. Carlo Trese Resort is just one of the many nearby swimming pool resorts in Benguet, located on the riverside, with its cottages on the mountainside. You must cross the hanging bridge over the river to get here.

Like most Benguet tourist spots, Carlo Trese Resort has picnic cottages, kiddie pools with water slides, and adult-sized pools. Overnight accommodation at this nearby hot spring in Benguet is available and much cheaper and simpler than in Asin. Entrance to this nearby resort in Benguet is only PhP50 per person, while you can rent tables for as low as PhP200.

Whenever you make a trip to the City of Pines, consider going the road less traveled, combat the cold climate, and head straight towards these nearby hot springs in Benguet for a relaxing time!


October 2023 Update: Carlo Trese Resort is temporarily closed.


Whenever you make a trip to the City of Pines, consider going the road less traveled, combat the cold climate, and head straight towards these hot spring resorts in Benguet for a relaxing time!


Visit Yoorekka Magazine for more exciting Benguet and Northern Luzon travel destinations!


This article was initially published in Yoorekka on April 21, 2018.


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About Liezl Formilleza-Dunuan
Liezl is a freelance writer based in Baguio. With a background in Journalism, her love for the written word goes beyond news and feature writing, as she writes for several online lifestyle publications. Local culture, food, and travel are her favorite themes.
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