Article By XIANEASE
If you’ve made the decision to stay around town this winter, January and February have the potential to chill you to the bone. If you need to defrost, there’s nothing better than a trip to a spa or some hot springs to maximize your relaxation. Here’s five of the best around for you to choose from.
01 QING SHUI WAN 清水湾·乐汤汇
Qing Shui Wan is in the north of the city, and if you’re looking for a hot spring but don’t want to go on a journey to parts unknown, this is the one for you. Not just a hot spring, you’ll find facilities for exercising, playing games or just sitting around taking in a movie. It’s the perfect budget option for anyone who needs a day off from everything.
Northeast Corner of North 2nd Ring Road and Mingguang Road.
Phone: (029) 6221 7777
02 ANGSANA 西安临潼悦椿温泉酒店
Located in Lintong, not far from the Terra Cotta Warriors, Angsana brings five-star quality to the hot spring game. You can get a pass for just the hot springs, but if you’re going to haul all the way out to Lintong you might want to consider staying for a night in one of their cozy rooms.
8#, Yue Chuan Dong Lu.
Phone: (029) 8387 8888
03 GRAN MELIA HOTEL 西安盛美利亚酒店
There are no hot springs to be found at the Gran Melia Hotel in Qujiang, but you will find some hot tubs and saunas and more at their spa. Whether you want a schvitz, a massage or to just laze around the indoor pool, you can’t do much better for a day-long staycation.
J11 No.1666 Qujiang West Road, Qu Jiang New District, Xi’an.
Phone: (029) 6821 6666
04 REAL LOVE 真爱年华水疗健康运动中心 (朱雀大街店)
Is there anything Real Love doesn’t do? Add “hot springs” to the list of services this brand provides its customers with, and if you venture over to Zhuque Road (just inside the 2nd Ring Road) you’ll be able to have an affordable day of relaxation.
No.38, Zhu Que Da Jie.
Phone: (029) 6338 1234
05 SOUTH MOUNTAIN HOT SPRINGS 南山温泉
Lastly, if you are brave enough to venture southwest of Xi’an for some al fresco hot springs, South Mountain Hot Springs offers breathtaking views of the Qinling Mountains, a welcome respite from the jagged concrete teeth of Xi’an’s skyline.
Chang’an Dongda Hotspring Holiday Resort.
Phone: (029) 6258 0600