Kao Plu Hot Springs

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A number of hot springs can be seen in the 300-Rai area of forest and limestone. The name Kao Plu is derived from a local plant, Plu Paa (Piper Betel) which is abundant in the area. Read more

Situated at Moo 2, Tam Kao Plu-Baan Duad Road, Suang Tang, La Mae District, Chumporn, a number of hot springs can be seen in the 300-Rai area of forest and limestone. The name Kao Plu is derived from a local plant, Plu Paa (Piper Betel) which is abundant in the area.

There are three hot springs with colorful names: Ue-Aree Tantip, Amarit Tara, and Pruksa Chonlatan. The water is around 55-56 degrees Celsius and, surprisingly, contains no sulfur and is safe for bathing. The warm water is believed to alleviate some physical diseases and improve the blood circulatory system.

Suan Tang Sub district administration organization is carrying out an attempt to develop the area to attract and support more tourists. A building for hot water bathing has been especially built, with three private rooms and two public pools for healthy relaxation. Suan Plu Hot Spring is rich with natural shade and beauty and ideal for nature lovers who are also seeking a hideaway for their health.

Admission fees range from 10-60 baht an hour everyday from 8.30 am to 6.30 pm.