Arcilaca Thermal Hot Springs
A few kilometers from downtown Gracias are the Arcilaca Hot Springs world famous for its natural forest setting and relaxing hot water the perfect place to be after a long day. The beautiful natural pools range in temperature from 33 C to 36 C (92 F -96F). The place is very family friendly and it is a popular destination for international and local tourists.
To get to the Thermal Hot Springs you can ride one of the many mototaxis from the City for a few dollars and it takes about 20 minutes to get there. You can also walk to the Hot Springs through a beautiful hike in about an hour.
The Thermal Hot Springs offer places to eat and changing facilities.
Termas del Rio Hot Springs
Termas del Rio is the newest hot spring recreational site in Gracias with really nice hot water in a beautiful super clean environment.
Privately owned they are very well maintained and in addition to being beautiful and clean they offer sport facilities including table tennis, volleyball, soccer etc. There is also an excellent restaurant on site. It cost a little more to get in but the added amenities, cleanliness, bigger pools and tranquility are well worth the price.
To get the Termas del Rio Hot Springs follow the road to Santa Rosa de Copan for about 7 Kilometers and look for the sign Termas del Rio on the left. You will need to walk for about five minutes to the location. The easiest way to get there is on a mototaxi from Gracias. You can also take the bus to Santa Rosa de Copan to the Termas del Rio entrance.