How do you like to stay in a hot water pool on a cold day? Sounds perfect doesn’t it? Well all you have to do is to visit the Waikite Valley. It is a place renowned for its thermal pools. It is located just 25 minutes south of Rotorua. This will surely be a unique experience for you.
This amazing hot water experience will allow you to relax and enjoy natural waters from the Manarora Spring, the largest natural resource of boiling water. There are several categories of pools in Waikite Valley. The main one is the main splash pool with a temperature of 35- 38 0c and it is linked up with the toddler’s beach area. The sit and soak pool is another specialty they have in store for you with the temperature ranging between 38- 40co. Last but not least amongst the pools, the best is the luxurious tranquil garden pools that will soothe not only your body but also your mind. The pool facility comes well equipped with spacious heated changing rooms, toilets and hot water showers also. The attraction also offers heavenly spa facilities.
After a soothing time in the hot water you could enjoy the Eco- trail. It is an educational walk that will take you to the marvellous Te Manaroa Spring. After the walk one could relax yet again with a cool ice cream, coffee or a snack at the ‘Pukeko in a Ponga Tree Cafe. The pools are open to the public from 10a.m to 9p.m. all year around except on Christmas. Note that the Waikite Valley takes all measures to maintain the high standards that it is known for. The pools are drained every night just to make your bathing experience that much better and inviting.
When you are on the lookout for accommodation in Rotorua choose a Rotorua hotel that meets all your holiday requirements. For a truly breathtaking experience reside at the Millennium Hotel Rotorua. This stunning hotel in Rotorua is ideally located beside the beautiful Lake Rotorua. It also gives easy access to all the main convention centres and attractions of the city. One should also not forget to satisfy one’s taste buds with the tantalising cuisine they have in store for visitors.
Pushpitha Wijesinghe is an experienced independent freelance writer. He specializes in providing a wide variety of content and articles related to the travel hospitality industry. Google+