Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca – A natural pool at the hills


Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca, is an amazing place on the top of the mountains with natural springs and therapeutic properties, located in the town of San Isidro Roaguía

Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca, an amazing pool on the top of the mountains

In this place you  will find natural springs, which have therapeutic properties.It is located in the town of San Isidro Roaguía in the municipality of San Lorenzo Albarradas, 68 km (1.15 hours) from the city of Oaxaca. It is one of the main tourist treasures of Mexico and a natural wonder with unique characteristics in the continent.

Hierve el agua, Oaxaca

Hierve el Agua a natural site with spectacular panoramic views

It used to be a sacred place for the Zapotecs due to its great natural contrasts located in the heart of the mountains. In turn, 2,500 years ago a complex irrigation system was built, unique in its kind, which was oriented to take maximum advantage of the water from the springs of its steep slopes.

Hierve el agua, Oaxaca


Hierve el Agua is formed by natural pools on the edge of a cliff

It is a touristic site where you can swim with warm water fluctuating between 25 degrees Celsius and is formed in a circular path with 2, 6 kilometers with rock formations and whose appearance is that of two impressive petrified waterfalls formed by the runoff of carbonated water from its springs located at the top of these plateaus, the water is projected on these formations, creating new layers of rock that are projected into a ravine of more than 50 meters high.

Hierve el agua, Oaxaca

Hierve el agua, Oaxaca


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