Sa lahat po ng nag-greet sa akin nung birthday ko, ipinaaabot ko ang aking taus-pusong pasasalamat. Thank you for your prayers and wishes.
Now, on to our next vacation destination: the Maquinit Hot Spring, still in the town of Coron in Palawan.
The Maquinit Hot Spring is just about 5 km east of the Coron town proper. You can reach the hot spring by tricycle. Fare is 35Php per person. You can arrange for the driver to wait for you if you won’t be staying long. Or you can ask him to fetch you on a particular time.
The Maquinit Hot Spring has two small and one wide pools with hot saltwater that sooths your tired muscles. After enjoying sunset in Mt. Tapyas, pamper your tired feet here 🙂 It is the only saltwater hot spring in the country, sabi ng caretaker, hehehe. It is said that during World War II, some Japanese soldiers set up a camp in this part of Coron to rest for a few days and mend their wounds. The temperature of the saltwater in Maquinit Hot Spring can reach 40 degrees Celsius.
Since the hot spring is located on the shorefront, at the entrance of mangrove-filled Coron harbor, it offers a great view of what’s in store for you as you explore more of Coron.
Next post, we’ll go island hopping in Coron!