SUBAN HOT SPRING

SUBANHOTSPRING

 One attraction is the mainstay of Bengkulu province is Suban Hot Water Baths. This attraction is located in Rejang Lebong with Curup capital, this location is easily accessible, just 15 minutes away or approximately 6 km from the city Curup. While the city of Bengkulu distance traveled about 90 miles to the journey takes ± 2 hours.

Suban hot water is a natural bathing area originating from the hot springs, and has been equipped with facilities like: swimming pool, a resort, canteen, parking area are very supportive for family recreation. At this location there are pools of hot spring that is often called a splinter mortar. The ponds still looks very simple but the atmosphere around the pool is very beautiful, combined with many cliffs overgrown with trees so that the atmosphere in the pool is naturally splinter dimples.

The hot water contained in ponds comes from springs located on the edge of the pond, which flowed through the pipes or bamboo fountains to form. This pond looks green because the bottom of the pool is composed of small boulders and mossy yng this pool so the water looks clear and greenish. Attraction spill hot water is often used as a visitors center for the treatment of some diseases such as rheumatism, gout, high blood pressure, etc. due to the hot water contained in the swimming-pool is believed to cure the disease. So do not be surprised if on ordinary days and holidays this location a favorite for both the communities visited Bengkulu province as well as by local tourists.

Adding exotic attraction baths of hot water spill is the presence of two waterfalls flowing from the hills with a height of each 50 and 75 meters. This waterfall is also a natural source of cool mountain water and crisp as well as healthy for bathing. Beautiful natural scenery and beautiful locations along the way to make a special experience for the family a wonderful holiday and be memorable.

Covering a total area of approximately 30 hectares, amidst a picturesque landscape of green hills, the Suban Hot Spring is the perfect place to rid yourself of  all tensions of the bustling day and just soak up the relaxing warmth of nature. The water that fills the pool is drawn from a number of springs that flow down from the Bukit Kaba Hills and are channeled through bamboo pipes. Aside from the open pools, there are also a number of bathing cubicles where one can enjoy the fresh warm water in better privacy.

With another relatively short trekking adventure, you can also visit two waterfalls that are not too far from the hot springs. The first waterfall is 50 meters high while the second is 15 meters up. Aside from the refreshing splashes of pouring water, visitors will be indulged with the stunning panoramic scenery of the waterfalls and the serene ambience of nature. Within the pools area you will see two boulders that are considered sacred by the local people. The first is the Batu Tri Sakti or Tri Sakti Stone which is said to be inhabited by three great spirits who protect those who visit the hot spring. The second is Batu Menangis or literally the Crying Stone, which is said to occasionally emit water as if it was crying. The existence of batu Menangis relates to the legend of a certain princess named Gemercik Emas who constantly sobbed,  since she refused to be forcefully married to a prince named Putra Gambir Melang.

 

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