Hierve El Agua

Hierve el Agua is renowned for its natural springs and surrounding mountain beauty.

hierve el aguaIt was a sacred spot for the ancient Zapotecs and archaeological investigations have discovered important information concerning the lives of the original inhabitants of the region. An irrigation system more than 2,500 years old was recently discovered by archaeologists. At Hierve el Agua, visitors may enjoy the option of swimming in one of its fabulous springs, or in one of the two horizon pools. Although the springs perpetually seem upon the point of boiling, the natural temperature of the water fluctuates between 22 - 25 degrees C. (72 - 77 degrees F.)