Boyacá promotes tourism for health and well-being: Boyacá promotes tourism for health and well-being | Tunja

In Boyacá, health and wellness tourism offers innovative hydrotherapy and spa centers that not only contribute to a better quality of life, but also help preserve health and cure certain diseases.

It is not in vain that Boyacá is positioned as one of the favorite destinations for foreign tourists looking for rest, relaxation, meditation and well-being.
For instance, hot springs are promoted.

According to studies conducted by experts, hot springs provide certain benefits for the mind and body, such as: improving muscle and functional recoveryhave effects that contribute to the control of pain and inflammation, help alleviate conditions related to diseases such as osteoarthritis, contribute to psychological well-beingreduce tension caused by stress.

Güicán de la Sierra, between eternal snow and gentle thermal waters
The municipality of Güicán is located in the north of the department, in the province of Gutiérrez, 387 kilometers from Bogotá.

It is recognized for having much of the largest glacial mass in the country and for being home to the ancestral U’wa indigenous culture. However, it also has deposits of thermal water whose temperature is 40°C; These are fresh waters with green algae.

The thermal pools of Güicán are completely natural, rich in phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, manganese, sulphate, iron and zinc, elements conducive to the relief of poor circulation, fatigue, bone ailments and the nervous system.

La Casona de San Luis Hut
In the La Casona de San Luis refuge there are areas for adults and children, as well as a Jacuzzi and a typical cuisine restaurant. It is a place surrounded by green fields and the pure waters of the Nevado River.

The experience of walking through the Nevado de El Cocuy, Güicán and Chita is completed with a few hours of relaxation in the hot springs.

Sáchica, between valleys and deserts
This city preserves ancestral traditions, colonial architecture, delicious typical preparations and a variety of activities to get out of the routine, among which its hot springs with medium mineralization, rich in iron and copper.

Pachavita, peaceful municipality surrounded by mountains
In the beautiful valley of Tenza, where the mountains flourish, captivating experiences are had, peace and tranquility are breathed and exquisite snacks are savored. It is the perfect place to experience the best of adventures and there are also hot springs available.

It is located 126 kilometers from Bogotá and offers spaces for adults and children, thermal pools, green areas with a diversity of species, accommodation services and restaurants. The waters of this place are composed of sulfur, aluminum, iron and potassium.

Zetaquira, city of legends and abundant water sources
It is a territory that is characterized by the production of coffee and chamba, an exotic fruit of the region. There they also find beautiful landscapes for ecological walks, a circuit of the lagoons, the Guanatá waterfalls, caves that form a canyon and the path of the Virgen del Coro in the center of the municipality.

The properties of the thermal waters of Zetaquira are curative, treat bone-muscular, respiratory, dermatological, digestive and allergic diseases, in addition, they increase blood circulation and oxygenation; They improve the functions of the endocrine glands, stimulate the immune system, increase defenses, improve skin suppleness, soothe pain and release muscle tension.

In Iza and Cuítiva, municipalities located in the beautiful Sugamuxi Valley, 240 kilometers from Bogotá, about 4 hours and 30 minutes on an excellent road. It has an average temperature of 19°C. They are cataloged as one of the most beautiful and visited villages in Boyacá.

Paipa, the tourist capital of Boyacá
Paipa is a municipality where nature, history and gastronomy come together to provide unforgettable experiences. The trails, Lake Sochagota, community tourism experiences and its masses enjoy great recognition. There are hotels for all tastes and budgets.
Its thermal waters contain sodium, potassium, sulphur, chlorine, iodine and boron, beneficial properties for the skin, due to its saline nutrients.

In the city’s spa and hydromassage centers you will find: geotherapy, mud therapy, algotherapy, hydrotherapy, nasal therapy, thermotherapy, massage therapy and heliotherapy.

It is a colonial mansion that housed the troops of the Liberation Army over 200 years ago and retains an important part of the country’s history in its hallways and rooms.

It has 23 rooms, as well as a beautiful restaurant offering international cuisine and typical dishes. It has a thermal water swimming pool and a spa offering relaxing massages, mud therapy techniques and seaweed therapy.

Its architecture is contemporary in style and it enjoys a privileged location on a hill facing the Lake Sochagota. It offers a multicolored landscape of towering mountains from which the beauty of the tourist area of ​​Paipa is recreated.

The D`Acosta Hotel Sochagota’s thermo-mineral water pool has jets coming directly from the hot springs, which provide a natural and relaxing hydromassage, in addition to maintaining an ideal temperature throughout the year.

The ITP is composed of a water park, a biomedical center, a thermal SPA and a hydrotherapy center. It has extensive facilities, parking, sale of sports and beauty articles, handicrafts, as well as a restaurant and cafeteria service.

Incredible wellness services and facilities can be found here, next to beautiful Lake Sochagota; offers turkish bath, sauna, thermal circuit, jacuzzi. It is a five star hotel with family and business plans.

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