When I was at the Lost World of Tambun and stayed at the Lost World Hotel, I just had to pay a visit at the glorious Lost World Hot Springs..
Do you know that that moment when you slide your body into the warm hot springs water feels just so heavenly?? So, what is it that makes soaking in hot springs such indulgence?
Spring water is warm, some even hot enough to cook or boil eggs… depending on where it is… However, the temperature is not the actual characteristic of these spring waters that has any healing effects rather, it is the mineral composition of the springs that really matter.
Termed as “balneology,” springs found in natural environments actually contain some “qi” (life-force energy) of all five elements: earth (the ground in which the spring is held); metal (the various minerals in the spring-water); water (the water itself); wood (the surrounding trees, and/or the wooden benches etc. surrounding the spring); and fire (the heat of the water, and the sun overhead). Therefore many people since ancient times believe hot springs have the capacity to balance and harmonize our body and mind, quite naturally.
How, you might ask… well, soaking in these highly concentrated mineral water heats up our body temperature and kills harmful germs and viruses, eliminates toxins, increases blood flow and circulation, increasing metabolism, and absorption of essential minerals.
So what can you derive from soaking in the hot springs?
1) Improve Circulation – Bicarbonate hot springs are said to help with blood circulation, hypertension, nervous imbalances and atherosclerosis.
2) Treat Skin Infections – Bathing in sulfur-rich hot springs helps treat dry scalp and arthritic pain as well as internal problems such as menopausal symptoms and digestive disorders.
3) Reduce Stress – Everyone who steps into the natural hot waters of mineral hot springs will find themselves instantly relaxing. There are just so many health benefits found in relaxation from improved sleeping patterns and nutrient assimilation to creating healthy digestive tracts. There are even benefits to the buoyancy of hot springs which help increase the range of motion of muscles and joints.
4) Detoxify – It is believed that bathing repeatedly in hot springs can help tone your autonomic nervous system and normalize your endocrine system, as well as release toxins in your body through sweating.
5) Boost Immune System – Some proponents believe that iron content in hot springs, along with other trace minerals, might help build your body’s immune system, making it stronger and more able to fight infections.
So, take a dip in the hot springs, let your blood pressure drops, your circulation go up, and your metabolism kick up a bit, as you let your body relax in the warm or hot water of the Lost World’s Hot Springs..
When you stay at the Lost World Hotel, you will be sure to be able to experience Lost World Hot Springs and Spa By Night with 2 complimentary tickets with each stay… or alternatively, you can also purchase tickets to enter the Lost World Hot Springs… which will also enable you to visit the night petting zoo and indulge in good food along Ipoh Street food street…
Do not miss out catching the merry band of fire eaters and percussionists performing nightly, to the jungle beat and who will leave you breathless and at the edge of your seats with daring stunts and tricks with fire.
So what can you enjoy there….. there are the….. –
Saphira’s Lair, which is specially created for children, portraying a virtual world complete with luminous and colourful lights to illuminate the glowing rainforest. The Saphira’s Lair is the home of Saphira the green dragon, majestic yet gentle where she nestled in comfort. Enjoy this spectacular world beyond imagination. The temperature is 40° C.
Lost World Steam Cave , the perfect place for those looking for a respite after long stressful days. The steam cave which act as a sauna promotes the action of sweating where the toxins and waste are expelled through the pores on the epidermis leaving the dermis clean and refreshed. The high temperature also promotes blood circulation.
The Geyser Of Tambun spouts thermal hot springs water 40 feet up and will tremendously impact a pleasant surprise as it erupts every hour. With subtle lighting effects it exudes a beautiful experience for those who visit at night.
Foot Spa is a unique pool with reflexology pebbles fitted to the floor. Take a walk on the pebbles while enjoying the hot springs water and feel the stones digging into your feet. Foot reflexology pebbles is an added therapy while submerging in the hot springs water. It could get a little painful if you have health issues but it is good at promoting blood circulation and pressing on acupressure points …..
Crystal Falls and three Jacuzzi Pools is pretty fascinating with the hot springs waterfall swishing over the rocks joyfully thundering down into a hot springs pool like a gigantic water spout
REMEMBER: Waterfalls are at their scenic best however only the fittest can enjoy its downpour! One will also find three relaxing and invigorating Jacuzzi Pools surrounding our Crystal Falls. Amethyst , Topaz and Sapphire pools temperature ranges from 47- 50 degrees Celsius. How hot can your body handle… be careful not to force yourself if you think you find it too hot…
Emerald Lagoon is a beautiful pool, fit for royalty where you can soak in the hot mineral springs at the end of the day’s activities. Heated deep within the earth, crystal-clear carbonated waters are said to have curative qualities that will relax and rejuvenate you.
Saphira’s Twister are some slides for young and young at heart to have a go! The gravity-defying thrills, is fun for all!
At the end of a few hours, you will definitely feel more happier, relaxed and awesome…
Address – No. 1, Persiaran Lagun Sunway 1, Sunway City Perak, 31150 Ipoh, Perak