Ricon de la Vieja Mud Bath

Relax with a volcanic clay mud bath from the Ricon de la Vieja Volcano’s mud pools (or mudpots). It’s the perfect way to rejuvenate your body after a day full of adventure. After the clay dries, you will be left feeling completely new after cleaning up with a cool river water shower.

Did you know?

  • Mud baths are used for more than just relaxation–they are very therapeutic. For thousands of years, many people throughout the world have taken advantage of the therapeutic and healing powers of mud and natural springs. The mineral rich mud can aid in skin complexion and aging and can help alleviate aches and pains. The mineral rich mud has high concentrations of sodium, magnesium, and potassium that can work wonders for your skin!
  • Natural mud baths can be found anywhere there are hot springs or volcanoes, which will also contain volcanic ash.


Ricon de la Vieja Mud Bath

Article written by Sarah Wyland

Sarah Wyland
Sarah never gets in trouble for being on Facebook and Instagram at work, because its her job. As social media manager, she gets to tell the stories of travelers, teachers, and interesting places. Other titles she enjoys include dog mom to Knox, barre instructor, Crossfit athlete, avid reader, and world traveler.