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2009 - 2013 AWARDS

"Top 10 Worldwide Best
for Mineral Springs"

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The Mineral Springs

Europeans have flocked to hot mineral spring spas for centuries to experience the restorative and curative values of the mineral waters.The practice of “taking the waters” for therapeutic purposes is as popular today as it was in the days of the Roman baths. Within Desert Hot Springs exists one of the greatest thermal water areas in the world. These natural hot springs have been compared to the famous healing waters of Baden-Baden, Vichy and Evian. The very word “spa” means a place providing therapeutic mineral springs but while the number of spas continue to grow in the United States, very few offer the real nature of a spa… healing restorative mineral spring water.
Health Benefits

The health benefits of mineral-rich, hot springs have been well documented over the years. From early indigenous peoples to current day health enthusiasts, mineral waters around the world are famous for their healing attributes. While stress is relieved by the natural heat, the minerals absorbed through the skin rejuvenate the body. The water in Desert Hot Springs is also especially rich in silica leaving the skin soft and smooth.
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“The mineral water here is some of the best in America…”
Travel & Leisure Magazine 2001

“Every sickness, every disease, every ailment can be traced to a mineral deficiency.”
Dr. Linus Pauling, two-time Nobel Laureate

The analyses of the waters in Desert Hot Springs, I have not found the like in any country I have explored. What has surprised me most is the mineral content of the water. It is a pronounced curative agency. It would appear to have qualities far superior to any waters known to me. Desert Hot Springs could be an important health center.
Dr. Broue, Australian geologist and physicist
Cabot Yerxa discovers the sparkling clear, curative mineral waters of Desert Hot Springs

Cabot Yerxa homesteaded 160 acres here in 1913. On advice of his Native American neighbors, Cabot began digging into the granite for water.As he dredged deeper into the earth, the water at his feet grew hotter, forcing him to devise a complicated method of ropes and buckets to cool his feet as he penetrated the earth.

His first well, at 36 feet, produced crystal clear water at 132 degrees. A month later, just 600 yards away, he dug a second well producing cool, fresh drinking water. The phenomenon prompted Cabot to name his homestead Miracle Hill.

While the hot mineral spring water is heated in earth’s fissures, the cold water in Desert Hot Springs is a separate aquifer and it is also remarkably high in minerals. This is the region'sdrinking water. There is absolutely nothing done to this water. Nothing is added and nothing is taken out. The water in Desert Hot Springs isconsumed in its pure and natural state... just as it comes out of the earth. This is almost unprecedented in the United States.

Award Winning Drinking Water
Desert Hot Springs water is so delicious it has been voted “The Best Tasting in the World” at the Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting Awards in Berkley Springs, West Virginia. Desert Hot Springs is the most decorated city in the United States for it’s outstanding tasting water.

Our water emerges from the earth at 170 degrees
The hot mineral water has a greater mineral content than the cold water. In fact, the hotter the water the greater the mineral content. At THE SPRING, our mineral water is one of the hottest in the region, emerging at 170 degrees, it is cooled and fed into our three mineral pools. After an exfoliation, these healing minerals are more easily absorbed through the skin. Repeated exfoliation, massage and soaking stimulate the healing process, resulting in total relaxation and rejuvenation.
THE SPRING is the place to renew - to be reborn
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