Mud Bathing: Renew Your Body and Mind

December 28, 2023 - 1345 views

When in Nha Trang, you may think of outdoor activities like swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, parasailing, jet skiing…, however, Nha Trang has more than that to offer. It is the best place in Vietnam to try mud bathing.

Have you ever tried this kind of activity before? If not, do not miss you the chance to soak in the mineral mud here. The below article has useful information about mud bathing in Nha Trang, some best places to try, and some tips for mud bathing. Hope you have a great time in Nha Trang.

Nha Trang mud bath

Having fun with mud bathing in Nha Trang 

Overview of mud bathing

Mud bathing seems to be strange for people who first hear about it, however, when you try it, you will see it is a fun and healthy activity. Mud bathing is soaking in a bath containing mineral mud. Mineral mud derived from plants such as trees, flowers, grass buried or from land, and includes the ingredients that are organic, inorganic, carbon-containing substances and easy to absorb water.

Mud bath is believed to bring a lot of benefits for people who use it. The deep heat from the mud & geothermal waters help to relieve muscle, joint aches, and pains. The warm, soft mixture of the mud takes the stress off your body and draws out the toxins and impurities from your body. The volcanic ash exfoliates your skin. The heat from the geothermal water and the Jacuzzi jets invigorate your circulation. Complex minerals from Calistoga’s historic geothermal waters are infused into your body, helping to balance out your body’s natural pH. 

Through Vietnam, Nha Trang is the best city in Vietnam offering a mud bath. Other parts of the country try to bring mud baths to the customers, but nowhere can compare with mud baths in Nha Trang. 


Best places to try Mud Bath

1. Thap Ba Hot Springs Center

Thap Ba Hot Springs Center is the first hot mineral bath and mud bath in Nha Trang. It has now become a popular stop for people who look for relaxation and therapeutic cleansing of the body. The center has many services to choose including hot mineral baths, mud baths, hot and cold mineral swimming pools, and waterfalls in the communal area …

A communal bath which is about 200.000VND per person is a cheaper private bath. A communal bath is a place where you can share the tub with a maximum of the other seven people. It will be a lot of fun when you use a communal bath with friends. Paying full package here is cheaper than the other places in Nha Trang, you can use four pools, two of which are thermally heated, a jacuzzi, a sauna, and 2 restaurants.

You may be interested in Thap Ba Hot Spring & Mud Bath Half day

Thap Ba mud bathing

Thap Ba Hot Springs Center

Taking mud bath in Thap Ba Hot Springs Center

Taking mud bath in Thap Ba Hot Springs Center

2. I-resort

I-resort is located in Vinh Ngoc commune which is only 5km from the city center. The resort has 40 private pools, a hot mineral pool, a swimming pool, and 4 hot springs. It offers a great package for a private mud bath. The price starts from 300.000VND for a group of 1-3 people. The VIP package which is about 3.000.000VND includes your own bungalow on the hillside for the day, a 45-minute soak in a private mud bath, a private mineral pool to lounge, the complimentary fresh fruit platter, sip coffee or herbal tea, a full body massage, and beautiful two-course meal with Western and Asian menu. …

I-resort also has water parks for children and young people who love to slide tube and adventure games. You can buy products from mineral water and natural mud as gifts and beauty care such as black mud, mud cosmetics, mineral spray in this resort

I- resort

I- resort

3. 100 Egg Mud Bath

100 Egg Mud Bath, located 8 km from the city center is the newest mud bath in Nha Trang. It is the place where you can soak in hot mud, hot mineral jacuzzi pool, hydrotherapy, waterfall, mineral rain shower, swimming pool. The tubs in this place are designed in a different way, which looks like giant eggs. Besides mud bath, hot mineral bath, you can also visit the Egg Gardens, Famous Park, Vietnam Traditional House, Writers Central Highlands …

This place also has a restaurant where you can enjoy the food of three regions of Vietnam and many dishes in the world. There are also regular cultural activities such as campfire, magic, traditional music, and team building activities. The price for mud bath starts from 250.000 VND/1 person

100 Egg Mud Bath

100 Egg Mud Bath

4. Galina Mud Bath

Galina Mud Bath & Spa is located on the third and fourth floors of the four-star Galina Hotel in 5 Hung Vuong Street, in the heart of the city. It is the only place that provides the service of a hot mineral mud bath in the heart of the city. The mud bath area in this place is designed to look like a cave with stalactites, trees, and waterfalls like a unique "oasis".

A private bath here is cheaper than other places like Thap Ba and 100 Eggs Mud Bath. With only 700.000VND, you will be able to use your own mud bath, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, and enjoy some time at the swimming pool. Communal mud bath starts from 200.000VND per person.

No matter which package you choose, you will have access to a high-class equipment system operated by a professional technical team, served by the best staff in the city. If you are a hotel guest, you will be able to get a 30% discount.


Galina mud bath

Galina mud bath

Happy couple in Galina Mud Bath

Happy couple in Galina Mud Bath

Tips & Experience

Before mud bathing:

  1. Wear a bikini so that the mud is mostly exposed to the skin. Avoid wearing thick clothes, or absorbent fabrics.
  2. For women: make sure your hair neatly tucked away so that it does not scald your hair.
  3. Put all valuable things in the locker.
  4. Do not carry a mobile or handheld device to avoid dropping or sticking to the mud.
  5. Do not over-eat or exercise.
  6. Do not take a mud bath with deep clefts.

After mud bathing:

1. Don’t bathe again with cold water and especially with soap because when bathing with soap you will drift the mineral layer of mud left on the skin as well as reduce the efficiency of the mud.

2. For people who have acute heart failure: you may have some reactions after mud bathing such as fatigue, stress, insomnia, dizziness. Pay attention to the temperature and bath time as they vary depending on each person. After each time bathing, the body should be dry and rest for 10-20 minutes.

3. You should wear a towel if you have to go out in the sun

With the above information, you will definitely have a great time relaxing in the mineral mud in Nha Trang. If there is any further information you need to know, do not hesitate to contact us.

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