The municipality of Caomo is situated in the southern hemisphere of Puerto Rico and covers 10 wards. It’s also considered to be a principal metropolis within the entire region surrounded by places such as Juana Diaz, Orocovis, Aibonito and Villalba. The center is nestled in-between a green valley which stretches 10 miles into the horizon. It received its name from the very first settlers who came here, in fact San de Blas was the first catholic saint patron who settled here. There are several other theories generalizing the origin of Coamo, some people think that it was derived from a local dialect meaning ‘valley’. Others believe it was nicknamed after an ancient Taino chief who was called Coamey. Nevertheless, archaeological expeditions within the area have un-earthed unique cultural artifacts dating back to pre-colonial era. To see all these attractions first-hand, you would first need to book cheap flights to Coamo.
This town boasts of an interesting downtown plaza section with an abundance of revitalizing hot springs. It continues attracting visitors from all over the world, an event that has been happening even before Spanish colonialists invaded the region. The Hot Springs consist of a natural geological pool with thermal water teeming with minerals; they manage to reach the ground surface through underground pressure exerted by a dormant volcano. Those who have dipped into the waters before say that it has natural healing properties, and is also perfect for skin toning and revitalization. There are cheap flights to Coamo available for those who want to entertain themselves.
Quite recently, the springs were reconstructed to include modern facilities for total enjoyment. These new structures include lockers, umbrella tables, shower rooms and chairs. In addition, the ambiance is quite peaceful and amusing for those who want escape from the bustles of daily life. The admission rate is only 3 dollars for guests aged between 6 and 59 yrs old, though it’s much cheaper at 1.50$ for those who are between 60-74yrs. Kids who are under 6yrs and adults of 75yrs or more can also enter freely, however there are far much cheaper rates for natives coming to relax. There are great hotels in Coamo that one can reside in. One of them is Banos de Resort which apart from being an accommodation it’s also a spa.