A Top Ten List of Top Ten Lists

Especially with the New Year, it seems that everyone is putting out Top Ten lists! Rather than try to make another Top Ten list, I thought I would bring you a hundred ideas! So here we are, with my Top Ten list of Top Ten lists, offering you a hundred hot springs and spa vacations. Enjoy! (Yes, some of them have more than ten – bonus!)

1. Famous & Funky: http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/worlds-coolest-hot-springs
2. Undiscovered and Undeveloped: http://news.distractify.com/travel/the-waters-fine/
3. Luxury resorts: http://www.luxurytravelmagazine.com/worlds-best/hot-springs-resorts.php
4. Frommer’s always a little different: http://www.frommers.com/slideshows/817975-the-world-s-best-hot-springs#slide840737
5. On the upscale side: http://blog.spafinder.ca/readers-choice-awards-bes-spas-mineral-thermal-springs/
6. On the budget side: http://www.budgettravel.com/feature/12-hot-springs-worth-traveling-for,8261/
7. A good compendium: http://www.thrillist.com/travel/nation/healing-hot-springs-and-thermal-baths-where-to-take-a-soak-around-the-world
8. For general wellness: http://www.travelchannel.com/interests/wellness-and-renewal/photos/hot-springs-around-the-world
9. Pin it! http://www.pinterest.com/smithstorian/world-s-best-hot-springs/
10. Some that aren’t on any other list: http://www.mensjournal.com/expert-advice/the-best-hot-springs-in-america-20140210/most-scenic

Pamukkale, By Antoine Taveneaux (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

If you’re interested, the most recurring ones seem to be:
– Blue Lagoon, Iceland http://www.bluelagoon.com/
– Pammukale, Turkey http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pamukkale
– Banff, Canada http://www.hotsprings.ca/
– Ma’in, Jordan http://www.sixsenses.com/evason-resorts/ma-in/destination