Unhavare hot Water Spring is Located at Village of Unhavare in Dapoli Takula of District Ratnagiri in Maharashtra State, India. The delightful Unhavare village is famous for its natural hot springs.
It is nestled deep in the heart of a beautiful valley on the bank of a picturesque river and is surrounded by undulating hills, majestic forest, and rolling farmland. The boiling spring water bubbles up from deep inside the earth and cascades down into a series of three rock pools and gets cooled by a breeze coming from the river.
A large area of marshy ground is observed around the hot spring locations. Two different sprouts are observed. Each spring is covered by a concrete enclosure. The main sprout has the temperature of 71°C. The hot springs water flows through two tanks, which are used for the bathing purpose. Lots of people from surrounding areas come here regularly to bath in the Hot Sulphur water springs.
Separate shelters are made for men and women to take a dip in the rejuvenating hot water. The hot spring water is clear with just a faint smell and taste of sulfur. The sulfur is said to have medicinal value and can cure some skin diseases. The origin of the hot spring is considered as a sacred place and has to be visited barefoot.