"I named it Miracle Hill, because at its base I discovered hot curative mineral waters..."
Where's the hot mineral spring water near Palm Springs?
The hottest mineral water springs near Palm Springs are 15 minutes north of Downtown Palm Springs. Known as "Spa City", Desert Hot Springs has been known for its natural, healing mineral water springs for nearly 100 years.
The hottest mineral aquifer is located in an area of Desert Hot Springs called Miracle Hill. This tiny 4 block area is the source of the hottest and richest mineral water in southern California. It is home to a small number of highly rated resort spas.
Azure Palm Hot Springs is located near the central, hottest area of miracle hill where our water emerges from the ground at 174 degrees.
Why are the best hot springs in Desert Hot Springs?
Desert Hot Springs is one of the few places in the world with naturally occurring hot and cold mineral springs. The Mission Creek Branch of the San Andreas Fault bisects the area and on one side is the cold-water aquifer and on the other, is the hot-water aquifer.
The natural hot mineral waters originate from the Desert Hot Springs Aquifer and are heated by geothermal forces thousands of feet below the Earth’s surface. Naturally super heated to temperatures as high as 180 degrees, the waters rise through fissures in the earth occurring naturally in this area. The Mission Creek Aquifer holds the award winning cold mineral waters.