Hot Spring of Nanxi is located 70 km from the Ninghai County
southeast of Ningbo. The Hot Spring Area lies in the adjacent
part of the Tian Tai and Siming Mountains covering a forest
area of about 10,000 mu (about 700 hectares). The area has
four major natural scenic divisions: the Valley of
Sleeping Dragon, the Valley of Gods, the Valley of Oriels
and the Valley of Colors, which contain three pools, nine
waterfalls, eighteen streams and seventy-two peaks. The unique
natural environment offers a perfect summer resort.
Spring has rich geothermal energy resources. The spring water,
49.5íŠ in all seasons, comes 158 meters down from the underground
and the daily output is over 1,200 tons. The clean, clear
and tasteless water with weak base contains over 20 mineral
elements, of which radon forms the major part, together with
lithium and fluorine. Frequent bathing in the hot spring helps
to improve oneí»s good looks and remove exhaustion and it has
particular curative effect for diseases such as cardiovascular
diseases, nervous system diseases, arteriosclerosis, hypertension,
internal system diseases, rheumarthritis and skin diseases.
The Hot Spring Villa now has buildings of over 9500 sq. meters,
more than 300 beds of various standards, 9 restaurants of
different styles, which can offer services to above 350 quests
at the same time, as well as other supplementary facilities.
of the Villa í░Hot Spring of Nanxií▒ was inscribed by Mr. Guo
Moruo, who stayed here in 1964.
Spring of Nanxi in the Tianming Mountain is Zhejiangí»s famous
place for summer resort and recuperation.