View of Eaux-Chaudes.

Coordinates: 42°57′14″N 0°26′22″W / 42.953862°N 0.439342°W / 42.953862; -0.439342 Eaux-Chaudes is a spa in the valley of the Gave d'Ossau in the French Pyrenees.


The village is located beside the river, at the southern entrance to the Gorge du Hourat. It is separated from the spa town of Eaux-Bonnes by the Massif du Gourzy.[1]

Eaux-Chaudes circa 1886

Politically, Eaux-Chaudes forms part of the commune of Laruns in the département of Pyrénées-Atlantiques. The actual village of Laruns is some 4 km (2.5 mi) to the north on the D934.

Les Eaux Chaudes (Béarn) by Eugène de Malbos, in 1843


  1. ^ Reynolds, Kev (2004). The Pyrenees: The High Pyrenees from the Cirque De Lescun to the Carlit Massif. Cicerone Press. p. 135. ISBN 1-85284-420-5.