It is located on the Tianming Mountain northwest of the Ninghai County.
You may take a coach at the Ningbo South Coach Station to Ninghai, get off in Meilin and take a medium-sized bus there to the Nanxi Forestry Center.
It is one of the three famous hot springs in China. It is surrounded by the well-known Tiantai Mountain and Siming Mountain.
It has green mountain and water with luxuriant woods and rippling stream all the year around. According to the mensuration, geothermal water in this area is not only plentiful with moderate temperature, but also clean, transparent and of high grade, containing several trace elements. After people take a bath in the hot spring, they will have their skin moisturized and feel refreshed.
The hot spring also has remarkable curative effects for diseases, such as all kinds of skin diseases, arthritis and cardiovascular diseases as well as diseases regarding the nerves and digestion.
The summer here, whose temperature is 3-5℃ lower than that of Hangzhou and Ningbo, is a tourist, summer, recuperation, vacation and leisure resort unwonted in East China.