Why would anyone be looking for Thermal Hot Springs In Spain? Well, it isn’t always hot in sunny Spain and there are some great benefits to soaking in a thermal bath or covering yourself with the naturally warm mud. Let’s review some locations near Almuñecar for a day trip. While other options may be good for a weekend getaway.
Thermal Hot Springs In Spain
There are a few natural hot springs in Spain and some thermal baths. You will find many benefits from the minerals and heat of these special waters.
improvement in joint and muscle pain
better range of movement
reduction in inflammation, spasms, and cramps
stimulation of blood flow
Thermal Hot Springs Near the Costa Tropical
Thermal Baths and natural pools at Alhama de Granada
After you have explored the town and had some lunch, you may want to make your way to the thermal baths, located just on the outskirts of town. There are free public baths along the river but be warned they aren’t always kept litter-free. You can just stop and take a quick dip if you are continuing on to the reservoir on the same day, or stay a bit longer at the spa hotel for the night.
La Balneario de Lanjarón is a hotel and spa, offering several thermal baths and treatments with the special thermal mineral water. Lanjarón is located just 30 minutes away from the Almuñecar in Las Alpujarras. Read more about it.
The Zújar thermal pool in the Negratín reservoir in the Granada Province. This is a natural hot spring and there is no cost for the experience. You may read more about it here.
This Spa establishment offers thermal baths and various spa treatments. It is a great getaway to relax and pamper yourself. The offer indoor and outdoor pools as well as a Roman bath and a Turkish bath. Zujar is about 90 minute to 2 hours to the northeast of the Costa Tropical. Visit their site
Thermal Baths & Hot Springs a bit further out
Lo Pagan Mud Baths!
Lo Pagan Mud Baths are located in San Pedro del Pinatar, Murcia. it is about a 3.5 to 4-hour drive from Almuñecar. This is located in one of the only saltwater lakes in Spain and is in the Mar Menor. This shallow warm water is lined with oooey gooey silky mud in the Mar Menor mud bath. You scoop up the mud and cover your body with it. Allow it to dry and then hop back in to rinse in off. Read more about the Lo Pagan Mud Baths
It’s time to splash into summer and go swimming in Spain! Why not cool down in the public swimming pools or natural freshwater locations; beautiful lakes, natural pools, reservoirs, and rivers. Keep on reading for more swimming options near you in Almuñécar, in the Costa Tropical, or a little day trip away!
Do you have an adventurous side? Why not experience Spain like you never have before! Treat yourself to a little luxury and take a helicopter tour! Imagine flying over beautiful white villages in Andalucia or along the breathtaking coast and having that unique birds-eye view. A perfect day trip from Almuñécar.
If you like to keep moving, there is no shortage of great places to go hiking in Spain! No matter if you are in Galicia, Asturias, Pyrenees, Andalucia and many other areas, you will be sure to have a great connection with nature. We of course are based in Costa Tropical, so most of what we share will be for nearby day trips from Almuñécar.
We have compiled a great list of resources to help you explore a bit off the beat track as well as some more basic walking guides. Get moving and discover all that Spain has to offer.Continue reading
Enjoy a hike, walk or picnic at Parque Mediterráneo Almuñécar (Mediterranean Park). Surrounded by nature, paths, beaches & gorgeous sea views too. We shared a few photos of the Mediterranean Park on social media and they were a big hit. Many people wanted to know more about where it was located and how to access it. Therefore we are going to take you on a photo walk and provide you more information about Parque Mediterráneo en Almuñécar!
Who loves to get out and move? Why not explore the area on foot? There are many existing Costa Tropical walking routes to choose from or you can create your own. We will share a few of the handy walking routes in Almuñécar – La Herradura and surrounding areas. Try them all or share your best route with us in the comments.
Enjoy a day out bird watching at Charca de Suárez in Motril. This is the most important wetland on the coast of Granada, with over 160 species of birds, as well as wildlife and numerous plants and vegetation. This 15.6 hectares (almost 40 acres) environmental site has plans to double in the future, which is critical for the endangered bird species in the area and their survival. This is the ideal refuge for many species in addition to a strategic location for migration.
Have you ever dreamed of what it would feel like to fly? Well now is your chance to have an experience like no other! Paragliding Spain on the Costa Tropical is the dream destination for many.
La Herradura and Cenes de la Vega are in the heart of Europe’s most southern flying sites for paragliding Spain! There is year round thermal activity, so it is an ideal location to give it a try. If you are wondering what thermal activity is, don’t worry. You can fly with an expert, so you can enjoy the moment with no experience.
Nude Beaches Spain! You want them and we have them. Costa Tropical is a paradise for the nude naturist, with plenty of options to soak up the sun and enjoy the beach. Costa Tropical is a nice little secret along the coast of Granada and there are a few options for clothing optional beaches. It is touristy enough to have the amenities you will enjoy, yet private enough to feel like you are living with the locals. While this slice of coastline isn’t vast, you certainly have a great choice of naturalists beaches to choose from.