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
Other resources and lists of hot springs in Spain
Hot springs in the Granada Province.
Natural Springs off the tourist track.
Here are some hot springs listed by province.
Thermal baths in Spain