Choosing the most spectacular natural thermal baths in Spain is a challenge, as there are several amazing destinations. They are known for their scenic charms, their natural surroundings, their medicinal properties and even, some of them, for being used by the Romans.
A tour of these outstanding places will help you disconnect and forget about stress. From those in the north of the peninsula to those located in Andalusia, these are some of the most spectacular natural thermal baths in Spain.
Without a doubt, the province of Ourense cannot be missing in this list. It stands out, in addition to many other attractions, for having some of the most beautiful natural thermal baths in Spain. The Outariz pools are one of the most popular, partly because they are surrounded by spectacular nature. They are divided into two large areas, each with one cold water pool and three hot water pools. They are recommended to improve rheumatism or arthrosis thanks to the high amount of fluoride and silicates it contains.
Muiño das Veigas is an open-air thermal complex, located on the banks of the Miño River, next to an old wooden mill from which it takes its water. The natural spot makes it one of the most spectacular natural thermal baths in Spain. They are surrounded by a beautiful garden area and are popular for combating dermatitis and skin eczema. In total, there are five pools and a small pool of cold water for contrast baths.
Also in Ourense, a short distance from those of Muiño das Veigas are the thermal baths of Chavasqueira, located on the right bank of the Miño river. They are known for their curious inspiration in a Japanese Zen temple that, together with its idyllic natural environment, make it a very popular destination. It has three thermal pools and the temperature of the water reaches 41 °C. They stand out for improving rheumatism or asthma and for the possibility of enjoying beautiful views of the Miño.
They are located in a majestic natural environment: the heart of the Sierra Tejeda, Granada. They are considered one of the most spectacular natural thermal baths in Spain. Ideal to disconnect, relax and get rid of the stress of everyday life. The water of its pools is therapeutic and can reach up to 47°C.
Moreover, in the place is the Balneario de Alhama de Granada, which has some Arab baths of the 12th century. The place is spectacular and you can enjoy its waters both for free and for a fee inside the spa. Perfect to disconnect after a day of sightseeing in Granada, only 57 kilometers away.
The spa of Zújar boasts of being one of the oldest natural thermal baths in Spain. In fact, they were known in the Roman times of Pliny. What remains today of this Roman spa is buried under the waters of the reservoir.
Fortunately, the spa facilities allow you to travel back in time and relive the baths in almost the same way as the emperors of the time. It is located near the Negratín reservoir, a perfect environment for enjoying active tourism activities. These medicinal waters reach 47°C.
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