Archena Spa Resort: a healthy break in Murcia
Would you like to relax on the Spain's Mediterranean coast? Murcia's beaches are an excellent option. If you head inland, however, in the heart of the Ricote Valley you will also find a very healthy spa destination: Archena.
The famous mud from the Mar Menor has made Murcia an important destination for health and beauty tourism. Nevertheless, this Region in southeastern Spain also has a wealth of mineral-rich, medicinal waters in inland areas. In the town of Archena, 25 kilometres from the city of Murcia, you will find a good example. Its spa resort boasts having been Spain's most popular thermal centre at the end of the 19th century; it continues to be a renowned complex to this day. It is set in the fertile Ricote Valley, an area of countryside irrigated by the Segura River, with interesting contrasts of landscape: palm groves, orange and a variety of fruit trees are flanked by arid-looking mountains. The result is a unique, peaceful setting that is ideal for rest and relaxation.
Its modern facilities cover 200,000 square metres, and have the Q for quality certificate, awarded by the Spanish Tourism Quality Institute (ICTE), guaranteeing the centre's excellence. Archena Spa Resort offers a wide variety of treatments and services, so that you can enjoy the properties of the local springs. They are especially beneficial for the skin and immune system. It is easy to recover your vitality and pamper yourself with the many different options available at its Thermal Gallery and Termalium Area, for example. Furthermore, at the Thermal Beauty Centre you have the chance to try novel beauty treatments such as chocolate therapy and Chakra Stones massages.
Come and see for yourself, Archena is an oasis in Murcia, where you can have a really healthy holiday.
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