Arnedillo spa: set among hot springs, vineyards and dinosaurs
- La Rioja
La Rioja is famous the world over for the quality of its wines. However it is also the place to head for if you are looking for somewhere for a few days’ relaxation and pampering. Just come to the Arnedillo spa and see for yourself.
In the north of Spain you will find the famous region of La Rioja, and in the interior, in the Cidacos river valley - an area declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO-, is the town of Arnedillo, in whose spa you can enjoy a wonderfully self-indulgent holiday. It lies 61 km from the city of Logroño, in natural setting which is ideal for peace and relaxation, amid forests of beech and pine and surrounded by mountains, some over one thousand metres. Just the view of this beautiful spot in La Rioja is enough to do you good, although for the best results, try the medicinal mineral waters and the therapeutic mud in its thermal centre.
Since it opened its doors over 160 years ago, thousands of people have enjoyed the benefits of the richness of its natural springs. Did you know that the relaxing and anti-rheumatic properties of the waters in the Arnedillo spa are particularly recommended for muscle contractions, joints, and respiratory problems? The range of treatments includes anti-stress, beauty and anti-rheumatic programmes. One of its most characteristic treatments is the application of thermal mud: this has a soothing effect, is excellent for alleviating rheumatism and acts as an effective skin moisturiser and purifier.
A stay at the Arnedillo spa will be anything but boring, as they offer a host of leisure and outdoor activities in the surrounding area. These include signposted routes through the countryside, such as the green route along the Cidacos river, and excursions to places with an important architectural heritage such as Calahorra. You will also have the chance to visit the world of wine by taking a tour of the nearby vineyards, or to explore the sites of preserved dinosaur prints in the area, considered the most important in Europe. Do something different and pamper yourself for a few days in the Arnedillo spa: there’s plenty to enjoy