Holidu, the holiday rental search engine, has made a list of the 10 best spas in Spain. A ranking in which the volume of traffic generated in the last year through Google and the reactions generated on the Tripadvisor platform of 122 centers in Spain has been analyzed.
- Spa of Archena, Murcia | Score (10/10)
The first position in the ranking takes us to the Ricote Valley, a magnificent natural setting just 15 minutes from the city of Murcia where we find the best spa in our country, the Archena spa. A spa with centuries of history, where its origins date back to the 5th century BC when in those days the Iberian peoples that populated these lands already valued these waters.
At present we find a magnificent thermal complex of more than 10,000 square meters, suitable for all audiences. Pools, thermal circuits and a thermal gallery that thanks to its mineral-medicinal waters and extraordinary professionals are the perfect destination for those who want to enjoy relaxation and tranquility.
- Panticosa Spa, Huesca | Rating (8.2 / 10)
In the heart of the Huesca Pyrenees and surrounded by imposing peaks of more than 3,000 meters, we find one of the oldest thermal centers in Europe, the fantastic Panticosa spa. One of the most famous in all of Spain, which year after year is visited by thousands of tourists who seek in it a few days of peace and tranquility.
If you decide to visit it, you will find incredible facilities with a relaxing and restorative atmosphere that will allow you to fully enjoy the therapeutic power of the waters. More than 8,000 square meters at your fingertips with pools for all tastes, whirlpools, treatment cabins and even a natural sandy beach from where you can contemplate the magnificent views of the Tena Valley.
- Puente Viesgo Spa, Cantabria | Rating (7.6 / 10)
Just 28 kilometers from Santander, in the small town of Puente Viesgo we find the third spa on the list. A thermal complex that will provide you with everything you want; from accommodation, through the best gastronomy and of course the best experience with relaxing baths and most unlikely treatments. How about trying mud therapy, relaxation and beauty rituals, facials or an arctic ritual inspired by the incredible landscapes of ice and snow.
- Vichy Catalán Spa, Girona | Rating (7.4 / 10)
We are surely not wrong in stating that this is the most emblematic spa in Catalonia. We can find it in the beautiful town of Caldes de Malavella in a majestic neo-Mudejar style building, a jewel of Catalan modernism.
This space has been transformed into an ideal environment to rest, relax and get rid of day-to-day stress thanks to top-level facilities and professionals. Once there you will live the experience of taking a dip in the authentic and famous Vichy Catalán water, which with a temperature of 37º and together with therapeutic and beauty treatments will make stress evaporate in the blink of an eye.
- Spa of Alhama de Aragón, Zaragoza | Rating (7.3 / 10)
We find the hotel Balneario de Alhama de Aragón, in the beautiful town that bears the same name, in the province of Zaragoza. An area surrounded by a spectacular landscape in the middle of the Iberian mountain range, which is fortunate to have a multitude of hot springs.
As a result, we find here the largest thermal lake in Europe, which makes it an emblematic destination for lovers of thermal waters. In addition, the spa was built on the basis of some old 12th century Arab baths that are still preserved today. However, it has now become a new and modern spa hotel conceived for the comfort and well-being of its visitors, who can enjoy the mineral wealth offered by its thermal waters in its incredible facilities.
- Termas de Griñón in Madrid, Madrid | Rating (7.2 / 10)
For those who live in Madrid and its surroundings, who want to disconnect from the bustle of the big city but without having to take a long trip, we have an excellent proposal for them, the Termas de Griñón. These magnificent hot springs are located in the south of Madrid, and are currently the largest spa in the Community of Madrid. Thanks to an elaborate design throughout more than 3000 square meters, you can enjoy a fantastic tour with a unique experience of pure relaxation and comfort
- Castilla Termal Burgo de Osma, Soria | Rating (7.1 / 10)
Thermal waters were found under the impressive Renaissance courtyard of the University of Santa Catalina de Alejandría, currently converted into a magnificent thermal complex that you cannot miss. In it you can enjoy waters with great therapeutic properties especially recommended in anti-stress treatments and weight loss therapies, which, thanks to their sedative, analgesic and diuretic effects, seem to work miracles to those who try them. Or you can simply enjoy the peace of being immersed in relaxing jets, water curtains and water cannons.
- Thalasia coast of Murcia, Murcia | Rating (7.0 / 10)
The eighth place in the ranking takes us to a space with a somewhat different concept. To discover it we have to move to the seafront, specifically next to the Salinas y Arenales de San Pedro del Pinatar regional park, a privileged environment with waters with magnificent properties.
And it is that the use of living Mediterranean marine waters in treatments, seawater pools, massages and aquatic circuits make this the ideal place to make stress disappear and regain health. In addition, in the complex you will find a host of additional services that will make you spend your stay like a king.
- Castilla Termal Balneario de Olmedo, Valladolid | Score (6.9 / 10).
Legend has it that under the old Santi Spiritus Convent there were hot springs with healing powers. What was once a legend, eight centuries later has become an impressive thermal complex that will delight those who want a few days of relaxation in the heart of the Castilian plain.
There you can find both indoor and outdoor thermal pools, jacuzzis, massage beds with bubbles, water cannons and all kinds of rest areas. In addition, you can also enjoy a Mudejar patio where the contrast circuit is located, a unique place where you can enjoy a thermal circuit set in Castilian Mudejar art.
- Elgorriaga Spa, Navarra | Rating (6.5 / 10)
To discover the Elgorriaga spa, we moved to Navarre, in a privileged environment with exuberant nature, ideal to achieve disconnection, relaxation and inner peace. To make this possible, Elgorriaga offers you modern facilities with hydromassage pools, Turkish baths, saunas and even an incredible buoyancy pool. In addition, this spring surprises us with an unlikely peculiarity: its waters have a strong concentration of minerals, to the point of being one of the sources with the strongest mineralization in the world.