Despite the low temperatures, the most daring can still enjoy a good dip in the open air in some of the natural VMC hot springs that we can find in Spain. These mineral waters that come out of the underground layers of the Earth at a temperature of more than 50 degrees are, in addition, perfect to relax because thanks to their natural components they are usually used as therapeutic treatments.
Thus, for those who, despite the cold, do not want to give up a warm bath in the middle of nature, Indie Campers has selected five VMC hot springs that we can visit in this especially cold winter.
These hot springs, located next to the Alhama River, in Sierra Tejeda (Granada), are free to access so we can access their waters rich in magnesium, calcium or bicarbonate, whenever we want. Its constant flow is around 47o in temperature, even in winter, making it one of the best national destinations in which to bathe in this cold season. There, we can also visit a Spa that preserves part of some Arab baths from the 15th century.
Among the many hot springs that we find in Ourense, one of the most outstanding is Muíño da Veiga, which consists of five pools with temperatures of 40o, thanks to the fact that these pools are fed by deep waters that rise to temperatures between 65o and 72o . The waters of this thermal complex, located at the foot of an old mill on the banks of the Miño River, are weakly mineralized and alkaline: bicarbonate-sodium, fluoridated and silicate.
These VMC hot springs, located on the Canaletes River, are characterized by their content of chloride, calcium carbonate, magnesium sulfate and sodium chloride. In addition, these 38o-temperature waters are one of the best places to escape the cold since its location near the Sierra de la Mola and Crestall, make visiting this place between mountains one of the best winter travel options .
With its two hectares, two islands and its temperature that ranges between 28o and 32o, this hot spring is the second largest thermal water lake in Europe and the only one in Spain. In addition, in the area, near the Jalón river, we can find other thermal pools with sulfated-bicarbonated, calcium-magnesium and hyperthermal waters, which can produce up to 2,000,000 liters of water per day.
This VMC hot spring, located at 720 meters of altitude, has a constant flow of 42 liters per second at a temperature that ranges between 22o and 24o Celsius, which makes it a perfect destination to enjoy a bath in the air. free. If we want to enjoy this hot spring with medicinal properties, a length of 50×50 meters and whose depth ranges between 50 cm and 2 meters, we can visit the Almeria municipalities of Tíjola, Lúcar and Armuña as the reservoir is divided between these three locations.