Places to Visit: Lo Pagan (Mar Menor) - Beneficial waters

Spend a relaxing time, escape from the daily hustle and bustle or take a health bath. These are good enough reasons for leaving the city behind and spending a few days in one of the centres of health and beauty in the region of Murcia. If we add to this a climate with an average temperatures near to 18ºc and nearly 2,800 hours of sun a year, we can understand how these places have become resorts for relaxing at any time of the year.

Thermal spas
The spas in the region of Murcia offer the visitor modern installations, hotels which are perfectly equipped for any needs, open air swimming pools with thermal waters, sports facilities and exclusive medical assistance. Ideal for the treatment of rheumatic and dermatological problems, they can also be used for physiotherapy and injury rehabilitation. Their mineral-medicinal waters, rich in sulphur, chlorine, sodium and calcium flow out of underground springs and produce beneficial results in the treatment of many ailments.

These centres also have at their disposal thermal or peloid mud cures which are produced from the mixing of the organic material from the thermal waters with clay soils. They cause an increase in the body's vascularisation and also have analgesic, antinflammatory and calming effects.

Thalassotherapy is the treatment of illnesses by means of sea water. In the mar menor, the waters have high levels of salt and are rich in magnesium, calcium, sodium, bromide, iodine, and fluoride. This makes them ideal for the treatment of arthritis, rheumatism, states of both physical and mental exhaustion, and many, many more.

Muds Therapy
The Mar Menor offers the visitor the largest open-air mud therapy area in Europe. The muds are located in several Mar Menor places. The best known area is "Las Charcas de las Salinas" in Lo Pagán (North Mar Menor). Several Hotels and Specialized Residences also offer also specialized treatments.

The muds are of easy absorbtion. They increase the body's absortion of minerals and stimulate bone problems healing. Its usage is recommended for skin problems, rheumatism, arthritis, gout, throat infections and rehabilitation.

Want to stay in Lo Pagan? We would recommend Hotel Bahia


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