Sun, relaxation and disconnection… three magic words that transport you directly to paradise, the Costa Calida Region of Murcia offers the best therapy to feel good. Light, sun, sea… in this little corner of the Mediterranean you will find the perfect dose.
More than 300 days of sunshine a year, with mild temperatures even in winter, and a rich and balanced gastronomy will pamper your body and mind to whim. The Region of Murcia, in addition to being hospitable, has been a region of health for centuries. Here you will find a wide variety of resorts, thalassotherapy centers and spas dedicated exclusively to your health and well-being.
Time to relax and enjoy
This region is a land where joy and happiness mark the rhythm of every day and that meets the perfect conditions to enjoy a relaxing stay, escape from the worldly noise or receive a bath of health thanks to its therapeutic waters. The Roman, Arab and Jewish peoples settled in these lands for their healing waters and used them for their benefits. On the Costa Calida you will find a wide range of facilities and services, from medicinal resorts dedicated to personal wellness to modern thalassotherapy centers that offer a wide variety of personalized treatments using seawater (hydrotherapy), sea air (aerotherapy) and solar radiation (heliotherapy), and spas to enjoy exclusive health treatments. In addition, to make everything easier, there is the association “Costa Cálida Cares”, which brings together some of these health resorts linked to the private medical sector, so that you can enjoy the best integral health tourism with the highest guarantees.
And if to all this we add the exceptional climate – an average annual temperature of 19ºC – the Region of Murcia becomes a dream paradise to pamper body and mind at any time of the year.
You won’t know what it’s like to feel in the clouds until you visit the resorts of Archena, Leana (in Fortuna) and Bahía de los Delfines in Mazarrón, all of which are authentic health sanctuaries.
Discover all the benefits of thalassotherapy, the treatment of diseases by means of sea water, in the hotels Thalasia, Lodomar, Entremares or Aguas Salinas!
Immerse yourself in a world full of relaxation and wellness in the spas scattered throughout the region, where you can completely lose track of time, or take refuge in one of the exclusive resorts that combine leisure and sport under exceptional safety conditions: La Manga Club, Caleia Mar Menor Golf & Spa Resort, Double Tree by Hilton la Torre Golf Resort & Spa, hotel Puerto Juan Montiel Spa & Base Náutica, Parador de Lorca, Hacienda del Álamo Golf & Spa Resort or hotel Jardines de Lorca, among others.
What is proven is that the Costa Calida is a unique surrounding, as it also offers the possibility of living a natural and healthy experience in the Mar Menor, where you will find the largest outdoor mud therapy area in Europe. Pamper your skin, your body and your mind. For lovers of these therapeutic muds, a visit to the Regional Park of Las Salinas y Arenales de San Pedro del Pinatar is a must. In addition, the region has 4 thermal baths in Archena, Fortuna, Mula and Mazarrón.
A complete tourist offer
The Region of Murcia is a cultural and religious, sports and nature, health and beauty destination, with 1,001 flavors and Murcia as Spanish Capital of Gastronomy 2021. Because the Region of Murcia is a place that tastes like glory!
Can you imagine being able to swim in two different seas in the same afternoon? On the Costa Calida it is possible. Two seas, the Mar Menor and the Mediterranean, bathe an ideal destination to spend unforgettable days of rest and tranquility in the company of your choice and at any time of the year, because here the average annual temperature is 19ºC.
The sun, always generous with this land, illuminates all year-round countless landscapes of all kinds, both in the interior and on the coast. Hundreds of kilometers of magical nature to relax the mind and activate endorphins.
The happiness that is generated by doing sport outdoors is greater than in an enclosed space, and if it is also done in a group, with family or friends, and in a privileged surrounding such as the one offered by this region, the pleasure increases even more. The Natural Park of Sierra Espuña and its surroundings have become the first protected natural area of the Region of Murcia backed by the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism, CETS, Almadenes, a river canyon that invites to the adventure, or the Ricote Valley where you can find routes with viewpoints, here are some of the options offered by this region.
A good walk brings great benefits, enjoy a beautiful landscape, sleep better at night, as well as improve our physical and mental state. Walking makes us feel better, as it is a low intensity exercise that brings us a moment of peace. The Region of Murcia houses in its heritage an endless number of testimonies of the past that make it a meeting point between tradition and the concern to make it, day by day, more present and closer to the visitor.
You can choose to stroll through Murcia, the capital of eternal spring; visit Cartagena, a city with more than 3,000 years of history, or travel back in time in Lorca or gain the jubilee in the city of Caravaca de la Cruz.
Eat healthy, eat Mediterranean!
Several studies show that the Mediterranean diet improves cognitive function, the Region of Murcia makes it easy for you to take care of your diet, because the Murcian diet is full of tasty and healthy gastronomic proposals. Here you will find recipes made from vegetables, orchard fruits and products of the land and the sea that will make you feel good, and which will prove that we really are what we eat. Proof of the gastronomic richness offered by this region is that it holds the official title that distinguishes it as the Spanish Capital of Gastronomy for the second consecutive year.
Continuing with the culinary benefits, it must be said that a glass a day of a good red wine can benefit health. From its antioxidant power, its moderate consumption also helps to reduce depression, prevent breast cancer, dementia and prostate cancer, as well as cardiovascular complications. The Region of Murcia has three designations of origin, Bullas, Jumilla and Yecla, in which the Monastrell grape is the main protagonist, and around these DOs are the three Rutas del Vino, Jumilla, Bullas y Yecla, all certified by the Spanish Association of Wine Towns (ACEVIN).
Sport with more than 300 days of sunshine a year
Another activity that brings health benefits is the practice of sport, a relaxing activity that also reduces cholesterol and the risk of heart disease. And what is the better place to practice it than in the Region of Murcia? With more than 300 days of sunshine a year and an average temperature of 19ºC, here you will find the best scenario for its practice, with quality facilities and great professionals that you will find, for example, in the 22 high level golf courses, in the sports facilities of Pinatar Arena, or endless possibilities for the practice of nautical sports or active tourism.
A wide range of cultural activities
But if you are not a sports lover, and you prefer to opt for other types of activities that bring you benefits, music is a good option. When we listen to music, the brain is activated, increasing memory performance. Soft music affects the heartbeat, pulse and blood pressure, improving our overall health. And again, this Region can offer you a wide range of cultural activities such as attending a concert, a musical show, the opera… it hosts some of the most important music festivals in their fields, such as La Mar de Músicas in Cartagena, the Festival de Jazz de San Javier or the Cante de las Minas de La Unión. In addition, an ambitious network of theaters in which there is room for shows of all kinds and for all tastes.
The Region of Murcia is a synonym of health and wellness, a healthy paradise that you can find just around the corner.