Balneario Alicun de la Torre, Villanueva de las Torres, Granada
By Dee McMath
The location of this Spa gives it a rare, spectacular beauty. Near the convergence of the two rivers Fardes and Gor, this Thermal Centre is an oasis in the middle of dramatic desert like area. In the north of the Granada province and in the Fardes valley, it skirts the natural park of the Baza Mountains and is 8 kilometers from Villanueva de La Torres and Garafe, 31 kilometers from Guadix and 90 kilometers from Granada city. It is 750 meters above sea level and is accessible from the A-92 road between Baza and Guadix.
The Hyper thermal natural waters have a natural temperature of 35º and contain bicarbonates, sulphates, calcium and magnesium.
Therapeutic cures are offered for: rheumatism, chronic inflammation, neurological problems caused by stress, allergies, respiration problems, and gynecological and digestive problems.
Treatment methods used are: immersion in baths, jet sprays, steam baths, underwater hydro massage, mud baths, inhalations, massage, electrotherapy and rehabilitation pool.
The two-star hotel has 46 rooms, all with phone, TV and heating, with air conditioning in the communal areas.
Alicun de la Torres Spa is open from March to December. 8 and 15-day packages, including treatments and accommodation are available.
Tel: + (34) 958 694 022