Alhama de Aragon Spaº
If you are looking for a getaway to completely disconnect from the routine, in the Alhama de Aragón Spa, in the province of Zaragoza, you have an ideal destination. It is considered one of the oldest in Spain, with a gallery of baths dating from the 11th century. Its waters have healing properties and its facilities offer personalized treatments of all kinds: purification, toning, relaxation and beauty. Let yourself go.
Alhama de Aragón Spa
Alhama de Aragón Spa
Thermal lake in the Alhama de Aragón spa
In the municipality of Alhama de Aragón we can find the Termas Pallarés Spa Resort, a complex with three hotels, an old Casino, an 80,000 square metre park and a large thermal area.
It has a large natural thermal lake, with a surface area of up to two hectares, where the water flows at 32 degrees and is kept at a constant temperature of 28 degrees. Also, thanks to the constant flow of its waters, every 32 hours they are completely renewed in a natural way (which explains why it has such a crystalline appearance).
This thermal lake is unique in Europe and is fed by several springs at the bottom of the lake. The maximum depth is two metres, making it an ideal place to relax, to swim or to have fun with family and friends at any time of the year.
Admission costs 20.50 euros for adults and 12.50 euros for children, although access is free for guests staying at this natural complex. We recommend you check the opening hours, as they change throughout the year.
Alhama de Aragón Spa
The Alhama de Aragón Spa is one of the oldest in Spain, but it has been fully renovated. Its waters have many beneficial properties for health, as they are bicarbonated, calcium, sulphate, magnesium and radioactive.
The temperature is maintained at 32 degrees and is ideal for balneotherapy, which is the use of mineral-medicinal water for therapeutic and preventive functions. It also promotes physical and mental wellbeing.
This spa has indoor and outdoor thermo-active pools, water circuits, steam baths, Templarium, Vichy, circular and Kneipp showers, among other thermal spaces.
All in an unbeatable setting and with a long history: it is said that the curative properties of its waters were already being used in the 11th century, with the Manantial del Moro (with fine rain that falls constantly from a natural grotto) and La Mora (with a restorative waterfall that is highly recommended for relieving stress), and that they were also enjoyed by the troops of El Cid.
Going to Alhama Aragón spa with kids
The Alhama de Aragón Spa is also a good place for the whole family to enjoy and for the little ones to immerse themselves in a world that combines wellness, relaxation and fun, although they have limited access to the spaces.
Specifically, children between 4 and 11 years old can access the Active Thermal Pool as long as they are accompanied by an adult and in the following schedule: from Saturday to Thursday at 9am or 10am and at 4pm and 5pm and on Fridays at 9am and 10am or 5pm in the afternoon.
Each pass to the Active Thermal Pool gives access for 45 minutes. This is a thermal water leisure centre with hydromassages, water beds, jacuzzis, counter-currents and jets at different heights. The water temperature is between 30 and 33 degrees. Remember that in this area it is forbidden to jump or dive in headfirst.
Treatments at the Alhama de Aragón Spa
The Alhama de Aragón Spa offers different types of treatments, divided into three main categories: facial treatments, body treatments and thermoludic treatments. Each of them is aimed to people with specific needs.
- Facial treatments: these include facial cleansing with exfoliation, toning and moisturising ( customised treatments are also available); special facials for men; reflex facial dynamics, based on Chinese medicine; Bulgarian rose facial, for women; vitamin C facial, ideal for repairing damage; Retinol treatment to smooth wrinkles and firm the skin; or cellular regenerator, to give the skin a glow.
- Body treatments: let yourself go with circulatory massages to activate circulation; therapeutic massage to reduce fatigue; relaxing massage; foot massage, with immediate relaxation; sports massage to help prevent injuries; lymphatic drainage to stimulate lymph nodes; stone massage, very relaxing; mud therapy, with clay, essential oils and thermal waters; wrapping, with peeling, wine, chocolate, olive, cherry, coffee and multi-fruit; exfoliation to eliminate dead cells; peloids, with water and special clays; or pressotherapy, inflatable boots for the lymphatic system.
- Thermoludic: you will find fun and disconnection in the Active Thermal Pool (also at night), Aqualhama Constrasts Circuit, Get Closer to the Water Circuit, in the Moro and La Mora Baths, Relax Circuit, Thermal Bath, Circular Shower, Water Jet, Nebulisation, Inhalations, Wet Sauna, Aromatic Bath, Vichy Shower, Aqua Per Salus, and in the Swedish or Finnish Sauna.
Where is the spa of Alhama de Aragón?
The Alhama de Aragón Spa Resort is in a quiet area and is easy to reach: it is 25 kilometres from the Catalayud AVE station, just one kilometre from the train station and 500 metres from the historic centre of the town of Alhama de Aragón, so you won't even have to take the car for a stroll around the town.
The complex has a four-star hotel with 121 rooms (superior, family, double and adapted) with free wifi, as well as being next to the spa, making it an ideal destination for combining relaxation, wellness and health.
In addition, there is a private car park, charging points for electric cars, access for people with reduced mobility, golf, garden, gymnasium, reading room, meeting rooms, social lounge, childcare service requiring prior reservation and medical health service.
Apart from the spa, an open-air thermal pool is open from June to September next to the hotel gardens. Its waters come from a spring at 32 degrees.
The Balneario Alhama de Aragón also has an open buffet restaurant where you can enjoy typical Aragonese dishes, as well as a cafeteria where you can have a drink.
How to get the best deal at the Balneario Alhama de Aragón?
We recommend booking a package including accommodation and acess to the Balneario Alhama de Aragón to get the best deals.
There are different options of Balneario Alhama de Aragón package for families, couples, people over 60 years old... you will get very interesting discounts to enjoy bathing in its waters, stay in its four-star hotel including half board or full board.
What treatments does the Alhama de Aragón Spa offer?
At Alhama de Aragón Spa, you will find a wide variety of specific treatments to prevent health problems and to achieve great wellbeing. They are divided into three main categories: facial treatments, body treatments and thermoludic treatments. However, other premium treatments are also offered (such as Pinda Sweda, for back pain and mental tension; or Maternal Caress, especially for pregnant women).
Can children enter the spa?
Yes, under certain conditions and with limited access. Children from 4 to 11 years old can only enter the Active Thermal Pool and must be accompanied by an adult.
In this area the sessions are 45 minutes long and can be accessed at the following times: from Saturday to Thursday, at 9am, 10am, 4pm and 5pm; and on Fridays at 9am, 10am and 5pm. It is important to remember that it is forbidden to jump or dive head first.
How to get to the Alhama de Aragón Spa?
It is very easy to get there. The Spa is in Calle San Roque 1-6 in Alhama de Aragón, in the province of Zaragoza, next to the N-IIa road and very close to exit 204 of the A-2 motorway.
It is also just one kilometre from the Alhama de Aragón train station, where regional trains connect the town with Lleida, Arcos de Jalón, Zaragoza Miraflores or Madrid-Chamartin. It is also 25 kilometres from the AVE high-speed train station in Calatayud.
What are the opening hours?
The Alhama de Aragón Spa is open from Sunday to Thursday from 9am to 1pm and from 4pm to 8pm. On Fridays it is open from 9am to 1pm and in the afternoons from 5pm to 9pm. On Saturdays the opening hours are longer: from 9am to 2pm, and from 4pm to 9pm. Remember that, if you plan to come with children, there are special children's opening hours.
On the other hand, it is recommended that you arrive at the spa facilities at least 5 minutes before the start of the treatment or circuit you have booked.
What to see near the Balneario Alhama de Aragón?
You can make the most of your getaway to the Alhama de Aragón Spa Resort and visit some of the area's emblematic sites, such as the beautiful Monasterio de Piedra, just 18 kilometres away. Another suggestion is to visit the Gallocanta lagoon, 62 kilometres away, a beautiful spot where you can see different species of migratory birds. If you prefer a walk around urban areas, don't miss a visit to the city of Calatayud.