The Costa Blanca mud baths are one of the most popular destinations among eco tourists. Visiting the baths in the Costa Blanca is one most funniest things but also one of the most healthiest thing you will do in the Costa Blanca .
The Baths are located near San Pedro del Pinitar. Specificaly in the village of Lo Pagan at the beautiful Mar Menor.
Although the baths are quite big, so don’t worry about getting a spot to get a bath in mud bath.
Besides the water temperature of the baths are warmer than the nearby Mar Menor or the Mediterranean sea. Only the surface water can be a little bit cold.
So it is even possible to visit the Mud baths in the Winter.
Normally Mud baths are found in Expensive hotels and spas around the world. As you know they use a mud that has been processed. For example to remove the smell and impurities.
Because the Mud Baths at the’ Mar Menor Lo Pagan’ do have an ( terrible ) sulfur smell.
So its better you wash of the mud and take a quick swim in the Mar Menor to get rid of the smell.
Also be aware that your bathing suits get dirty. I mean really black. So a quick shower and washing is advised. So get dirty !
And don’t be afraid or disappointed if you don’t feel any mud walking down the stairs .
Just walk a little bit further and you have lots of mud and heat zones. Just waiting for you to come and relax.
Location of the Mud Baths
This famous mud baths are in The Costa Blanca. More specifically in the Province of Murcia and located in the town of Lo Pagan.
They are easy to reach by the Highway (take exit for San Pedro del Pinitar ) or just following the N 332 in direction of San Pedro del Pinitar and at the roundabout take the exit to Lo Pagan.
Health Benefits of a Mud Bath
In the past the mud Baths are also sometimes called as a fountain of youth.
When the mud is drying the skin stretches and hereby reduces wrinkles.
They have also a lots of medicinal benefits thanks to their rich mix of nutrients.
It even helps cleaning the skin.
Also people with join aches and pain can enjoy the benefits of a Mud bath due to its deep heat.
While people with a lot of stress, go find a mud bath and relax. Because the warmth takes the stress of your body.
People who suffer from arthritis, visit the mud baths for the many benefits .
Beside for patients suffering from skin conditions like eczema the mud is very good. Although be careful for the graininess of the mud.
Hotels near the Mud baths of Lo Pagan
There are plenty of hotels nearby the Mar Menor and the Mud baths of lo Pagan.
Go visit the Mar Menor itself , or the Algar waterfalls, or perhaps go for some shopping at La Zenia Boulevard shopping centre or Dos Mares shopping center.
To conclude more information about the the Murcia region can be found on the tourist information offices.