The medicinal mineral water of Balneario de Archena was declared of public utility in 1869, according to Decree 25/04/1928. It is classified as sulphur-sulphated-sodium-calcium chloride water. It emanates from the spring at a temperature of 52.5ºC. The medicinal mineral water of Balneario de Archena provides us with all the richness of the properties of its mineral elements which, with a time of permanence underground of 15.000 years, make it unique in our country.
The properties of Archena’s medicinal mineral water are an excellent natural remedy for both physical complaints and for recovering the body’s general well-being. These waters have the capacity to provide the relaxation and rest necessary to improve the defence system, while favouring the maintenance and improvement of the joints and facilitating the repair of the skin in the face of ageing. The beneficial effects, which they bring to the body are recognized by doctors and physiotherapists who prescribe visits to the spa.
They are especially recommended for various therapeutic conditions such as rheumatism, pain of vertebral origin, recovery from post-traumatic sequelae and trauma surgery, respiratory system disorders, certain dermatological processes, elimination of anxiety and stress. All in all the best option for the recovery of the good general state of the organism and to enjoy healthy tourism.
The average annual temperature of 17.8ºC and the 2,769 hours of sunshine per year that Archena offers, are the ideal framework for people who live in cold climates and decide to follow a winter spa cure.