UPDATE: Bathing area parcially open.
The Outariz and Burga de Canedo recreational thermal area is the largest one in the city, with multiple bathing spaces extending along the right bank of river Miño. Two sets of outdoor thermal pools are situated in a large landscaped recreational area.
The Outariz area has a cold water pool and three hot water pools, while in the Burga de Canedo area there are a pool of cold water and three double pools of hot water.
The bathing area has changing rooms with lockers and toilets available for users. Admission is free, although there is limited capacity. To use these facilities, a bathing suit, flip flops and a towel are required, as well as a padlock if you would like to use the lockers. Access not allowed for children under 10.
The hyperthermal waters in the area have low mineralization, sodium biocarnonate, fluorinated and sulfurized. They emerge at various points between the cracks in the granitic rock, with large flows at a temperature around 60 º C. They are suitable for dermatological and musculoskeletal ailments. At Outariz pH is 7.98 and 7.88 at Burga de Canedo.
Contraindications: Severe general condition of the user – Pregnancy – Convalescence after serious illnesses, major trauma, postoperations, chemotherapy or radiotherapy cycles – Hypertension, hypotension and/or moderate or severe cardiac conditions – Moderate or severe venous insufficiency – Recent open wounds, without waterproof protection.
This thermal space is exclusively for recreational use. The provision of therapeutic services is prohibited.
IT IS ADVISED IN ALL CASES TO HAVE MEDICAL ADVICE BEFORE USING THESE FACILITIES
How to Get There
The area of Outariz and Burga de Canedo is for pedestrians only. It is located at the western wing of the Thermal Promenade (the furthest side from the city centre), and about 5 km away from the city centre.
The closest parking lot is located about 600 metres away, in the area of Reza/Outariz, on the other side of river Miño. A pedestrian walkway connects both banks of the river. See on Map
It is also possible to park in the surroundings of Muíño da Veiga, which is on the same river bank, but a bit further (about 1.300 metres away). This area is not suitable for buses. See on Map
Both parking areas are free.
This area can also be reached by public transport. The most convenient option is the Thermal Train, whose last stop is in this area. Other option is bus number 5 which stops at the Reza/Outariz parking area.
Check all options to get to these facilities at this link.
The thermal baths are located in a pedestrian area. When programming your GPS, please include the term «parking» as well as the name of the facilities in order to be guided to the parking lots.
From 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Free parking: Muíño da Veiga, Pozas Maimón
Thermal Train (L19)
Access: Free of charge
Not allowed for children under 10
Declaration for thermal and minero-medicinal waters: 4th January 2013 Resolution (DOG nº36, 20-02-2013)