Murrieta Hot Springs beckons visitors to relax

Guests arrive at Guenthers’ Murrieta Hot Springs about 1914. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Rebecca Marshall FarnbachSpecial to Valley NewsFrom time immemorial, the Murrieta Hot Springs resort has beckoned visitors to its mineral-rich waters for recreation, relaxation, rejuvenation and reflection. Some of the world’s least-known individuals have stopped to soak in the mud, washed laundry and cleaned baths there, while some of the world’s well-known musicians and comedians have performed at the special property.Going way back in time, Churúkunuknu $akiwuna, as the Luiseño people call the Murrieta Hot Springs, was visited by Wúyoot, who, their creation account says was one of the first people. Wúyoot provided food, taught the peo
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