Curative waters abound in Slovakia: water heavy in therapeutic minerals, thermal springs and delicious mountain sources.
Each spa location features water specific to one or more health conditions, but each tends to draw the general public as well. Hotels in the area welcome those who wish to stay longer, and to take advantage of complete treatments, but day visitors also enjoy coming to bathe, to drink the waters and just to relax in the lovely surroundings.
Most popular Slovakia spas:
Slovakia’s most famous spa town in the west, with a large number of hotels, restaurants and gardens. Hot springs and sulfur mud are among the main healing miracle treatments for rheumatic and other physical ailments, skin problems and nervous disorders.
Return to the imperial period, with numerous stylish buildings, in the valley of eastern Slovakia. Patients with many ailments (including cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, diabetic and oncological) come to Bardejov. However, many more come here just to relax and recharge batteries.
Štrbské Pleso Spa
In the magnificent High Tatras of central Slovakia, on the shores of a picturesque lake, with many opportunities for winter and summer sports. It is the excellent air, not water, that attracts patients, especially those with breathing difficulties – however, the mountain spring tap water is also important in its own right.
Vyšné Ružbachy Spa
With a huge thermal pool and 14 different springs. The spa specializes in treatments of internal disorders as well as physical therapy.
Adjacent to one of the most popular Slovak castles, the spa in Bojnice is hidden in the picturesque hills of western Slovakia. The health benefits consist mainly in the recovery of the musculoskeletal system, nerves and skin burns.
These spas are located in the Banská Bystrica region. Mineral water is suitable for digestive problems, kidneys, stomach and intestinal problems.
There is a specialty – iodine water, which treats the nervous, metabolic, gynecological and musculoskeletal system. This is a unique spa that has been known for over 100 years.
One of the “youngest” spas in Slovakia, located near the town of Šahy. There is unique mineral water that treats the musculoskeletal system and heart problems at the same time.
Horný Smokovec Spa
They are located in the center of the High Tatras and are focused on the treatment of unspecified respiratory diseases in children and adolescents.
An excellent spa for everyone who wants to treat their neurological and orthopedic problems. You can find it in the north-western part of Zvolen.
Bystrá, Tále Spa
Rehabilitation spa with above-standard services such as ultrasound, lava rocks, hydroxide, banking. You can find it in the Low Tatras.
Liptovský Ján Spa
Located in a beautiful mountain environment, these spas are focused on the treatment of skin diseases, musculoskeletal problems, gynecological, neurological and heart problems.
Located only 7 km from the town of Stará Ľubovňa. There are five mineral springs, the most famous of which is called Andrej. This water does not stink and is sold as Ľubovnianka mineral water. Helps people who have stomach problems.
Specialized spas focused on non-tuberculous pediatric diseases are suitable for patients under 18 years of age.
One of the oldest spas in Slovakia. Gynecological problems, neurological diseases and diseases of the musculoskeletal system are treated here.
Located near Púchov and Považská Bystrica. It is also called the mineral pearl of Slovakia, treating respiratory problems and postoperative conditions.
Nový Smokovec Spa
Known because in the past as well as today, people can come here also in the winter to treat asthma, allergies and other respiratory diseases.
You will find them in the beautiful area of Mala Fatra. If you have muscle problems, you can visit the Aphrodite Spa House, which is the most beautiful of these spas and attracts visitors especially to its saunas and wellness centers.
The springs in this area are really hot – their temperature is 37 – 52 °C. The natural jewel of these spas is Parenica – a thermal bath in a cave with a healing water spring.
A paradise for anyone looking for an escape from noisy places and hasty life. If you care about health and love nature, this is the right place for you.
A very special place that features speleotherapy – a healing method in the Jasov Cave.
Very important spas, because their focus is treatment of skin problems and musculoskeletal system using mineral water with mud.
One of the most beautiful spa towns of Slovakia. The springs produce mineral water directly in the spa pools with a temperature of about 38 °C.
One of the oldest spa towns in Europe, where the healing mineral water is suitable for the treatment of kidneys, urinary system and neurological diseases. Drinking water from healing springs is also beneficial to health.