Wellness is a holiday where you actually come home relaxed
Do you know the holidays where you almost need a holiday after the holidays? If you also use your travels to recharge for a busy day, it is obvious to choose some destinations where wellness and spa are easy, delicious and affordable. Whether you are going on a girlfriend trip, with the family or just love hot baths.
Here you get our recommendations for obvious places in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary og Poland. You can combine your spa stay with delicious gastronomy, historical culture or cozy Christmas markets.
Spa in the mountains
For centuries, spas and healing treatments have been a tradition in Czech Republic. This is how all the small unique spa towns have been created. The spa towns have retained their charm, and the most important thing here has always been a first-class spa - pure luxury.
The Czech Republic has a very special area, which they call the spa triangle. Here you will find Karlovy Vary, Mariánské Lázně and Františkovy Lázně, as well as the largest of the Moravian spas, Luhačovice,
If you are into spas with mountain views, you can experience it in Karlova Studánka. The wonderful landscape of the Jeseník mountains offers you views of wooded hills, waterfalls and beautiful cliffs.
There are many luxurious places to choose from - you just have to find what appeals to you the most. Try for example the five-star Hotel Miura, which has won the hotel award 2019, or the authentic Ayurveda Resort Katerina.
There are many options in all price ranges in the Czech Republic. There is probably one for you too.
A down-to-earth wellness treatment
The air is more than usual clean in the highlands Tatra Mountains i Slovakia. Go on a spa stay and feel how the air in the area gives the body easier breathing and fills your lungs with new energy. The spa hotels in the Tatra Mountains is truly the pure wellness paradise.
In the Tatra Mountains, nature is often used in wellness and spa treatments. For example, medicinal mountain herbs, forest fruits, honey and salt are used for the treatments at the health centers.
The Tatra Mountains have been a spa center for hundreds of years, and therefore you will also be able to find quite unique places like the Grandhotel Praha, which is classic luxury combined with spa and wellness in absolute top class. It's is a pretty delicious combination.
You can also visit the largest spa hotel in Slovakia, Grand Permon, where a combination of sauna, water and steam baths spiced with natural elements guarantees a professional treatment.
If you're into the ultimate private spa, visit Zion Spa Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras. Here you get a luxury stay with European elegance and even an excellent restaurant on top.
Whatever you choose, it will definitely be a trip that you will soon forget.
Ungarn - termalbade ad libitum
Did you know that Hungary has plenty of thermal water underground? In Budapest alone there are over 100 thermal springs! It is actually the largest number in the world.
You may have heard of the world-famous Gellert Baths, but there is a wide range of spa options in Hungary, both indoors and outdoors. Each city has its spa sites, from outdoor thermal baths to decidedly luxury resorts, where you have everything your heart desires.
All sites use the thermal water and mineral mud for the treatments that suit you.
Hungary is with others a perfect travel destination for you who appreciate well-being.
Poland is a great spa and wellness destination for you who are looking for unforgettable experiences. In sanatoriums, in spa centers and in wellness hotels you get plenty of options and they are often located in areas with beautiful landscapes and attractions. For example, you can experience the spa towns on the coast, where there are several high quality spa hotels.
You can also take a night underground completely away from the stressful everyday life. You can experience the most restful sleep in Wielczka saltminen, which for centuries has been used for healing treatments. Try an underground stay here and feel how your body relaxes.
You can combine Wielczka with a trip to the nearby Krakow, one of the most interesting cultural cities in Europe.
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