Spa holidays have always been a popular choice for a relaxing holiday. But as the world becomes more aware of the importance of good health, spa holidays are becoming even more popular. There is nothing quite like spending a relaxing weekend at a luxurious spa. Being pampered and treated like royalty must rate highly amongst some life’s greatest experiences. Here’s our top pick of the most beautiful spa and thermal spa destinations around the world…
Aquadome Spa, Längenfeld, Austria
The thermal pools here have the most amazing surroundings and their website claims to be the “best thermal spa resort in the Alps”. Their special special pool environment and sauna area has twelve indoor and outdoor pools! Picture sourced from their website, where you can also find out some more information regarding treatments and benefits.
Blue Lagoon Iceland
The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. The warm waters are rich in minerals like silica and sulfur and bathing in the Blue Lagoon is reputed to help some people suffering from skin diseases such as psoriasis. The thermal pools feature as a highlight to our sight-seeing package in Reykjavik!
Tabacon Grand Spa, Costa Rica
The Tabacon is known for is thermal waterfall hot springs among the lush Costa Rican landscape. The heat of the volcano, the flowing waters of the hot springs, the pure air of the rainforest and the fertile earth of the of the Fortuna de San Carlos Region make this a truly unforgettable experience.
Bagni Vecchi and Bagni Nuovi, Bormio Italy
A visit to the Bagni Vecchi (old baths which date back to Roman times) or Bagni Nuovi (new baths) spa is a must, you can spend the whole day there! Even better if you can combine it with a ski holiday.
The resort has various styles of pools; forest hot springs, therapy pools, forest pools, fragrance pools and ‘source’ pools. The forest hot springs are particularly beautiful as the 26 pools flicker among
Budapest sits on a patchwork of almost 125 thermal springs, and ‘taking the waters’ has been a part of everyday life here since people walked in togas. A highlight to any trip, but our Budapest City Break package is a good place to start!
It’s afe to say that I have a few of these places on my bucket list, there are so many more I would love to share but there aren’t enough hours in the day!