The spa in Calabria have an ancient origin and are located in beautiful places, in a cultural and artistic context that match ancient and modern aspects.
There are several famous thermal centres: each has wellness centres where you can spend a relaxina holiday in Calabria. Here are some of them: Terme Sibarite, Terme di Spezzano, Terme Luigiane, Terme di Caronte, Terme di Galatro di Sant’Elia, Terme di Locri, Terme di Antonimina, Galatrio, Lamezia Terme, Spezzano Albanese etc.
Thermal centres Calabria: Terme Sibarite
The Terme Sibarite are located in the Sila area in the most northern part of the region. There are five springs that offer bicarbonate and sulphuric waters that flow out at a temperature of 25 degrees. In the thermal centres the waters are used for baths, aerosol, inhalations, tubo-tympanic insufflations, vaginal irrigations. The mud of organic origin are a real richness and rare biological feature of this area in Calabria. This mud is obtained by specific phytobiological processes of maturation of weed belonging to different microbial groups. The area is also very interesting from a natural and artistic, as well as archaeologic point of view. A wellness hotel in Calabria combines nature, relax and art….
Lamezia Terme e Terme Luigiane
Very close to the sea, the Terme di Lamezia in the province of Cosenza are surrounded by the mountains in a huge secular forest. The waters used by the wellness hotel in this area of Calabria flow out of a spring named “Caronte” at a temperature of 39 degrees. The therapies includes treatments such as: inhalations, aerosol, baths, catheterisms, several wellness massages. Osteoarticular, respiratory, otorinolaringoiatric, gynecological and dermatological diseases are treated.
The Terme Luigiane are located on woody hills along the valley of Bagni river.
They are qualified as First Super in terms of quality because the hyperthermal waters of the Terme Luigiane have the highest hydrogen-sulfide level in Italy. The water flow out of three hot springs, Caronte, la Minosse and Galleria Calda (42-47 degrees) that are at the basis of the Dolomitical cliff called “Dito del Diavolo” and from two cold springs with a temperature ranging from 15 and 20 degrees, Galleria Fredda and Ferrata. The sulphur and other minerals present in the water reach the mud deposits and weed that grow, rich in vitamins and proteins. This generates the thermal vegetal mud, that has a great therepeutic effectiveness and is also used to prepare cosmetic products and in ionophoresis. These properties are used by the hotels with wellness centres in Calabria to offer wellness treatments such as inhalation treatments, skin mud, humage. These waters are suitable to treat respiratory, rheumatic, gynaecological, diseases, osteoartrosis and dermatological problems, cervical syndromes.
Terme di Caronte
At the feet of the mountain group Reventino, the Terme di Caronte, have healthy waters that treated the Greeks, Romans and Normans. The sulphur waters from the spring Caronte, the most important spring after which the Spa are named, have peculiar characteristics suitable to treat several pathologies and have a high content of minerals due to their passage along calcareous and crystalline soils underground. The temperature of 39 degrees is due to the high geothermal gradient of this area, to the depth and speed at which the water reaches the surface. The thermal centre also offers a big wellness area, where natural resources are combined with methods to treat flaws and remise en forme techniques.