In Sardinia the spa resorts are located in untouched areas where nature is wild and people have been using thermal springs without spoiling the natural beauty of the landscape. Here you can find information for your wellness holiday in Sardinia.
Below you can find an overview of the thermal centres where you can find the best wellness centres in Sardinia.
Spa in Sardinia - Fordongianus
Fordongianus, in the countryside around Oristano, is known for the presence of baths dating back to the Roman Age and several precious trachyte caves. Fordongianus is located on a trachyte platform, close to the Tirso river. The baths built by the Emperor Trajan, dates back to the 1st century A.D. and uses the waters that come out of springs in Caddas at a temperature of 54 degrees. As concerns the remains it is still possible to see the wide rectangular pool (natation) once covered with a barrel vault and surrounded by a magnificent portico whose arches have been preserved. Another thermal complex was built in the third century A.D over the first one.
The Spa of Fordongianus are organized according to the traditional principles: frigidarium for the cold bath, tepidarium for the tepid bath and the calidarium for the hot bath.
The name Fordongianus derives from the modification of the Latin name Forum Traiani “the town of the Emperor Trajan”. Its origins date back to the Prehistory, as testified by the domus de janas and “nuraghi” like Casteddu Ecciu used in the following historical ages. The waters are salt-bicarbonate-fluorinated-thermo-active. The presence of radioactive remains make it advisable for thermal bath and mud therapy, but it can also be used for inhalations and hydropinic treatments. As concerns hydropinic treatments, they are advisable to treat obesity, gastritis, non-serious hepatic insufficiency and diarrhea but not in case of ulcer and spastic colitis. Inhalations (including inhalations, humage, aerosol, nebulisations, nasal showers) are advisable to treat respiratory diseases and mud therapy is advisable to treat gout, neuralgia, chronic rheumatism, allergy and obesity.
The Thermal Centre in Fordongianus, has an agreement with the National Health Service (SSN) and it is the best equipped and biggest centre in Sardinia. It has 12 reservoirs for the maturing of muds (at least 6 months) that is based on the action of the chlorophyll synthesis by green weed that catalyse the minerals contained in thermal water. The Thermal Centre is equipped with 24 rooms for the application of thermal mud, thermal baths and ozone therapy, 30 positions for inhalations, rooms to relax, fitness rooms. Moreover it has 6 studies for medical visits, 24 rooms for massage therapy and aesthetic treatments. The Thermal Centre in Fordongianus is connected to thSardegna Grand Hotel Terme, the best place for your wellness holiday in Sardinia.
Terme di Sardara
Sardara is a tourist resort in the area around Cagliari, thanks to the presence of nuraghic complexes, archaeological parks, necropolis and sanctuaries.
The thermal waters used by wellness hotels in this area of Sardinia are hyperthermal waters (60 degrees) and come out of natural springs after flowing underground. Thanks to its high level of mineralization, the thermal water allows maturation of mud. This physical and chemical change involves further biological modifications with a specific growth of microorganisms of bacterial and plant origin that produce pharmacologically active substances that give the mature mud therapeutic properties. The ancient Sardara Spa offers several baths and wellness hotels as well as a top quality service to meet the needs of the most demanding guests. The wellness treatments available at the wellness centres in this area of Sardinia are: hydroponic treatments, bath therapy, inhalations, aerosol, whirlpool bath, hydrotherapy, lymphatic drainage, massage therapy, hydrokinetic therapy. Skin, locomotion, rheumatic, respiratory diseases and allergies are treated.
Spa resort in Sardegna: Benetutti
Here you can find some of the wellness centres in Sardinia that use the waters coming out of springs in Saturnino at a temperature of 40 degrees. The thermal basin is based on several outcrops that local people call “sos Anzos” (the waters). The spa resort offers several wellness treatments: aerosol, underwater whirlpool bath, inhalations, insufflations, muds, massages, rehabilitation, ultrasound therapy, ionophoresis. The treatments focus on rheumatic, osteoarticular, skin diseases, cardiovascular disorders, respiratory diseases, metabolic disorders, neurasthenia.