Medical spa and wellness treatment abroad

The ‘Medical Spa’ - a health, relaxation and rehabilitation centre which can help conditions from rheumatism, disc prolapse, to circulatory and nervous system problems - has existed in Europe for well over a hundred years. European spas were developed to help visitors improve their health, so historically the focus was on addressing a specific medical condition (such as allergies or pulmonary complaints) and a spa physician would recommend a regimen of tailor made treatments.

Combining a holiday with a form of health treatment is nothing new - for over two thousand years people have been drawn towards taking restful breaks to rejuvenate, invigorate and heal.

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Overview of medical spas

For over two thousand years people have been taking restful breaks to rejuvenate, invigorate and heal. ...

Types of treatment

Medical spas can help with a wide range of conditions from rheumatism, disc prolapse, to circulatory and nervous system problems. European spas wer ...


The following list of countries are popular with medical travellers looking for Spa and Wellness treatments. Treatment are typically provided in a ...

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Georgia Palace Hotel & SPA Kobuleti

Medical and wellness spa in Georgia

Located in Kobuleti, a popular resort town with a unique therapeutic microclimate, Georgia Palace Hotel & SPA on Georgia's Black Sea coast provides a comprehensive range of spa and wellness services at its modern hydro thermal spa, Wellness Centre, Kerala Ayurveda Centre and beauty salon. Packages can be self-tailored or guests can choose from a range of carefully designed options for issues such as weight loss, anti-stress, anti-ageing, psoriasis, detoxification, rejuvenation and pain relief.

LifeClass Hotels & Spa

Medical and wellness spa in Slovenia

LifeClass Hotels & Spa in Portoroz on Slovenia's Adriatric coast offers a comprehensive range of medical and wellness treatment options at its unique thermal sea spa, including preventative and curative programmes for disorders of the locomotor system, lifestyle issues, chronic respiratory problems and skin problems, aesthetic and anti-aging treatments, balneo and thalasso therapies, Ayurveda-based treatments, traditional Thai massage and bathing in mineral-rich thermal and heated seawater.

Hotel Murter

A first-class spa and wellness facility in walking distance to the sea, Hotel Murter gives you the opportunity to experience Croatian life in an attractive setting and with the best treatment.

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