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Top Thermal Spas Worth Visiting in Croatia

Some of Croatia’s best thermal spas

By Iva Ralica

When the temperature falls and cozy warm bed is a favorite place to be, there must be a great reason to leave it. Thermal spas and hot springs could be a pretty good invitation and an excellent choice to relax after a busy week. Or a month. Here are five of the best thermal spas in Croatia.


This popular and well-known destination, about 50km away from Zagreb, located in the picturesque region of Hrvatsko Zagorje, Tuhelj is one of the best wellness facilities in Croatia. To enjoy and spoil yourself, thermal baths offer massages, healing thermal mud wraps, sauna programs and hamam (oriental bath) and personalized body and facial treatments. This big water world is family friendly and has wave pools, pool for kids, water slides and can include family wellness packages. The water here contains calcium, magnesium, sodium and benefits the skin, as well as the regenerating mud used even for anti-cellulite treatments.


Small town of Krapinske Toplice in the middle of Zagorje hills and forests hides rich springs that are used since 1772, when the firs bath was built. The water contains calcium and magnesium and is ranked as number six in all of Europe. This modern complex was reopened in 2015 with over 1100 m2 of water area! That includes a combined indoor/ outdoor pool with waterfalls and water slides, wave pool,4,5 m deep pool for scuba diving and pool for children with temperature from 28 to 38 degrees in over 160 water attractions. There is also a sauna world and a special attraction of the ice room!


The resort settled in the green scenery of Međimurje since 1911 is a great spot to relax or enjoy the many activities it offers. Thermal water pools and water said to be one of the most healing in Europe, summer aqua park of 2600 m2 of water surface, more than 20 different massage and sauna treatments ( such as Finnish and Roman) in the modern Wellness oasis, 5 types of sauna and ice cave, salt therapy and Lumbalis centre are perfect for balancing mind, body and spirit.


Thermal resort Jezerčica in Donja Stubica in the middle of green Zagorje, is settled near the thermal and mineral spring. Thermal water of the spring temperature of 38 degrees Celsius is used for medical purposes and the relaxation. Guests can enjoy modern wellness and spa centre with Turkish and Finnish saunas, outside water park with three pools, five inside pools, children’s pool and water slides, massage pools and the Pool bar.


The Istrian thermal resort is located on the Istrian peninsula, near Poreč and beneath a 85 meters high rock with the mineral spring Sveti Stjepan. High content of minerals in the water improves the body rehabilitation and it is highly ranked among the therapeutic hot springs in Europe. Used since the 17th century, as the inscriptions show, the wellness and spa resort today consists of 25 meter long indoor pool, children’s pool, saunas, relax and a fitness centre, as well as mineral – enriched mud treatment with about 40 degrees Celsius.

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