On your trip to Slovenia, make sure to reserve some time for pampering at one of the country’s spa and wellness centers. For centuries, Slovenians have been using the benefits of the healing thermal water, clear air, and other natural components for relaxation. We’ve selected the eight best wellness retreats in Slovenia for you to relax at when visiting the country.
Wellness Orhidelia at Terme Olimia
Beautiful architecture and outstanding service are among the reasons why Wellness Orhidelia at Terme Olimia has been named the best Slovenian wellness retreat for the past five years. An indoor pool area is the perfect place for guests to relax, and the outdoor pool area, with a water bar, offers a livelier atmosphere. The sauna area offers Finnish saunas, steam bath areas, waterbed rest areas, and a nudist outdoor terrace with a swimming pool. Complete tranquility can be achieved by choosing treatments such as crystal therapy, personal reconnection treatment, a chocolate wrap and many more.
Terme Portorož has been using the therapeutic benefits of its seaside location for over 100 years. Terme’s outstanding sauna park offers seven different saunas, including a salt sauna, resting areas, a whirlpool, Kneipp’s foot bath, a tepidarium, and an ice cave. Relaxing body treatments in Terme Portorož are available at the Wai Thai centre (the largest traditional Thai massage, body, and face-care center outside Thailand), Shakti Ayurveda center, Thalasso centre, and the beauty center. Guests can also seek the expertise of the experts at Terme’s Medical Center and Center for Aesthetics and Anti-Aging.
Visitors to Rimske Terme are guaranteed an authentic experience of the Roman celebration of the body. Terme’s large pool complex holds indoor and outdoor panoramic swimming pools, as well as four indoor and three outdoor massage pools with water seats and beds. At Wellness Center Amalija, guests can relax in six modern bathtubs, or indulge in one of four authentic Roman stone bathtubs. Relaxing massages and healing full body treatments make sure guests are pampered from head to toe. The Sauna Land Varinia includes Finnish, Turkish, and infrared saunas.
Thermana & Veda Ayurveda Centre
In 2012, Thermana & Veda Ayurveda Centre opened in Laško, a town with more than 150 years of thermal spa traditions. Seven saunas and thermal swimming pools benefit guests’ wellbeing by cleansing and nourishing the body. The extensive offerings of the Ayurveda Center include certified Ayurvedic massages. One-of-a-kind beer treatments are also available here, which nourish and pamper the skin, fill it with vitamins, help retain its vitality, and keep it moisturized.
The main attraction of Terme 3000’s wellness retreat is the black thermal water. Soaking in this “magical water” refreshes, improves circulation, has a positive effect on chronic inflammatory conditions, has an analgesic pain-relieving effect, eases and relieves nervous tension, and reinvigorates and refreshes the body. Guests can also enjoy one of the many spa treatments. The Thermalium Medico-Wellness Centre resting spot houses eptarian nodules–rocks that are millions of years old–which are believed to fill the body with energy and help heal the body.
Zdravilišče Radenci is known worldwide for its mineral water that’s incredibly rich with CO2. Guests can enjoy a glass of healing water straight from the springs at Zdravilišče Radenci. Guests can relax and enjoy 10 swimming pools, improve their health at the medical center, detox at the resort’s saunas, and enjoy various spa treatments. The resort’s unique mineral baths use the power of bubbles to stimulate blood circulation. Zdravilišče Radenci also has over 250 sunny days each year, which is just another reason to visit and relax at this fantastic resort.
Valens Augusta Wellness Center at Terme Ptuj
The Valens Augusta Wellness Center at Terme Ptuj reflects the region’s historical connection to the Roman Empire. Inside the wellness center, the Flavia Thermal Baths and Sauna Center, the Vespasianus swimming pools, and the Imperium of Well-Being provide a relaxing environment in the style of ancient Roman baths. Guests can choose from a variety of experiences including Finnish sauna with chromatherapy, extreme Finnish sauna, aroma sauna, mud sauna, salt sauna, thermal water whirlpool and a cooling pool. VIP Antinoos sauna is available to guests who wish to relax in private. The relaxing spa treatments at Imperium of Well-Being guarantee that all guests leave the Valens Augusta Wellness relaxed from head to toe.
Terme Zreče boasts the healing factors of its high-altitude location in Pohorje: the alpine climate, thermal water, and the Pohorje peat are all used in their medical and wellness program. The recommended treatment at Terme’s IDILA Wellness & Spa Centre is a therapeutic massage incorporating herbs and rocks from Pohorje. For those who prefer the tradition and knowledge of the east, this wellness center offers various treatments originating from India and Thailand. In the Sauna Village, guests can relax in one of the nine saunas and rest on heated ceramic beds. The pool area consists of four indoor swimming pools and two outdoor pools accompanied by a children’s Forest Water Park.