Thermal Spas of Krapinske Toplice
Krapinske Toplice is known for its many thermal spas that have exhibited healing powers for centuries. These spas contain minerals that will help heal the body and in an all natural manner. Typically, the thermal spas in the Krapinske Toplice region are characterized by containing calcium, hydrogen, and magnesium. The waters of Krapinske Toplice is rated as some of the best in all of Europe. Sounds good huh?!
Because the minerals present in the thermal water are absorbed by your skin, they help bolster your body’s healing ability, which sounds like the perfect excuse to go on a holiday if you ask me. People who regularly take trips to thermal springs report noticeable improvement in the following conditions:
- Neurological disorders that affect muscular skeletal support
- Spine diseases
- Post traumatic stress after orthopedic surgery
- Stress after narrow surgical procedures
- Improvements in post operative state
The minerals in the water, once they are absorbed by your skin, go to work repairing and providing necessary food for your muscles and nerves to begin the healing process. That is why these thermal pools are so popular the world over. There are several hidden gems in Krapinska. There are many places in this region of Croatia that offer a dip in their springs for a bargain price. You get the same healing properties that are found in some of the most luxurious parts of Europe, yet pay one third less then you would at those other exotic locations. Let’s take a look at a few.
Villa Spa Magic
This little gem features private gardens and a place for you to lounge in the sun. The villa features three bedrooms and two bathrooms with a fully equipped kitchen. Standard dining and living areas are also present on site as well as bathrooms complete with free toiletries and even a hair dryer. Of course the spa is close at hand which will offer you a great respite from the days activities.
Wellness Aparthotel Villa Magdalena
This is one of the first four star hotels in the region. Tucked against the side of a hill right in the center of town it lends itself to a picturesque scene. The popular spa and health centers are nearby and the hotel’s restaurant serves absolutely amazing meals and beverages. If you’re looking for luxury and a fantastic view, then this is your choice.
If you are looking for a traditional health resort then this hotel should certainly be on your shortlist. They feature a variety of treatments based on thermal water as well as an indoor pool. Wi-Fi is also free, that is always nice. The restaurant serves Croatian dishes that are specialties as well as international cuisine. This is one of the more broad range restaurants in the area. The rooms are nicely appointed and some of them even feature balconies. This hotel is conveniently located near to the many walking paths or cycling tours that Krapinska is known for.
Bed & Breakfast Đurđan
If you’re looking to escape the crowds then give this little bed and breakfast try. Located only 250 meters from the entrance to the spa, this jewel in Durdan comes complete with an on-site garden for relaxing and features free private parking. They also have free Wi-Fi as well. Rooms are nicely appointed and come with a basic kitchenette. There is convenient grocery shopping nearby as well as a local marketplace should you desire to cook your meals on site.
All of these properties are fantastic choices. Each will lend a unique perspective of Krapinske and it’s thermal spas. If you have never experienced one of these natural wonders, then Croatia is a great place to start. Come for the scenery and the wellness factor, leave with a desire to come back again. The people are pleasant and the scenery is absolutely beautiful. The local food tastes fantastic and has it’s own allure. To top it off, the city is easy to navigate as well. You will certainly enjoy your time here. So much so, that you will want to book it again and again as one of your go to travel destinations.
Plus, thanks to a comment left below from Tom I learned that, Northern Croatia is rich with thermal springs. You may want to also look at Sveti Martin toplice, Stubičke toplice, Tuheljske toplice, Varaždinske toplice and Terme Jezerčica…