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Thermal Springs in Slovenia

A trip to Slovenia will make you healthier if you decide to visit one of its thermal mineral springs

Best time: November–April

Slovenia is famous for its thermal springs. 14 certified natural health resorts offer excellent medical services while developing innovative preventive and alternative health programs and offering great programs for beauty and relaxation. Most resorts can be found in eastern Slovenia, and two can be found on the coast.

Slovenia thermal spas

Slovenia genuinely features a lot of thermal spas and waters famous for their healing properties. To make the best out of your visit, we've put together a list of the best thermal spas, including luxury and cheap options. So, here we go: Eco Terme Snovik, the Olimia Spa complex, Hotel Vivat, Hotel Vitarium Superior – Terme Krka, Hotel Riviera, and Hotel Terme. Choose the one you like the most and dive deeper into the world of complete relaxation.

Also, aside from the big and famous resorts, you can enjoy thermal waters in little and less visited places like the municipality of Benedikt. The local hot springs are as great as others, free of charge, and not that crowded. The best time to be relaxing in warm waters is during the colder seasons.

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What are the best thermal spas in Slovenia, and which one is the cheapest?

Slovenia has several renowned thermal spas and mineral springs with recognized healing properties. Visitors can consider Eco Terme Snovik, the Olimia Spa complex, Hotel Vivat, Hotel Vitarium Superior – Terme Krka, Hotel Riviera, and Hotel Terme. Eco Terme Snovik is certified as the cheapest option and offers friendly personnel, well-maintained amenities, and a relaxed atmosphere. Show more

Where can I find the thermal mineral springs in Slovenia, and which region has the most certified natural health resorts?

The majority of Slovenia's thermal mineral springs and resorts are located in the eastern part of the country, while two are found on the coast. Places like the municipality of Benedikt provide lesser-known areas for enjoying the thermal waters. Eastern Slovenia stands out for having the most natural health spas with fantastic medical services, innovative health program options, and wonderful beauty and relaxation programs for guests of all ages and health conditions. Show more

When is the best time to visit Slovenia for a thermal spa experience, and why?

To enjoy the thermal springs fully, it's recommended to visit Slovenia during colder temperatures of November to April. The period allows visitors to relax in the warm waters and appreciate the beautiful mountain scenery while also offering winter sports like skiing and snowboarding. The country is more peaceful with fewer tourists during this time, making it perfect for guests looking for serene relaxation away from the bustle of everyday life. Show more

What are the unique features of thermal springs in Slovenia, compared to other countries?

Slovenia is renowned for superb medical services and innovative alternative and preventive health programs, catering to visitors of all ages and medical conditions. The stunning mountain scenery provides a picture-perfect spot to relax while enjoying thermal springs. Additionally, less popular destinations like Benedikt offer free thermal springs, providing guests with a comfortable and less crowded experience. Show more

How do I access the free and less crowded thermal springs in Benedikt, and what other attractions are available in the municipality?

Located in northeastern Slovenia, Benedikt's free and less populated thermal springs are accessible by taxi or bus. The municipality provides other attractions such as hiking through vineyards, exploring the Catholic church of St. Benedict the Hermit, visiting local museums or horseback riding adventures. Those visiting at different times of the year can also enjoy the various festivals held in the area. Show more

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