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Loutraki Thermal Spa, luxurious, inviting spaces in Loutraki, the birthplace of the Greek Thermalism

The ultramodern Loutraki Thermal Spa Hydrotherapy Centre, welcomes you in order to contribute exclusively for your personal physical health and uncover the great secrets that will give you health, wellness, […]

The ultramodern Loutraki Thermal Spa Hydrotherapy Centre, welcomes you in order to contribute exclusively for your personal physical health and uncover the great secrets that will give you health, wellness, rejuvenation, beauty and relaxation with the power of the Nature, the power of the healing thermal Loutraki water.

History

Loutraki Thermal Spa is located in the city of Loutraki, in the north cove of the Corinthian Gulf. It has been a famous place for its healing thermal waters since the ancient times, then called “Thermae” and owes its name to the thermal baths which took place in the curative springs.

The ancient city of “hot springs” owes its name to the “Thermal” Artemida, protector of the hot thermal springs and is the favorite city of the gods. There, APOLLO, god of the sun and the tranquility and the mother of the gods Hera had temples for their worship.

The well known from the ancient times healing and beneficial properties of the waters of Loutraki, provided and still provide through the centuries, prevention and treatment for many diseases, musculoskeletal, skin and other diseases of the human body. Since the time of Hippocrates, it was found that hydrotherapy in warm water (30–31C 0), promotes muscle relaxation reducing sensitivity to pain. While the properties of spa water in conjunction with temperature, decrease the level of stress hormone in humans.

The miraculous waters of Loutraki, have linked their name since the ancient times with the treatment of many eminent personalities, among them the Roman military and political Lucius Cornelius Sulla (138 BC-78 BC), who, with the use of thermal waters of Loutraki, was healed from a serious skin disease.

The beneficial effects of thermal water of Loutraki were well known much earlier in the ancient world, since the first reference for their beneficial properties had already been done by the historian Xenophon, who in his works “Greek history”, states that Spartan soldiers after battles resorted to the curative waters of the Thermae to rest and rejuvenate theme selves, in the today’s city of Loutraki.

The use of thermal waters of Loutraki with the beneficial effects continued throughout the era of Byzantine and post Byzantine years and then Loutraki, with reference to the thermal baths, was identified as a metropolitan center of tourism in Greece and the first treatment station.

Through the centuries the curative water of Loutraki, has been established as a symbol of natural healthy living, wellness and rejuvenation and accurately this unique gift of nature has been characterized as “The water of life.”

LOUTRAKI: The most ancient Greek resort spa

Loutraki is the birthplace of the Greek Thermalism and it’s characterized as the premier spa resort of Greece. It has been working as a structured organized thermalism since 1914 while the Greek state was still in the preparatory work of Greek tourism.

The modern history of Loutraki begins in 1847, when the first analysis of mineral waters was made by Professor Giovanni Battista Delvinioti.

In 1855 the first wooden building bath was built with 10 baths, while in 1874 it was replaced by a stone building.

In 1855, the first municipal company operating spas was created in Loutraki, which offered efficient services to the Department of Health Tourism. In 1899 a new modern one for those times was built with 22 baths, on the location where now the modern new spa is, which was ultimately demolished in 1967.

In 1934 the exquisite classical architectural building of luxury bath was built which was renovated in 2009 and was connected harmoniously with modern facilities of the new building which is now called Loutraki Thermal Spa.

Therapeutic properties of the curative water of Loutraki City

Main characteristics of Loutraki Thermal Water:

  • It is tepid, slightly alkaline, with radium and sodium chloride elements.
  • Temperature: 30.5 – 32 C.

A kg of natural thermal water contains:

CATIONIC ANIONIC
Potassioum 0,0394 g Chloride 0,9182 g
Sodium 0,4970 g Sulphate 0,1372 g
Ammonium 0,00012 g Bicarbonate ions 0,3501 g
Magnesium 0,0806 g

The Hydrotherapy with curative thermal Loutraki water is highly suggested for various diseases and health complaints:

  • Rheumatoid and Rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Osteoarthritis and Osteoporosis
  • Back pain – sciatica
  • Musculoskeletal complaints, disc disease
  • Cervical Syndrome
  • Skin disorders
  • Gynecological disorders.
  • Disorders of the peripheral nerves (neuritis, neuralgia, radiculitis), diseases of the circulatory system.

The Balneotherapy with curative thermal Loutraki water offers wellness, rejuvenation, relaxation and fortifies the body’s immune system.

The Drinking therapy is recommended for: Nutrition Disorders , gall and kidney stones, diseases as well as diseases of the digestive and urinary system.

The modern Loutraki Thermal Spa, welcomes you to luxurious, comfortable and inviting spaces in order to offer you advanced services in health, wellness and beauty!
The facilities of Loutraki Thermal Spa include:

  • 2 indoor heated pools with waterfalls and jet hydro massaging (underwater massage) 201 m2 and 40 m2 respectively.
  • 1 indoor swimming pool cooling water 20 m 2 . for post-traumatic problems.
  • 1 outdoor pool with water mushroom hydro massaging with waterfall and pool bar, 200m2.
  • 2 singe cabins with hydrotherapy bathtubs and Caracalla bathtub with multiple water jets.
  • 3 double cabins with hydrotherapy bathtubs.
  • 1 Sauna
  • Steam Bath/Hamam
  • 2 mud therapy areas
  • Gym & Yoga room
  • Private massage spaces and beauty & treatments rooms
  • Comfortable reception & rest areas
  • Easy access for people with special needs

Location – Access

The Hydrotherapy Centre «Loutraki Thermal Spa» is located in the historic and cosmopolitan spa town of Loutraki, within the territory of the old spa town, at 24 G. Lekka ​​street, opposite the coastal city park.

The city of Loutraki and «Loutraki Thermal Spa» are just 5 km from the Corinthian Canal of the Isthmus, just 80 km (50 – 55’) away from the capital of Greece Athens within easy access from the airport, just one hour’s drive. Access to Loutraki is also easy from the city of Patras, which is the gateway of southern Greece.

From Loutraki there is a very easy access to the most important archaeological sites of Western Greece and it’s a unique place for organizing daily excursions.

Loutraki Thermal Spa operates all year round, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

 

LOUTRAKI THERMAL SPA
24, G. Lekka str.
20300 Loutraki – Greece
Tel.: +30 27440 62186,+30 27440 22215
On line communication
www.loutrakispa.gr
e-mail: info@loutrakispa.gr
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