Spa treatment in Karlovy Vary has a very long tradition. The first curative treatments were carried on in the 14 century, when the king Charles IV ordered to build here the first spa, later named after him as Karlovy Vary.
The greatest development of the spa industry in Karlovy Vary occurred in the 19th century with the contribution of many progressive physicians. Many of the applications of that time have found their application in modern spa medicine. The current level of spa in the Czech Republic is one of the highest in the world. It has developed on the basis of many years of experience and scientific methods and is applied by leading experts in the field of spa medicine, highly qualified balneologists and highly qualified medical staff.
The spa in Karlovy Vary helps people to achieve the adequate quality of life. There is especially specialized spa medicine but also wellness or beauty programs available for guests. A stay in the spa can be recommended not only to sick people for treatment, for faster recovery after suffering an acute illness, for reducing their chronic problems, but also to healthy people for illness prevention, for strengthening of immunity of organism against stress and genetic medical threats, for improvement of physical and mental fitness.
King Charles IV ordered to build the first spa
The biggest spa growth in Karlovy Vary
The most important part of Karlovy Vary spa treatment
The base of the tradition of a classical spa treatment is unrepeatable and unique natural source – mineral water, whose effects are proved by long-term practice. Mineral water is the most important part of Karlovy Vary´s spa treatment. Give it appropriate attention and observe the springs, quantity and time of drinking prescribed by the physician.
The quality of mineral water is unchanging over the centuries. In Karlovy Vary springs there are most of elements of periodic table, there are commonly analyzed over 40 elements needed for human organism. Karlovy Vary’s mineral water is created in the depth of cca 2 500m under the Eaarth’s surface. 15 springs that vary by their temperature and quantity of dissolved carbon dioxide are available to public. Each spring is according to the differences of temperature and gas different and with a different effect. Apart from a positive effect on the whole digestive system and locomotor system, a drinking cure supports cleaning of the organism.
Karlovy Vary’s thermal mineral water is a complex, highly concentrated mixture of natural substances that is not intended to be used permanently and without control. Please, pay attention and observe the springs, quantity and time of drinking prescribed by the physician. The drinking cure is particularly done before a meal. Drink the mineral water from the special cups that contain 2dl. It is advisable to take a 5 – 10 minute break between each cup.