You may not only spend your holidays on the beaches in Valencia, but also improve your health there. There are a lot of hotels and private boarding- houses in the community which besides standard service can offer different kinds of spa treatment. Spa treatment in Valencia includes not only mineral water treatment but also Shiatsu massage, aromatherapy, mud cure and seaweed cure, aesthetic therapy and so on.
Spa centres in Valencia are often called Balneario. They are situated both on the coast and in the mountain regions of the community, for example, in Sierra Calderona. While using spa treatment it is more effective to stay in the mountains because the atmosphere is calmer there than in the hotels of Costa Blanca or Costa Azahar and the quality of mineral water is better.
The most popular regions of spa treatment are considered the neighbourhood of Cofrentes, Requena, Chulilla in the province of Valencia. There are some big hotels and spa centres among which are Balneario Hervideros de Cofrentes, Balneario de Chulilla and others. Most of the hotels are situated in picturesque places of Valencia, so you may not only improve your health with the help of mineral water, but also have wonderful holidays having a rest and enjoying the beauty of Valencian nature.
For those who prefer active holidays there are luxurious spa centres in the capital of Valencia and spa resorts practically in all the big places along the coast. You may combine spa treatment with active life of disco parties and sporting clubs.
One of the most prestigious spa centres in Valencia is five-star Hotel La Calderona which is situated in Betera 15 km away from the capital of the community. There is a Spa Club on the territory of the hotel which has at its disposal a gigantic swimming-pool (800 square meters) with water from thermal springs.
In general, the world tendency of the development of spa industry results in the fact that more and more hotels in Valencia open on their territories special saloons and additional complexes. The most interesting combination in Valencia is the combination of spa treatment and golf grounds. The so-called Golf&Spa Hotels can be considered to be a characteristic feature of Costa Blanca. There are hotels of extra class on its territory such as La Laguna Spa & Golf 4* in the resort of Royales, Marriot La Sella Hotel 5* in Denia and Hesperia Hotel 5* in Alicante.