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Medical tourism in Romania

Medical tourism in Romania

Medical tourism in Romania in the best spas – advice for your spa holidays. This page is promoting especially spa in Romania , the natural spa resorts and spa hotels from Romania. Romania has over 150 spa places  with curing natural factors. There is an enormous richness of natural therapeutic factors, the extraordinary beauty in the balneary and spa resorts in Romania being widely known since the 19th century. The spa hotels are modern and comfortable, they include massage rooms , indoor and outdoor thermal swimming pools and you can get great deals on spa hotels or weekend spa breaks. For many people a holiday to a spa in Romania can be quite a miracle because prices are very reasonable  and all spa treatments are conducted under strict supervision of trained therapists. Furthermore, with a spa vacation you can visit the most popular touristic places and to see interesting travel objectives . Booking  spa vacations in Romanian resorts and hotels will offer you great spa weekend breaks , days or stays. Due to its geographical position and complex geological structure of Earth shell, Romania comprises high richness of natural factors for medical treatments  and spa therapies:

  • mineral therapeutic waters;
  • choke damps (natural emissions of therapeutic gases);
  • mud;
  • therapeutic lakes

The natural spas in Romania are generously spread on the entire surface of the country, in different climates areas, their majority offer exceptional endowments, with accommodation, meal and spa or medical treatment in the same medical sanatorium complex. Nevertheless, the quality of medical staff that provides medical treatment services in Romania, make this country a European leader in spa and wellness market abroad.


Over 1/3 of mineral waters of Europe are in Romania. Their marvelous effects for human health are known since antiquity. They are ideal medical treatment therapy sources for body soul mind, with beneficial, tonic, distress and curing general effects.

Composition of these mineral waters can be:

  •   simple;
  •   oligomineral;
  •   alkaline;
  •   ferruginous;
  •   hot;
  •   arsenical;
  •   osmolar;
  •   sulphureous;
  •   carbon gaseous, etc.

Please see below presentation of a few of the curative health spas and natural resorts in Romania, for you to have an idea about the affections which may be treated:

  • BAILE HERCULANE: This is an ancient spa resort discovered during Roman times, which still maintains its historical charm. Situated in a gorgeous area, the climate is excellent the entire year. Here are successfully treated:
  •    rheumatic affections;
  •    affections of nervous system;
  •   diseases of digestive tract.

Here you can spend cheap spa holidays in Romania or enjoy affordable spa weekends.


  • SOVATA: Located in mid Transylvania, it is an affordable medical spa in Romania, placed on a salt mountain, with spectacular surroundings. Diseases treated in the medical spa:
  •      rheumatic diseases;
  •     neurological peripheral diseases;
  •     endocrine diseases;
  •    cardiovascular diseases.

The great secret of this wellness resort is the gynecologic and infertility treatments due to thermal sources, special mud and lakes with chlorine-sodium water. You will find here affordable spa hotels so that you enjoy cheap spa vacation packages. The spa resort is suitable also in winter time when you can enjoy winter sports.


  • VATRA DORNEI is a wonderful, natural spa resort, with great historical value. Here you can book spa holidays in Romania or spa weekends in affordable spa hotels. It is suitable for treating:
  •      non-tuberculosis and allergic chronic pulmonary diseases;
  •      chronic rheumatism;
  •      sequelae of orthopedic and peripheral neurological diseases;
  •      heart diseases.


  • BAILE TUSNAD: It is a health spa with a river spa and hot tubs, and many mineral water springs. It is located in Eastern Transylvania, in a serene and quiet environment and is suited for medical travelers with physical problems. The sources of mineral water from here have been used since 1880, with special results in curing:
  •      cardiovascular affections;
  •     affections of nervous system;
  •     digestive affections (chronic gastritis, enterocolitis);
  •     endocrine affections.

It is a ideal choice for your thermae bath spa vacation.


  • CALIMANESTI: Considered the “pearl” of medical treatment resorts on Valea Oltului, due to gorgeous landscapes which may be admired in this area it is ideal for your spa retreats. Almost half of the entire surface of the resort is covered by the extended forests of broadleaves and resinous trees. Stomach diseases are cured here.


  • GOVORA:  It is a wellness spa resort known since 1866, the health resort is recommended to patients suffering from neurological affections, the waters being rich in chlorine, sodium, iodine, bromine, sulphur – for external cures and magnesium, calcium, sulphur – for internal cures.


  • MONEASA: A small and affordable spa resort being positioned in a small depression on Moneasa Valley, at the base of Codru Mountain, sheltered by hills and broadleaf forests, the “pearl” of Occidental Mountains. It is rich in mineral waters extremely appreciated.


  • OCNA SUGATAG: Located in Maramures county, a very beautiful area which offers besides sensational landscapes, different possibilities of medical treatment for health issues such as:
  •      cervical, dorsal and lumbar spondylosis;
  •     arthrosis and polyarthrosis;
  •     tendonitis;
  •     post-traumatic affections;
  •     peripheral neurological affections;
  •     gynecologic problems;

Patient travelers can enjoy the natural resources placed at disposal: mineral waters with concentration of chlorine-sodium, atmosphere rich in negative ions for physiotherapy, electrotherapy or thermotherapy.


  • SLANIC PRAHOVA: This natural spa resort Romania is located in near a mountain covered with salt and a salty lake of 20 m deep which was formed in 1914 pursuant to the collapse of a salt mine – Lake of the Bride.

This spa treatments resort, highly recommended for its salina is ideal for medical tourism and spa tourism. It is widely known for curing:


  •      degenerative and diarthrodial rheumatic diseases;
  •     dorsal and lumbar cervical spondylosis;
  •     arthrosis;
  •     polyarthrosis;
  •     tendonitis;
  •     scapulohumeral periarthritis;
  •     post-traumatic conditions (after luxations, member fractures, etc.);
  •     diseases of peripheral nervous system;
  •     old sequelae poliomyelitis;
  •     effects of polyneuritis;
  •     gynecologic diseases;
  •     respiratory diseases;
  •     dermatologic diseases (psoriasis, incipient ichthyoids, keratotic dermatitis);
  •     vascular diseases.


  • PRAID: It dates since Roman period, the position being recommended to patients suffering from respiratory affections who may schedule for an underground salt treatment in Romania. It is situated at 4 miles from Sovata medical spa resort.


Mud and its brother clay are two of the most extraordinary elements of nature, having a strong impact on health, as their natural habitat is the bottom of seas and lakes with a high charge of organic elements, having a composition similar to that of human body.

In Romania, there are several spa resorts with mud, the most known comes from the bottom of Techirghiol Lake, prized with the gold medal on the Universal Exhibition of Paris. It contains 41% inorganic salts, 39% organic substances and 20% water.

The affections which may be treated with mud are:

  •     poststreptococic rheumatism;
  •     rheumatoid polyarthritis;
  •     ankylosing spondylitis;
  •     psoriasis;
  •     arthropathia;
  •     reactive arthropathia;
  •     pre-arthrosis;
  •     cervico-dorso-lumbar spondylosis;
  •     primitive or secondary coxarthrosis;
  •     gonarthrosis;
  •     arthrosis of hands and legs.

Also, mud is efficient in dermatology, in treating some dermatologic affection: psoriasis, eczema, at the same time nourishing the skin and relaxing it, as well as its use in the stress therapy / distress. It is also recommended for gynecologic diseases.

The clay, which may be white, green, red or yellow, has curing qualities discovered in antiquity. It is extremely efficient in:

  •      anemia;
  •      fatigue and body demineralization;
  •     affections of oncology nature;
  •     treatment of atherosclerosis;
  •     arthritis;
  •     renal calculus;
  •     stomach or duodenal ulcer;
  •     migraines;
  •     sinusitis;
  •     hepatitis;
  •     gastroduodenitis;
  •     conjunctivitis;
  •     bronchitis;
  •     lumbago;
  •     neurosis and many others;

In Romania there are many balneal spa resorts which offer medical treatments with mineral waters, salt, mud and clay.

Contact us and we will inform and advice you  for the most suitable spa resorts where you can get these natural medical  treatments in Romania.

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