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The Bulgarian spa resorts have the advantage of being located in vary favourable climatic regions, affording the exceptional possibility of combining balneotherapy with climatic treatment.

The Black Sea coast is a subregion of the continental Mediterranean climatic region. Neither the harsh climatic conditions of the northern European coasts, nor the scorching heat of the Mediterranean are characteristic of it. The specific sea climate, combined with the curative mineral springs and curative mud offer excellent conditions for treatment, recuperation and holidays throughout the year.


Albena

The resort of Albena is located 45 km north of Varna Airport, along the coastal strip of a picturesque Black Sea bay, set off by the luscious verdure of the Baltata nature reserve

Bankya

Just 17 km away from the capital city of Sofia, Bankya is one of the country's best know and most frequented spa resorts

Devin

Devin is a renowned spa and holiday resort. It is situated amid scenic hills in the heart of the Rhodopes at an altitude of 710 - 780 m

Golden Sands

The resort Golden Sands lies 17 km north of the city of Varna. The 35 km long and up to 100 m wide beach strip, covered with fine golden sand, is perfect for sun and air baths and sand cures

Hissarya

The well-known spa of Augusta (Hissarya's ancient name) is situated in the southern slopes of the Sredna Gora Mountains, close to the famous Valley of Roses

Kyustendil

Situated at the foot of the Ossogovska Mountain, Kyustendil (ancient Pautalia) is one of Bulgaria's best known clmatic and spa resorts

Momin Prohod

The water of Momin Prohod is second to that of the Narechenski Bani spa in its radioactivity

Narechen

The resort of Narechen is set amid magnificent pine forest on the lovely Assenitsa river in the Rhodopean mountain

Pavel Banya

Situated on the right bank of the Tundja river is an unquestionable leader in the top chart of the Bulgarian resorts

Pomorie

Pomorie, one of Bulgaria's best known mud treatment and seaside resorts, was founded during the 5th century B.C., when it was known as Anhialo

Riviera

The Riviera Holiday Club perfectly combines specific sea climate with modern Balneotherapy Center

Sandanski

The town of Sandanski is famous for the beauty of its scenery and a wealth of resources for spa and climatic treatment

St.St.Konstantine and Elena

A natural park, vast beach strip, covered with fine sand, a clean sea, calm sunny days, mineral waters

Varshets

One of the oldest and most popular resorts in Northern Bulgaria, it is famous for its curative mineral springs, mild mountain climate, beautiful scenery and a large well-kept park

Velingrad

The most beautiful and most famous among the Bulgarian Balneological resorts. Internationally known climate therapy and health resort

 

Bulgaria is an extremely attractive center for treatment, prophylactics, recreation and tourism with its numerous resorts, favourable climate, a 378 km long coastal strip with wonderful beaches, over 500 mineral springs of varying physico-chemical composition, temperature and indisputable curative properties, dozens of lagoon firth mud sources and curative peat deposits.

All scientific studies agree that in the uniqueness, variety and abundance of hydrothermal, bioclimatic, mud treatment, sea cure, and other health resources, Bulgaria ranks among the first in Europe, Climato-balneological treatment traditions in the Bulgarian lands date back to times immemorial.

In Thracian times, flourishing settlements sprang up around the hot mineral springs and many nymphaeums were built. In Roman times, spa centers were established, such as Augusta (present-day Hissarya), Dezudava (Sandanski), Pautalia (Kyustendil) and Serdica (Sofia), where even the Roman emperors Ulpius Trajanus, Septimius Severus, Maximilianus and Justinianus sought treatment for their ailments.

The BULGAIAN MINERAL WATERS are known for their greatly varied chemical composition and, respectively, their mineralization and type of dissolved mineral salts, curative gases and biologically active micro components. In fact, every kind of known mineral water may be found in the country. The FIRTH MUD SOURCES, along the Black Sea coast, the CURATIVE PEAT, SPRING CURATIVE MUD and BENTONITE CLAYS possess a particularly great potential in the treatment of many different diseases. Bulgaria occupies one of the first places in the world with the exceptional diversity of MEDICINAL HERBS and the excellent curative properties of its APIAN PRODUCTS.

This enormous wealth of natural factors, combined with country's modern hotels and spa facilities, provide excellent possibilities for the year-round effective treatment of the most widespread diseases of our times and truly make Bulgaria a COUNTRY OF HEALTH.

The Bulgarian spa resorts have the advantage of being located in vary favourable climatic regions, affording the exceptional possibility of combining balneotherapy with climatic treatment.

The Black Sea coast is a sub region of the continental Mediterranean climatic region. Neither the harsh climatic conditions of the northern European coasts, nor the scorching heat of the Mediterranean are characteristic of it. The specific sea climate, combined with the curative mineral springs and curative mud offer excellent conditions for treatment, recuperation and holidays throughout the year.

The best known Black-Sea spa centers are: Dobroudja Hotel at Albena resort, Ambassador Hotel at Golden Sand resort, Riviera Holiday Club, Sunny Day and Grand Hotel Varna at St. Constantine resort, Pomorie Hotel in the coastal town of Pomorie.

Varied prophylactic and therapeutic possibilities are also offered by the Bulgarian climatic mountain resorts. The lovely scenery, clean air, shortwave ultraviolet radiation, negative air ionization, particularly close to mountain waterfalls, as well as the many mineral springs, different in temperature and composition, are their major assets.

The Bulgarian spa resorts have the advantage of being located in vary favourable climatic regions, affording the exceptional possibility of combining balneotherapy with climatic treatment.

Hisar Spa resort

The well-known spa of Augusta (Hissarya's ancient name) is situated in the southern slopes of the Sredna Gora Mountains, close to the famous Valley of Roses. Hissarya today is a modern spa resort whose greatest asset consists in 22 natural and prospected hydro mineral sources, with a total exploitation flow of about 2800 l/min.

Hissarya's mineral waters are characterized as slightly mineralized, hidrocarbonic-sulphate-sodium, with a high alkaline reaction (pH 8.3 to 9.02). Their temperature ranges between 27°C and 51°C and they vary radioactivity, fluorine and metasilicic acid content. The water is mainly indicated for treatment of diseases of the kidneys and secretory system, liver and gall bladder, the digestive system and pancreas. Particularly good treatment results are achieved with comprehensive hydrotherapy and climatic cures, physiotherapy and kinesitherady in cases of diseases of the kidneys and secretory system, such as a kidney stone, pyelonephritis, chronic nephritis and chronic renal insufficiency.

Excellent therapeutic results have also been achieved with the use of mineral waters for the treatment of diseases of the liver, pancreas, gall bladder and bile ducts. A very good effect is exerted on cholelithiasis by means of sub aqueous intestine baths. Special comprehensive balneotherapy is also applied in a number of diseases of the digestive system - gastric and duodenal ulcers, chronic gastritis, colitis; some accompanying conditions of locomoyory system, the endocrine system and the metabolism.

Pomorie Spa Resort

Pomorie, one of Bulgaria's best known mud treatment and seaside resorts, was founded during the 5th century B.C., when it was known as Anhialo. It is situated on a peninsula which juts out 2 km into the sea, 20 km north of the city of Bourgas. The famous Pomorie curative mud lake and salt pans, numerous vineyards and gardens are located nearby. The prime curative factors are the Pomorie curative mud, the lake lye, the favourable sea climate, the sea and beach.

THE CURATIVE MUD consists of sedimentary firth mud which is finely structured, pliable and only, with an odor of hydrogen sulphide. In its liquid phase it contains sulphates, magnesium, bromine, iodine, humic acids, hormone-like substances, vitamins, amino acids and metasilicic acid. Curative mud preparation is also used in the form of mud pastes, mud extracts for ointments and electrophoresis. THE SEA LYE, which contains a host of curative ions such as magnesium, bromine, iodine and sulphate ones, and is used for dressings and electrophoresis, is of great therapeutic value.

The favourable sea climate with plenty of sunshine, the wide beach strip, the relatively high average annual temperature (13°C), the sea and, above all, the unique Pomorie curative mud and lye, have made Pomorie a much frequent and popular resort for treatment, prophylactic and recreation throughout the year.

Main indications for year-round treatment:

Disturbances of the locomotory system - arthritic and rheumatic complaints, arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post-traumatic states, gout diseases of the muscles and tendons, etc.

Gynecological diseases - chronic adnexitis, parametritis, sterility in women, etc.

Disturbances of the male reproductive system - chronic prostatitis, operative infiltration, sterility.

Neurological disorders: neuritis, plexitis, slipped disc, radiculitis, est. Skin diseases - psoriasis vulgaris, eczemas, neurodermatitis, Berger’s and Rainout’s disease.

Sandanski Spa resort

The town of Sandanski is located at an altitude of 224 m in the foothills of the Pirin Mountains, along Sandanska Bistritsa River. The resort climate is indeed UNIQUE. Throughout the year, local temperatures are higher then inland temperatures - the annual average being 14.7 °C. Winters are mild and short, autumns long and warm. Relative humidity is low (66%), there are over 2436 hours of sunshine a year and fogs are rare. The mineral waters are clear, colourless, odorless and pleasant tasting, silicic, mildly fluorine, hyperthermal (42-81°C), slightly mineralized, hydrocarbonic-sulphatesodium.

Resort conditions are particularly conducive to the treatment of bronchial asthma in its three forms atopic, infectious allergic and combined. Already during the first week a marked clinical improvement is observed, with fewer attacks both with regard to frequency, strength and duration, and in more than 55% of the cases they disappear completely.

The comprehensive balneo-climatic treatment in the resort also exerts a beneficial effect on a number of other conditions:

Non-specific pulmonary diseases: chronic bronchitis, post-pneumonia or post-bronchopneumonia states, chronchiectasis, early pulmonary emphysema;

Conditions of the upper respiratory tract: chronic rhinitis, sinusitis;

disturbances of the locomotory system of a degenerative or inflammatory origin: osteoarthrosis rheumatoid arthritis, tenosynovitis;

neurological complaints: plexitis, radiculitis, slipped disc;

allergic skin diseases: urticaria, psoriasis;

some kidney and urological diseases and conditions of the digestive system: gastritis, gastric and duodenal ulcers in remission, colitis, glomerulonephritis, cystopyelitis.

Velingrad Spa Resort

Velingrad is a well-known spa and climatic resort in South Bulgaria. It is located in one of the most picturesque part of The Rhodope Mountains - the Chepin valley. The resort's mineral water well up from 70 springs with a total flow of over 150 l/sec or 9.000 l/min. They are hiperthermal with temperatures ranging from 22°C to 88°C, slightly mineralized, silicic, fluorine, and sulphate-carbonate-sodium. The resort is located at an altitude of 750-850 m. The climate is temperate continental, mild and pleasant fresh. The average annual temperature is 10°C, average July is 19°C.

Comprehensive climatic and spa treatment is supplemented by diets and fruit cures, terrain cures, aerosol therapy, criotherapy, kinesitherapy, physiotherapy and herbal treatment.

Successfully treated here are:

* Non-specific conditions of the respiratory tract: chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma, allergic rhinitis;

* disturbances of the locomotory system: degenerative and inflammatory diseases of the joints, gout, periarthritis, tendinitis, bursitis;

* neurological disorders: neuroses, stress, neuritis, radiculitis and polyneuritis;

* gynaecological complaints;

* cardiovascular diseases: hypertonia and hypotonia, early forms of atherosclerosis and Burgers disease.

The establishment of Bulgarian spas and traditions date since Roman times when Roman emperors first discovered the advantages of the land's natural jewels. Nowadays, more and more travelers consider wellness as part of their vacation plans and health resorts are becoming an increasing part of the Bulgarian tourism.

There are over 500 mineral springs in Bulgaria known worldwide for their greatly varied chemical composition where you can experience the magic of the healing mineral waters and rejuvenating spa treatment.

You can find a safe, warm and aesthetically pleasant environment in which to address the needs of your body dynamics and restore your body and soul. We invite you to experience a portion of your time devoted entirely to embracing a sense of health and well being at the Bulgarian spas in Albena, Varna, Hissariya, Sandanski, Velingrad and Kyustendil.

Kyustendil

Situated at the foot of Ossogovska Mountain and the Evergreen Park Hissarlika, Kyustendil (ancient Pautalia) is one of Bulgaria's best known climatic and spa resorts. The climate is temperate continental with a Mediterranean influence. The resort's main curative factors are its numerous mineral springs with a temperature of 71°C to 73°C, characterized as sulphide, silicic, fluorine, hyper thermal and slightly mineralized, and the curative pest which is rich in organic substances. Indications for treatment: chronic inflammatory conditions of the joints, disturbances of the peripheral nervous system, a number of diseases of the reproductive system and sterility. Comprehensive treatment includes procedures with mineral water and peat, electric and light paraffin applications, curative massage, reflex therapy, laser acupuncture and kinesitherapy.

 

 

 

 

 

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