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Thermia Palace Ensana Health Spa Hotel

Piestany, Slovakia

Overview

Ensana is a complex of 6 hotels in Slovakia forming what is called a 'Spa Island'. For our clients we are offering the best one of them - the 5 star Thermia Palace. Hotel opened in 1912 and is a jewel of Art Nouveau architecture. With over 100 years of experience their medical expertise is top notch when is comes to spa & health offering. Complex benefits from natural mineral water springs and sulphurous muds which are used in most of their treatments. Guests from all over the world come here to focus on their health as hotel treats a wide range issue - from weight loss, back, neck, joint pains to skin disorders or post-surgery rehabilitation. Big investment was put into a brand new Wellness & Relaxation centre (opened in 2019) which is now part of the Irma Health Spa. 

When to go

Slovakia benefits from 4 seasons. You can visit anytime of the year. Summers are warm when temperatures can go above 30 degrees. Winters are cold with snow.
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What we love

  • Local hot thermal waters and sulphurous muds have a global reputation for healing muscular and skeletal conditions
  • Hotel's mud pool - Mirror Pool - is one to try!
  • Brand new wellness & relaxation center opened in 2019 and all hotel guests have an access to it

Who should go

  • Those looking for a health focused spa break but are budget conscious 
  • Guests interested in exploring healing benefits of thermal waters, especially those suffering from joint, neck, back pains, slipped discs, knee problems, osteoporosis, arthritis or rheumatism
  • For nature lovers who appreciate all the outdoor activities on offer in this picturesque setting 

Offers

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Healthy Stay Programme

This spa stay is for those who would like to enjoy and have a taste of the unique treatments of Spa Piestany. It is your chance to try the Ensana way of life, combining the healing effects of our natural resources with the clean air, free time and healthy cuisine of our beautiful spa destination. Minimum stay on the package is 2 nights, maximum length is 7 nights.


Low Season:

From £314 in single use room/£263 pp when sharing 2 nights stay

Peak Season:

From £404 in single use room/£298 pp when sharing 2 nights stay



The Programme
  • Initial medical consultation
  • Stay 2 nights & get 3 treatments per stay (1 thermal bath (mirror pool), 1 local mud pack, 1 partial medical massage)
  • Stay 3 nights & get 4 treatments per stay (1 thermal bath (mirror pool), 1 local mud pack, 1 partial medical massage, 1 hydrotherapy / thermal bubble bath)
  • Stay 4 nights & get 5 treatments per stay (2 thermal bath (mirror pool), 1 local mud pack, 1 partial medical massage, 1 hydrotherapy / thermal bubble bath)
  • Stay 5 nights & get 6 treatments per stay (2 thermal bath (mirror pool), 1 local mud pack, 2 partial medical massage, 1 hydrotherapy / thermal bubble bath, 1 group therapeutic exercise)
  • Stay 6 nights & get 7 treatments per stay (2 thermal bath (mirror pool), 1 local mud pack, 2 partial medical massage, 1 hydrotherapy / thermal bubble bath, 1 salt cave/oxygen/inhalation, 2 group therapeutic exercise)
  • Stay 7 nights & get 8 treatments per stay (2 thermal bath (mirror pool), 2 local mud pack, 2 partial medical massage, 2 hydrotherapy / thermal bubble bath, 2 salt cave/oxygen/inhalation, 2 group therapeutic exercise, 1 paraffin/parafango pack/dry carbon gas bath)
  • Healthy half board daily
Wellbeing Exclusives and Benefits
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Traditional Cure Programme

This spa package is aimed at pain relief, improvement of stiffness, mobility and other symptoms associated with diseases of musculoskeletal system. Minimum stay required for this programme is 7 nights. You can stay on this programme up to 21 nights. Recommended length is 2-3 weeks to get the most benefits.


Low Season:

From £1136 in single use room/£952 pp when sharing for 7 nights stay

Peak Season:

From £1443 in single use room/£1075 pp when sharing for 7 nights stay



The Programme
  • Health examination (initial and at the end of the programme)
  • Diagnostics and laboratory tests
  • Medical report at the end of stay
  • Individual therapeutic programme - up to 20 treatments per week (these will be prescribed by a doctor specifically for your needs) 
  • Healthy full board daily
Wellbeing Exclusives and Benefits
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Healthy Weight Programme

This spa stay focuses on weight reduction combining nutritional balance with treatments for the musculoskeletal system that has been effected by weight overload. Minimum stay required for this programme is 13 nights. You can stay any length up to 21 nights. The recommended length of stay is is 3 week.


Low Season:

From £2395 in single use room/£2053 pp when sharing for 13 nights stay

Peak Season:

From £2965 in single use room/£2281 pp when sharing for 13 nights stay



The Programme
  • Health examination (initial and at the end of the programme)
  • Consultation with fitness trainer
  • BMI and WHR check-up (waist to hip ratio)
  • Diagnostics and laboratory tests (basic examination of urine, blood sugar, urea, creatinine, AST, ALT, blood count + diff., FW – blood sedimentation, cholesterol in total, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, TGL - triacylglycerols, uric acid)
  • Medical report at the end of stay
  • Full board (special reduction diet) 
  • Individual therapeutic programme with up to 28 treatments per week as prescribed by a doctor such as:
  • - Thermal bath (mirror pool), mud pool, Individual thermal mineral bath, mud pack (2x per week) 
  • - Group therapeutic exercise (3 x per week)
  • - Personal fitness training with fitness trainer (3 x per week)
  • - Whirlpool, hydromassage, underwater jet massage, partial medical massage, individual therapeutic exercise (2 x per week) or soft techniques with ortho-bionomic method (2 x per week)
  • - Nordic walking, Scottish spray, stepping bath, carbon therapy (max. 2 x per week)
  • - Electrotherapy, oxygen inhalation, salt cave
  • - One free day per week (Sunday) for the body to process the cure’s benefits
Wellbeing Exclusives and Benefits
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Wellness

Thermal water has specific qualities which have positive effects on healing chronic mobility, musculoskeletal or inflammatory conditions such as arthritis or rheumatism. Mud is another component of the treatments. Mud is rich in sulphur and hydrogen sulphide which is again great for musculoskeletal disorders, has strong anti inflammatory benefits reducing muscle tension or swelling around joints. Mud is harvested in the area, matured for almost a year in special pools before used in the spa. Alongside these, hotel also focuses on medical treatments. Doctors are available for consulations and on-going support. 

Spa menu is vast. There is a medical treatment available for any ailment including digestive tract, gynaecology, muscles, bones & joints, breathing, blood flow, nervous system, oncology, skin or urology. 

The Irma Health Spa covers approximately 4,700 SqM and is connected with Thermia Palace Hotel. It consists of mud pool with separate area for men and women, historic 'Mirror Pool', 5 hydrotherapy pools, outdoor thermal swimming pool (32-34 degress) and a whirpool. There are also 36 treatment rooms, 2 medical examination rooms and a fitness room. 

Brand new wellness & relaxation centre (opened in 2019) is located in the Irma Health Spa. These 5 star wellness facilities are spread over 1,200 SqM with outdoor terraces and views over the gardens. Spa facilities include indoor and outdoor pool with thermal water, whirpool, steam room, infra red sauna, Finnish sauna, innovative showers, tepidarium and relax area. 


Example treatments at Thermia Palace Ensana Health Spa Hotel
  • Oxygen inhalation
  • Foot reflexology 
  • Mud pack
  • Underwater jet massage
  • Galvanotherapy
  • Manipulation and mobilisation therapy
  • Laser therapy
  • Magnetic therapy
  • Lymphatic drainage
  • Range of facials
  • Aromatic massage 
  • Detoxifying aromatherapy massage 


Activities

Activities available at resort
  • Outdoor fitness
  • Accupressure path
  • Bike rental
  • Pool

Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Hiking
  • Nordic walking 
  • Cycling
  • Golf 
  • Horse riding
  • River cruises
  • Bowling
  • Tennis
  • Squash
  • Winter sports 



Typical Group Classes

  • Nordic walking

Rooms

Hotel has 118 rooms in total including 16 spacious suites. Thermia Palace has managed to preserve the historic Art Nouveau design which can also be seen in the rooms. Rooms are decorated with furniture supporting this style in soft cream, velvety gold and red colors. Rooms have large windows bringing in the natural daylight, offering views of the nearby park. Some rooms have balconies. 



Comfort
Room size is 12-23 SqM. Some rooms have a balcony or terrace.

Rooms have either king, queen or twin double beds. There is also work desk and seating area with an armchair.

Bathroom has a shower or bath with shower.

Facilities include wi-fi, air-conditioning, heating, safe, flatscreen TV, telephone, radio, mini-bar, tea & coffee making facilities, hair dryer, slippers, bathrobe, spa bag and bathroom toiletries. 

Deluxe room
Deluxe room size is 17-21 SqM. Some rooms have a balcony or terrace.

Rooms have either king, queen or twin double beds. There is also work desk and seating area with an armchair.

Bathroom has a shower or bath with shower.

Facilities include wi-fi, air-conditioning, heating, safe, flatscreen TV, telephone, radio, mini-bar, tea & coffee making facilities, hair dryer, slippers, bathrobe, spa bag and bathroom toiletries. 

Deluxe Plus
Room size is 18-28 SqM. Some rooms have a balcony or terrace.

King size bed can be split into twins. There is also work desk and seating area with an armchair. 

Bathroom has a shower or bath with shower. 

Facilities include wi-fi, air-conditioning, heating, safe, flatscreen TV, telephone, radio, mini-bar, tea & coffee making facilities, hair dryer, slippers, bathrobe, spa bag and bathroom toiletries. 

Deluxe Suite
Deluxe Suite size is 63 SqM. All these suites have a balcony or terrace.

Bedroom room has king or queen size bed. 

Large and luxurious living room has a sofa, seating area with side table and working desk.

Bathroom has a shower or bathtub and double washbasin. 

Facilities include wi-fi, air-conditioning, heating, safe, flatscreen TV, telephone, radio, mini-bar, tea & coffee making facilities, hair dryer, slippers, bathrobe, spa bag and bathroom toiletries. 

What’s on the menu

Local kitchen will support and compliment your spa programme and treatments you will undergo but will not impose any strict diets. First, your body and metabolism needs to come into balance and strengthen. Focus will be on carb-free, light and detoxifying ingredients as well as sugar-free, low in fat and freshly prepared dishes as much as possible. Concept brings light, acid-base regulated cuisine which uses locally sourced seasonal products and herbs. Gentle a la minute preparation maintains the nutrient content and helps to promote gut health and optimal metabolism. 


 
Grand Restaurant at Thermia Palace
Grand Restaurant
Architectural highlight of the hotel, restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Dinner is buffet style or a la carte. In the summer, BBQ can be enjoyed every Wednesday evening on the terrace.
Pool Bar at Thermia Palace
Pool Bar
This bar offers some fresh refreshments in the wellness centre including tasty snacks or healthy drinks.
Cafe Alexander at Thermia Palace
Cafe Alexander
Great place to get a coffee, delicious desert or a refreshing beverage. Open daily from morning to late evening. Piano music is provided in the evenings.

Location

Thermia Palace is located on the 'Spa Island' town of Piestany which is located on the north-west of the country. Piestany is a small historic town dedicated to spa and wellness due to its powerful hot thermal waters and sulphurous muds. Town centre is walking distance and location is a great base if you wish to explore Slovakia's natural wonders! 


Nearest airport

Nearest airport is Bratislava which is about 80 km away, transfer takes about 50 minutes. 
There are frequent low cost flights to Bratislava from London and other major UK airports. 

You can also fly to Vienna which is 160 km away and transfer takes approximately 1 hour 50 minutes. 


Families, Children & Infants

Hotel does take children but due to its healing nature it is recommended for adults. 

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