Wellness Weekend Near Krakow, Poland

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Let’s go to Solec-Zdroj, a spa area in the Świętokrzyskie (Holy Cross), an hour’s drive from Krakow, to discover the brand new complex, Baseny Mineralne (photos 1, 2, 3 & 4). Immaculate pools in a super modern infrastructure, are filled with a “thermal mineral water” solankowo-sulfide rich, with therapeutic effects. This spring water contains the highest concentration of sulfur in the world: “The biogenic sulfur is an integral part of the human body” (Baseny Mineralne). And honestly I really regret not having had the time to follow there a therapeutic treatment for several days. Maybe next time …

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At the Malinowy Zdroj hotel Medical Spa **** in the countryside , I tested a bath with the famous water rich of solankowo-sulfide ( photos below ) . Early wake up, I head in a bathrobe (like all of the curists) to the therapy center of the hotel. There’s no glam , were are in a medical spa . And it smells strong sulfur. A nurse (I guess) leads me to a single cabin which immediately recalled me the pools for “real” swimmers ( lol! ). The capacity and bath time are automatically set. After 15-20 minutes , the tub is empty ( photos 1 & 2) . The water is warm which is very nice . And I took the opportunity to make a few snapshots : all indications are in Polish only ( lol! ) . Once the care is complete, you should not take a shower to maximize the benefits of the water. The skin is very soft and the muscles relaxed . The hotel has also developed a cosmetics line based on the thermal mineral water. In my next post , follow my wellness weekend in a luxury spa in Kielce …

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Photos : Mademoiselle Le K – copyright 2013, tous droits réservés. 


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