5 of the Best Medical Spas
- 31 August 2015 31 August 2015
Combining the expert knowledge of a doctor’s clinic and the relaxing atmosphere of a luxury spa, medical spas provide tailored wellness holidays focussed on improving your health. Far removed from the clinical environment of a hospital, these medical spa retreats are situated in some of the most stunning destinations around the world, from Spain to Thailand.
Overseen by qualified doctors, these medical spa retreats specialise in treatments provided by medical professionals, from dentists and dermatologists to osteopaths and physiotherapists. With treatments focussed on combatting a wide range of medical and aesthetic issues, such as injury prevention, dermatological problems and healthy ageing, medical spas are the perfect choice for rejuvenating your body and mind. Medical consultations and tailored wellness programmes ensure that your personal health needs are met, with benefits that will long outlast those of a traditional beauty spa.
Portugal: Longevity Relax & Wellness
Discover the healing qualities of the sea at Longevity Medical Spa
For those in search of a specialised medical spa retreat and a beach spa holiday combined, escape to Portugal’s Algarve coastline. Determine your personal health needs during evaluations by qualified medical examiners, including an osteopathy and biophysical evaluation. Specialising in anti-ageing and detoxification, the coastal setting of this wellness focussed medical spa is reflected in the marine inspired thalassa treatments. The therapies harness the power of the ever-visible ocean, with seaweed body wrapping and seawater hydro massage baths to promote well-being and healing.
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Spain: SHA Essence
Enjoy the latest, high tech treatments at SHA Wellness Clinic
Set in the tranquil surroundings of southern Spain, this medical spa retreat looks to the East for a holistic healing experience. Following an initial medial consultation, experience the meeting of Oriental inspired therapies and European technology, with treatments ranging from traditional Chinese medicine to a high-tech detox massage. The ideal destination for a luxury detox holiday, this medical spa retreat focuses on achieving optimal health through a personalised nutrition plan from a qualified nutritionist, complete with follow up consultations, to compliment your personal wellness needs.
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Thailand: Chiva Som Physical Renewal
Work on your muscle strength in the gardens of Chiva Som
Escape to the Hua Hin coast of Thailand and rejuvenate in a secluded haven at the award-winning medical spa retreat, Chiva Som. With a focus on preventing and healing injury, personalised physiotherapy sessions and re-functional exercises work at increasing muscle strength, to combat the everyday pressure placed on your body. Ideal for a fitness spa holiday, combine daily massages and a detoxifying balneotherapy session, with personal training and group fitness classes, to achieving overall physical health and well-being goals.
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Austria: Grand Park Healing Caves
Let the Gastein thermal waters help you to heal at Grand Park
Nestled in Austria’s idyllic Gastein Valley, this specialist medical spa is surrounded by the breath-taking mountain range of the Alps. Ideal for a healing holiday, this medical spa retreat harnesses nature’s resources and the medical expertise of its staff. Taking advantage of the healing powers of the Gastein thermal waters, nature is combined with modern medicine to help you repair through an array of medical water therapies. Combine with regular sessions in the thermal healing caves to tackle a range of rheumatic, respiratory and skin ailments.
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Brazil: Kurotel Longevity Spa and Medical Center
Calm any pre-surgery nerves at Kurotel
The breath-taking Gramado Mountains shelter this luxury medical spa retreat in the exotic destination of south-east Brazil. A dream spa holiday destination, here, 32 years of spa and wellness experience culminate in an excellent pre-surgery programme, specifically designed to strengthen your body and ease your mind. Consultations with the onsite medical professionals, including a doctor, psychotherapies, nutritionist, physiotherapist, dentist and dermatologist provide a complete medical evaluation. Meanwhile, luxury massages and relaxation sessions calm the mind and help you combat pre-surgery stress.
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