When planning another vacation, you probably had to face a dilemma more than once: to go to the sea, improve your health in a sanatorium, or devote a trip to studying overseas attractions? Ischia is perhaps one of the few European resorts where this dilemma does not have to be addressed. Everything has already been decided for you.
Ischia - A real paradise for women, because only here everything is put together for them: the fabulously beautiful landscapes, the emerald sea with golden sandy beaches and the notorious thermal springs. And in the spa-salons, which are countless on the island, dozens of cosmetologists are working tirelessly to rejuvenate the face and body of their clients, to make them slimmer and more attractive. No wonder the ancient Romans called Ischia - an island that gives youth and beauty.
Ischia Thermal Center
The thermal center of Ischia, one of the best spa complexes in Italy, is located in the very center of the capital Ischia Porto. The medical staff, who knows the recipes of the famous “Makropoulos Remedies”, using thermal, mud and cosmetic procedures, special oils and a variety of massages will make even a withering face - youthful, and skin silky. After visiting the salon, his clients develop hormones of happiness, tone and mood rises.
Ischia Thermal Center
Ischia Thermal Center works all year round. People come here to treat arthritis, rheumatism, gynecological and skin diseases, the consequences of injuries and fractures. In addition, the Thermal Center provides all kinds of irrigation, inhalation, body shaping, body rejuvenation, and many others. In addition to medical and wellness treatments, the spa complex has its own sauna, solarium and gym.
The cost of the procedures at the Center does not bite: a hydromassage - 12 euros, a mud bath with a thermal shower - 25 euros, an anti-stress massage - 43 euros, etc.
Castiglione Thermal Park
The main wealth of the picturesque town of Casamicciola, in the north of the island, is the Castiglione Thermal Park. The park has 10 pools, of which 8 are filled with healing mineral water flowing directly to the sea from the hot springs of Mount Casamiccioli. The largest of the pools - the Olympic - is 25m long, and in the Kneipp basin the water is in constant circular motion. The thermal waters of Castiglione Park help with various diseases, heal fractures and dislocations, and also refresh the skin and strengthen the body.
Besides, in Thermal Park Castiglione Mud treatments, various wraps, inhalations, massages and acupuncture are widely used.
In addition to mineral springs, the park has wonderful healing air filled with aromas of flowering plants, cedars, pines and chestnuts.
Poseidon Gardens - the largest thermal park on the island
The only minus of the park is seasonality. It welcomes guests only in the warm season: from June 15 to the end of September. If you decide to stay a week - at your service is a hotel located next to the park. However, this pleasure is not cheap. So, for example, in the Hotel Manzi, famous for the fact that it was here that Giuseppe Garibaldi healed his wounds, you will have to pay from 200 euros per night. The cost of a day ticket to the Castiglione thermal pools will cost 26 euros per person, and a six-day subscription - 134 euros.
Poseidon Gardens - the largest thermal park, which is also called the eighth wonder of the world. The park occupies 60 hectares and is located in the picturesque Chitara Bay of Forio.
There are more than 20 open and closed pools with mineral water in the Poseidon Gardens, and each of them not only has its own temperature (20-40 degrees), but is also unique in its concentration of chemicals in the water and, accordingly, its therapeutic effect.
The symbol of the island is Fungo rock, similar to a mushroom
Each pool is named after an ancient Greek mythical deity, whose sculpture is located nearby. AT The Gardens of Poseidon You can learn the basics of spa-procedures with the use of deep algae, stones and oils, having passed a training course from professional cosmetologists. And thrill-seekers will be able to “tickle their nerves” by taking a steam bath in an old sauna located in a real cave.
Poseidon Gardens welcome visitors from April 16 to October 31. The price of a daily ticket is 30 euros, a two-day subscription will cost 56 euros per person.
Gardens of Eden - a thermal park located in the island capital of Ischia - Ponte, in the bay of Cartaroman. This is a favorite vacation spot of the famous Diego Maradona and other, no less famous people in the world of cinema and sports.
The highlight of the park Gardens of Eden are natural thermal baths formed in a natural way and located along the coastline. Hot and cold water "bathtubs" are filled with springs sprinkling directly from the ground, creating a natural cocktail, invaluable in its healing and cosmetic properties, formed from a mixture of mineral and sea water.
Beach in Negombo Gardens
There are 4 swimming pools in the park: 2 large are for swimming, and the other two are for hydromassage.
Eden Gardens are open to visitors from mid-May to late September. The cost of a daily ticket is 18 euros per person. And if you decide to spend here only half a day, you will have to pay 16 euros.
Negombo Gardens is one of Ischia's most beautiful parks in the resort town of Lacco Ameno, located on the Tyrrhenian Sea. In ancient times, the ancient Greeks ruled here, whose heritage is carefully preserved in the city’s Archaeological Museum.
TodayNegombo Gardens - This is truly a paradise with beautiful sandy beaches, picturesque views (Epomeo volcano and Funto rock, in the form of a mushroom sticking out directly from the sea), a botanical garden with camellias, oleanders, granas and 12 outdoor pools with healing "living" water.
Sant Angelo has the most picturesque thermal parks
Aphrodite Gardens, Apollo and Tropical - thermal parks located near the pretty fishing village of Sant'Angelo, near the town of Serrara. It has everything you need for a good rest and treatment. In the thermal Gardens - 12 pools with different composition and temperature of mineral water, a real sauna in a natural grotto, a pool with hydromassage and even an area reserved for lovers of sunbathing naked. In the specialized medical centers of Sant'Angelo, for a fee, you can order therapeutic massage, mud and thermal baths and other medical and health treatments.