Hydrotherapy is the utilisation of water with therapeutic aim, one of the oldest methods used to prevent, improve and cure various afflications, especially those of the mobility system, respiratory system,skin and digestive system.
Hydrotherapy has developed and acquired major importance, because of the recognition of water as a therapeutic agent, in different fields of application and in its characteristics and functions. The thermal waters of the Hotel Balneari Prats of Caldes de Malavella are mineral-medicinal and emerge from the source at between 56 and 60 degrees C,with mineral and bicarbonate of soda composition, alkalines, fluoride and litiníca. It also contains silicon, lithium, calcium, aluminium, potassium and manganese.
These characteristic give it therapeutic properties with the stimulation of gastric secretions, the improvement of the action of pancreatic enzymes and the emulsive power of bile, or their effectiveness to improve the health of those with nutrition disorders , like gout, litiasis úriques, obesity, diabetes and certain types of rheumatism, among other properties.
At the Hotel Balneari Prats in Caldes de Malavella, you can enjoy different types of hydrotherapy treatment with thermal water, which are listed below.
Thermal Water Swimming Pool
Climate-controlled exterior pool of thermal mineral-medical water with therapeutic effects according to its properties. It’s maintained at 34 degrees C and can be used all year round.
Price: Free for residents / 10 Euros for non-residents)
Duration:Opening Hours: all day within the published hours.
Baths of Thermal Water
Suitable for anti-stress treatments, or oxygenating beauty treatments, hydration, obesity and with the option of choosing bubble baths, baths of seaweed, essences and hydromassage.
Bubble bath, Price: 10 €
Bubble bath with essences, Price: 12€
Bubble bath with seaweed, Price: 12€
Hydromassage bath: Price: 12€
Suitable for the elimination of toxins and vascular dilation.
Price: 12 €
Application of application via different showers for all the body, in a horizontal position on a couch.
Price: 12 €
The application of different jets of pressurised termal water, which are sprayed from a circular structure at different heights, with a relaxing and invigorating effect.
Price: 13 €
"Scottish" pressure shower"
Carried out with a jet of pressurised thermal water, all over the body. Suitable for muscular contractions, cellulitis, rheumatism, the circulation, arthritis, as well as to stimulate blood circulation and muscle toning.
Price: 14 €
“Vittel” shower massage
Manual massage on a couch with showers of thermal water, ending with cold water on the legs, with continuous hot water at the same time. With relaxing properties, it’s suitable for combating stress, and the different showers have an effect from head to toe.
Price: 28 €
Duration: 20 mins
Bath with termal wáter localised on the hands, combining warm water with cold. Anti-inflammatory, relaxing, and recommended for arthrosis and arthritis, and for people who work with their hands..
Price: 10 €
Duration: 15 mins
Vaporisation and spraying, with thermal water and eucalyptus which cleans and decongests the respiratory airways.
Price: 7 €