A source of health

Hydrotherapy is the use of water for therapeutic purposes, it is one of the oldest methods used to prevent, improve and cure various conditions especially in the locomotor system, respiratory system, dermal system and digestive system.

Hydrotherapy has been developing and becoming more important, due to the recognition of water as a therapeutic agent in different fields of application and depending on the characteristics of the water used.

The thermal waters of the Hotel Balneari Prats in Caldes de Malavella, are mineral-medicinal and flow between 56 and 60 º C of the source with a mineralogical and chemical bicarbonate chemistry, sodium, alkaline, lithic and fluorinated. It also contains silicon, lithium, aluminum, calcium, potassium and manganese.

These characteristics confer therapeutic properties such as the stimulation of gastric secretion, the promotion of the action of pancreatic enzymes and the emulsifying power of bile, or the effectiveness to improve the condition of people with nutritive disorders, such as gout, uric lithiasis , obesity, diabetes and certain rheumatisms, among other properties.

Hydrotherapy Treatments

Thermal water pool

Heated outdoor pool of mineral-medicinal thermal water with therapeutic effects due to its properties. It is kept at a temperature of 34º C. It can be used throughout the year. We advise for health reasons not to prolong the bath for more than two hours

Price: Free guests / Clients not staying: € 10 / person.

Duration: can be used throughout the day, according to the established schedule / Clients not staying: two hours

Water circuit

Horizontal shower, bubble bath and circular shower

Price: €32.5

Duration: one hour.

Thermal water bath

Thermal water bath with analgesic and muscle relaxant action, indicated in anti-stress treatments. Possibility of choosing between bubble baths with algae, essences and hydromassage.

Price: €13

Duration: 15 minutes

Finnish sauna

Indicated to eliminate toxins and vasodilator action. Also to enhance the effect of any subsequent treatment.

Price: €15

Duration: 20 minutes


Vaporization and spraying with water and eucalyptus, having a decongestant and bronchodilator effect on the respiratory tract.

Price: €7

Duration: 8 minutes

Circular shower

Application of various pressure jets of thermal water that arise from a circular structure at different heights, with a relaxing and invigorating effect.

Price: €13

Duration: 8 minutes

"Scottish" pressure shower

Shower that alternates jets of water at different temperatures to tone, activate and firm all parts of the body.

Price: €16

Duration: 10 minutes

"Vittel" massage shower

Manual massage performed by a therapist with different thermal water showers on the body. With relaxing and invigorating properties, indicated to combat stress.

Price: €39

Duration: 20 minutes

Horizontal shower

Application of thermal water through different showers all over the body, in a horizontal position on a stretcher. Relaxing and sedative effects.

Price: €13

Duration: 8 minutes