Istarske Toplice at the foot of the high Motovun rock in Istria 35 km from Porec is ranked third among Europe’s spa resorts. The heart of the spa complex is St Stephen’s mineral spring and the large open-air thermal pool where the water temperature reaches 32-34°C.
The water’s rich composition is known to produce an amazing healing effect thanks to the high sulphur content, 13 minerals (calcium, sodium, chlorine, etc.) and an optimal radioactivity level. Besides, the spa area contains mineral mud deposits, which explains why Istarske Toplice has been renowned since the Roman times and was later frequented by the Austro-Hungarian nobility.
Among the illnesses that can be successfully treated are those of the upper respiratory tract as well as rheumatic, dermatological, spinal, gynaecological diseases. A variety of therapeutic services, such as thermo and hydrotherapy, electrotherapy, inhalation, cinesitherapy, aromatherapy are successfully applied in St Stephen’s Polyclinic. Wellness and beauty centres in Istarske Toplice offer body and face treatments, baths, massages, saunas, gyms.