The Spa concept involves a complex of different treating procedures, which are directed on the correction of the body and improvement of physical human condition. People usually go to spa-resorts to keep fit but not to solve serious problems with the health. Because it is necessary for people to feel good and to have good appearance.
Spa resort vacations are very popular with women because they allow taking care of their face and body. The Spa first appeared in France and it was based on the usage of the thermal sources. Nowadays a visit to a spa is a popular pastime all over the world and it is one of the most popular directions in cosmetology and tourism.
SPA hotels and resorts are the most prestigious and the most expensive rest places. Luxurious SPA-resorts of Tunis, France, Bulgaria, Italy and Thailand offer different courses of unique treating procedures and programs, which use the healthy properties of the sea and mineral water from the thermal sources.
The hotel "Les Sources de Caudalie" is the place where many people spend their luxury spa vacations. It is situated in France where there are many thermal sources. This hotel was opened in 1999. It consists of four buildings of different styles. SPA procedures of this hotel include baths with mineral waters, hydro-massage, aromatherapy and other kinds of massage. On the territory of this hotel there are swimming pools, a thermal pool, a sauna, a bath-house and tennis courts.
Many people from different countries of the world spend their spa resort vacations in Switzerland. In Switzerland there are many SPA-centers, which are based on the thermal sources where the water is healthy. These SPA-centers use the best world methods - talassotherapy, different kinds of message including Asian ones. SPA-center in the hotel "Royal" (Kran-Montana) offers unique phytotherapy in combination with water procedures and a massage. This SPA-center in this hotel in Lausanne is one of the best one in Switzerland.
There are also some places for spa resort vacations in Italy. As a rule they are situated not far from thermal sources. The most famous Spa-center is Abano-Terme. It is famous for its healthy thermal sources. The basic procedures are massage, treating exercises, and hydro-massage. The healthy procedures on this resort include anti-age, anti-stress ones and steam baths.
Another Spa resort is in Dubai. It was opened in 1998. There is a talassotherapy center, a fitness club, a sauna, two swimming pools for adults and one for children and tennis courts.
One more country which has also famous SPA-resorts is Slovenia. On any resort in this country there is a SPA-center. The famous resort there is Rogashka Slatina. This resort is famous for the mineral water "Donat Mg". There are thermal waters on other resort of this country. The treatment with the help of SPA-procedures is combined with anti-stress ones and programs for beauty and weight losing.
There are also Spa-resorts in the world where people can spend cheap spa vacations. These centers are in such countries as Poland and Russia.
So, nowadays there are many places in the world where people can spend spa resort vacations. There are places where one can spend luxury spa vacations. They are Tunis, France, Bulgaria, Italy and Thailand. One can spend cheap spa vacations in such countries as Poland and Russia.