The centuries-old traditions of the Czech spa industry have resulted in some truly unique spa towns, the reputation of which is well known beyond the borders of the Czech Republic. These places have preserved their extraordinary charm to this day, and if you’re looking for luxury, an unmatched atmosphere, the romance of times gone by and a wide choice of wellness programmes, come and discover the most beautiful of the country’s spa destinations. The essence of top-notch spa luxury is especially in evidence in the towns of the well-known spa triangle, the three points of which are Karlovy Vary, Mariánské Lázně and Františkovy Lázně. Top-quality stress-busting is the name of the game in Poděbrady as well as at the largest of Moravia’s spas, Luhačovice.
An experience for all the senses
A perfect balance of blue-blooded splendour, care, indulgence and romance – this is what awaits you at the spa at Chateau Mcely near Prague. At the first “eco chic” five-star hotel in the Czech Republic you’ll discover a place that can fulfil the wishes of even the most discerning of clients. Here you can enjoy luxurious spa facilities, romantic weekends for two and special family dinners. You can hold a wedding ceremony in the wonderful English park and make the event a truly unforgettable one. But the cherry on the cake is that special feeling you get when unwinding at the spa, where you can enjoy an outdoor Jacuzzi, a sauna and innovative therapies using organic cosmetics produced in the chateau’s laboratory. You’re also in for lots of pampering at the hotel St. Havel, occupying a beautiful chateau not far from Prague city centre. Here you can spend a romantic weekend for two with a private sauna, whirlpool and massage, as well as a candlelit dinner from the tasting menu in the chateau restaurant.
A hotel you won’t want to leave
How can you combine a great round of golf, an appreciation of contemporary design and a relaxing break? Just check in at the one-of-a-kind design hotel Miura in Čeladná. Not only will you find two championship standard 18-hole courses here, but there will be workshops with leading Czech and international artists running throughout your stay. Following an enjoyable day on the greens you can enjoy some wellness care at the spa. You’ll be on cloud nine in the levitation bath, which creates a feeling of weightlessness, and any aches and pains can be smoothed away with an Indian massage. Give your skin a treat with a brown sugar and essential oil scrub session or recharge your batteries with some lava stone treatment. The Darovanský dvůr hotel in Břasy near Plzeň is a real oasis of peace and quiet. Here, the World of Vitality, built in the style of ancient Greece and Rome, will restore your natural balance, so treat your mind and body to the best care around. You can also enjoy a top-notch 27-hole course, delicately inserted into the beautiful landscape of the Upper Berounka natural park.
A romantic time for two
The Frankův Dvůr hotel in Jindřichův Hradec is a place to experience some real romance. You could celebrate St. Valentine’s Day with your other half in a romantically decorated suite. Guests have use of a whirlpool, where you can unwind in the candlelight with a bottle of champagne. Perfect pampering awaits at the Mlýn Velehrad hotel, in a town with by far the best known pilgrimage site in the country. Here you can try mud wraps from the Dead Sea and full-body exfoliation. Your quiet meditation is guaranteed not to be disturbed by anyone or anything.