Saaremaa is an excellent place to invigorate your mind and body. Warm salty water is good for your body, long hiking trails help to keep fit, mud baths do good to your joints and massages relax muscles. Welcome to Spaaremaa!
Estonias first mudbaths were established in Saaremaa during the first half of the 19th century as the sea mud with highly good therapeutic features was found in Kihelkonna. The use of local mud was neglected for a while but today it is kept in honour again and mud baths help many people to get relief to their troublesome joints.
Hundreds of different relaxing treatments are available next to mud baths nowadays, the selection includes shaping massages, juniper treatments, caressing wrappings, etc. Also the tens of different saunas in Saaremaa spa hotels are good to your mind and body.
Between spa treatments it is good to stretch your legs and take a walk on a hiking trail to breath in the aroma of pine trees, go for a short trip at sea or spend time in a hot smoke-sauna on a holiday farm.
Kuressaare has since the 19th century been a cosy health resort in North-Europe where the first spa in Estonia was established back in 1824. Ever since, ladies and gentlemen from Germany, Russia, Finland, Sweden etc. have come to Kuressaare for healthy mud baths.
Today, there are nine spa hotels of different profiles in Saaremaa, seven of them are located in Kuressaare, one in Mändjala village and one on Muhu island. All of them offer treatments and wellness services all year round. A special event, called Spaaremaa WELLFEST – the Good Life Festival takes place during the first week of March and the offers range from good local food to sports events. Come to Saaremaa and rediscover your healthy self!