Latvia has long been a popular SPA and medical tourism destination. The country’s territory is rich in natural resources and healing mineral water sources, which have been used in popular medicine for centuries, also attracting the attention of foreigners. By the end of the 18th century, an extensive network of sanatoriums had been established in Latvia, while the Baltic Sea coast was renowned as a popular health tourism destination.
What SPA services can improve health?
SPA treatments reduce nervousness and stress, prevent headaches and sleep disorders, relieve leg swelling, help with back pain and posture problems, as well as offer obesity solutions, including reduction of stretch marks, and help with other health disorders. It is possible to improve health with specific SPA procedures using not only the latest technologies, but also traditional methods with natural resources like mineral waters, hydrotherapy, traditional massages, sauna rituals, massages, therapeutic baths, salt rooms and many others. There are SPA treatments suitable also during pregnancy, choosing natural materials and therapies as gentle as possible.
Is the SPA visit allowed for those with health problems?
The SPA employees will carry out an initial customer survey and, if necessary, procedures will be customized in order to improve the customers’ health. This is especially important for people with cardiovascular problems, pregnant women, children, people with allergies and special needs. If you have any chronic health problem or acute illness, be sure to consult your family doctor and inform the SPA employees. Specific procedures can be adapted to individual needs. Recommendations depend on the type of procedures chosen and the individual health condition.
What SPA services can improve the appearance?
Many SPA procedures are related to improving the appearance. A variety of cosmetic and device-aided procedures are available for wrinkle reduction, body slimming and other appearance improvements. Facial massages, body sculpting and slimming rituals, body silhouette improvement with device technologies, anti-ageing procedures for the face, seaweed and mud wrapping, etc. SPA procedures can significantly reduce wrinkles and edema, as well as improve skin condition, blood circulation, lymphatic drainage, etc.
Is it possible to bring children to the SPA?
In Latvia, there are SPAs for families with children or teenagers that provide suitable procedures, for example, adjustment of the pool water and sauna temperature, shorter procedures, massages specifically for children. You can find out more about the services available for children at the time of booking.
What SPA services are available?
The range of SPA procedures is extensive and largely depends on each institution. Popular procedures: slimming and therapeutic massages, baths, masks, body and face appearance improvement with hardware technologies, anti-stress and anti-ageing procedures, various relaxing or energizing rituals, peeling, face and body treatment procedures. SPA centres and the best SPA hotels in Latvia offer various types of saunas, swimming pools, water treatments, mud baths, salt rooms, SPA recreation for two and many other SPA offers.
What makes SPA in Latvia special?
SPA in Latvia and Riga offer rare procedures, unseen anywhere else in the world – rituals with amber, ecological goods of the nature (buckthorn, wild blueberries, strawberries, flowers, etc.), buckwheat massages, chocolate rituals, beer SPA, sea rituals and many other unusual and relaxing procedures. Latvian SPA also offers various sauna rituals with herbal massages and applications; forest and meadow goods are used to provide the body with health, balance and inner peace.
How to ask a question?
If you would like to ask a question, fill in the form on the side and your question will reach all the institutions that provide the service you’re interested in. You can also send a question to the e-mail address email@example.com or call +372 29214868.
The Latvian Health Tourism Cluster is a platform that helps foreign patients to find quality medical services in Latvia without extra charge (You pay at the hospital, we do not charge any commissions or hidden fees.)
We unite over 40 leading clinics, hospitals, centres and service providers.
You can contact each clinic individually by entering its profile and contacting a manager or by writing an application on this page.
Meža prospekts 49, Jurmala, LV-2010
Jomas iela 47/49, Jurmala, LV-2015
Kronvalda bulvāris 3A, Centra rajons, Riga, LV-1010
Mednieku iela 1, Sigulda, LV-2150
Dzintaru prospekts 68, Jurmala, LV-2015