What to Expect at Thermae Sylla Spa & Wellness Hotel

Last updated July 10, 2024

Ranked among the world’s top 10 spas, Thermae Sylla Spa & Wellness Hotel, on the Greek island of Evia, sits atop natural thermal springs renowned for their magical healing properties. Here’s what to expect at the award-winning wellness sanctuary.

Evia, Greece’s second-largest island, is a patchwork of forests, mountains and beaches. The island is also home to the spa town of Edipsos with its therapeutic hot springs. Here, time seems to stand still amidst nature.

And amidst this enduring beauty, Thermae Sylla Spa & Wellness Hotel embodies a fusion of historical elegance and modern luxury. The wellness retreat’s prime location undoubtedly grants exclusive access to the famed thermal spa waters, offering an unparalleled wellness experience. Imagine stepping into a Greecian sanctuary where every detail is finely crafted for comfort.

Yes, Thermae Sylla offers a luxurious setting. But it is also a holistic journey toward well-being, emphasizing personalized care. The belief in the body’s natural ability to heal is at the core of its philosophy, inspired by Hippocrates’ wisdom.

Below, explore the distinctive wellness experiences that make Thermae Sylla and thus its spring-fed thermal sanctuary a standout.

Endless Possibilities for Wellness

These four comprehensive wellness programs will surely get you feeling your best. Treatments range from classic thermal therapies to weight management programs, stress relief and detoxification.

1. Anti-Stress Program

Ideal for those grappling with anxiety, focus issues, low energy, sleep problems or physical symptoms like tension and headaches, this program starts with an in-depth health evaluation. Specialists then offer personalized health advice, dietary tips and customized spa treatments.

The holistic approach aims to boost your immune system, restore psychosomatic harmony, promote deep relaxation, detoxify your body and revitalize your energy levels.

2. Holistic Detox Program

This program begins with a detailed medical review, followed by a tailored plan addressing specific health needs. The plan includes customized dietary advice and therapeutic drinks designed to cleanse and rebalance your body.

Particularly beneficial for those battling constant tiredness, low energy, discomfort, cellulite and a compromised immune system, the goal is to improve circulation, remove toxins, elevate energy levels and foster a more positive mindset.

3. Thermal Classic Cure

After an extensive health assessment, guests receive health advice and nutritional tips alongside a curated selection of treatments leveraging the natural healing powers of thermal water.

These treatments include mud baths, hydrotherapy and rejuvenating massages. This program especially benefits those with musculoskeletal issues, arthritis, rheumatism, post-surgery recovery or skin conditions.

4. Weight Loss Program

Begin your journey with valuable insights into the Mediterranean and Greek diets, celebrated for their health and longevity benefits. Discover herbal concoctions to combat weight gain, embrace healthier eating habits with delicious and nutritious meals, and learn strategies to reduce fat and strengthen muscles.

Coupled with daily exercise, swimming and spa treatments, guests are set for a transformative experience that reshapes their body and also boosts overall health and well-being. This program is designed to revitalize metabolism, ensuring you can sustain your new, healthier weight long after your stay.

Signature Spa Treatments

This list is extensive, yet oh so inviting! Read on for a sneak peek of the amazing treatments offered at Thermae Sylla Spa, because you deserve a little TLC.

Oriental Rasul. This body purification treatment uses mud, clay, herbal steam and warm celestial water to rejuvenate both skin and soul.

Farmer’s Steambath. Experience a cleansing session with eucalyptus-infused steam that purifies the skin and enhances respiratory health.

Thermal Grotta. Step into a steam cave filled with thermal vapors for a mineral-rich experience that mirrors the benefits of a thermal pool soak, nourishing your skin and body without immersion.

Thermae Sylla VIP Grapes Treatment. Indulge in a luxurious massage with grape seed oil and a back treatment featuring a warm, moisturizing grape blend, offering deep nourishment and relaxation.

Pantai Luar. Try Indonesian therapy with heated herbal and fruit balls, bringing warmth and relief to sore areas, easing tension and enhancing well-being.

Lomi-Lomi Massage. Enjoy the Hawaiian tradition of Lomi Lomi, a dance-like massage that promotes relaxation and healing across the body, in a rhythmic, flowing style.

Shirobhyang Massage. This Ayurvedic head and neck massage uses warm, essential oil-infused treatments to address common concerns like migraines and insomnia.

Shirodhara. A steady flow of warm herbal oil on the forehead opens the door to deep relaxation, typically following a massage for an enhanced calming effect.

The Waters of Thermae Sylla

Edipsos’ famed thermal springs are a living testament to natural healing and have been celebrated since the 4th century BC by the likes of Aristotle. These springs, emerging from the depths of 3,000 meters with temperatures of 75-85°C, are a marvel of nature. Their physiochemical makeup is exceptionally rich in minerals and trace elements, surpassing even seawater in some respects.

In particular, the presence of radon in therapeutic proportions is known to bolster the immune system, offering a spectrum of health benefits. The water, abundant in essential salts and trace elements, adheres to stringent quality standards, promising unmatched therapeutic effects.

Guests find balance, regain their health from the inside out as well as recover from ailments through specially formulated medical treatments. Thermal spa treatments include:

1. Total Body Mud Treatment

Tailored to individual needs, this program offers targeted relief through mud therapy, balneotherapy, rehabilitation and massage. As a result, the total body mud treatments alleviate bone and joint pain.

2. Water Therapy

Suitable for everyone, regardless of age or fitness level, this therapy, guided by skilled physiotherapists, utilizes the natural buoyancy of water to encourage movement and reduce the risk of injury.

The hydrotherapy area boasts mud therapies, hydro-massage pools, physiotherapy and more. In short, the therapies promote pain relief and optimal health.

3. Kinesiotherapy

This therapeutic exercise involves active or passive movements to boost circulation and muscle tone. Even a short session significantly impacts overall health, making it a key component of comprehensive wellness offerings.

Greek Destination Spa

With a foundation deeply rooted in the historic and therapeutic qualities of thermal waters, this luxurious retreat offers a sanctuary where wellness and luxury intertwine.

Through specialized wellness programs, innovative spa treatments and the natural healing powers of thermal water, guests are invited on a transformative journey that caters to the body, mind and spirit.

Thermae Sylla Spa & Wellness Hotel is accessible from Athens by road and ferry. The most convenient way to get there is by car or taxi, which takes approximately 2.5-3 hours.

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