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The Baths of S. Pedro do Sul with its thermal waters has curative and relaxing benefits.
Water is Yin and Yang – because when body is submerged in water, it offers true balance.

Surrounded and steeped in history, following in the footsteps of the Romans and many great kings, such as D. Afonso Henriques (the first king of Portugal) and D. Manuel I. the spa Termas de S. Pedro do Sul has developed over the years.
The thermal properties of these waters have been used for over 2000 years,
Remains of a Roman changing room prove that this Spa was used in the period of the Roman conquest. Its original name - Balneum - gave rise to the place name Banho by which the village was known in the 11th century

Situated in the outstandingly beautiful Vouga valley it has the reputation of being one of the best in the country.

The thermal properties of these waters have been used for over 2000 years.

From 1895 until the declaration of the Republic the spa took the name Termas da Rainha D. Amélia, after the Queen.

A new spa, the Thermal Centre was developed in 1987.

Currently and after extensive modernisation with the installation of the latest thermal equipment, a more attractive contemporary, highly qualified professional service, has been designed and created.

In the era of Tourism, Health and Wellbeing, the Spa of S. Pedro do Sul has expanded its offerings to encompass the growing demands of the public and evens has its own product range called Aqva.

The baths Rainha D. Amélia and D. Afonso Henriques are equipped with state-of-the-art resources.

There are many great benefits gained from using spas like:

  • Relaxing and disengagement from work stresses.
  • A Slowing down that allows the body to re-generate.
  • Improved blood circulation, with more oxygen and nutrients circulating through the body and cells.
  • Stimulation of the lymphatic system, thereby ridding the body of toxins.
  • It releases Serotonin, enhancing the “feel good” factors.
  • Relieves chronic pain situations like – arthritis, sciatica and muscle spasms.
  • Body exfoliating treatments polishes the skin, promotes cells re-generation, refines pores and offers skin relief.
  • The heat treatments stimulate blood circulation and initiate the purifying process.
  • Body wraps to remineralise the body, re-charge the body with nutrients and elements, while boosting moisture in the skin, helping to rejuvenate and relax the body and mind.

Whether you want to join a water healing program, which lasts at least two weeks or the 2 to 3 day program, or you just want to relax for two or three hours, this is definitely a place to consider.