After dealing with the right design and set-up of the treatment rooms in a spa we continue today with another very popular area: the spa swimming pool. What makes it different to a normal swimming pool?
When we take a bath in thermal water and enjoy the warmth and weightlessness we feel comfort and happiness. At first glance it does not matter whether it is a bath with artificially heated tap water or a bath with naturally heated thermal water from deep layers of the earth. For decades bathing in warm water has been highly appreciated. The ancient Roman and Greeks already used it for health and hygiene purposes. Read more
“The sea cures all ailments of man.” – Plato
Since ancient times humankind has always turned to water for healing purposes. Water was considered sacred and nobody questioned its balancing and well-being effects. Today we use the term “Thalassotherapy” and treatments are available almost everywhere. But what is Thalassotherapy exactly?
After carrying out more than 100 audits across the world I have seen very different kinds of hotel spas. We have collected my insights regarding the atmosphere in spas on our blog in a series entitled „Every inch in a Spa is Psychology“.