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Amazing spas and resorts in Serbia

Updated on October 3, 2017
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Danijela was born in Mostar in ex Yugoslavia. She finished Faculty of Civil Engineering. She enjoys travelling and she writes about it.

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Spas and resorts in Serbia

It was in one country of peasants on hilly Balkans....This is the beginning of a verse of the great poem Bloody Fairy tale by the famous Serbian poet Desanka Maksimovic about the glorious past of one country, situated on the hilly Balkans, about Serbia. But this country , sung in many poems, has an enormous wealth, wealth in mineral water, cold and thermal. This fact is not still known very well and because of it , you need to discover this amazing wealth.

Cold and heated clear water will be the biggest wealth, in the future, in my opinion...

A very big number of sickness can be treated in the spas and the resorts in Serbia, from obesity-overweight, rheumatism, cardiovascular system diseases to gynaeological diseases.

This treatment involves drinking medicinal water, bathing in heated water and mud and inhalation. There are a very large number of spas in Serbia: Vrnjacka Banja, Palic Banja, Bukovicka Banja, Banja Koviljaca, Mataruska banja, Zlatibor, Soko Banja, Vrdnik etc...All these spas offer complete relaxation and improving your immunity by medical treatments. Food , together with these waters makes one whole in this concept of Serbian spas, which is RETURN TO NATURE.

Especially, food in Serbia is very delicious without GMO.

You can watch amazing sunsets, while you walk in the hundred years amazing Serbian parks, breath pure air and eat Serbian national specialities, for example, baked potatoes with cheese and KAJMAK or eat SARMA, staying in authentic restaurants-KONACI.

In Serbian spas there are a lot of football,volleyball and basketball pitches and indoor and outdoor swimming pools so you can play sports if you come to Serbian spas. Also, there are tennis courts, children's playground and aquaparks for children and adults.

You can play sports, eat the most delicious food and bath in medical water of Serbian spas.

Of course, you won't only lie in hotel's room or swimming pools. If you come to Serbian spas and resorts,you can walk in beautiful forests, collect medicinal herbs , mushrooms and visit carnivals, for example in Vrnjacka Banja and traditional festivals.

Return to nature

Why are Serbian spas a right choice? The answer

The answer is very simple. Because, staying in these spas is fantastic for healthy people, as and sick people and it has a very long tradition. Staying in fresh, pure air, drinking medical water of these spas refresh organism and strenghten immunity.

The are a lot of special programmes in these spas, which are under control of medical experts and doctors of medicine.

For example, in spa, called Vrnjacka Banja there are three special programmes for medical treatments: LINEA, FAST DIAGNOSTIC and SCHOOL FOR DIABETES, where is Linea treated of overweight on modern way under control of specialists endocrinolog; Fast diagnostic is checking of healthy state for 5 days with using the most modern diagnostic tools;School for diabetes for curing diabetes. In the programme SCHOOL FOR DIABETES , people sick from diabetes can be known with this sickness, the way of treatment, selfcontrol of this sickness and prevention of complication of this sickness.

Swimming in indoor and outdoor swimming pools is good for whole organism, Also, you can get massage therapy in these spas and relax after stressful life and job. The water of Palic JEZERO-LAKE is sulphurous and muriatic. It contains lithium and rubidium, which aid in the treatment of rheumatic and nerve diseases and Finally, after all these treatment ,you can get your meal. It isn't an ordinary meal. This meal is food of healthy with a unique world taste of food.

Older people in Serbia recommend one little glass of Serbian brandy, called RAKIJA for better circulation and a long and healthy life. But remember, only one little glass a every morning.

There is a maxim for the spa Soko Banja-DODJES STAR, VRATIS SE MLAD-in English translation: YOU COME OLD HERE, BUT YOU BACK HOME YOUNG.

Special teams of doctors aid and give advice to visitors of Serbian spas 24 hours a day.

Prolom water and mud of PROLOM BANJA aid to the eliminations kidney stone from kidneys and cure nephritis. This water is used against chrystalizing of minerals such as calcium oxalate and uric acid in urinary tract.

Many waters are bottled and distributed in many shops ,for example. PROLOM VODA, VRNJCI, KNJAZ MILOS, ROSA etc...

WATER IS LIFE.

Pure water will be the biggest wealth in the future.

Vrnjačka Banja

This spa is one of the most frequently visited mineral spas, located in RASKA District in Serbia. VRNJACKA BANJA has a very long tradition, Mineral waters of Vrnjacka Banja have been analysed more times since 1874. It is situated in a great park full of trees with particularly charming houses. It is fantastic place for relaxation and medical treatment with seven natural springs of cold and heated water. The temperature of hot water of the spring TOPLA VODA is the temperature of human body(36.5 degrees Celsius), which is ideal for massage. Some of the springs are SNEZNIK(17 degrees Celsius), JEZERO( 27 degrees Celsius) and SLATINA( 14 degrees Celsius).

You can come to VRNJACKA BANJA , because of entertaintment, recreation,sport or medical treatment with massage therapy. This spa presents a health resort where it is cured many different diseases from diseases of digestive tract, overweight , cardiovascular diseases to diabetes and diseases of urinary tract.

If you come to this spa, you can enjoy hundred years old parks , beautiful flowers arrangements,clean fresh air. Also, you can swim in pure swimming pools and play sports.

Every year,in summer in July there is an international carnival,called VRNJACKI KARNEVAL.This manifestation relaxes completely body and spirit.

Special programmes for medicinal treatment are: LINEA, FAST DIAGNOSTIC and SCHOOL FOR DIABETES.

Photos of Vrnjačka Banja

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BISER APARTMANI  IN VRNJACKA BANJASAUNA AND MEDICAL TREATMENT IN VRNJACKA BANJAULICA PLAVOG ZECA-THE STREET OF BLUE RABBIT-AMAZING PARKS IN VRNJACKA BANJACVETNI KONACI U VRNJACKOJ BANJIBEAUTIFUL FLOWERSAMAZING NATURA IN VRNJACKA BANJATHE PARK OF VRNJACKA BANJARomantic moments in Vrnjacka Banja
BISER APARTMANI  IN VRNJACKA BANJA
BISER APARTMANI IN VRNJACKA BANJA
SAUNA AND MEDICAL TREATMENT IN VRNJACKA BANJA
SAUNA AND MEDICAL TREATMENT IN VRNJACKA BANJA
ULICA PLAVOG ZECA-THE STREET OF BLUE RABBIT-AMAZING PARKS IN VRNJACKA BANJA
ULICA PLAVOG ZECA-THE STREET OF BLUE RABBIT-AMAZING PARKS IN VRNJACKA BANJA
CVETNI KONACI U VRNJACKOJ BANJI
CVETNI KONACI U VRNJACKOJ BANJI
BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS
BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS
AMAZING NATURA IN VRNJACKA BANJA
AMAZING NATURA IN VRNJACKA BANJA
THE PARK OF VRNJACKA BANJA
THE PARK OF VRNJACKA BANJA
Romantic moments in Vrnjacka Banja
Romantic moments in Vrnjacka Banja

International Carnival in Vrnjačka banja-VRNJACKI KARNEVAL - Many colours,differents costumes, masks and happy faces make one unique event.

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People of all generations enjoy this CarnivalFantastic maskChildren love Vrnjacki karnevalBEAUTIFUL GIRLS IN VRNJACKA BANJAFANTASTIC COSTUMES. This manifestation relaxes completely body and spirit.
People of all generations enjoy this Carnival
People of all generations enjoy this Carnival
Fantastic mask
Fantastic mask
Children love Vrnjacki karneval
Children love Vrnjacki karneval
BEAUTIFUL GIRLS IN VRNJACKA BANJA
BEAUTIFUL GIRLS IN VRNJACKA BANJA
FANTASTIC COSTUMES. This manifestation relaxes completely body and spirit.
FANTASTIC COSTUMES. This manifestation relaxes completely body and spirit.

Children in national costumes

The interesting story about Bridge of love in Vrnjacka Banja and unhappy love - THE BRIDGE OF LOVE-MOST LJUBAVI in SERBIAN

In Vrnjacka Banja, there is a famous pedestrian bridge, called BRIDGE OF LOVE. This bridge is known as the earliest mention of the love padlocks tradition, where padlocks are left on the bridge railing by couples as a sign of their everlasting love. Bridge of love is the best known among the town's fifteen bridges. This bridge is a symbol of unhappy love of two young people, called NADA and RELJA and the place where they used to meet.

Nada who was a teacher and Relja whose occupation was an officer fell in big love. But, Relja went in wars during the First World War and he has never come back because he met one beautiful Greek woman. After that Nad was waned every day because of her broken heart and unfortunately, she died at the end , as a very young and unhappy person.

Serbian writer and poet DESANKA MAKSIMOVIC heard about this sad story ad inspired by this story she wrote a poem called A PRAYER FOR LOVE -MOLITVA ZA LJUBAV in Serbian that the legend regained popularity.

Nowadays, the tradition is that couples in love put the padlocks with written their names on the bridge railing, so they lock it and then they throw the key of padlock in the river,called the VRNJACKA REKA, as a symbol of their love.

Read fantastic poems by great poet DESANKA MAKSIMOVIC

Desanka wrote famous verses;

No, don't come near me!

Why would you and for what?

Only from afar everything shines like a star,

Only from afar we admire all........

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LUKOVSKA BANJA - The Wellness centre of Lukovska Banja

The Wellness centre of Lukovska Banja is an exclusive complex, where can be reached a very high level of body health and spirit health,too. This complex is equipped with swimming pools, jakuzzi, salty room, steam bathroom, massage therapy, merry showers, and special BALNEOLOGICAL treatment with thermal water.

A breath of fresh air while, staying on fresh and clean air in Lukovska Banja, walking in nature on paths of health improve a general health state of organism, breathing heart work, reduce stress.Especially, staying in this spa improves good dreaming and appetite.

Salty room in Lukovska banja

Medical treatment in SALTY ROOM is very healthy and good for whole organism.

Ethnic Restaurants- Ethnic restaurants called LUKOVSKE KOLIBE

Ethnic restaurants are very popular with national specialities.Ethnic restaurants called Lukovske Kolibe situated on the river -side in untouched nature offer Serbian traditional food and fresh ambient. Here, you can try baked potatoes, with home-made cheese or with Serbian speciality-KAJMAK. It is served with Serbian brandy-Rakija.

Outings to Devil's town-Đavola varoš in Serbian

If you come to Lukovska spa, you can visit Devil town, a unique natural phenomenon, because there are organized outings to Djavola Varos-Devil town. This unusual, fantastic rock formation is located in South Serbia on the Radan mountain, near Kursumlija. This peculiar rock formation consists of 202 exotic formations, described as earth pyramids or towers. These formations were created by strong erosion of the soil that was scene of intense volcanic activity millions years ago.

Djavola Varos was a nominee in the NEW SEVEN WONDERS OF NATURE CAMPAIGN. Serbian government declared Djavola Varos a major natural monument subject in 1995 and it is a protected area of Serbia.

Visitors from all over the world come to see this wonder of nature.

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      Danijela 2 years ago from Serbia

      Thanks a lot! Nature and food from Serbia is the best!

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      Milena 2 years ago

      Beautiful photos,interesting and useful places to visit,not only for health reasons,but also because of the wealth of cultural and historical monuments,unusual landscapes,rich cuisine and friendly people...