It’s dark, cold and wet, and your tropical holidays are only scheduled for next year? Oh well, Kaunas, located in the Northern part of Central Europe, can still surprise you with plenty of pleasant relaxation options in spa centres. It’s proven to be a great way to start a weekend getaway. Don’t forget to pack your bikini!
Based in the Nemunas island, right beside Zalgirio Arena, it is sort of an extension that retains the industrial architecture conception. There are 11 different saunas, a spacious spa with leisure pools, indoor and outdoor jacuzzis, massage jets and an entertainment area for children. Swimming enthusiasts can try out the 50-meter Olympic swimming pool, while those who prefer to simply relax will definitely find the special sun loungers with a stunning view of the nature of Nemunas island to their liking. There is also a restaurant and two water bars in the pool.
Think Thai, Cambodian and Ayurvedic massages, aromatherapy massages and traditional choices for those who want them - together with SPA procedures and programmes for one and two. The SPA centre, part of a trusted Lithuanian chain, is located at the Akropolis shopping mall, so why not combine a relaxing hour or two with a shopping spree?
Your doctor can prescribe salt therapy, but one can also enjoy it as a precautionary procedure. In Kaunas, you can combine it with walking in the beautiful pine grove of Panemunė. A cup of tea before or after and a movie during the procedure are all on the menu.
Together with top-notch SPA procedures for body and face and massages of various kinds, it also offers kinesiotherapy and hammam and sauna programmes, the latter especially good for bigger groups. A Lithuanian sauna includes steam, brushwood, and many funny stories while waiting for the seventh drop of sweat to fall from your nose! Ideal for those staying at Radisson Kaunas.
Inspired by the sandy dunes of Curonian Spit, the massage house opened its doors in the Žemieji Šančiai neighbourhood a few years ago. The masters have created an incredibly cosy space for nurturing your health, beauty, and inner harmony in a remote and quiet place.
Located in the picturesque neighbourhood of Žaliakalnis, the SPA home combines a holistic approach and traditional methods. You can choose from a wide array of massages and face and body procedures for him and her, all aimed for your body to feel younger and your mind to calm down. This is where your nails will be treated, too. Make-up for that special night out? Look no further.
The founder of the globally appreciated Manilla natural cosmetics brand, Rūta Merkytė, decided to open the first centre of the kind in Kaunas and share a piece of her vision and ideas with its visitors. This centre is a perfect place to enjoy exclusive facial and body treatments and hide away from the hectic pace of city life and work routine. All of the above are in the very centre of Kaunas!
Located in a former printing house next to the impressive Kaunas bus station, the pool and sauna space offers relaxation and plenty of activities in the water.
The length of the beautiful main pool is 25 m, there are two swimming tracks. There’s also a modern massage pool, two whirlpools, and a pool for children. You are welcome able to relax in one or more of the saunas, including a traditional Lithuanian sauna, a sauna with onyx stone elements that activate the body’s vitality and regeneration, a Finnish sauna with a Himalayan salt wall, and a steam sauna.
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