ILIS project SPA sector in SPAIN

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Overview of the Spa sector in Spain by the Florida Universitària team at the ILIS project

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ILIS project SPA sector in SPAIN

  1. 1. OVERVIEW SPANISH SPA Bad Gleichenberg, 10th November 09 With the support of: 1 142759-LLP-1-2008-1-FI-ERASMUS-ECUE
  2. 2. Introduction • Human beings have been fascinated by water for ages. Spas are the unique heritage of the rich thermal culture tradition that Greeks, Romans, and Arabs had already practised in Spain. • SPAS OF SPAIN, "MAGICAL PLACE OF HEALTH AND RELAXATION"  THERMEN VON SPANIEN, "magischer Ort Gesundheit und Entspannung" With the support of: 2
  3. 3. An approach to the Spanish Wellness industry • Thermalism “Balnearios” y Estaciones Termales – Bath Resorts - Thermal centres – Mineral-Medicinal Spring Water • Thalassotherapy – Hotel & SPA in the coast (Sea water & Sun) • SPA – Resorts & Hotels with SPA Center – Urban-Spa BATH RESORTS - SPA RESORTS & THERMAL CENTERS THALASSOTHERAPY aprox 100 aprox 300 With the support of: 3
  4. 4. Thermalism & SPA in Spain - Map Asturias Cantabria H Galicia Euzkadi Andorra Navarra H La Rioja H Castilla y León Catalunya Aragón H Madrid H Castilla La Mancha H Extremadura Comunidad Valenciana Islas Baleares H Murcia Andalucía Islas Canarias H H Balnearios - Thermalism Thalassoteraphy H SPA Resorts - Hotels With the support of: 4
  5. 5. Spanish association of SPA • ANBAL was founded more than 100 years ago, on the grounds of its provision of Mineral- Medicinal Spring Water for the public good. – This association was officially recognised by the Royal Decree-Law 743/1928 of 25th of April. (Act governing the exploitation of mineral-medicinal spring waters). – This association is composed by 68 thermal centres “Balnearios” and is focused in quality www.balnearios.org With the support of: 5
  6. 6. Thermal Centres in Spain – Puente Viesgo With the support of: 6
  7. 7. Thermal Centres in Spain – Panticosa With the support of: 7
  8. 8. Thermal Centres in Spain – La Toja With the support of: 8
  9. 9. SPA Resorts & Thalassotherapy Gloria Palace – Gran Canaria With the support of: 9
  10. 10. Thalassotherapy • Thalassotherapy is an integrated plan for therapy, prevention, and health promotion. The plan shall be implemented for defined indications under medical care and with the participation of qualified expert staff. • Therapeutic location immediately by the sea • Sea water – The sea shall be used for bathing in natural waters. • Marine products – It is possible to use mud or algae etc. for different applications. • Low-allergen and clean sea air • Heliotherapy • Exposure to the climate and motion therapy • Associated health-promoting measures – Associated health measures, emphasizing relaxation, change of nutrition, and physical exercise With the support of: 10
  11. 11. SPAS in Region of Valencia • 7 “Balnearios” (Thermal Centres) • > 30 HOTEL SPA • 4-5 SPA with Talassotherapy • 7 in our research in ILIS Project – 2 Balnearios – 1 SPA Resort (Industry Partner) – 3 Hotel with SPA – 1 SPA with Talassotherapy With the support of: 11
  12. 12. Industry Partner With the support of: 12
  13. 13. La Calderona SPA · Sport & Club Resort • One of the most unique tourist Resort, Spa and Sports complex in Europe – An exclusive 5* Hotel with 42 rooms on suite – Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Terrace, Chill-Out, lounge library – Golf - Putting green of 1.800m2 – 3 Swimming pools, 2 of them are heated indoor pools – Fitness center (gymnasium and classes) – 5 Paddle, 3 Tennis and 3 Squash courts – Footing circuit of 900m and a football pitch – 35 Therapy suites (hydrotherapy, beauty, slimming) – SPA and hydrothermal circuit – CIRD (International sports rehabilitation center) – Hairdressers, nursery, underground parking facilities – Facilities for events, conventions and meetings With the support of: 13
  14. 14. Balnearios • Cofrentes • Chulilla • Both in interior of Valencia With the support of: 14
  15. 15. Hotel SPA – Las Arenas From XIX C to XXI C With the support of: 15
  16. 16. Palasiet - Talassotherapy With the support of: 16
  17. 17. Thank you for your attention Inmaculada Mora imora@florida-uni.es Carlos Gómez cgomez@florida-uni.es FLORIDA CENTRE DE FORMACIO COOP. V. www.florida.es 17

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