The mineral water is Velingrad's most sacred treasure.
There are more than 80 mineral springs in the region, both warm and cold. Thanks to them, the countless tourists, who visit the town, can enrich their health and truly relax during the SPA treatments, offered at Maxi Velingrad Park Hotel & SPA. Many people seek the healing characteristics of the mineral water springs because of the positive influence on lung, gynecological, skin and heart diseases. Mineral water is used for drinking, inhalations and baths.
The resort is specialized in treating joint problems, inflammations and other traumas, gynecological, kidney, liver and gastrointestinal diseases. The water also has a favorable influence in post operation conditions. Mineral water is used in different kinds of treatments, depending on the diseases or if only for prevention. It can be used for inhalations, herbal and gas baths, swimming and medical gymnastics.
Maxi Velingrad Park Hotel & SPA is the only hotel in town, powered by not just one, but two mineral water sources. The mineral water from the “Lugene” water source is suitable for treating diseases of
the musculoskeletal system, the nervous system, the digestive organs, the urinary tract, in addition to endocrine, gynecological, cardiovascular and skin diseases and chronic intoxication with heavy metals. The chemical and physical properties of the water make it especially suitable for drinking. The temperature of this water is 54°C.
The water from the “Kamenitsa” spring is with temperature of 95°C. It is especially favorable for treating degenerative joint diseases – spine bone spurs (spondylarthrosis), of the knee joints (gonarthrosis) and of the hip joints (coxarthrosis), as well as inflammatory joint diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, infectious arthritis, ankylosing spondiloartit and others. The sulfuric water helps the treatment of patients with neurological diseases, such as neuralgia, neuritis, plexitis, disc herniations; post-traumatic states - sprains, dislocations; occupational diseases – tendovaginitis, myositis, myalgia, vibration disease; gynecological diseases – chronic inflammatory diseases of the ovaries, tubes and uterus; skin diseases – eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis.
The attachment below presents a detailed description of the physical and chemical properties of the water from both water sources.