If we compare classical, concentrated mineral waters and thermal springs, the latter, unlike the former, are allowed to be taken without a doctor’s prescription in most cases. Visiting thermal waters, in addition to the treatment and prevention of many physical ailments, has a very positive effect on psychological health. The influence of thermal waters has a particularly positive effect on those who spend a lot of time at sedentary work and are in constant contact with people.

Thermal waters in Ukraine are enjoyed by millions of Ukrainian and foreign tourists. Visits to thermal resorts are especially popular in the cold season, as the healing springs make immunity more stable in the fight against seasonal diseases.

Термальні джерела Закарпаття

What time of the year do you relax in the thermal waters?

Waters saturated with minerals and gases come to the surface from underground reservoirs at a depth of more than 1,000 meters. Their temperature is constant regardless of weather conditions. In summer, thermal resorts are no less popular than in winter. In the cold season, they are most popular during the New Year and Christmas holidays. If you are planning a vacation on such days, it is better to reserve hotel seats in advance.

What diseases are treated with the thermal waters of Transcarpathia

The healing properties of thermal waters are influenced by its mineral composition and the presence of additional gases in it. In addition, their benefit depends on additional physiological procedures. Despite the different therapeutic profiles of the thermal waters of Transcarpathia, there are common useful properties that are used for the purpose of:

  • treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system;
  • treatment of skin diseases;
  • strengthening of the human cardiovascular system;
  • normalization of psychological health;
  • recovery of lungs after respiratory diseases;
  • treatment of gynecological problems in women;
  • general strengthening of the body and immune stability.

Map of SPA resorts in Transcarpathia

What thermal springs are there in Transcarpathia

Many healing thermal waters are located in the Transcarpathian region. Local hot springs are equipped with the most modern developed infrastructure. Here you can find options for every taste in the wallet.

Косино

“Kosino” thermal waters

Thermal waters are ideal for family vacations Kosino. The only contraindication for visiting the Kosyn thermal waters is the presence of open skin lesions, which is a standard warning for all thermal pools without exception.

This modern health and recreation complex allows both adults and children to rest and improve their health. It impresses with its original design and comfortable seven thermal and freshwater pools.

Tourists have the strongest impression after visiting the huge thermal pool “Golden Faucet of Health”. On its territory there are jacuzzi fountains in the form of traditional Transcarpathian drinks. 

Visitors to Kosyn can also improve their health by visiting the complex’s seven unique saunas.

In addition to swimming pools, there is a recently built, huge, modern water park with extreme three-kilometer slides available to vacationers in Kosino. 

The health and recreation complex “Kosyno” is located at the address: Zakarpattia region, Berehiv district, village Koson, Urochyshche, 1

The price for visiting the thermal pools of the Kosino complex starts from UAH 300. in 3 hours.

Термальні басейни "Жайворонок"

Thermal pools “Zhaivoronok”

This unique health resort started its activity relatively recently – in 2003. Built in compliance with all European standards and equipped with modern infrastructure, “Zhaivoronok” left post-Soviet sanatoriums out of competition.

Near the Ukrainian-Hungarian border, the thermal springs of Berehova are a real European oasis with architectural monuments from different eras. The Berehiv thermal waters in the Zhayvoronok complex are an ideal place to relax for two.

Located at the beginning of the ranges of the Ukrainian Carpathians, they are extremely attractive for romantics and fans of magical landscapes. There is nothing better than a relaxing dip in the healing hot springs and admiring the views of the mountain scenery.

The “Zhaivoronok” complex is located at the address: Berehovo, str. Shevchenko, 112. 

On the territory of the complex there is an indoor thermal pool, unique in Ukraine, with a water temperature of +31-33 degrees. There are also outdoor pools, namely: two thermal pools (children’s and adult) and a pool with fresh silicon water at normal temperature. In addition, vacationers can use the hydromassage and jacuzzi with a water temperature of +42-45 degrees, as well as enjoy the view geyser and two waterfalls. Mineral thermal waters of the complex contain iron, sodium, potassium, iodine and fluorine. 

The thermal waters that fill the bowls of the “Zhaivoronka” pools come directly from wells 1,200 m deep. The waters do not undergo artificial technical or chemical treatment, thus preserving all their healing properties. At the exit from the wells, the temperature of the water is as high as 56-58°C, and it reaches the pools already cooled to 25-40°C. Immediately after coming to the surface, hot water is transparent, but due to interaction with oxygen, it acquires a characteristic rusty color. “Zhaivoronka” thermal water owes its specific smell to the presence of hydrogen sulfide in it, which quickly undergoes oxidation and decomposition on the surface.

In the “Zhaivoronok” complex, thanks to the flowing water supply, the water in the pools, depending on their size, is completely renewed within 1-3 days. Local thermal waters are highly mineralized, so they do not require additional disinfection. 

Thermal waters in the “Zhaivoronok” complex are recommended for arthritis, arthrosis, polyarthritis, osteochondrosis, damage to bones, muscles and tendons, hypotension, hypertension 1-2 degrees, atherosclerosis, phlebitis, radiculitis, sciatica, neuroses, neurasthenia, migraine, insomnia, obesity, diabetes, gout, sinusitis and bronchial asthma.

In addition to thermal waters, guests of the “Zhaivoronok” complex can use a wide range of spa procedures, namely, a jacuzzi, professional massage, fish peeling, snail therapy, and paraffin therapy. 

The changing rooms of the complex are equipped with comfortable cabinets with magnetic locks, showers with fresh water and hair dryers.

The area next to the pools is equipped with paving stones, sun beds and umbrellas, which are provided free of charge. In addition, there is a cozy cafe with a terrace and extremely tasty cuisine. 

Prices for visiting the “Zhaivoronka” swimming pools are affordable and start from UAH 220. for 2 hours of bathing.

Спортивна база Закарпаття

Sports base “Zakarpattia”

In addition, there are unique thermal springs in Beregov on the basis of the “Zakarpattia” sports base. First of all, it is a wonderful place where you can recover your health from the consequences of physical trauma. This unique sports base is a full-fledged sanatorium, where, under the supervision of experienced doctors, with the help of hot mineral water, the whole body is comprehensively improved. Doctors closely monitor that vacationers observe the necessary restrictions and do not harm themselves by excessively influencing the body with thermal waters.

The complex is located in the central part of the city at the address of the city of Beregovo, str. Koryatovycha, 1. Prices for visiting local thermal waters start at UAH 220. in 2 hours.

Термальний курорт Велятино

Thermal resort “Veliatino”

Velyatino is another famous Transcarpathian thermal resort. It is a great place to relax with small children, where there is a specially equipped pool with thermal mineral water for them.

Термальний курорт Теплі Води

Complex “Warm waters”

The most famous place for healing with thermal springs in Velyatina is the “Warm Waters” tourist complex. It was built in 1990 on the basis of thermal springs near Mount Oleksynets. Due to the impressive healing properties of the spring, picturesque landscapes and fresh mountain air, the complex almost immediately became extremely popular among vacationers from all over Ukraine.

The complex is equipped with two thermal pools and several barrels with therapeutic water and two pools with fresh water of normal temperature. 

In Velyatina, thermal springs are extracted from wells 1000 meters deep with a temperature of 36°C. They have a high degree of mineralization, reaching 100 grams per liter. For comparison, sea water has only 3 grams per liter of water, so it has 33 times higher mineralization than sea water. Velyatyn springs contain chloride-sodium, boron-bromine compounds with a high content of iodine.

The “Warm Waters” complex is located at the address: village Velyatino, str. Sanatorna, 2.

Prices for visiting the complex start at UAH 200. in 1 hour.

Санаторій «Теплиця»

Sanatorium “Greenhouse”

Sanatorium “Teplitsia” attracts tourists from all over the world thanks to the healing properties of mountain air full of phytocides, unique miraculous mineral and thermal waters. 

It is located in one of the most picturesque corners of Transcarpathia at the foot of the vineyard-covered Black Mountain in the town of Vynohradiv at the address: Kopanska Street, 265.

The location of the sanatorium is simply ideal, as it is one of the warmest and most environmentally friendly places in Transcarpathia.

The Carpathian Mountains, which are located around Vynogradov, protect it from cold winds. The climate of this area is characterized by hot summers, warm, pleasant autumns, and mild and short winters. This makes rest in the “Greenhouse” comfortable and attractive throughout the year. 

But first of all, the sanatorium “Teplitsia” is due to mineral springs and thermal waters with a temperature of 39 degrees, which comes from a well 961 m deep. 

During procedures in thermal waters, part of the mineral salts are absorbed into the skin, and part is deposited on it, forming a kind of “salt cloak”, which also has a therapeutic effect by causing irritation of nerve receptors.

External use of mineral thermal water in the sanatorium “Teplitsia” is effectively used in the treatment of diseases of the joints and the central nervous system, to strengthen the body’s immune system, improve metabolic processes in the body, normalize the functional state of the cardiovascular system in patients with neurocirculatory dystonia of the hypotonic type, arterial hypertension , rheumatic heart disease, as well as to increase the elasticity of the walls of venous vessels, improve the outflow of blood from the limbs with venous stasis.

External application of thermal mineral waters in the sanatorium “Teplitsia” is also used in the treatment of: diseases of the musculoskeletal system, diseases of the peripheral nervous system, diseases of peripheral vessels, cardiovascular diseases, diseases of the upper respiratory tract, as well as diseases of the endocrine system and metabolism.

Contraindications to the external use of thermal mineral waters in the sanatorium “Teplitsia” are the presence of: acute diseases and chronic diseases in the acute stage; oncological, hematological diseases; tuberculosis (all forms); decompensated states of all organs and systems; infectious diseases; post-traumatic syndrome no earlier than 3 months after the injury; varicose veins up to 1 year after acute thrombophlebitis; II-III stage rheumatoid arthritis; severe pain syndrome; hypertensive disease II-III century; unstable angina pectoris, angina pectoris III-IV FC; cirrhosis of the liver.

At the service of guests in the sanatorium “Teplitsia” there are excellent pools with thermal and mineral waters, as well as hydroboxes and baths based on local waters.

The sanatorium works all year round, and medical procedures are carried out without days off.

On major religious holidays (Christmas and Easter) only the thermal and mineral pools are open.

Prices for a thermal pool here start from UAH 70. And a ticket to a sanatorium without treatment costs from UAH 780. per day for accommodation and three meals a day.

Деренивская купель

Spa complex “Silver Baths” in Derenivska Kupela

If you want to enjoy the thermal waters in Transcarpathia at a VIP level, then one of the best options for this is the “Silver Baths” in Derenivska Cupel. Vacationers have all the possibilities for a wellness vacation. The complex is equipped with a bathhouse and sauna, balneological and massage rooms, contrasting foot baths, an ice fountain, a tropical shower, as well as a relaxation area with panoramas of the botanical garden. You will also be pleasantly surprised at the “Silver Terme” with milk and yogurt baths, spa programs for wrapping, lifting and peeling, body and face massages with aroma oils and essential oils based on natural yogurt, skin moisturizing programs and many other procedures. 

But most vacationers are attracted by the presence of a semi-open thermal pool with healing thermal, healing, mineral water “Zakarpatska 2” in the SPA complex. The thermal pool operates throughout the year. Thermal water is supplied to the pool from a well 640 m deep. The healing hot waters of the pool are saturated with mineralization and have a positive effect on the skin, cardiovascular, nervous and respiratory systems. Swimming in the pool is comfortable at any time of the year, because the water in it has a temperature from +45° C to +34° C. The atmosphere is especially romantic here in winter: you can enjoy the magical scenery of snow-capped mountains and forests all around, while bathing in a warm steaming pool in the cold. water surrounded by tropical greenery. 

In the summer, visitors to the complex have the opportunity, in addition to the thermal pool, to relax in an outdoor pool with fresh water 1.65 m deep, 30.8 m long and 23.4 m wide.

Near the swimming pools there is a cafe-terrace “Salamandra” and an aqua bar. Here you can enjoy light dishes with an accent of Italian cuisine, cocktails, smoothies and herbal teas.

In addition, on the territory of the complex there is a mineral water factory “Derenivska Kupil”, where you can taste both healing mineral and crystal clear drinking water.

A telling fact is that in 2022, Derenivska Kupil was the first and only one in Ukraine to receive the EuropeSPA Med certificate. This is an independent quality assessment from the European Association of Resorts. In order to receive such a certificate, the sanatorium complex underwent an audit conducted by Dr. Kurt Von Storch, an independent German auditor.

The Silver Termy spa complex is located at the address: Zakarpattia region, Uzhgorod district, village Nizhne Solotvino, 150.

The price for a visit to the “Silver Terme” spa complex starts from UAH 500. in 4 hours on weekdays. This price includes a visit to the pool with thermal, medicinal, mineral water “Zakarpatska 2” (32-34˚C), ice fountain, tropical shower, contrast bath for feet, 1 towel

Санаторій «Термал Стар»

Sanatorium “Thermal Star”

Zolota Gora complex is a great option for relaxing in thermal waters in the middle of the wonderful nature of the Carpathians near the regional center of Transcarpathia 

There are as many as five comfortable thermal pools with temperatures ranging from 26 to 39 degrees Celsius, of which four are open (large, small, children’s and jacuzzi) and one is indoor. The complex is also equipped with comfortable changing rooms with showers, a lobby bar and a pizzeria.

The thermal waters of “Zolotai Hora” are silicon hydrogen carbonate sodium with medium mineralization (3.2 g/dm³). Thermal waters in France (Cotre Resort), Germany (EMS Resort) and the Czech Republic (Teplice Resort) are similar in composition.

Such thermal waters are recommended in the treatment of chronic gastritis, chronic pancreatitis, chronic colitis and enterocolitis, chronic diseases of the liver and biliary tract, diabetes, iron deficiency anemia, gastric and duodenal ulcers, chronic diseases of the kidneys and urinary tract, hepatitis, gout, dyskinesia biliary tract, cholecystitis, obesity and uric acid diathesis.

The “Golden Mountain” complex is located in the tract of the same name in the village of Barvinok, Uzhgorod district, at a distance of 8 kilometers from the central part of Uzhgorod.

Prices for visiting the Golden Mountain complex are affordable and start at UAH 300. in 2 hours.

Медичний центр Гармонія (Минай)

Harmony Medical Center (Minai)

Many fans of thermal waters are attracted by the recently opened medical center “Harmony” located on the outskirts of Uzhhorod

The center is equipped with two indoor thermal pools with a depth of 1.2 m and one open one with a depth of 1.4 m. The water temperature in the thermal pools is 30-31 and 32-33°C. Thermal water is extracted from a depth of 870 m with an outlet temperature of 36 °C.

The open seasonal (summer) pool with silicon water has an area of 230 m2 and a depth of 1.4 m. In addition, there is a pump with mineral water, a cafe, as well as the medical center itself, which offers visitors: a rehabilitation department with horizontal and vertical underwater hoods; dermatological department with baths; gynecological department with baths; ultrasound diagnostic apparatus with convex, linear, vaginal and cardiological sensors; doctors of general practice and family medicine (primary examination, cardiography); a gastroenterologist; massage room; a medical laboratory for tests.

The thermal water in the Harmony medical center is highly mineralized (20 g/l) with an acid-alkaline pH balance of 6.6-6.9. It is classified as carbon dioxide, silicon, hydrogen carbonate-chloride, sodium. It is used in the case of excess body weight, for the treatment of disorders of the musculoskeletal system of inflammatory and dystrophic origin, as well as for gynecological diseases.

In addition, this water is used internally to treat diseases of the kidneys, liver, organs of the gastrointestinal tract, and the central nervous system.

In terms of its chemical composition, the water in “Harmony” is similar to Yesentuki 17 (Caucasian waters), the waters of the Druskininkai resort (Lithuania), Sairme (Georgia) and differs in the presence of silicic acid, chloride content and significantly higher mineralization.

The medical center “Harmony” is located at the address: Zakarpattia region, Uzhgorod district, village Mynai, prov. Parkovy, 7.

Prices for visiting the thermal pools at the Harmony medical center start at UAH 200. in 1 hour.

Санаторій Боржава

Sanatorium “Borzhava” (Dovge village)

The Borzhava sanatorium is located in the central part of Transcarpathia in the village of Dovge, Khust district. 

Nature here is incredible with its beauty and majesty. Among the hills of the Carpathians, mountain streams and the Borzhava River quietly murmur, birds sing melodiously, aromatic flowers and meadow grasses burn with the brightness of colors, the dew shines as clear as crystal, on which you want to walk barefoot.

The “Borzhava” sanatorium is equipped with two three-story sleeping buildings and Euro-cottages with improved rooms for a comfortable rest.

The main profile of “Borzhava” is healing with mineral waters, of which there are as many as 5 types with different mineral and chemical composition and healing properties. Mineral waters here are used not only for drinking, but also for baths, showers, and many other water treatments.

The effect of healing with mineral waters in the “Borzhava” sanatorium is enhanced by the presence of clean mountain air saturated with phytoncides of coniferous and deciduous forests. This especially enhances the therapeutic effect in chronic diseases of the respiratory tract. In addition, the sanatorium “Borzhava” actively uses the latest methods of treatment: phytotherapy, aerosol therapy, hippotherapy, magnetotherapy, laser therapy, etc.

But the most attractive factor that interests vacationers in the Borzhava sanatorium is the presence of the “Greenhouse” thermal water, which is unique in its healing properties. It is mined from a depth of almost one kilometer, so it is not surprising that it has a temperature of 39°C.

This thermal water has a very high degree of mineralization of 44.5-47.4 g/dm3 and its type is bicarbonate sodium-calcium weakly mineralized water. 

The thermal waters of the “Borzhava” sanatorium are used in the treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system, cardiovascular system, peripheral vessels, endocrine system and metabolism.

Taking individual thermal baths with a temperature of 37-38 °C is popular for thermal water treatment in “Borzhava”. They have a calming effect on the body, cause: a decrease in blood pressure, normalization of vascular and muscle tone, improvement of urination and strengthening of immunity

In addition, a thermal pool measuring 4 by 5 meters and 85 cm deep with a water temperature of 37 °C is at the service of vacationers. This pool is a great option for both adults and children.

Prices for taking thermal baths – from UAH 110. for one time, and for a visit to the thermal pool – from UAH 120. per hour.

Аквапарк «Карпатія»

Karpatia Aquapark (Mukachevo)

Recently, on July 15, 2021, a large modern water park “Karpatiya” was opened in the city of Mukachevo. There is everything necessary for recreation for both adults and children. It has a wave pool, water slides, its own river through the entire complex, children’s pools and a SPA.

In addition, there are two thermal pools “Burkut” and “Jerelo Energi” operating on the territory of the water park. Prices for visiting the water park for adults are UAH 400. per day on weekdays and UAH 500. – on weekends.

Tours and excursions

тур в закарпаття на вихідні
3 days / 2 nights
From 2391 ₴
nature synevir
14 hours
From 750 ₴
тур в закарпаття
2 days / 1 night
From 2391 ₴
ужгород в сакурах
2 days / 1 night
From 1571 ₴
voivodship waterfall
9 hours
From 390 ₴
uzhan valley
10 hours
From 495 ₴

How to get to the thermal springs

The easiest way to get to the thermal pools of Transcarpathia is to travel in your own car. In this way, you can get to all the thermal springs of the region. Most of the popular thermal resorts of the Carpathians are located in close proximity to the railway and not far from Mukachevo and Uzhhorod. For many tourists, the best option is to use a transfer from the railway stations directly to the thermal resort. It all depends on your wishes and wallet. 

What thermal springs are there in Transcarpathia?
Many healing thermal waters are located in the Transcarpathian region. Local hot springs are equipped with the most modern developed infrastructure. Here you can find options for every taste in the wallet. The most popular resorts are Kosyno and Berehovo, Velyatino. In our article, we have collected complete information on all thermal resorts of Transcarpathia.
What time of the year do you relax in the thermal waters?
Waters saturated with minerals and gases come to the surface from underground reservoirs at a depth of more than 1,000 meters. Their temperature is constant regardless of weather conditions. In summer, thermal resorts are no less popular than in winter. In the cold season, they are most popular during the New Year and Christmas holidays. If you are planning a vacation on such days, it is better to reserve hotel seats in advance.
What diseases are treated with the thermal waters of Transcarpathia?
The healing properties of thermal waters are influenced by its mineral composition and the presence of additional gases in it. In addition, their benefit depends on additional physiological procedures. Despite the different therapeutic profiles of the thermal waters of Transcarpathia, there are common useful properties that are used for the purpose of: treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system; treatment of skin diseases; strengthening of the human cardiovascular system; normalization of psychological health; recovery of lungs after respiratory diseases; treatment of gynecological problems in women; general strengthening of the body and immune stability.
How to get to the thermal springs?
The easiest way to get to the thermal pools of Transcarpathia is to travel in your own car. In this way, you can get to all the thermal springs of the region. Most of the popular thermal resorts of the Carpathians are located in close proximity to the railway and not far from Mukachevo and Uzhhorod. For many tourists, the best option is to use a transfer from the railway stations directly to the thermal resort. It all depends on your wishes and wallet.