To coincide with its 100th anniversary celebrations for 2018, Visit Estonia has launched a "Spa Trail" to invite you to discover some of the best wellness, sauna and spa offerings available across the country.
The handy map highlights the key areas that provide a range of wellness experiences across five key categories: City Spas, Wellness Spas, Eco Spas, Saunas and Sauna Centres, and enables you to choose your own trail across the country. From typical Estonian traditions such as juniper body peels and home-brewed beer treatments, to more luxurious offerings and countryside smoke saunas, there is a wellness experience for everyone.
The city spas are perfect place to visit during a weekend getaway or a long city-break. Tallinn features a wide range of urban spas, from the luxury 19th century Telegraaf Hotel's Elemis Spa to The Eforea Spa at Hilton Tallinn Park, where a variety of body treatments and fitness experiences are available. Tartu's Dorpat Spa offers a full range of spa, sauna and medical staff comprising of rehabilitation specialists, dermatologists and even a leech therapist whose treatments can help increase blood circulation.
Among the top-rated wellness spas in Estonia is The Emeraude Spa in the heart of Rakvere, a charming town close to the scenic Lahemaa National Park, and is part of the AQVA Hotel & Spa, featuring a water park and sauna centre. A luxurious selection of body and facial treatments, bath treatments, regal stone table treatments are available to revitalise mind, body and soul. Highlights include 'Rasulbad', a refreshing beauty ritual in the steam sauna that uses local rasul mud and 'Sabbia Med', a relaxing light therapy performed with warm sand.
Set on the beautiful island of Saaremaa, The Georg Ots Spa Hotel is surrounded by forests of pine, spruce and juniper. Boasting its own home-grown wellness products range KENA, the spa uses local produce such as red seaweeds, sage and juniper within its treatments menu.