Near the village of Almeida (considered Historical Village of Portugal), on the right bank of wild river Coa, a landscape of granite crags and uncultivated soils, there is a mineral-medicinal water source high quality; due to its great healing power and even "miraculous", the feeling of the people, has appointed her for Fonte Santa.
The emergency was cited in the text of the eighteenth century; “residents use it for scabies, comichões, pruridos, wounds rebels and corrosive, like taking baths, as washing with ella the exulcerated or pruiginosas parts ...) and this useful for those affections of padecem hipocondriacos, flatos melancholy and complaints rufriticas”.
Recommendations of the Termas de Almeida Fonte Santa
Although poorly mineralized, the water is cold (19ºC), sodium bicarbonate sulphurous.
They were first registered by the physician of the UK Military Hospitals Square, I usually Perdigão 1905; currently belong Municipal Board which fortunately, decided to redevelop them and puts them to have a greater number of users. A new spa building is a magnificent space was built, comfortable and great architectural quality.
The waters spring from granitic fractures, currently being captured in a hole with a depth 19 meters.
The spa complex consists of an area treatments (Balneotherapy), gyms, sauna, Turkish baths, offices and a medical massage consists of a waiting room medical secretary, medical office and office of the Clinical Director. Are recommended, beyond the welfare and combating stress, for the treatment of respiratory diseases, skin diseases, rheumatic and musculoskeletal.
The place is pleasant, Wild and untamed with the river Coa yet median, but compulsive and noisy. Even if the reader does not suffer from any of the diseases listed the place worth a visit.
Indications: Office No 8222/2008
Location and Contacts
Fonte Santa, 6350 Almeida
Phone: 271 571 123 or 271571080
From the second Saturday of 08.00 the 12:00 and 16:00 as 20:00