Located in the beautiful valley of Medimurje County, the Sv. Martin na Muri spa has plenty of attractive water areas, thermal water, and a rich offer of entertainment, recreational and wellness facilities that will make your rest completely pleasurable.
Sv. Martin na Muri
You probably know the feeling when after you wake up in the morning you can draw deep breaths, because you are surrounded by greenery instead of the grey pavements. That‘s exactly how you’ll feel in Sv. Martin na Muri, a favorite destination for those seeking peace and tranquility, but active rest as well. The individual guests, businessmen, families and all those who wish to escape to the nature and get some rest, this spa is the ideal solution. Sv. Martin spa is the latest and best equipped Croatian spa that can compete with the finest of Slovenian spas. Its quality has been recognized in the recently completed campaign of the Croatian Radio and Television and the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, in which the spa won the first prize in the competition of thermal and mineral health resorts. Although their history dates back to the late 1912, the former Vuckovec spa, and today’s Sv. Martin na Muri was built in this year and opened on June 16.
They have more than 1700 square meters of heated water with the state of the art system of water purification and a lots of water effects, unlike many other Croatian spas. Throughout the year, the guests can enjoy 1.100 square meters of water with all accompanying attractions. In the spa there are six pools and four large Jacuzzis, one of which has thermal and the others regular water. There are 600 square meters of indoor pools, with recreational pools with water effects, thermal pool with hydromassage jets, kiddy pool and three Jacuzzis, one with thermal, two with regular water. The water temperature is 28 to 34°C, so therefore the pools can be enjoyed by those who don’t like warm water, and by those who think that the water in the pool should be refreshing. Connected with indoor pools, the spa has outdoor pools open throughout the year. The outdoor pools with a total of 450 square meters, consisting of a thermal pool with massage seats placed in a circle for 90 persons, and a recreational oval pool with a wild river, massage jets, a cave, waterfall and a Jacuzzi on an artificial island. The pool complex includes a wellness with a steam and Finnish sauna, and the guests can also enjoy aromatic relaxation baths in the hydromassage tub with thermal water, medical massage for the entire body, partial massages, reflex therapy of the feet, aroma therapy and combined massages, manual lymphatic drainage and acupressure massage.
The largest toboggan complex in Croatia
In the warmer part of the year, the outdoor part of the spa with the large aqua park with largest complex of toboggans in Croatia, provides enjoyment to all those who enjoy an adrenaline rush. You will find body slides, rafting slides, kamikaze, black hole and a water trail for three persons. Next to the complex there is a pizzeria, pastry shop and a large solarium with free deck chairs and parasols. We also point out the facial cleaning with fruit enzymes, C vitamin treatments, reactivation treatments, anti-aging treatments, anti-cellulite treatments, ultrasound for the face and body, various depilation and massages. In order not to leave it all on recreation, the kind hosts will offer you some great authentic and other dishes, in a smaller restaurant within indoor pools, the big restaurant, pizzeria, bars or the popular Potkova Pub.
This excellently decorated pub offers the best selection of local and international beers on tap and barbecue specialties. The hospitality, good atmosphere and live music on the weekend are a winning combination to all those looking to be entertained, hear some good music, and have a good time. On the weekend, the pools work until midnight, so you’ll be able to enjoy night swimming. Next to the swimming grounds, across from the reception, are the sports courts that include a small football court, a beach volleyball court, a basketball court, table tennis tables and boulles ground. Next to the sports grounds, right next to the pools is a running trail, that stretches mostly through the beautiful woods. The fishermen will be able to get their kicks because there is a great opportunity of an organized trip to Mura backwaters, rich with fish. Those braver can enjoy rafting on this beautiful river.
It is famous that the Međimurje area has a rich offer of natural and cultural features of interest, clean air, home made specialties, like Medimurje style steak, Prekomurje cheese and egg pie or strukli, but this area is also known for wines that often won gold medals on wine fairs in Croatia and abroad. Apart from the visit to the wine road, a tourists staying at the Sv. Martin na Muri spa can visit a farm of deer and mouflon, go horseback riding or visit the historical monuments, the museum of Medimurje in Cakovec, castles of Terbotz and Zrinski, chapel of St. Helen in Senkovec or rustical tourism estate Goricanec. The celebrations of St. Martin’s Day will this year be celebrated in the spa of Sv. Martin na Muri because it has always been and always will be an important event for any winegrower and winemaker, just like for all lovers of a noble wine drop. Therefore, do not drop to participate at the celebrations when the must is officially turned into wine! After the stay at the Sv. Martin na Muri spa, you will be rested and refreshed, and ready for new challenges in your private and business life.
Healing properties of the water
According to the balneologic analysis, the thermal water in the Sv. Martin na Muri has a strong mineralization, iodine, fluoride and temperature properties. The mineralization indicates that the water is dominated by the hydrogen-carbonate and sodium chloride. According to the ion composition, the water has minimal calcium, magnesium and sulfate. The water temperature has not changed from its discovery in 1911 until today, and is 34 degrees Celsius. It is recommended for treatment of degenerative diseases of joints and spine (arthrosis, lumbalgia, lumbosciatica, cervical syndrome and so on), of inflammatory rheumatic diseases (rheumatoid arthritis), joint contracture with atrophy of muscles and scars, dislocation injuries, damage to soft tissue, massive scars and so on, extrajoint pains and soft tissue disorders (various forms of neuralgia, neuritis, myalgia, pains and shoulder contractures and so on). The recommended treatment is massaging and soaking in thermal water.
Sv. Martin Spa lies near the town of Sv. Martin na Muri, a 15 minute drive away from Cakovec, and an hour from Zagreb. Road signs lead to the spa from the main road Cakovec-Varazdin.
Source: National Express