The history of Riccione Spa Centre dates back to Roman times. Over the centuries, privileged users have included queens and local lords, though pirates also seem to have been on the visitors’ list.
As of 1980’s, the Spa Centre has combined the benefits of sea waters with specialist treatment , thus becoming of the most important spa centre in Italy.
Its spring waters are called “aqua cioca” in the local dialect ("cioca” meaning “rotten egg”, the typical smell of sulphur). Along their underground travel through Rimini inland area they carry valuable mineral salts whose curative powers have been scientifically ascertained.
The elderly, adults and children come to Riccione Spa Centre for:
- Re-education and physical therapy
- Inhalation treatment
- Treatment of conductive hearing loss
- Mud and remedy baths
- Hydro massage and vascular therapy
- Lung function
Riccione Spa Centre is connected with a water park called “Le Perle d’acqua”.
Swimming-pool at 30°C, 7 emotional water cascades , water jets, revitalising water trails as well as parasols, deckchairs, snacks and relaxation areas.
While adults relax in the shade or under a water cascade, children can enjoy the shallow swimming-pool and a play area with slides, seesaws, inflatable’s and workshops held by qualified staff.
Strand Hotel is only 5 minutes' bus ride from Riccione Spa Centre: the bus stop is right in front of the Hotel and we offer free bus pass for every stay in our hotel of at least one week.