For those looking to pamper themselves during their stay on Lake Maggiore, there are a number of facilities offering relaxing spa treatments.
Opened in 2013, is a fantastic new spa situated within the lido at Locarno. Offering the height of luxury and pampering in a fantastic lakeside setting, it is certainly the largest and most modern spa on the lake. For more information on prices and to book treatments, please take a look at their website – www.lidospa-locarno.ch.
Alternatively, further back from the lake, through the mountains that border the Western side of Lake Maggiore is the spa at Premia, drawing people in who wish to experience the natural hot springs of Premia. www.premiaterme.com. Opened in 2008, the centre offers both outdoor and indoor pools, different types of saunas and steam baths as well as a modern wellness centre offering a range of different massages and beauty treatments.
Also to the West of the lake, again through the mountains towards Domodossola are the the thermal baths at Bognanco. The healing properties of these baths were discovered approximately 150 years ago, with water flowing out from 3 springs: the Ausonia spring, the S. Lorenzo spring and the Gaudenziana spring. Nowadays the spa offers a range of treatments and therapies such as inhalation therapy, hydropic therapy and carbonic baths as well as healing and beauty massages, physiotherapy treatments and saunas.