The thermal baths of Ischia are one of the largest spas in Europe, thanks to the presence of alkaline thermal waters known since ancient times. A favorite destination for numerous show business personalities, the volcanic island in the Gulf of Naples has always remained the undisputed queen of wellness tourism: a mild climate, excellent food, culture and local traditions provide the perfect counterbalance to a very rich schedule of events and a first-rate tourist-hotel offer. For the best spa experience in Ischia, we have chosen for you the 5 resorts and 5 spa parks
on the island, the 10 best spas in Ischia to try at least once in your lifetime.
TERME DI ISCHIA – WELLNESS RESORT & SPA
The 5 best spa hotels in Ischia as chosen by the editors.
A luxurious, charming hotel converted from a historic building from the late 19th century, it offers treatments of all kinds and two pools with thermal water in its Privilege SPA. Rooms and suites decorated with local ceramics, a starred restaurant, and a SPA that enjoys the miraculous water of the Gurgitiello spring, one of Ischia’s most renowned spas.
Piazza Bagni 4, Casamicciola Terme
Hotel & Thermal Spa
Overlooking the sea, it boasts one of the most beautiful panoramic views on the island. The SPA, carved out of the 16th-century tower, is ideal for those seeking privacy and relaxation. A jewel in its own right, it is often seen further embellished by the presence of Jennifer Lopez and Naomi Campbell.
Via Mezzatorre 23, Forio d’Ischia
3 SAN MONTANO
Resort & SPA
Overlooking San Montano Bay, with a splendid view of Vesuvius. In the modern spa, embellished with five panoramic pools, it offers an exclusive “chic legs” treatment.
Via Nuova Montevico 26, Lacco Ameno
4 THE MORESCO
Grand Hotel Ischia
Mediterranean villa nestled in a lush park fenced by a lava stone wall a short walk from Ischia Porto beach and elegant Corso Vittoria Colonna. The thermal pool carved out of a tufa cave, once used as a wine cellar, stands out.
Via Emanuele Gianturco 16, Lido Location
Thermae Resort & SPA
In the enchanting bay of Citara, it offers five pools with hyperthermal waters of a chloride-sodium-sulfate nature open 24 hours a day and three restaurants. Especially suitable for younger guests due to its “movida by night” with live music and dancing throughout the summer.
Via Provinciale Panza, 311, Forio
SPA OF ISCHIA – THERMAL PARKS
The 5 best Thermal Parks on the Island of Ischia as chosen by the editors.
1 Ancient Baths
It is the oldest of all Ischia spas, built directly on the historic Gurgitiello spring. Offers medical, aesthetic and relaxation treatments.
Piazza Bagni 122, Casamicciola Terme
Within the Gurgitiello basin and in the center of the historic spring in the town of Casamicciola, Terme Fiola enjoy waters believed to be miraculous, so much so as to stimulate the imagination and the birth of mythical fabulae such as that of the satyr Teleboo in love with a nymph, whose tears for her gave rise to these springs (
the whole legend). They offer spa treatments, therapeutic courses and a modern wellness center.
Via Ombrasco 19, Casamicciola Terme
Spa oasis (mostly outdoors) equipped with seawater pools, numerous pools fed by healing waters, beach and dining facilities. Favorite destination of many VIPs.
Via Giovanni Mazzella, Bay of Citara, Forio d’Ischia
4 Thermal Park
Wide selection of spa pools nestled among tropical Australian and Japanese plants in a striking 9-hectare park overlooking the sea. Numerous restaurants and bars.
Via San Montano, Lacco Ameno
5 Bay of
Thermal basin in the sea with free access from the beach, with natural hot pools and therapeutic mud baths. Free and always open, it can also be reached by sea at a cost of €5 each way per person for those who are not brave enough to tackle the long staircase to access it.
Bay of Sorgeto, Forio d’Ischia fraction Panza