Spa Resort Warmbad-Villach | Carinthia | Austria
The SpaResort Warmbad-Villach, in the midst of a 50-acre park, is situated south of the town of Villach, approximately 5 km from the main railway station in Villach, and 40 km from the airport in Klagenfurt. It is just 20 km to the Italian border and 20 miles to the Slovene border.
Arrival by car
from Munich, Salzburg and western Austria via the Tauern motorway to junction Villach, then direction Italy to the exit Villach-Warmbad, follow the signs for Warmbad. From Vienna and eastern Austria – take the motorway (Südautobahn) to junction Villach, then continue to exit Warmbad-Villach, follow the signs for Warmbad. From Rome, Milan and Padua take the A4 motorway in Italy, joining the A23, past Udine direction border to junction Villach-Warmbad, then follow the signs for Warmbad.
Arrival by train
Villach / Main railway station, direct rail connections from Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium and The Netherlands. We are happy to collect you from the railway station.
from Vienna, Feldkirch, Berlin, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Hildesheim.
The airport in Klagenfurt is easy to reach with scheduled flight connections with Austrian, Lufthansa, Ryanair, Air Berlin and German Wings. Transfer from the airport to the Spa Resort Warmbad-Villach is free of charge in connection with various arrangements and booking.
- Warmbaderhof, Spa & Golf Hotel,108 rooms and suites, 5 stars
Spa Paradise NEW Karawankenhof, opening summer 2011. Direct access to the new Carinthian Spa Warmbad-Villach from spring 2012.
The spa waters in Warmbad
Acrato spa with a high percentage of calcium, magnesium, and hydrocarbon. Spa water temperature 29.9°, 120 litres flow to the surface per second – the only one of its kind in Austria. The swimming bath at the spa is immediately above the source of the spring – the only one in Europe. There is direct access from the Spa & Golf Hotel Warmbaderhof.
Prophylaxis & Indication
Signs of wear and tear as well as injury to the locomotor system, rheumatic diseases of the motor system (osteoarthritis, spondylosis, spinal problems and damaged discs).
- Rehabilitation after orthopaedic operations (implantation of hip and knee replacement, muscular and tendon reconstruction, arthroscopic surgery) as well as after accidents.
- Rehabilitation after neurosurgical operations (spinal disc operations, artificial spinal discs, stabilising spinal operations).
- Peripheral neurological illnesses (neuritis, neuralgia, sciatica, symptoms of paralysis and malfunctions).
Prophylactic effects by:
- Wear and tear and loss of mobility in the spine and joints
- Muscle tension and weakness
- Circulatory problems
- Obesity and circulatory failure due to lack of exercise
- Psycho vegetative dysregulation (stress situation, depression)
The Spa Centre Warmbad-Villach, as well as the therapy section of the Golf & Spa Hotel Warmbaderhof ***** are run by medical specialist, Prim. Dr. Georg Lukeschitsch.
Convalescence & Therapeutic possibilities
The following balneological applications, therapeutic exercises, massages and packs are offered, within the scope of the above mentioned medical indications:
- Medicinal baths
- Spa baths with additives, air bubble bath and carbonated bath
- Spa and underwater gymnastic pool 34° - 26° C
- Selective kinetotherapy for active mobilisation
- Physiotherapy (singly or in groups)
- Medicinal training therapy (muscle building, cardiac stress test, treadmill, apparatus training, Nordic walking)
- Relaxation therapy (Jacobson, autogenic training, biofeedback)
- Massage (dry massage, under water massage, acupuncture massage, manual lymphatic drainage, connective tissue massage, reflexology)
- Medical packs (parafango, medical cryotherapy)
- Electrotherapy and magnetic field therapy
Accompanying diagnostic possibilities are at your disposal (blood test, x-ray if necessary, densitometry). All therapies are governed (Subject to) medical specialist controls.
The joy of swimming
In the baths of the Spa Health Centre and in the thermal spring pool of Warmbaderhof***** Spa & Golf Hotel.
Wellness & Beauty
The most modern spa and wellness facilities in the “Spa Vitality Centre” and "Vibe Beauty Centre" at the Spa & Golf Hotel Warmbaderhof *****, over an area of 1.800 m² with a complete range of beauty programmes are at your disposal. Meso | Beauty lift, Piroche method, cosmetology, Thalasso focus, indoor and outdoor spa pool, salt water grotto, a frozen spring, Turkish steam bath and Kneipp roundabout.
WMW – Warmbader Medical Wellness
- Autogenic psychotherapy
- Person centred psychotherapy
- Concentrative movement therapy
- Guided affective imagery
These methods serve the stimulation of one’s own self-healing powers and raise one’s self-esteem or basic attitude towards the world and one’s own life. The bio-psychosocial balance is restored. Besides resource orientated problem solving, the focus is on personal development, letting go, refuelling and reorientation.
An activity programme with professional supervision provides you with sporting activities: Qi Gong, differentiated single gymnastics, Pilates, Nordic walking, power walking, MBT Masai walking & gymnastics, jogging, cycling & mountain biking, hiking and walking, gentle winter sports, morning and underwater gymnastics, relaxation exercises, and back training.
Regular, all round the year series of seminars with emphasis on exercising programme.
The 18-hole “Alpe Adria Golf Schloss Finkenstein” with a Golf school as well as green fee reduction is 5 minutes by car from the SpaResort. There are reductions for guests of the SpaResort Warmbad-Villach and at all golf courses of “Golfland Kärnten”. Besides, the golf practice range in Warmbad Villach’s sport park with driving range, pitching area and putting green can be used free of charge.
The first and only official PGA therapy centre in Austria is at the SpaResort Warmbad-Villach. As medical and physiotherapeutic competence centre, if offers the golfer the following spectrum of services:
- Assessment of physical and coordination abilities
- Drawing up of individual training programmes
- Golf specific therapy measures
- Golf mental training in the framework of seminar weekends
- Advice after orthopaedic operations
Tennis camp with 5 indoor and 10 outdoor courts at the resort, tennis packages and tennis lessons with a trainer.
Riding with a riding school and indoor riding arena
The nearby mountain the “Gerlitze” guarantees magic on the slopes. It is the only certified area in Carinthia for beginners and refresher courses in Carinthia. The Dreiländereck has a skiing kindergarten for children from three years upwards, with their own slope and children’s ski lift. Winter sports such as cross country skiing, tobogganing or snowshoe walking are a pleasure in the Dobratsch nature reserve. It is also a paradise for ski mountaineering.
Holidays with children
The Karawankenhof Hotel, which is specialised in the care of children, is being rebuilt at the moment. We look forward to welcoming you and your children here again from mid 2011.
Cultural & Tradition
The town of Villach offers concerts and cultural events with international flair. These include the concert series of the “Carinthischer Sommer”. The “Villacher Kirchtag”in August and “Villacher Fasching” (Mardi gras, January to March) are very popular and attract thousands of visitors.
Excellent hotel restaurant Warmbaderhof***** for guests with half-board. À la carte restaurant.
“Das kleine Restaurant” | Spa & Golf Hotel Warmbaderhof***** is crowned with a Gault Millau hat. Our award winning culinary team will spoil you with delicacies from creative Carinthian as well as Alpen Adria cuisine
Conference & Seminar
Conference, seminar and banqueting rooms available in various sizes at the Spa & Golf Hotel Warmbaderhof ***** and at the Josefinenhof ThermenParkHotel.
You can drive to the most attractive areas of Carinthia’s lake landscape (Faaker See, Wörthersee, Ossiacher See) in 15 - 30 minutes. There are half-day and whole-day excursions to attractions in Slovenia (Bled), to Friuli (Udine) as well as to the upper Italian Adria and to Venice.