Therme Snovik - Alpen Wellness

Therme Snovik

Alps Wellness in Slovenia

In the Alps lies Slovenia's highest situated thermal spa Snovik. We visited the Therme Snovik in June and spent three relaxing days there. If you are looking for a relaxing holiday surrounded by nature, this is the place for you. The spa is located in a quiet side valley just outside the village of Snovik. We have also found in one of the apartments of Eco Spa a very pleasant and spacious accommodation. Our apartment consisted of a bedroom, a living room and an open kitchen with dining area. From the balcony we also had a beautiful view of the valley and the Steiner and Sanntal Alps.


Apartment Complex in the Eco Spa
Apartment complex in the Eco Spa of the thermal spa Snovik


The Eco Spa at the Therme Snovik

In the apartment complex and in the thermal baths, great emphasis is placed on sustainability and the protection of the environment. Both institutions pay particular attention to keeping the ecological footprint low. The spa and the Eco Spa 2008 received the international eco-label Eco Label. Healthy living, healthy nutrition and a healthy environment are prerequisites for this. Guests can take care of themselves in the apartments or they can use the restaurant of the spa.


Living room with sofa bed
Living room with sofa bed


The development to the thermal bath

The spa is a project that arose after the independence of Slovenia in its present form. Several partners from the region joined forces to develop the hot springs into a thermal bath. For a long time, however, the population in the area knew the source of water, which never froze in winter. The water was said to have healing powers in the vernacular. The people from the area still get their drinking water from a tap in Snovik because they are convinced of the healing power of the water.



From a pond, which the village youth used, finally the thermal bath developed. With the beginning of the construction project, the water was examined. It has been found to be rich in magnesium, calcium and beneficial minerals and is excellent for drinking. 2006 received it therefore the official confirmation as a healing water. It helps with spine diseases, rheumatism and also with osteoarthritis. If you drink it for a long time, it helps with stomach and intestinal complaints.


Kitchen and dinette
Kitchen and dinette
Dishes for four people
Dishes for four people


Our stay at the spa in Snovik

We stayed overnight in Snovik to explore the beautiful surroundings of Kamnik, Tuhinj Valley and Kamniska Bistrica Valley. The spa offers the only four-star accommodation in the region with its Eco Spa. We especially liked the quiet location in the middle of nature. Walking paths lead from the spa to the surrounding mountains.


Bedroom in our apartment
Bedroom in our apartment
Bathroom in the Eco Spa
Bathroom in the Eco Spa


For a trip from the spa In any case, the beautiful river valley of the Kamniska Bistrica is suitable. It is only a few kilometers away, as well as the town of Kamnik and the highest alpine pasture in Slovenia, Velika Planina. Because of the bad weather we could not visit them though. The clouds hung too deep into the valley. The few hours of sunshine that were available to us, we used for the visit of the Arboretum Volcji Potok not far from Kamnik, which is also worth a visit.

Get an impression of the spa and the eco spa in Petar's video:




Travel Arrangements

Arrival by plane, car, bus and train

Book yours here Arrival by plane, bus or train*. The nearest airport is Ljubljana. Kamnik can be reached by bus and train. It is possible to travel to Ljublijana by train. You can inquire about bus connections here:

Bus stop : Came bus
Perovo 30
+386 1 830 94 15

Car Rentals:

Cheap car hire - book quickly and easily!

Accommodation in Kamnik

Hotels and accommodation in Kamnik * You can easily book through our partner We have stayed in a large and spacious Apartment at Apartment Resort Eco Spa Snovik * with access to Terme Snovik.

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Source: own research on site. We would like to thank ifeelslovenia for supporting this trip. Our opinion, as always, remains our own.

Text: © Copyright Monika Fuchs, TravelWorldOnline
Photos: © Copyright Monika Fuchs, TravelWorldOnline

Therme Snovik - Alpen Wellness

6 thoughts too "Therme Snovik - Alpen Wellness"

  1. Alpine wellness sounds pretty relaxing. In any case, on our next trip to Carinthia we have decided to make the jump across the border to Slovenia to get to know this country.

    1. I can only recommend it, Sabine and Tom. Slovenia, although small, is very diverse. And especially the alpine regions are beautiful.

  2. Exciting to read, Slovenia is still a completely white undiscovered spot on the travel map for us. When the time comes, we know a very extensive source of information with your blog!

    1. We have been exploring Slovenia only for a few years now. Until then, we only knew the small stretches of coastline in the country, and we just drove through the rest. We were all the more surprised when we discovered how varied the interior of this small country is. There is still a lot to explore.

  3. Slovenia is worth the trip. The beautiful natural landscapes, the clean barrel and largely deserted coasts inspired me during my trip last year. In the karst landscape there are many caves, springs and thermal baths. I am looking forward to travel to Slovenia again. Greetings Andreas

    1. In any case, Andreas. We have been to Slovenia several times in recent years, and although the country is small, it offers a variety of landscapes and cities that are worth exploring.

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