Thalassotherapia is one of Europe’s leading centres for cardiac and rheumatic disease treatments

Thalassotherapia Opatija is one of Europe’s leading centres for the treatment of rheumatic diseases and heart problems with modern analytical methods, training and extensive rehabilitation programme. Thalassotherapia gained recognition by several European health insurance companies that have been sending their patients for various treatments on regular yearly base. That is why it requires booking a place in advance in order to get to Thalassotherapia Opatija at a desired time.

It is a modern facility composed by several period villas and new buildings, all connected with warm, covered corridors.

Besides the hospital and medical part, there is a modern wellness centre with temperate sea water pools and a good offer of various beauty and relaxation treatment.

In Thalassotherapia Opatija you sense the long (over 50 years) tradition and experience in modern medical rehabilitation medicine. However, Opatija was established as a health resort 130 years ago and was visited by clients from Central Europe of that time. The signs of the period is in a charming way visible today in Opatija’s houses, hotels and buildings as well as beautiful parks and sea promenade.

Indications for medical treatment programme:

  • arthritis,
  • fibromyalgia
  • inflammatory and chronical joint diseases
  • post surgery of hips, knees and other joints
  • various sport or other physical injuries

Price information

Indicative price based on full board, single room and two weeks stay:

“light” programme

including 10 x pool or exercise room workout with a therapist and 4 x massage from €1,300

medical treatments for rheumatic patients

including: 1 x specialist’s examination, 10 x pool or exercises room workout with a therapist, 10 x electric therapy (or another adequate therapy listed above under Standard procedure), 2 x thermotherapy and 4 x massage from 1,600

Thalassotherapia Opatija also offers esthetic and plastic surgery, available at very convenient prices, which can be quoted upon request.

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Standard procedure of the medical rehabilitation:

  • Five days of therapy every week
  • Tailor-made programs for individual needs
    • daily exercises in the pool and exercises in the gym (or outside, when available)
    • Individual treatments, such as magnet, electric therapy, paraffin, manual massage, laser treatments and more 

A treatment starts with the specialist’s exam, assessment of the functional status, analysis of the medical record and determining the treatment plan.

Additional treatments or examinations (tests) are available on the spot and could be agreed with the doctor.

A treatment might be focused on balance, strength, flexibility, coordination, body awareness and stability depending on the diagnosis and needs. The recommended stay and treatment time is from two to four weeks.
In Thalassotherapia one experiences a qualified rehabilitation according to high standards. A lot of manual work of physiotherapists, nurses and occupational therapists is invested into the treatments. The daily schedule is individual and composed in consultation with you as a guest

In Thalassotherapia you train intensively. Much more than what you are used to at home. Together with the medical staff you may work out different functions. You also get knowledge about your illness, lifestyle issues and more through various lectures. But, to the whole, you should feel good and relaxed. You will enjoy good wholesome Mediterranean cuisine, social interaction, and not least of sun, warmth and swimming..


Accommodation and board service:

  • Single or double rooms, full board or half board in Villa Dubrava, Opatija (3*)
  • Unlimited usage of the pool with warm sea water
  • Free usage of fitness (gym)
  • Free usage of gowns, as a part of hotel/room service and free towel at the pool area

The Thalassotherapia kitchen is open for any diet and food suggestions that could be arranged in advance.

Book your treatment now!

You just drop us an email with your basic information via contact form on the right and we will get in touch with you to take care of all your healthcare needs.

If you wish to give us more info about number of  persons or time of your stay you can write it in Notes box.

If you are not sure about details don’t worry we will contact you and guide you through the process.