The name of Castellammare di Stabia immediately and inevitably calls to mind its spas.
The 28 springs of mineral waters (wich belong to two types: chlorinated-sodium waters and sulphurous and ferruginous waters) are an unending gift of Nature and are utilized in two spas. The varied chemical composition of the waters and their phrmacological actions afford the possibility of undergoing, within the same building, ramarkably effective thermal treatments for numerous and diverse diseases.
At Castellammare di Stabia, where holiday means health, the waters, besides being taken as a drink, are succesfully employed for tub and mud baths, for inhalations and for beuty tratment of the skin.
The ancient Baths of Castellammare di Stabia, dating back to 1836, have always been not only a center for well-being, but also an important cultural landmark.
Today the old structures remain open only a few hours per day, so as to enable the collection of different types of water. The new spa complex was opened in 1964, is spread over an area of over 100 thousand square meters, in addition to the Center for Deafness Rhinogenic, the property also has a Center for Pneumology and a center of Physiotherapy.