Ida-Viru County of Spas challenges Pärnu

Medical Spa Narva-Jõesuu (1)
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The number of hotels providing facilities for enjoying sauna and water centres equals with the number of spas in the spa capital Pärnu. A desirable option can be chosen among seven spa hotels, which provide for the needs of those seeking for peace and quite or holidaymakers with children.  

The construction of new spas and the extensions of the existing ones is in progress and Ida-Viru County is among the leaders.

In four spa hotels there are equal facilities for holidaymakers with children and for those seeking for a quiet oasis. 

Compact and stylish 

In von Rosen spa there are six different saunas in the Bathhouse and the Backroom, complemented by a 25-metre pool, a massage pool, a bubble bath and a children’s pool. The water and sauna centre is loved by families with children, who value air and water temperatures above the average; and in the compact spa it is easy to keep an eye on kids while enjoying the Jacuzzi at the same time.

The Bathhouse and the Backroom are hidden in a very special building – a former glasshouse, which appearance has not changed much since the time of the Manor. Brick walls and the attractive glass façade gives to the Sauna Centre a peculiar appearance and its facilities try to catch up with the clients’ needs. 

von Rosen spa. Photo: Hetkeline

Toila Spa Hotel

It was Toila Spa Hotel, where the first thermae were opened in 2005 and two years later a luxurious wellness-centre Orhidee (Orchid), targeted only to adults, was opened. The latter greets its clients with the slogan: “Doors to paradise are always open for you!” When being tired after sauna, take a rest on a folding-chair placed in the glasshouse decorated with luscious tropical plants and boost yourself with fruit and hot drinks. During a darker season you may choose chairs placed under the sun simulator.

Toila spa hotell wellness orhidee
Toila Spa Hotel – wellness center Orchid

After the recent extension there are seven saunas in Orchid. People looking for contrasts can first choose the 40-degree Japanese bathtub, and after that take a dip in an “ice-hole”, where water is 10ºC. The ticket to Orchid includes entrance to the thermae and the swimming pool and seven saunas, one of which is located on the roof-terrace.

Under the open sky 

The Narva-Jõesuu Medical SPA is focussed on medical and detox tourism and has created its sauna world, including interior saunas, hydro-massage baths and pools and offers the clients a Japanese Ofuro bath under the open sky. During the summer season an exterior pool is open on the terrace.  

Medical Spa Hotel Narva-Jõesuu

Major restoration work has been completed in the Meresuu SPA Hotel comprising a water and sauna centre with ten saunas. In the steam sauna, heated with wood, on the exterior terrace it is possible to have a whisk procedure and take part in a spirited steam sauna ritual. Aroma and salt rituals are also regularly conducted. The newest sauna is the birch sauna.

Meresuu SPA & Hotel

In the yard there is a bathtub with cold water and a hot bubble bath for clients. A novelty located under the roof is the Himalayan salt rock sauna and the infra red sauna, which sessions are included in the price for the visitors of the sauna centre. The Meresuu water and sauna centre has significantly invested in cosy lighting and private relaxation areas. There is a pool with fun attractions for kids and a separate pool for bathing babies. 

Spa in Saka Manor

A small and cosy water and sauna area is also in Saka Manor, which does not have a wide choice but focuses on privacy. During the warm season the so-called sea spa is at hand as it is available also in other spa hotels of the Ida-Viru County. The only exception is the von Rosen Spa, located in midland, from where the distance to Lake Peipus or the sea is more or less equal.


Journalist of newspaper “Põhjarannik”

„The story is written with the support of the EU Regional Development Fund“