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BALIKESIR      


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Balikesir is a city providing rich thermal treatment means with its spas, mineral springs, mud and sand baths, mineral waters and natural spring waters. There are approximately 60 medicinal thermal sources in the beautiful places of the province. These sources are spread to all districts. Also the geographical environment is surrounded with tourism destinations.

Average Temperature With Respect to Months (°C )
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Number of Sunny Days With Respect to Months
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Average Humidity With Respect to Months (%)
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77 74 74 70 70 66 64 65 68 72 74 73


GONEN THERMAL CURE CENTER (YILDIZ SPA)


Located in Marmara Region, just near Gonen district, which is bound to Balikesir, close to Gonen Brook. The most important thermal center of Balikesir is Gonen district. The history of the spa in Gonen district is very old. Spa was operated during the times Egypt, Romans and Byzantines. Historical monuments found during diggings which carry thermal prints are exhibited in Gonen Outdoor museum. Nature separated the thermal waters from atmospherical waters in 275 meters of depth. Hence the water of the spa remained pure, clean and free of any modifications which is rarely observed situation. The temperature of the water is 73°C, it is utilized both by bathing and drinking. The inhalation of the water steam is beneficial for the chronic upper and lower respiratory tract inflammations, drinking the mineral water is beneficial for ulcers of stomach and duodenum , indigestion, bladder laziness, spasms of the guts; bath applications are beneficial for every type of rheumatism, arthritis, aches and discomforts originating from mental troubles and gynecological diseases.

Spa is open for 12 months and has very good accommodation facilities.

Location:

Located 300 m away from Gonen district center of Balikesir, near Gonen Brook.

Transportation :

There are direct trips by bus from Izmir and Ankara. You can go to Bandirma from Istanbul by fast ferry or seabus in two hours. It is a pa 40 km away from Bandirma. There is international airport connection from Izmir and Istanbul. Also, there are train trips with Izmir-Bandirma connection. It is one of the facilities which is close to big cities and has ease of access.

Short History:

Gonen was annexed by Sultan Orhan Gazi in 1334 to ottoman territories. It is known that Alexander Bridge was built in B.C. 800. The ruins of Alacaoluk and Babayaka castles are important historical monuments. Also, within the borders of the spa, Byzantine Age Mosaic Museum exists..

Climate Characteristics:

A semi-humid climate rules according to “Yearly Drought Scale”.

Spa Facilities:

5 indoor, 1 outdoor thermal pools, 2 normal pools, 152 private baths, thermal water bath tubs in 379 hotel rooms.

Spa Treatment Facilities Other Than Bath :

Drinking cure, inhalation

Thermal Spring Water Characteristics:

It is natural thermo-mineral water with salt, sulfates, bicarbonates.

Diseases Cured:

Rheumatism, some stomach- intestines diseases, metabolism diseases, obesity and some gynecological diseases.:

The inhalation of the water steam is beneficial for the chronic upper and lower respiratory tract inflammations, drinking the mineral water is beneficial for ulcers of stomach and duodenum, indigestion, bladder laziness, spasms of the guts; bath applications are beneficial for every type of rheumatism, arthritis, aches and discomforts originating from mental troubles and gynecological diseases and for recovery period after stomach and orthopedic operations.

Accommodations:

There is capacity of 720 beds in the hotels of the administration. This capacity is spread over the four hotels in the center. There are central heating, telephone, television, music and radio broadcast, mini bar, hair dryer in all rooms.

Other Health Purpose Facilities:

Sauna, Turkish Bath

Sports, Cultural, Entertainment and Other Purpose Facilities :

Mini football ground, tennis court, basketball ground , walking course , volleyball ground, Amphitheater, auditorium, reading room ,Bridge room, poolroom, computer games, outdoor pubs, bar, disco. Restaurant for 600 people, Breakfast hall for 250 people, lobby for 400 people, shopping center outdoor and indoor car park.


YILDIZ SPA HOTEL


150 rooms 303 beds

Banyolar Cad. No: 24, Gönen-BALIKESİR

Tel: +90.266.762 18 40
Fax: +90.266.762 05 03


BERLIN PENSION


19 rooms, 29 beds
Banyolar Cad. No: 24, Gönen-BALIKESİR

Tel: +90.266.762 35 71
Fax: +90.266.762 75 67


ADRAMIS THERMAL HOTEL



Location:

Located in Edremit district.

Spa Facilities:

1 indoor, 1 outdoor thermal pool, 1 private family pool, sauna, one children’s pool, thermal water bath tub in hotel rooms.

Spa Water Characteristics:

Other Spa Treatment Facilities

Drinking cure

Diseases Cured:

Good for rheumatism, sciatica, lumbago and gynecological diseases. .

Accommodations:

Capacity of 150 beds.

Sports, Cultural, Entertainment and Other Purpose Facilities :

Mini football ground, basketball and volleyball grounds, tennis courts, table tennis, walking course Restaurant, bar, garden, market, children’s playground

Adramis Thermal Hotel***

70 rooms 150 beds

İzmir Yolu Üzeri Bostancı Köyü -Edremit/BALIKESİR

Tel : +90.266.376 13 14
Fax: +90.266.376 13 97

info@adramistermal.com
www.adramistermal.com


GÜRE SPA


Location:

Located 12 km away from Edremit and 3 km away from Akcay , within Gure Municipality borders.

Spa Facilities:

Ancient roman Bath characteristics are observed in the original parts of the spa. There are 20 private thermal bath tubs, also thermal water bath tubs in 40 hotel rooms.

Thermal Spring Water Characteristics:

The temperature of water is 64°C. The sulphured hydrogen rate of the spa water, whose radioactivity is 4 Emans, is 1.6'dır. According to the analysis MTA performed, thermo-mineral water is hyper-thermal with respect to physical and chemical properties and is acti-thermal water with 782.3 mg/lt. minerals.

Other Spa Treatment Facilities:

Drinking cure.

Diseases Cured:

It is beneficial especially for gynecological, chronic rheumatisms, arthritis, skin diseases, psoriasis, skin wrinkles, goiter, sand and stones in kidney and liver diseases.

Accommodations:

Capacity of 85 beds in Aphrodite Thermal Facilities

Other buildings:

Cafeteria, restaurant, pastry shop, shopping center


APPLICATION ADDRESS FOR INFORMATION



Balıkesir İl Kültür Turizm Müdürlüğü

Hükümet Konağı Kat:3 Balıkesir

Tel : +90.266.245 13 35
Fax : +90.266.244 72 71