Island Ikaria Travel & Tourism Guide

Kratsa Spring - Therma

The Kratsa Spa is located in Therma town center and is privately operated by a local family. The theraputic spring source of Kratsa is radio-energic and is known to heal and relieve a variety of ailments and disorders.

Spa Amenities & Features:

  • Reception area with seating
  • 20 treatment rooms with tubs and timers
  • Access for persons with limited mobility
  • Jacuzzi & Sauna/Hamam rooms
  • Toilets, showers and changing rooms
  • Regular cleaning and disinfecting of facilities and equipment.


Bathing Info, Rules & Guidelines:

  • The spa maintains some form of insurance, but it is each bather's responsibility to be fully insured for medical/accident/travel.
  • Medical permission is typically required but can usually be issued locally by staff or doctors.
  • Bathers need to bring with them the following items: shower cap, non-slip slippers, towels or bathrobe.
  • Before using the facilities you are required to take a shower.
  • Use of the facilities should be on an empty stomach or at least 3 hours after your latest meal.
  • Personal care products such as cosmetics, creams and other oils are prohibited while using the facilities because they can alter the properties of the thermal water.
  • There is no private parking at the spa.
  • Latest Prices: Bath - € 4.50   |  Jacuzzi - €2.50  |  Sauna - €8

Contact:
Therma, Ikaria 83300
Tel : +30 22750 23206

Access:
Kratsa Spa is located just behind the beach in an alley to the left of the main town square in Therma.
In the summer time a local bus from Agios Kirykos serves Therma at regular intervals throughout the day in addition to a water-taxi. You can walk to Therma from Agios Kirikos in about 15 minutes if you take coastal path/road that starts from the police station. By car, Therma is a 5 minute drive from Agios Kirikos. A taxi will cost around 7 euros.

Opening Hours:
May to October from 08:00 to 13:00 and also in the evenings from 17:00 to 19:00
No appointment neccessary. Be sure to check locally for latest hours.
  • Kratsa Spring - Therma, Ikaria




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Kratsa Spring Chemical Analysis


I. TYPE
  • Radioactive saltwater spring
II. CHARACTERISTICS
  • Limpidity: Excellent
  • Smell: None
  • Taste: Saline
  • Color: None
  • III. CHEMICAL CONSTANTS
  • Temperature: 46,8°C (air temp.: 21,5°C)
  • pH at 20°C = 7,3
    Units of measurement:  350-550 Mache


  • IV. CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
    • Kations and Anions
      1 Kg of water contains:

      Kations:
      Potassium0,1895 g
      Sodium6,4064 g
      Lithium0,0035 g
      Calcium0,9800 g
      Magnesium0,4554 g
      Iron0,0091 g
      Aluminium0,00018g
        
      Anions:
      Chlorine12,5030 g
      Bromine0,0105 g
      Fluorine0,0037g
      Iodine0,00011 g
      Sulphuric ion1,9846 g
      Hydrophospheric ion0,00042 g
      Hydrocarbonic ion0,1557
      Nitric ion0,00001g
    V. RATIO OF IONS TO SALTS
    The composition of water corresponds to the
    composition of a solution weighing 1 Kg.

    Chloride lithium0,0190 g
    Bromide sodium 0,0120 g
    Iodine sodium 0,00020 g
    Chlorine potassium 0,4400 g
    Fluoride sodium 0,0090
    Hydrophosphoric aluminium 0,00050 g
    Sulphuric aluminium 0,00010 g
    Hydrocarbonic iron 0,0260 g
    Sulphuric magnesium 1,4849 g
    Hydrocarbonic magnesium 0,1700 g
    Nitric sodium 0,00010 g
    Chloride calcium 2,7400 g
    Sulphuric sodium 1,2131 g
    Chloride sodium 20,8497g
    ________
    Total27,2603g


    VI. SPECTROGRAPHIC ANALYSIS
    Through the spectrographic analysis of the residue of 100ml water, the following elements were detected: Ca, Mg, Fe, Si, Cu

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