New health spa group highlights natural healing resources

A new spa hotel brand has formed across 26 existing spa hotels. 

Danubius Hotels Group, which operates spas across Europe, created Ensana as a new brand for its health spa hotels. 

Ensana brings together properties across Europe that all offer spa treatments and experiences based on using natural resources to restore health and wellbeing. 

Ensana’s portfolio includes Nove Lazne in the Czech Republic spa town of Marianske Lazne, Sovata Health Spa in Romania and Thermal Margaret Island in Budapest, Hungary. 

Next year, Danubius is set to open its first site in the UK, The Buxton Crescent & Thermal Spa, which will be focused around the area's thermal waters.

Every one of the group's existing properties is home to naturally occurring wellness resources such as thermal waters, “healing” mud and natural CO2, harnessed by the spas to treat a wide range of health conditions relating to the muscles, bones, organs, metabolism and skin. 

Ensana has also developed its own treatment plans and activities to support and encourage guests to safeguard against future health issues. 

An example of the Active Life offering is the Bio Balance programme, which involves massage, acupuncture and physical training to improve posture, stiff joints, muscular tension and energy levels. 

Mark Hennebry, Ensana chairman, commented: “We are custodians of some of Europe’s most powerful and historic natural resources and we’re harnessing them in new and increasingly innovative ways to enhance the health of our guests. 

“Our ability to do this make us makes us totally unique and sets us apart as a highly experienced brand founded on decades of knowledge, which people can trust with their most precious commodity – their health.” 

“We are continually seeking to expand and seek new opportunities for the brand. We have already invested significantly in our existing spa hotels and over the coming years, we have plans to innovate and invest in numerous ways – creating inspiring new treatments, facilities and of course, jobs.” 

Image: Thermal Aqua Hévíz, Hungary

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