It’s no news that physical health tourism is booming. Also called ‘life centres’, these medical spas seem ever more necessary in the XXI century. Here are some of our picks to tap your pains and troubles goodbye.

Lanserhof Lans health center

Lanserhof Lans Luxury Health Center, Austria. For over thirty years, the award-winning LANS Med concept has been setting standards in holistic medicine for enduring regeneration and prevention. This is the centre where the concept has its origins.

 Grand Resort Bad Ragaz health center

Grand Resort Bad RagazBad Ragaz, Switzerland. Recharge your batteries in healing thermal waters boasting a temperature of 36.5°C.

FX Mayr health center

FX Mayr Cure, Austria. This centre is designed to repair the damage done to our digestive tract during everyday life and to reduce guests’ risk of illness.

The Chaum Anti Aging Life Centre

The Chaum Center, Seoul. Chaum has more state-of-the-art technology than a university hospital, but promotes itself as a “Life Center”. It offers the controversial stem cell treatment and customised therapy treatments.


Resort Collina d’Oro, Switzerland. The building was created from an accurate restoration of the “Deutsches Haus” retaining all the splendour of the past, re-interpreted to match modern standards.

Viva Mayr health spa

Viva Mayr, Austria. Another medical spa located in fabulous Southern Austria and based on healing methods of Dr. Franz Xaver Mayr.

The Peninsula Hong Kong spa

The Peninsula Hong KongIt’s not a health center but its worth listing for its five-star service and Peninsula Spa. 

Cures Marines de Trouville health hotel

Cures Marines de Trouville, Normandy. This best kept secret in the region of Calvados was famous in 1900 for its sea baths. It has now incorporated respirology sessions (chinese treatment) and postnatal treatments.