"Mud Baths of Krinides" Top 5 Page for this destination Kavala Off The Beaten Path Tip by Sojna
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This is a very special experience and you should be prepared to surrender to the healing qualities of mother earth! The therapeutic clay of Krinides is well known by the end of last century, for its beneficial effects to the skin, as well as to almost all body systems. The clay is located in a natural cavity, in the plain of Plilippoi, where you are supposed to sink slowly, along with the other bathers, most of them of elderly age. Men and women bath separately and there is a very relaxed and pleasant atmosphere between the bathers. The rest of the facilities (dressing rooms, hot showers etc) are very clean and well-preserved and there is also a camping, hotel and rooms for accommodation.
The whole experience can be really pleasant for open-minded travelers, who wouldn?t mind taking a special and economical (if I am not wrong, it costs only 7 euros) spa treatment! Notice the little frogs that watch you curiously, while bathing!
Mud Baths are located 17 Kms away from Kavala, on direction to Drama. They are very close to Krinides village, from where you will find signs to lead you to the baths ? they are very easy to find. Seize the rest of your day for visiting the ancient sight of Philippoi and Lydia village, with the Baptistery of the first European Christian (see above).
Operation period: 1 June ? 15 October (in autumn, there are much less bathers, but the mud can be really cold)