Pozar Hot Springs
A revitalisation of the senses in the birthplace of Alexander the Great
Imagine yourself in a pool amidst precipice rocks, natural waterfalls and wild vegetation. Feel the soothing warmth of the water (37⁰C) taking the strain off your body, and let your eyes wander around the verdant gorge of the water stream of Áyios Nikólaos (Saint Nicolas) locally known as Thermopótamos (= hot river).
In the springtime, breath in the galore of natural aromas in a feast of green, where even the branches of the trees (mainly planes and willows) are all covered with covetous ivy. In the winter, relish the stimulating sensation of the 37 degrees in the outdoor pool, the stunning turquoise spot that stands out in the white and cold.
In the pregnant with history district of Pella, the capital of the Kingdom of Macedonia, the eternal beauty of Greek nature will embrace your desire for wellness and healthiness.
Home to your sensational holiday will be Loutráki, also known as Pózar, an area situated at 110 km from Thessaloniki and only 40 km from Edessa, the capital of Pella and one of the most beautiful cities of Greece thanks to the water streams that run through it and rush over the cliffs to form two waterfalls, with the higher and more spectacular one at 70 m.
At the foot of Kaimaktsalan Mountain, the thermal baths facilities of Pózar comprise 48 individual baths, 6 indoor pools, the outdoor pool (12x25m) hamams, jacuzzi and spa services. Recommended for rheumatic, dermatological, gynecological, and respiratory and circulatory system conditions, the hot springs of Pózar are beneficiary for everybody’s health and well-being not just while bathing in them, but also when drinking their water. Still, that’s just half as natural and healthy as you can go.
For your stay in Pella Prefecture and Pozar Hot Springs you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In Loutraki in Aridaia, as well as in many other areas of the prefecture, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.
Access to the Prefecture of Pella is easy by car through the existing road network.
The best way to explore the beauty of nature and the sights of Pella County is to have your own vehicle.
It is worth visiting places that puplic transport do not reach.
Indicative routes and distances from Pozar Thermal Baths:
Edessa: 31 km
Athens: 559 km
Thessaloniki: 109 km
Patras: 453 km
Ioannina: 243 km
Preveza: 331 km
There are intercity bus routes to most areas of Pella Prefecture.
There are also regular daily bus routes (KTEL Pella) to and from Athens.
Edessa is linked to other counties by intercity buses.
Edessa is connected to Thessaloniki and all the cities of Macedonia - Thrace road network as well as the rest areas of Greece.
OSE Edessa tel: (+30) 24410.42.193, 24410.21.402
OSE Athens tel: (+30) 22.214.171.1241
OSE Thessaloniki tel: (+30) 2310.517.517
For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field “Routes” with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.