Helvetia is a refined hotel, a wellness centre of excellence, and a paradise of thermal water; a thermal beauty farm which was born from a centuries-old tradition.

We are in Emilia Romagna, in the heart of the Tosco-Emiliano Apennine National Park; where the art of hospitality and fine living are at home.

Since it’s opening in 1904, Helvetia Thermal SPA has been continually renovated and has always remained up-to-date. In 2006, Helvetia underwent a complete restoration, maintaining the original nineteenth-century architectural style. Consequently, the hotel transformed into a four star, complete with a thermal SPA which was built into a large natural grotta. The core function of Helvetia then transformed into wellness.

The historic hotel then became Helvetia Thermal SPA; a thermal wellness centre of excellence in Emilia Romagna, awarded for its facilities and quality of service offered to clients.

From June 2011, Helvetia SPA’s thermal water has been enriched with salt, bromine and iodine [salsobromoiodica], offering a wellbeing even more complete.

Represented today, is the union of the style of the beautiful eras and the minimalists dictates of new design trends.

Classic Room

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Superior Room

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Deluxe Room

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- Thermal Spa -

A new philosophy of well-being.

When one enters into the universe of Helvetia Thermal SPA, one experiences a new mode of receiving treatment; a unique well-being which no-one could refuse. Feeling good in mind and spirit is the least we could expect for our bodies.

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Your restaurant in a relaxation paradise

Let yourselves be guided by our Chef.You will be transported into a gastronomic journey suitable to any taste. You will rediscover the traditional local flavors of the territorial excellence of Emilia Romagna and Toscana; harmonious mixes of Mediterranean and International styled cooking by our Chef.

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- Our packages -

Helvetia Thermal SPA, Emilia Romagna, offers a charming thermal SPA for its guests who are our primary focus. In fact, we have thought of every kind of wellbeing to satisfy everyone’s needs; whether it is pricing or duration terms. For those who are unable to find a desired solution amongst the various offers, we are always available to customize a personalized package to suit varying needs.

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Activities & Services

Other than a well-known thermal location, Porretta is distinguished for its unique location in the Tosco-Emiliano Apennine, which is right on the border of the two regions. Activities include: guided excursions of the region; a tour of the thermal springs; bike tours; windsurfing on the lake; and trekking on skis. If you are travelling with the family and you would like to experience an unforgettable adventure with your children, you will find a wide range of activities dedicated for the young; studied intentionally to entertain the children without relinquishing your opportunity of pampering and relax.

Business & Events

Are you looking for a perfect location for your wedding? Are you not able to find a location suitable for the event you are organizing? Thanks to the large areas available and the wonderful position in the heart of the Tosco-Emiliano Apennine, Helvetia Thermal SPA always offers the perfect solution for any type of occasion. Allow yourselves to be guided by our experienced staff and enjoy the magical experience. We can barely wait to accompany you on the most important day of your lives; from the organization of the marriage proposal; sipping champagne on the rooftop or relaxing in the hydro massage swimming pool, to the hens/bucks night, the wedding ceremony on the terrace, and lunch or dinner in an ambient shabby chic style in the restaurant.