Porto Santo Thalassotherapy

Many people travel to Porto Santo to experience the many healing properties of its sand. Its golden fine sand mainly consists of an organic constitution (coral reefs and seashells) and is endowed with with therapeutic properties. Thalassotherapy uses the seawater as a form of treatment in which elements of magnesium, potassium, calcium, sodium and iodine are absorbed into the skin. Treatment may be in form of warm sea water showers and baths, sea weed wraps, algae and/or marine mud masks and massages. Porto Santo is known for its hot sand therapy used to treat varicose veins and orthopedic conditions such as rheumatism and arthritis.


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