Sultaniye Thermal Bath & Mud Baths

Sultaniye Thermal Mud Bath Turkey

Along the channel of the delta from Köycegiz are The Sultaniye Thermal baths the water is 40 degrees C .The water has been used since Hellenistic times, first by the Carians then the Byzantines. The ruins from these buildings are now submerged . The waters which contain harmless radioactive elements and Hydrogen sulphur are believed to cure rheumatism, skin disorders, liver, spleen and bowel complaints, as well as being beneficial for nervous and digestive disorders. The Mud Baths are also said to remedy rheumatism as well as cleanse and beautify the skin. Popular belief states that a mud bath will take ten years off you. Once you have covered yourself in the mud you then wait for it to dry in the sun. The sulphur pool in which you clean yourself after your Mudbath is also at a temperature of 40 degrees.

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