Velingrad is known as the spa capital of the Balkans.
The small mountain town, located in the Rhodope Mountains, is first in Bulgaria in the abundance and diversity of its mineral waters, which temperature ranges between 28°C and 91°C.
Mineral baths, swimming pools, beaches, health resorts, spa hotels are available to tourists. The hottest water is in the Kamenitsa residential section – with temperatures of up to 91 °C. Here is the largest karst spring in Bulgaria – Kleptuza.
It has a capacity of 600 to 1,200 liters / second; it feeds two ponds, and besides this, it is a separate recreation area with water wheels.
The mineral water of Velingrad has beneficial impact on the musculoskeletal system, which improves the condition of patients with neurological diseases, hypertension, gynecological diseases, kidney and urological diseases, respiratory and gastrointestinal diseases.