About us

UAB „Draugystės sanatorija“ was established in 1962. It provides adult inpatient rehabilitation II, supportive and outpatient rehabilitation treatment services. The health resort specializes in treatment of nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive system diseases, musculoskeletal disorders, diseases caused by ionizing radiation. Disease prevention, recreation and relaxation SPA treatments are also provided.

In the period of 2005 to 2006 UAB „Draugystės sanatorija“ took part in the 9 mln Lt project supported by the  European Union Structural Funds - „Development of Accommodation and Tourism Services at UAB „Draugystės sanatorija““. The assigned support for the project development was 3,05 mln Lt from the European Regional Development Fund and the State Budget of the Republic of Lithuania. The project objectives were to increase the competitive edge of the company, expand and improve the quality of services.  

After reconstruction, a new 70 - person health resort building was opened on August 1, 2005. It is villa Vingis, which is enlisted in the Lithuanian Cultural Heritage Register. Villa offers a wonderful panorama of the Nemunas bend, 35 perfectly furnished rooms, modern wellness center with saunas, jacuzzi pool.

The main health resort building was reconstructed in 2006. The facade was renovated, windows and roof were changed. Rooms were redecorated, carpeted and newly furnished. In the southern part of the health resort territory there is an outdoor swimming pool with underwater massage streams, cascades and sunbathing areas, sports grounds, outdoor tennis courts.

UAB „Draugystės Sanatorija“ successfully completed the implementation of the project "Modernization of Private Limited Liability Company Draugystės Sanatorija and Reconstruction of Villa Kolonada on November 30, 2011. It was financed by the EU Structural Funds. The total project value was 5 mln Lt.   2 mln Lt was the support of the European Regional Development Fund, the rest of the investment was provided by UAB „Draugystės sanatorija“.

The 75 - guest villa Kolonada was completely renovated during the project. It has cosy, modern, artistically decorated rooms. Cafe - gallery „Mūza” has an exclusive design as well.

All the rooms in the health resort are equipped with the TV, phone, the Intranet and the Interenet access.

A modern workflow management system was implemented under this project. It allows to easily handle the accomodation availability, build treatment time schedule, track financial settlements for the services provided, create tailor made service packages for our clients.

The implementation of this project enables us to provide quality health and accomodation services for a wide range of clients, allows successful cooperation with Lithuanian and foreign tourism agencies and medical institutions.

You can experience the deep tradition of pampering health resort treatment, enjoy wonderful nature, beautiful and cosy resort environment and rapidly developing tourism service infrastructure. We will help you to fully relax, regain strength, forget your worries and have a wonderful time.

You are always welcome!

The Advantages of The Health Resort Draugystė
  • Long-term experience in traditional health resort and rehabilitation treatment;
  • Completely renovated health resort buildings (with EU funds);
  • Extensive range of healing and wellness procedures;
  • High qualified staff;
  • Nutrition programs based on the individual protein, fat and carbohydrate needs;
  • Herbal cocktails, teas, bitters and balms at Fitobaras;
  • Cozy 4-star Hotel Violeta on the picturesque bank of the Nemunas riverThere is room for 40 guests to stay;
  • Two 50 - seat conference rooms for our guests;
  • Evening entertainment and concerts at the Red Hall restaurant of 200 seats;
  • M. K. Čiurlionis plein air art gallery and J. Lipchitz stone sculpture park;
  • Efficient 7 day stress reduction and weight loss programs, as well as weekend programs;
  • A wide range of SPA treatments at Aphrodite Wellness Center and the Hotel Violeta;
  • Outdoor swimming pool with underwater massage streams, cascades, sunbathing areas;
  • Tennis courts.
History of Draugystė Health Resort

Draugystė Health Resort dates back to the fifties. The construction of the main building of the health resort began in 1953. The first clients arrived in April 1962. After a decade of construction work, it was the most beautiful and well-equipped building in Druskininkai.

In 1963 Draugystė Health Resort was approved as the Central Health Resort of the Republic. The Office of Organizational Methodology was established, seminars for physicians and nurses were organized, and scientific-practical conferences and symposia of Lithuanian health resorts were held there. The Druskininkai sector of the Health Resort Research Laboratory started its work in the premises of Draugystė Health Resort in 1957. For three decades, scientists, doctors, biologists and chemists have been researching the natural healing factors of Druskininkai resort and their possible application in treating patients. Scientific reasearch findings reflected in the recommendations for treatment to be used by the doctors in the Lithuanian resorts. Three PhD dissertations in medicine and thirteen PhD candidates proved their theses in the fields of gastroenterology, cardiology, musculoskeletal area, gynaecology, pulmonology, ophthalmology and dermatology.

Specialists of Draugystė Health Resort and Laboratory researchers provided methodological supervision of the treatment and prophylaxis in Lithuanian health resorts, as well as made significant contribution to the scientific development of health resorts in Lithuania.

After the merger of two health resorts Draugystė and Dzūkija in 1973, the capacity to receive patients and guests grew from 300 to 630. Cardiovascular and gastrointestinal diseases are treated in this health resort. There was established a rich library with a specialized literature department for the medical staff of Druskininkai resort.

Private Limited Liability company Draugystės sanatorija was established on January 27, 1994.  In the period of 1993 to 1994 management and administration of the company was reorganised according to the articles of association of a private limited liability company, investments were made.

Villas Kolonada and Nykštukas underwent reconstruction and renovation in the period of 1996 to 1998.  

Wellness and Beauty center Aphrodite was designed in 2001. It has mineral water pool, saunas, massage rooms.

The Hotel Violeta was built in 2003. It received four star category. 

Private Liability Company Draugystės sanatorija received funding from the European Union in 2005. The funding was used for the full reconstruction of Villa Vingis, renovation of one part of the main building and construction of the outdoor pool. It is an original wellness complex with recreational and sunbathing areas, well-equipped sports facilities and tennis courts.

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