Loutraki is a bath town, a true bathing resort on the north coast of the Gulf of Corinth. It is famed for its curative water, and is said to cure many diseases such as hepatic ailments, kidney stands, gall stones, indigestion and more. There is a spa in the area housed in a traditional building. There are modern hydrotherapy facilities as well. Also noteworthy are the beaches and hot springs at Loutra Elenis or Loutra Oraias Elenis (the baths of Belle Helene), also in Korinthia.