5 Blissful Budapest Baths Guaranteed to Help you Unwind
Enjoying Budapest baths has been a past time for centuries. With so many to choose from, you’re bound to find one that fits your needs and is close to your hotel.
The Gellert Art Nouveau Budapest Baths are part of the famous hotel of the same name, which opened its doors in 1918. The friendly English-speaking staff are there to guide you through your journey of relaxation. This bath is equipped with a fantastic al-fresco wave pool, sauna and a wide range of medical treatments, including, but certainly not limited to Thai massages. The water is infused with calcium and magnesium, therefore maximum health and relaxation are guaranteed.
Where: The Gellert is located on the Buda side, near the castle and tram station.
Szechenyi Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool
Szechényi is located within the heart of the city’s main park, hence its popularity with tourists. However, locals can also be found here playing a game of chess with friends. Spend time relaxing in either the whirlpool or hot pool and feel the excellent effects on your body immediately. During the summer months, there are pool parties here on Saturday nights. Most noteworthy is the legendary New Years Eve pool party – a unique way to ring in the New Year.
Where: The Szechenyi Baths are conveniently located in Városliget Park, on the Pest side of the city.
Király Turkish Bath
The Király Thermal Bath is one of the oldest baths in Budapest, dating back to the 16th Century. Look for remnants of the past reflected in the traditional Turkish architecture, in particular, the octagonal roof. Best of all, with a steam bath and a sauna, this bath helps soothe any aches and pains.
Where: Király is located on the Buda side near the Danube and metro/ bus stations.
Rudas Thermal Bath
Take a swim in the Rudas Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool, while enjoying stunning views of the Danube river and Pest’s picturesque skyline. In addition, there is a drinking hall where you can taste the natural spring water in its purest form. Also, check availability before you go as the facilities are open to different genders on different days.
Where: Rudas Thermal Bath is located on the Buda side near the castle, overlooking the Danube and Pest’s stunning skyline.
Lukacs Thermal Spa
Get an in with the local crowd at the Lukács Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool. With a long history, the Lukács has been transformed into a modern bath with all the amenities you could ever ask for. Don’t miss the wellness area equipped with a steam room and sauna. Another great feature is the Himalayan salt wall.
Where: Lukács Thermal Spa is located near Spirit Színház és Kozpont and the tram on the Buda side.
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