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Health Safety Tips

Budapest is famous for its spas and thermal baths. Visiting one and bathing in hot, thermal water is an excellent choice, should you wish to spend a relaxing day while in Budapest.
However, there are some certain physical conditions / health when soaking in a thermal water is not only not recommended, but even contraindicated.

Here are the most essential tips to keep in mind when planning a visit to Budapest’s baths.

Szechenyi Bath by Shreyans Bhansali
Szechenyi Bath by Shreyans Bhansali

Medical conditions

 Infectious skin diseases, or skin conditions that are worsened by thermal waters, heart problems and high blood pressure are counter-arguments when visiting a spa.
Consult with a doctor before visiting a spa if you have any of the health conditions above. We are not able yo give medical advice, but we are more than happy to provide any necessary information you may need for an informed decision.
Visiting the baths is NOT recommended in case of:
  • High temperature
  • High blood pressure
  • Cardiovascular conditions
  • Infectious skin diseases
  • Varicose veins
Please consult your doctor, if you are expecting a baby, you have a known allergy or suffer from a medical condition such as high blood pressure, diabetes or have had cancer within the last 5 years.
We kindly ask you to inform us of any condition we should know, even prior to making your reservation or immediately after if your medical condition suddenly and dramatically changes after your booking has been made.
For obvious reasons we reserve the right to view a doctor’s letter prior to entering the Spa or providing a treatment and, if necessary, to refuse the treatment on medical grounds or ask that you sign a disclaimer.

Children in the Thermal Baths of Budapest

Kids over 14 years old can go to the baths. Under 14 the pools are not recommended, but parents can decide to come anyway at their own responsibility. However, toddlers & babies who are being potty trained are not permitted to enter the pools, not even with a swimming nappy.
More information: Children in the Baths


Please keep consulting with your doctor whenever you intend to visit public baths, shared pools. Pregnant women are kindly asked to consult with their doctor /OBGYN if they can bathe in the thermal waters.
Unfortunately, there is not any thermal bath in Budapest that has pregnancy massage. The main aim is to avoid any potential medical complications that may occur during pregnancy.

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