What should I bring to Budapest baths?
So plan to bring along the following:
- A swimsuit.
- Two good towels—one to use during the bath and one to dry off with after the last shower.
- A swimming cap, if you intend to use a bath’s conventional swimming pool.
- Your own soap and hair products; there are no spa-style dispensers here.
Do you need a towel for Budapest baths?
One of the questions tourists often ask us, and on various Budapest travel forums is if they need to take a towel with them or not. The short answer is, yes, you can rent a towel at Szechenyi Baths, or even a bath robe.
Do Budapest baths smell?
Budapest is famous for its many thermal baths, which are these huge, centuries old, awesome indoor/outdoor pool/spa facilities where locals and tourists go to relax and unwind. The entire city sits right on top of a whole bunch of thermal hot springs (as evidenced by the occasional VERY strong smell of sulfur).
How long can you stay in Szechenyi Baths?
over a year ago. over a year ago. Well you can spend there 2-3-4 hours, depends on how much you are into the spa experience.
Is there a dress code in Budapest?
Although most places in Budapest don’t have much of a dress code there are a few upscale places to visit at night (Buddha Bar is my personal favorite). Pack at least one dress that can be worn at night to a chic cocktail bar, upscale hotel lounge or one of their many nightclubs.
Do you need slippers for Budapest baths?
Purchase options include a cheaper, more affordable towel and a more expensive gift towel. Flip flops / slippers are required to be worn in the whole area of the bath. If you do not have your own, you can buy a pair in the entrance hall shop.
What should you not wear in Hungary?
Tourist Alert: What Not to Wear in Budapest, Hungary
- Dirty Shoes or Trainers. Since we take public transportation practically everyday, we get to see a lot of footwear.
- Colourful Winter Coats.
- Baseball Caps.
- Sweatsuits, Tracksuits and Yoga Pants.
- Other Tourist Giveaways.
How are Budapest baths heated?
Known as the “City of Baths,” Budapest sits on a fault line, and its thermal baths are naturally fed by 120 hot springs.
What do you wear to a thermal bath in Budapest?
Minimum a proper bikini style swim wear, or a sporty tankini, shorts (with a top), or a one piece ladies swimsuit too, should you be a bit shy or you prefer more coverage (swim caps are mandatory in the swimming pool, but not in the other thermal pools).
Do you get naked in the spa?
Most people are nude under those spa robes, but it’s perfectly O.K. to leave your undies on if you feel more comfortable. Many spas also offer disposable underwear just for that purpose. You can ask for a pair when you’re shown to the locker room.
Are you supposed to be naked when wearing a robe?
If you’re in a situation where you’ll be around other people, you may also want to consider their comfort, but in the end, the choice is yours. Even if you’re in a public place, like a spa, it’s just as normal to be nude under your robe as it is to be wearing undergarments.
Can you go to a spa while on your period?
Can you visit a spa when you’re on your period? We do often get asked if you can go to a spa when you’re on your period. The answer is yes, absolutely. You can go on a spa day or break on your period, and you can have spa treatments on your period.