Reaching 4 million vaccinated people in Hungary represents another milestone in easing restrictions. PM Viktor Orbán, in a radio interview on Friday, explained that swimming pools, spas, and hotels could reopen when four million people in Hungary get vaccinated.
When Hungary reached 3.5 million vaccinated people, restaurants were allowed to open their terraces, which attracted a large crowd throughout the country. The next important point will be reaching four million vaccinated people. After that milestone, cinemas, theatres, zoos, as well as swimming pools, spas, and hotels could reopen. As of the rules today, if you would like to visit any of these places, you have to have an immunity card. However, this may change later. Already there are some rumours going around that some hotels will not require the immunity card. Moreover, there are many questions around the immunity card, such as not knowing if people vaccinated abroad will receive the card. You can read the key information about the immunity certificate in this article.
If you want to sit out on a terrace in Budapest, you will find great ideas here. If you want to relax outside of Budapest, this article can help you find the perfect destination, as we have gathered the best spas outside of Budapest. It is nevertheless important to be informed about the rules and epidemiological measures before booking.
The first written record of Hévíz dates back to 1328. In 1772, György Festetics built a bathing house on the lake, which is the largest medicinal lake in Europe. St. Andrew’s Rheumatism Hospital, Hungary’s largest institution for the treatment of musculoskeletal and rheumatic diseases, is located here. 38,000 litres of fresh water arrive in the lake every day from various sources. Bathing is therefore incredibly hygienic, as the total water mass of the lake is completely changed twice a week. Hévíz, with a population of 5,000, has the highest number of guest nights after Budapest. There are several hotels in the village. The small town is the perfect place to relax and unwind.
Zalakaros, with a population of 2,000, is located close to Hévíz in the southwestern part of Hungary. It was an important turning point in the life of the settlement when thermal water was found during oil exploration. The water was discovered in 1963 but remained unused for a long time. Since its opening in 1965, more and more visitors discover the beauty of Zalakaros every year. Sulfur medicinal water in Zalakaros is especially effective in the treatment of rheumatic musculoskeletal diseases, muscle pain, and muscle inflammation. It is also useful in cardiovascular diseases, as sulfur water dilates the coronary arteries; therefore, the heart’s blood supply is more effective. The village has a breathtakingly beautiful ornamental lake, which represents a great opportunity for a walk with your family when the weather is nice. Visitors can choose their favourite locations as the place offers more than 10 hotels.
The main sights of Eger are the Eger Castle, the Basilica, and the thermal bath, which opened in 1932. The spa is located in the middle of a 5-hectare park, so it is the perfect environment to break away from city life. The place is very unique as two types of medicinal waters are abundant here. The Eger Thermal Bath and Turkish Bath are located next to each other. It can be excellent for the treatment of musculoskeletal problems and abrasive joint complaints while having a drink from it is beneficial in the case of gastrointestinal diseases.
Not far from Debrecen is Hajdúszoboszló, with a population of 23,000. In 1925, thermal water was found in the city. The opportunity was soon seized, and Hajdúszoboszló quickly became a well-known resort throughout Europe. Water is high in iodine and bromine, making it effective in treating rheumatic diseases. It is also suitable for the treatment of dermatological, gynaecological, and urological diseases. In addition to medicine, Hungarospa in Hajdúszoboszló is also famous for its children’s services. Hajdúszoboszló is one of the best places to find resorts in Hungary for families.
Source: Daily News Hungary