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Széchenyi Baths Photo: Wikicommon by Marc Ryckaert

What could be more cosy than gazing at the autumnal landscape or the snowflakes from a nice hot tub? There are numerous outdoor pools awaiting visitors during winter as well, says Here is a list of some of them.

Széchenyi Thermal Bath

Széchenyi Thermal Bath is the biggest and most popular outdoor pool in the capital, one of the ‘stars’ among tourists from abroad. The outdoor pool, which can be found between the beautiful antique buildings, awaits the ones longing for a nice bath in the autumn and winter as well.

In the outdoor pool there is a lazy river, underwater bubbling, neck shower, and a water jet for back massage.

You can quickly get to the indoor pools or saunas from the poolside, where we can warm our bodies even more if we need to. Széchényi Bath, nicknamed “Szecska”, is the biggest bathing complex in Budapest and the whole of Europe. It is so wonderful in the autumn and winter, everyone should try it at least once.


The newest four-season bath in Budapest is Palatinus. Starting from this October, Palatinus will not only have a new covered bath with four pools and a brand new wellness section in it, but two pools of its beach can be used in the wither too: the 40 meter swimming pool and the thermal one beside it.


Napfényfürdő Aquapolis in Szeged

The Napfényfürdő Aquapolis in Szeged offers countless experiences for its visitors in the summer and in the winter alike, even under the sky. In the four-season water city in the indoor pools there are lazy rivers, bubble beds, cascades and other experience features. The indoor pool is connected to the outdoor one. Good news for adults longing for a rest: a new, exclusive wellness section was created in Napfényfürdő Aquapolis, which allows perfect relaxation.

Agárd bath

The surroundings of Velencei tó are reachable in less than an hour from Budapest. In the Bika-völgy in Agárd the Agard Thermal Bath and Spa can be found. The water is 58 °Celsius hot. It has a positive medical effect primarily on musculoskeletal and gynaecological diseases, but can provide a pleasant refreshment for visitors only willing to relax a bit. In the bath, an almost 1400 square meters big water surface, one outdoor and four indoor pools await families wanting to heal or relax. The outdoor pools can be visited during the summer and winter as well.

Demjén Thermal Spa

The hilly landscape of the Demjén Alley must have been created when God was in a good mood. Proprietors imagined and built a Roman bath here. Its medical baths are lighted up at night, which gives it a magical atmosphere. If you can stay up, you can enjoy the bath until 2 am. The well which provides the water for the bath was created in 2006. This is the most recently explored thermal water in Hungary and is 68°C. The bathing treatment can be used for many kinds of locomotor disorders: rheumatic diseases, joint diseases, osteoporosis, before and after musculoskeletal surgeries. It optimises blood circulation and motility.


Hévízi tó

Hévízi tó (lake) counts as a curiosity in the whole of Europe and the world. It is the largest natural thermal lake in the world. Its fantastic composition and the area’s unique microclimate makes the wonder of Hévíz uncommon, which provides a different experience for the visitors each time they return. The lake Hévíz lies on a nature reserve, the marsh, the source cave, and the lake are all protected natural rarities. In the winter a natural inhalatory forms over the surface of the lake where a natural ‘humidity cap’ arises, keeping the water from cooling down. Once everyone must see the beautiful lake in the winter from the bath.


Jonathermal medical bath and spa in Kiskunmajsa has a past of 30 years. The bath’s main activity is providing services improving physical well-being and it has outstanding medical services based on medical water, which are recommended especially for those suffering from musculoskeletal diseases, rheumatic pains. In the open air a medical water pool awaits those longing for relaxation and healing.

Featured Image: Wikicommons by Marc Ryckaert



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