5 best spas in Budapest
Posted by Ágnes Taraszovics · Dec 15, 2015

Winter and cold, stormy weather is here, but we show you some spas where you can easily ride out the next few month.

Harmony Spa

Photo: ariahotelbudapest.com

The only music-themed luxury boutique hotel of the Hungarian capital became Europe's Best Wellness Spa this year. The Aria Hotel Budapest dazzled everyone in the World Boutique Hotel Awards and we absolutely understand why. The judges said they put the Aria on top because the unique experience of musically inspired spa treatments and the option to book a private Harmony Rooftop Yoga to take in the morning glow of the beautiful and majestic city around you while taking time to reset, relax and restore.

Magnolia Day Spa

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Magnolia Day Spa is a real premium class "instant" downtown wellness center. Day Spa is somewhere between a spa and beauty salon, because spa treatments, baths, sauna, beauty salon, and even exotic (Indian, Japanese, Tibetan) treatments can be found in it. All massage rooms are slightly different: there are first quality cosmetic products in the first, aromatherapy vaporizer in the second, exotic Ayurvedic Shirodhara treatment in the third. We’d like to try them all!

Kempinski - The Seasonal Spa


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Drawing on the elemental wisdom of nature, the treatments of Kempinski ensure that every guest restores balance to their body with nature and the rhythm of the seasons. The Kempinski Spa offers four treatment rooms on 525 sqm, one of which is suitable for couples. A fitness centre, Finnish and aroma saunas and a steam room await guests, along with sensory diversions, such as sensation showers, a Kneipp-bench, a tepidarium, an indoor pool as well as a health bar. A specialty that for their definitive treatment The Hungary Holistic, a rich healing mineral called hungarymud is used.

Mandala day spa


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Mandala Day Spa was opened in 2003 in the heart of Budapest and represents the oasis of tranquility for spa enthusiasts. They provide more than 100 types of massages, Hammam rituals, treatments including facials, manicures and pedicures in luxury environment. Before and after treatments, guests can relax in the candlelit, Oriental-style tea room where you can enjoy unlimited tea specialties, refreshments, chocolate, cake and fruit, as well as enjoy the positive effect of sauna and Jacuzzi.

5 elements spa

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If you decide to get acquainted with Eastern culture, traditional healing, it is the best to return to the original roots. In the salon "5 Elements" they work with massage experts from the Kingdom of Thailand and the islands of Bali and Java to be perfectly authentic. Melodious music, Eastern flavors, flickering candles, tea ceremony and wonderful beauty and healthcare rituals will carry you away from the urban bustle to the paradise, where everything is for you and for your sake. After the massage, a cup of special Chinese tea will inflow vitality and positive emotions into your body and mind. And – as we’re talking about a traditional place – they have a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine, Dr. Li Hua who can help those who want to heal by alternative, but effective methods.

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