If you are expecting a baby and are planning to visit Szechenyi Baths and Thermal Spa in Budapest, please read the following information before making a purchase or booking a massage, as massage is not offered in the baths during pregnancy.
Massage for Pregnant Mothers
Unfortunately, no thermal bath in Budapest offers pregnancy massage in the baths to avoid any potential medical complications. Even if you are in absolutely perfect health condition with your baby, the bath management cannot take the risk of unexpected complications / urgent resolutions to keep you and your baby safe from harm. We are terribly sorry that we cannot spoil you when you would deserve the most.
In a similar vein, there are several pools in the baths which contain hot water (between 33 and 40 degrees Celsius, the upper end of which, is not recommended for pregnant mothers.
In short, massage treatment is not available for pregnant moms in Szechenyi Baths.
Hot thermal water is not suitable for pregnant moms.
During pregnancy 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 in Budapest too, and what – if any – precautions they need to make before entering the pools.
All visit to the baths and its facilities are at the responsibility of visitors, including pregnant mothers. We apologize for any potential inconvenience. You will find that some private spas do offer pregnancy treatments in Budapest, even if not the major thermal baths.