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Health Safety Tips

Yet, we should not forget about certain health / physical conditions when thermal water or a massage therapy is not only not recommended, but even discouraged.
Please read and follow the next recommendations, tips ensuring your pleasant stay in Gellert Spa.

Health conditions

Gellert Spa Pool Budapest
Gellert Spa Pool Budapest
We definitely suggest consulting with a doctor before visiting Gelert Spa in case of certain health condition. We, obviously, are not experts and cannot give medical advice, but we are happy to provide any necessary information you may need.
Visiting the baths is NOT recommended in case of:
  • High blood pressure
  • Infectious skin diseases, or skin conditions, as they can deteriorate during a thermal spa visit
  • Cardiovascular conditions, heart problems, high blood pressure
  • High temperature
  • Varicose veins

Medical conditions that exclude massage therapy

Massage is not allowed:

Gellert Spa Bath Couples Massage
Gellert Spa Bath Couples Massage

for children under 16 massage is not allowed, between 16-18 massage may only be done with parental supervision

  • during pregnancy
  • in case of infectious or repulsive skin condition
  • in case of unattended hypertonia
  • freshly after surgery or inflammation
  • for cancer patients
  • in case of strongly varicose veins
  • for guests with pacemaker, dangerous heart condition
Ladies may take part in a massage treatment during their period, however, we ask you kindly to notify the masseur. In this case no strong massage can be applied on the waist area.

Children in Gellert Spa

Children over 14 are welcome to the Spa, but for kids under 14 years of age the pools are not recommended. Should the parents decide to visit Gellert Spa despite this, families may arrive with children at their own responsibility. Children & babies who are not dry and clean yet are not permitted in the pools, not even with a swimming nappy.
More information: Children in Gellert Baths

During Pregnancy

If you are pregnant, have certain medical conditions (such as high blood pressure, diabetes or have had cancer within the last 5 years), or have an allergy, please consult your doctor and please also let us know, prior to making a reservation or if your medical condition changes after a valid booking has been made.
We reserve the right to request and view a doctor’s letter prior to entering the Spa or providing a treatment and, if necessary, to refuse the treatment on medical grounds or ask that you sign a disclaimer.

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.
Pregnancy Massages in Gellert Spa: Unfortunately, no thermal baths in Budapest offers pregnancy massage in the baths to avoid any potential medical complications.

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