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Palatinus Strand Baths

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About Palatinus Strand Baths

Open Every day, 09:00 - 16:00

This historic bath, situated on the idyllic Margaret Island, offers a tranquil oasis amidst the city's hustle and bustle. With its diverse array of pools, including wave pools and thermal baths, it caters to every preference, whether you're seeking relaxation or fun. The baths' rich history, dating back to 1919, and its stunning architecture provide a glimpse into Budapest's past while you enjoy contemporary comforts. 


Activity Highlights

Historic Charm in a Modern Setting: Experience a piece of Budapest's history at Palatinus Strand, nestled in the heart of the city on Margaret Island. This centennial bath, operational since 1919, offers a blend of historic elegance and modern amenities. Whether you're a history buff or simply looking for a unique relaxation experience, Palatinus Strand’s evolution from a simple outdoor bathing facility to a modern leisure complex is sure to fascinate.

Revitalise and Relax with Diverse Bathing Options: Catering to the dynamic preferences of young adults, Palatinus Strand features 15 pools, including a spa, an open-air bath, and a wave bath, open all year round. This wide range of pools ensures an invigorating experience, whether you seek a serene swim or an adventurous splash in the wave pool.

Convenience at Your Fingertips with Cashless Payments: Enjoy a hassle-free experience with Palatinus Strand’s innovative cashless payment system. Utilise a waterproof, touchless top-up card for all your purchases within the bath area, from food and drinks to other services. This modern amenity enhances the convenience and safety of your visit, ensuring you can fully immerse yourself in the joys of relaxation without the worry of handling cash.

A Range of Seasonal and All-Year Services: Palatinus Strand is not just a summer destination. It offers a variety of services all year round, adapting to the changing seasons to provide a consistently enjoyable experience. From sunbathing and swimming in the summer to warm baths and wellness treatments in cooler weather, this destination adapts to your leisure needs throughout the year.


Why Visit?

Exceptional Location: Palatinus Strand is uniquely situated on Margaret Island, a serene and picturesque oasis in the middle of the Danube River in Budapest. This location offers not only the therapeutic benefits of the baths but also the tranquil beauty of the island. The green surroundings, historical sites, and walking paths on Margaret Island complement your bathing experience, making it a holistic retreat into nature and history.

Cultural and Architectural Marvel: Beyond its recreational appeal, Palatinus Strand is a showcase of architectural and cultural significance. The bath complex, reflecting Bauhaus and modernist design elements, stands as an icon of early 20th-century architecture. As you wander through the facility, you're treated to a visual and historical journey, witnessing how the architecture has evolved while retaining its original charm. This fusion of culture, art, and leisure makes Palatinus Strand not just a place for relaxation but also an immersive cultural experience, appealing to those who appreciate the intersection of history, art, and architecture.

Family-Friendly and Diverse Activities: Palatinus Strand is an ideal spot for visitors of all ages, making it perfect for family outings or group trips. With facilities like playgrounds and soccer fields, along with a variety of pools catering to different age groups and preferences, there's something for everyone. This diversity makes it an inclusive destination, whether you're planning a family day out, a relaxing solo trip, or an outing with friends.


Ticket Information

Weekday (Monday - Friday) Entry with Locker:          €12.00 per person

Weekday (Monday - Friday) Entry with Cabin:            €15.00 per person

Weekend (Saturday - Sunday) Entry with Locker:      €13.00 per person

Weekend (Saturday - Sunday) Entry with Cabin:        €16.00 per person

All tickets come with either Locker or Cabin rental (dependent on which ticket type is selected) and GUARANTEED ENTRY to the baths complex - perfect for when the baths sell out during peak periods.


Palatinus’ combination of natural beauty, historical significance, and modern facilities makes it a must-visit destination for those looking to unwind and soak in the unique charm of Budapest.


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  • Guaranteed entry to Palatinus Strand Baths.
  • Locker or Cabin rental included (depending on ticket type chosen).

Ticket Types

  • Standard Weekday Entry (12.00€): Guaranteed entry to the baths with locker rental (Valid Monday - Friday ONLY)
  • Weekday Entry + Cabin (15.00€): Guaranteed entry to the baths with cabin rental (Valid Monday - Friday ONLY)

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  • Cancel at least 72 hours before the start time of the program and get a 100% refund.
  • Cancel at least 24 hours before the start time of the program and receive the full value of your paid amount as credit to use on our site for future bookings.
  • Cancel at least 3 hours before the start time of the program and receive 50% of your paid amount as credit to use on our site for future bookings. No refund or credit issued for cancellations with less than 3 hours notice.
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