Everyone dreams of the perfect honeymoon- romantic, peaceful, unforgettable. While many people jet off to a beach on a Caribbean island, Europe’s thermal Bath’s provide a stunning alternative with many world-class resorts, alpine scenery, hot thermal water and great activities to make it the trip of a lifetime.
Here are our top honeymoon thermal spa destinations:
Andorra la vella – Andorra
Andorra is the home to Caldea thermal spa, one of Europe’s largest health spa’s, with over 6000 square metres of pools and its standing futuristic architecture set it perfectly between the mountain peaks of the Pyrenees. The town of Andorra la Vella itself is Europe’s most exclusive mountain resorts with numerous luxury hotel’s providing an ideal place for some winter skiing, summer walking, or just sitting back and enjoying the views.
Langenfeld – Austria
If you really want to get away from it all and enjoy total tranquillity on your honeymoon, then the Aqua Dome in the small village of Langenfeld in Austria is the perfect place. Located deep in the Otztal Valley, you can breathe clean mountain air with spectacular views of snow-capped mountains from the indoor and outdoor thermal baths. It is an easy drive from Innsbruck if you want a fix of the city, and you can also enjoy the world’s largest alpine roller coaster at the bottom of the valley in Imst. If you are looking for luxury, then you can stay at the Four-star Aqua Dome Hotel, or the nearby NaturHotel WaldKlaus.
Heviz – Hungary
For something a bit different, the town of Heviz in western Hungary may be worth a look. It’s famous for being home to Europe’s largest thermal lake, which itself is quite an experience, but there is much more going on. You can also enjoy a more relaxing thermal spa experience in the Five-star Rogner Thermal Hotel or at the Four-star Carbona Hotel, or a drive a few miles down the road to Kehida Termal. You will also find yourself on the doorstep of Lake Balaton, where you can bathe on the southern shores, enjoy water sports and take in beautiful scenery of the region. It is also just a few was by train or car (from Kezthely) to the capital of Budapest, and has some of Europe is most reliably sunny weather in spring and summer.
Budapest – Hungary
The capital city of Hungary, Budapest is an ideal honeymoon destination for city lovers. Full of great shops, restaurants, parks and architecture, it also has a huge number of thermal bath’s to help you relax from the hustle and bustle. The best of these is the Széchenyi baths, which have around 15 thermal pools and these are set in the attractive Széchenyi Park, easily reached by Metro. There are plenty of luxury hotels in the city such as the spectacular Four Seasons, but also for the full spa experience you should try one of the Danubius Hotels at the Gellert, Margitsziget and Helia.
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