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Romance in Budapest – treat her not just for Valentine’s

Why do we need more romance in our lives? The ones who don’t experience true love are almost always the ones who always put their own needs before the needs of their lover. The more selfish you are, and the more you ask what you can get in return for your effort before you do something for your lover, the smaller the odds of finding true blissful love. Open your heart, and indulge in sweet romantic moments every now and then. These romantic tips will surely help both of you feel more connected and it’ll help improve communication and bring both of you a lot closer too!


La joie de vivre - Gerlóczy Café & Brasserie

A romantic French bistro style restaurant in the heart of the city with stylish boutique rooms above the cafe. (NB: you might catch a blink of Jeremy Irons as this is his favourite place to stay when he is town.) The first batch of fresh croissants arrive at 8 a.m. for the opening, have it with butter or jam with a cup of freshly brewed coffee. Or enjoy their home-made páté, crunchy Viennese sausage and on-site freshly baked bread. When the weather gets milder, enjoy the sunshine outside and stay for the whole day enjoying the "la joie de vivre".

Where? District 5. Gerlóczy utca 1.  Feel it                                                                                                                                                       

When? Mon - Sun: 08:00 am - 11:00 pm  Menu


Take her to the top of the world - enjoy the breathtaking views of the city

Experience sightseeing with Budapest Eye and see the heart of the city as never before, a panoramic view from Danubian ships to Buda Castle and the temple towers of Pest. If the queue is not huge, you can even buy a private cabin ticket. In any cases opt for the priority ticket, so you can start your mesmerizing journey straight away. (We already know couples, where the groom-to-be popped the question on the wheel!) Tickets: adult 9 EUR /pp, fast track 11 EUR / pp

Where? District 5, Erzsébet Square

When? Mon - Tue: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm, Wed - Thu: 10:00 am - midnight, Fri - Sat: 10:00 am - 01:00 am,  Sun: 10:00 am - midnight


A magical dream with roses for couples

Treat your senses with a private 20 min rose aromatic bath with rose petals, with two glass of champagne and a 60 min holistic Swedish massage. The 90 minutes program costs 46 500 HUF. As a client of  Mandala Day Spa you are invited to enjoy all of their Spa facilities as long as you like before or after your treatment. By purchasing one of the Spa packages, the entrance fee and all spa facilities are free of charge. You are also welcome as a guest for 2 hours without booking for 5 500 HUF (from Monday to Thursday) or 7 500 HUF (from Friday to Sunday) for jacuzzi, sauna, teahouse, changing room. For all the Spa treatments, booking is a must!

Where? District 13, Ipoly u. 8.

When: Mon - Sun: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm


Bringing down the stars - dine in style

Nothing beats a romantic rooftop dinner with fairy lights. Whilst gazing down over the panorama of the historical city centre of Budapest in the sunset, it will at once become evident that you are in the best place to be. You have nothing else to do than enjoy the unique signature cocktails of St. Andrea Wine & Skybar, or any one of your favourite drinks prepared specially just for you. Alternatively, you can choose from amongst the wide variety of award winning wines whilst enjoying special bar food dishes served by our internationally acknowledged chef.

Where? District 5, Váci u. 1.

When? Mon - Fri: 12:00 - midnight, Sat: 12:00 - 04:00 pm, Sun: closed


The small things that count - say it without words

It’s the little unexpected things that can make your romance feel a lot more romantic than the grand gestures. Dori Visy's delicate heart bracelet can be found at Punch Store. Get in the festive mood at any time and get the 14K rosegold earrings with tahitian pearl and a white diamond and make her day the happiest... The extra special ones have a small diamond on their base. Psst: you can also find amazing Hungarian designer bags, hats and clothes in this store!

Where? District 6, Paulay Ede u. 15.

When? Mon - Fri: 12:00 pm - 08:00 pm, Sat: 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm, Sun: closed


When the night falls - 

Enjoy the wonderful night lit river side attractions in Budapest city on a night Danube river cruise with 2 complimentary drinks. Depending on your night program, you can schedule your Budapest river cruise at 9pm, 9.30pm, 10pm, 10.15pm or 11pm. Picture the fairy tale riverfront panorama of Budapest: the UNESCO World Heritage site (Buda Castle, Hungarian Parliament, Matthias Church, Fisherman’s Bastion), floating by Gellert Hill, Gellert Spa, Gresham Palace, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, historical bridges and churches, 19th century universities and contemporary buildings. A real treat.

Where? The dock information, or meeting point details are sent to you in your confirmation email, after reservation.

When? All bookings have to be made online

Photo credit: Pixabay, St Andrea Wine & Skybar/Facebook, Mandala Day Spa/Facebook, Punch Store/Facebook

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