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Welcome to the Paradise of thermal waters! Almost 15,000 square meters of pools with thermal water full of minerals are waiting for you to experience their healing powers
The miraculous effects of the thermal waters join forces in the largest healing waters resort in Romania. Oradea, along with Felix and 1 Mai Baths, is a real paradise of thermal waters! It’s a place where you should come at least once in a lifetime. Felix Baths is probably the most beautiful thermal tourist destination in Romania, and one of the most advantageous choices for health, recovery, and relaxation in Europe.
The miraculous effects of the thermal waters in Băile Felix have been known since the Roman Empire. Unique around the world, the thermal waters of Băile Felix are the most appreciated healing waters in the region.
The healing effects of the thermal waters are enhanced to the maximum, throughout the year, by the breeze coming from the Austrian Alps. Outdoor thermal baths in winter are the tourists’ favourites, the sensation of transfer from cold to hot making the experience much more intense.
A unique and harmonious atmosphere will seduce you, and once you get here, comfort and invigoration will be your best friends. Spend at least one day in Băile Felix and fully enjoy the waterpark and spa treatments of your choice.
1200 - Discovery of the first sources;
1221 - The use of the first hot springs and the first mention in a Vatican Diploma;
1711 – 1721 - The first settlements for treatment, under the name of "Felix's Bath";
1763 - The first attestation of the resort contains the notes of a doctor, regarding the construction of a wooden swimming pool in the Băile Felix area;
1771 - Replacement of the wooden pool with a stone one, with attached bathrooms;
1766 – 1772 - The first building is built;
1789 - The discovery of the Thermal Water Lily or the “lotus flower” by the botanist P. Kitaibel;
1885 - The first modern drilling, “Izvorul Balint”;
1896 - Winning the Gold Medal and the Diploma of Honour at Berlin World's Fair for Thermal Water Quality
1948 - Nationalization of the resort by the communist authorities, construction of over 6,000 accommodation places;
2015 - The first 5-star spa complex in Romania.
After relaxing in the thermal waters, take a walk in the forest of Băile Felix. Its special climate, particularly beneficial for health, is appreciated even by high-performance athletes who are used to training here.
Discover a friendly, welcoming, and vibrant city! Oradea will surprise you with a stunning architectural mix. 89 #ArtNouveau buildings are harmoniously displayed across the city, among secession, baroque and medieval Stelar-bastioned style monuments. But Oradea is way beyond #ArtNouveau. It is a blooming city, a place of wellness and wellbeing, a paradise of thermal waters together with Felix and 1 Mai Baths. All these combined make Oradea a #SlowLivingCity where you dearly live and surely want to come back!
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