If you’re worried about how to stick to your usual workout routine during the holidays, have no doubt, there’s a variety of Budapest gyms and spas to discover that will help you keep fit and stay right on track. Although there are plenty of active things to do in Budapest such as a walk on the embankment of the Danube, or simply strolling through the city’s streets (a healthy hike to the top of Gellért Hill is a great alternative) will these really push you past your limits? After trying out Hungarian sweet treats you’ll be in need of a proper training session. So, if you’re dying to go for your usual spinning class or a quick session of fat burning but need some extra motivation to get started, let us introduce you to the best gyms and spas of Budapest.
Exclusive Tranquility – Oxygen Wellness
Oxygen Wellness is the top Budapest gym and spa facility, with two lush locations: Oyxgen Naphegy and Oxygen Fáy. We would recommend visiting the Naphegy location first, as the club is set on the stunning slopes of Buda, and during your workout session you can enjoy unique views to the magnificent Buda Castle and Gellért Hill. The luxurious facility has a never-ending list of high quality services, and a team that will cater to all your needs. With services including body analysis, personal training sessions, fitness, cardio, functional and crossfit trainings, a rooftop fitness terrace, a glass-walled 20m swimming pool, and even a Jacuzzi, Oxygen is definitely not a place to get bored at. To top it all off, there’s also 14 saunas on site, not forgetting the ice rink in the wintertime, and of course, free parking too.
All in one – Life1
Life1 is another gym in Budapest that has multiple locations. Four to be exact: Corvin Wellness, Nyugati Fitness, Allee Fitness and also an outlet in the city of Pécs. Life1 Corvin Wellness Club, located on Corvin Promenade is set on over 3000sqm and is fully air-conditioned. This gym is also rich in variety, however more moderately priced, but still offers over 40 different group classes to choose from, and over 80 machines to use. The facility has a 23m long swimming pool, saunas and steam rooms to relax in, and Jacuzzi and massage/beauty salon options too. Life1 confidently covers everything you could possibly need from a gym in Budapest.
Easy and Cheap – Astoria Fitness
Astoria Retro Fitness is a friendly, easy-going gym located in downtown Budapest. Open every day at a great location (it’s super easy to get to, and you can even do a spot of sightseeing on the way too) this Budapest gym is the perfect place to pop in for a session of spinning, cardio, or group classes. Although the facilities are limited, and Astoria Fitness is quite small, its cheap prices makes it easy on the pocket. The retro design is fun and the friendly staff makes for a gym that feels like home.
Level Up – West Fit Gym
West Fit Gym is also centrally located, in the 6th district, and just a short walk from Oktogon and the iconic Andrássy Avenue. The gym has a unique concept, with the facility consisting of three separated levels, one for cardio machines, one for free weights and machines and one level for group classes. Set in modern, clean surroundings, using Cybex and Technogym brands, and offering reasonable prices and the support of private trainers, you can literally level up at this flashy gym.
Peak Gym – Don’t Stop, ’till You Reach the Top
Peak Gym, located in Budapest’s largest shopping mall, the Aréna Plaza is the place to go if you’re looking for a Budapest gym that’s always open. Whether you want to stop by during the middle of night, or are in need of an early start for your workout – at Peak Gym anything goes. It’s also quite a surprise, that there are a whopping 26 personal trainers to choose from to help you reach your fitness goals! There are plenty of group classes on offer too, including aerobic, fat burning, spinning and functional full-body training sessions, not to mention indoor cycling facilities too.