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The Best Romanic Getaway in Hungary for 2021

While Budapest takes the limelight for attractions as a capital city, Debrecen takes the crown for Romanic getaways in Hungary. Away from the noise, hustle and bustle, it’s the ideal environment for romance to bloom in any season.

Plan your next romantic getaway to Debrecen, to the surroundings of the great forest, with wellness programs aplenty. Be at one with nature, peaceful, beautiful and relaxing, and treat your loved ones as they deserve.

The below itinerary is sure way to put a smile on their face, providing the ideal environment for romance to blossom.


Before we look at the romantic things to do, it is vital to choose the right environment for your stay. Another great reason to chose Debrecen is that four star and above is surprisingly great value, so you can pick from among the very best below.

Hotel Divinus

Hotel Divinus

According to booking.com couples particularly like the location of this hotel — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip. However, by choosing this Hotel you are choosing a 5-star hotel, nothing says you appreciate someone than giving them the best.

The nearly 1000 m2 wellness centre of Hotel Divinus is equipped with a unique sauna and relaxation area. There are several pools in the wellness centre, including a 25 meter swimming pool, hot water relaxation pool and kid´s pool as well as tanning booth. There are many sauna options available.

You get all that you would expect from 5 stars at a great price, but, yes its the location above everything else that really stands out. It’s really exceptional, located where Simonyi út terminates at the great forest. It’s an easy 20 minute walk to the heart of the city down this beautiful promenade.

Hotel Acquaticum

Hotel Acquaticum

Without question, the Hotel Acquaticum is the best located wellness hotel in the city, right in the heart of the great forest. If wellness is your thing then the Hotel Acquaticum can’t be beaten in terms of the medical programs on offer.

From Simonyi út taken in the pedestrianized Medgyessy promenade through the literary sculpure park to the hotel entrance. The hotel is great for families with an indoor water adventure park, and it backs onto one of the largest water parks in Central Europe, – it’s brand new, opening in 2020. It also provides a supervised play area, allowing parents to escape for a while, – to reignite that romantic flame.

If you are flying in to Hungary for its famed thermal waters then it is important to note that this hotel is the only hotel listed here with thermal water.

The hotel sits opposite Krudy’s Restaurant, the perfect location for a romantic meal after a wellness session.

The hotel also provides a best price guarantee.

Hotel Lycium

The four star Lycium hotel is a conferencing hotel, located adjacent to the Déri Museum in the heart of the city. It is also in the same complex of buildings as the Modem Museum. If your partner is really into modern art or history then this is the definitely the hotel for you.

Hotel Lycium Debrecen
Hotel Lycium

The hotel is less than a 5 minute walk to the central Kossuth Square and the Great Reformed Church. Like all of the hotels listed here, it has a great wellness / Spa section and a great restaurant.

In addition, this hotel has an advantage of secure underground parking, and so if you are fly-driving or just driving then this is the hotel for you.

Garden Hotel Medical

Garden Hotel Medical

If you intend to partake in wellness and don’t intend to do much in the city, or even go outside of the hotel, then choosing a hotel less centrally located is a great value option. The Garden Hotel Medical is one such option. It is located to the North East, on the outskirts of the city, but just 15 minutes drive from the city centre for if you change your mind and what to explore a little. It has fitness, finnish, infared and jacuzzi as well a range of fantastic massage options.

The restaurant is well worth trying after a fitness and wellness session.

Romantic Things to do in Debrecen.

  1. Thermal Soak + wellness treatments
  2. Stroll along Simonyi út to the city center one way or to the forest in the other direction.
  3. Enjoy the Art Deco architecture in the city center (take a tour).
  4. A Romantic Meal relies on intimate, discrete settings, great service and food of course! It’s difficult to go wrong by choosing the Ikon Restaurant, located in the heart of the city on the Kossuth Square.


In normal times Debrecen takes pride in organizing a great program of events all year round, including the famous flower festival, and so its a good idea to choose to visit around events that interest you and your partner. Please note that for these events, it is more than likely that all the hotels will be fully booked, – so book well in advance to secure your escape in 2021.