Băile Felix Resort is a well-known Spa from Bihor county, Romania. It is located in Sînmărtin village, 10 km south from Oradea, the administrative center of Bihor county. The name of the spa is given from a monk named Felix Helcher, who, in the 18th century, discovered the healing power of thermal waters and started using them to cure people. The first buildings from ”Felix`s Baths” were built between 1711 – 1721.
Today, Băile Felix Resort, is the largest, all year round, spa from Romania. It has the second largest accommodation capacity (over 7,000 places) from Romania after the Black Sea resorts. The resort is enriched with pools (on the inside or on the outside), restaurants, treatment halls, etc. Băile Felix is known for the healing power of the thermal waters (that have natural temperatures between 20 – 49 degrees Celsius) which are rich in mineral salts. Doctors recommend the treatment with thermal waters from Băile Felix for various neurological, gynecological or internal illnesses.
The symbols of Băile Felix are the water lily and the lotus, the only thermal water flowers from Europe.