Popular Lettings in Balaton
Highlights in Balaton
- Balaton Sound
- Badacsony Wine Festival
- swimming at Lake Balaton
- Tihany geysers
- Kis-Balaton Bird Park
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Holiday rentals at Lake Balaton
Considered a real inland sea by Hungarians, Lake Balaton is one of the natural jewels of Eastern Europe. Arriving in Siófok, the most important city on the lake, travellers will be able to admire a magnificent sun on the marina, enjoying holiday rentals with balconies and terraces. Along the south shore of the lake to the west, pleasant accommodation, where swimming pools are not uncommon, welcomes visitors seeking peace and quiet in the charming villages of Balatonkeresztúr, Balatonlelle or Balatonszemes, among others. There, the rest is total, in the heart of a preserved natural setting. A destination of choice for those who appreciate the calm and beauty of the great lakes.The charm of lake holiday rentals
The north shore of Lake Balaton is the greenest, as it is located in the heart of Balaton-felvidéki National Park. Holiday rentals are available in Balatonfüred, the country's main spa town, with no less than 7 mineral springs. The Tihany peninsula offers a breathtaking view of the lake and certainly the most beautiful holiday rentals in the region. Pleasant gardens will welcome holidaymakers who will be able to enjoy the serenity of the place and its famous geysers throughout the world.
Holidays at Lake Balaton
Location and orientation
Lake Balaton is one of the most beautiful destinations in Europe for nature lovers. After a relaxing swim in the waters of the lake, discover the Badacsony vineyards in the centre of the north shore, where you can taste excellent white wines while enjoying an exceptional lake setting. After this time of relaxation, head southwest of the lake to discover another one, Lake Héviz. Its thermal waters have been attracting visitors from all over the world for more than 200 years.The historical heritage of Lake Balaton
But Lake Balaton is not only an exceptional natural destination. Its immediate surroundings are dotted with historic sites that will delight heritage lovers. On the north shore of the lake, the medieval fortress of Szigliget dominates the waters of the Balaton and offers a superb view of the surrounding countryside. The village is also worth a visit, it perfectly embodies the Hungarian way of life. The Benedictine Abbey of Pannohalma, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has one of the most beautiful medieval libraries in Europe, with more than 300,000 volumes. Located a little further north from Lake Balaton, it is worth a look. Lake Balaton will delight nature lovers as much as old stones, thanks to its charming atmosphere.
Travellers and activities
The peaceful and quiet setting of Lake Balaton is ideal for a family holiday. Upon arrival in Siófok, the Bebo Aquapark allows children and their parents to enjoy the joys of the lake water. A few kilometres north of Balaton, the Veszprém zoo is one of the region's most popular family activities. There is no doubt that the little ones will enjoy the joy of swimming, quite simply, thanks to the beaches located all around the lakeLake Balaton as a couple
The region's medieval and seaside history offers a perfect setting for a romantic getaway. Balatonfüred, the region's main spa, welcomes visitors to its spas and mineral springs and invites them to relax. Once relaxed, nothing beats taking Tagore Drive, to enjoy a moment together. From the Tihany peninsula, located not far from the centre of the lake, emanates a bucolic atmosphere. The ideal place for a stay for two under the sign of rest and cocooning.
In winter, Lake Balaton freezes completely and offers a completely different panorama. It then became the ideal place for ice chariot races. A world championship in the discipline was even held there in 2004.
Top 5 Things to Do at Lake Balaton
Reserved for lovers of electronic music, this open-air festival is one of the largest in Europe. Every year in July, since 2007, it has welcomed the greatest international artists of this musical genre. Undoubtedly the most important event to take place on the shores of the lake.2. Visit the Kis-Balaton Ornithological Reserve
The shores of Lake Balaton provide a privileged habitat for a wide variety of waterfowl. It is possible to observe wild herons or even egrets in Kis-Balaton. A breathtaking show for nature lovers3. Taste the local cuisine
Hungary being deprived of access to the sea, Lake Balaton is the ideal place to enjoy delicious fish fillets. On the menu: carp and pike-perch, fried or breaded, will delight the most delicate palates.4. Enjoy Lake Balaton in summer
While the summer season is certainly the most popular among tourists, it is still the most pleasant time to enjoy the pleasures of Lake Balaton, thanks to the exceptional temperatures that warm its waters. It is also in summer that Balaton Sound is held, for the most festive travellers.5. Participate in the Badacsony Wine Festival
Every year, in mid-July, this festival celebrates the grape harvests and wine-growing traditions of the region, Hungary's most famous for its wines. Between folklore concerts, traditional shows and wine events, the festival attracts many participants from all over the world.
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about holiday rentals in Balaton
Based on our 2019 data, Balaton is the cheapest destination in Hungary, with an average annual price of £94.12 per night.What time of year offers, on average, the best holiday rental prices in Balaton?
According to our most recent historical data, the months with the cheapest prices in Balaton are May, March, and April, with average prices from £77.66, £80.7 and £81.28, respectively.When are holiday rentals more expensive in Balaton?
When it comes to looking for a holiday rental in Balaton, the months when it is most expensive are, in descending order, July, August and January with average prices per night of £120.84, £119.68, and £107.92, respectively.Is Balaton a good location for a last-minute getaway?
If you decide to discover Balaton, we suggest organising your travels long before you go because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average occupation of 55% in the year 2019.What are the best months for a sponteneous getaway?
The best months to find available accommodation in Balaton are March (the average amount of properties that are free reached 84.4% of the total in 2019), April (83.75%), and May (59%).When are there fewer rental options available in Balaton?
The month with the highest average booked rental figures is January (only 20% of properties were available on average in 2019). Followed by December (21%), and July (23.75%).How many lettings are available in Balaton?
Our inventory contains around 3300 properties from 25 partners.