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Highlights Balaton

  • Balaton Sound
  • Badacsony Wine Festival
  • swimming at Lake Balaton
  • Tihany geysers
  • Kis-Balaton Bird Park

Best Vacation Rentals in Balaton

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Siófok, Siófoki Region
Vacation Rental • 484 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
"Cubic 1", 3-room semi-detached house 45 m2 on 2 levels. Object suitable for 5 adults + 1 child. Cosy furnishings: living room with 1 double sofabed and satellite TV. Exit to the terrace. Entrance hall. Exit to the terrace. Open kitchen (2 hot plates, microwave). Sep. WC. Upper floor: 2 rooms, each room with 2 beds. Exit to the balcony. Shower/WC. Balcony 10 m2, terrace 20 m2. Terrace furniture, balcony furniture, barbecue (portable), deck chairs (2). Reserved parking (fenced) at the house. MA19018164
from $56 / night
Balatonakali, Balatonfüredi Járás
Vacation Rental • 517 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(13 reviews)
"Juglans 2", 3-room apartment 48 m2, on the upper floor. Comfortable furnishings: entrance hall. 1 room with 2 beds, dining table and cable TV. 1 room with 1 french bed. Exit to the balcony. Small kitchen in the entrance (2 hot plates, microwave). Shower/WC. Balcony 8 m2. Terrace furniture. Facilities: safe, baby cot for up to 2 year olds. Reserved parking (fenced). Please note: non-smokers only. Private mooring. Nudist camp site and nudist beach 300 m. MA20003641
from $73 / night
Balatonfüred, Balatonfüredi Járás
Vacation Rental • 592 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(20 reviews)
3-room apartment 55 m2, on the upper floor. Partly with sloping ceilings, simple and cosy furnishings: 1 double bedroom. Exit to the balcony. 1 double bedroom. Kitchen-/living room (2 hot plates) with dining table and satellite TV. Shower, sep. WC. Balcony. Terrace furniture. NB: The additional bed is only suitable for children up to 14.
from $72 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Balaton

$138for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
$198 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Balaton

60%for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
25% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals at Lake Balaton

Vacation rentals on the shores of 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, travelers will be able to admire a magnificent sun on the marina, enjoying Vacation 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 Vacation rentals

The north shore of Lake Balaton is the greenest, as it is located in the heart of Balaton-felvidéki National Park. Vacation 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 Vacation rentals in the region. Pleasant gardens will welcome vacationmakers who will be able to enjoy the serenity of the place and its famous geysers throughout the world.

Vacations at Lake Balaton

Location and orientation

Lake Balaton, a breathtaking natural setting

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 center 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.

Travelers and activities

Lake Balaton as a family

The peaceful and quiet setting of Lake Balaton is ideal for a family vacation. Upon arrival in Siófok, the Bebo Aquapark allows children and their parents to enjoy the joys of the lake water. A few kilometers 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 lake

Lake 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 center 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

1. Attend Balaton Sound

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 lovers

3. 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 travelers.

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.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Balaton

What was the average price for a vacation rental in Balaton last year?

You have chosen the most money-saving destination in the whole country, at only$134 per night in the previous year.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Balaton?

If you want to save the maximum during your vacation to Balaton, travel in May ($120 per night on average), September ($122), or April ($123), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Balaton?

Analyzing the data from last year, we found that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of January ($150), July ($148), and August ($144).

Do I need to plan a trip to Balaton well in advance?

It is better to book sooner than later in Balaton as only 32% of the properties remain available throughout the year, according to last year's data.

Which months offer the highest availability?

June, May and September are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that have the largest number of properties free, with an average availability of 70%, 67%, and 50%.

During which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?

According to data from last year, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Balaton are, in order, January (with 12% of available rentals), December (14%), and February (15%). During these three months, the availability is very low (14%). It is therefore recommended to reserve far in advance.

How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Balaton?

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