Destination guide

The cosy area of Lake Balaton awaits your stay

Enjoy the churches and other features of Lake Balaton. This city's lake, spas and forests draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Lake Balaton

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Lake Balaton a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palffy Pince Winery (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Veszprém Zoo (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Marcali Thermal Spa (24.7 mi / 39.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lake Balaton

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Lake Balaton is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pigeon Island (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Platán Strand (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Silver Shore (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Szent Gyorgy-hegy (14.1 mi / 22.8 km)
  • The Lake Cave (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Golden Shore (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lake Balaton

The nearest airport is in Balaton (SOB-FlyBalaton), located 30.1 mi (48.4 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Fövenyes, Balatonlelle Felso Station and Balatonfoldvar Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Lake Balaton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,941 holiday lettings near Lake Balaton. From 942 Houses to 20 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lake Balaton is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Lake Balaton?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lake Balaton. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Siófok: 678 holiday homes
  • Balatonfüred: 702 holiday homes
  • Zamárdi: 715 holiday homes
  • Balatongyörök: 967 holiday homes
  • Zalaszentgróti: 136 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Lake Balaton! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lake Balaton?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Lake Balaton with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Siófok: 678 holiday lettings
  • Balatonfüred: 702 holiday lettings
  • Zamárdi: 715 holiday lettings
  • Balatongyörök: 967 holiday lettings
  • Nagyvázsony: 83 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Lake Balaton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Lake Balaton. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lake Heviz: 1,070 holiday rentals
  • Zalakaros Park: 802 holiday rentals
  • The Lake Cave: 1,324 holiday rentals
  • Silver Shore (Ezustpart): 962 holiday rentals
  • Szekesfehervar Station: 57 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Balaton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.