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Thermal Lake of Heviz

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Address: Dr. Schulhof Vilmos setany 1., Heviz H-8380, Hungary
Phone Number: +36 83 501 700
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The lake of Hévíz is the biggest biologically active, natural medicinal...

The lake of Hévíz is the biggest biologically active, natural medicinal water in the world. Its temperature is affected by the combination of cold and hot spring waters coming from underground. The medicinal water breaks out from the spring cave on the surface at the rate of approx. 410 litres per second and with a temperature of 40°C. According to that delivery, the water in the lake changes every three and a half days and keeps uniformly clean.

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Nice lake, rules on children's pool very strict.

We went there on rainy day when it was +12C. The kids found out children's pool very good. Unfortunately the adult's were not allowed there even after shower, even tought youngest... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went there on rainy day when it was +12C. The kids found out children's pool very good. Unfortunately the adult's were not allowed there even after shower, even tought youngest ones would have needed an adult to hold them (they were 2 and 3 years old). Very nasty for adults to guide kids outside from the pool when it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely to learn about the geography of these thermal baths - the largest thermal lake in Central Europe for that matter! Such a lovely temperature.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an excellent time here - we bought a 3 hour admission, but would have definitely liked to have stayed longer. We rode bikes from Keszthely along a lovely wooded path. The crowd here is great people watching - mostly older Hungarians, plus Russian and German tourists. Predicting how crowded it will be by day of the week seems impossible.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were excited to check out this lake after seeing photos of it on Pinterest. We love thermal baths, so thought it would be relaxing. Rent a tube for 600Ft inside the complex and then literally just float. There's nothing else to do. The outside water is not as warm as the inside water, but the atmosphere is more pleasant.... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely experience swimming amongst the water lillies, dragonflies and ducks.not expensive, and it has to be done.

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Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The water was really nice as with 34celsious it is easy to stay in it for hours (however during the winter the water temp is only 20-22C). They say it is good against lots of illnesses so if you like to las around in the water for ours while doing literally nothing this is your place. The sorrounding nature is... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This lake is the largest thermal lake in Europe and the second largest in the world! As usual in Hungary, English is a bit tricky but we overall had no issues at all with getting the student discount. Entering the park you pay for your admission at one of the multiple gates. One is available right at the bus station... More 

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Budapest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Arriving near the lake the special smell of sulphur and other components of the thermal water are overwhelming. Since about thirty years we are visiting this Thermal lake. Most of the times just the lake but you can also profit from the inside possibilities with massages etcetera, sure when you have booked a hotel in Heviz. Inside the bath you... More 

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Celje, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Thermal Lake of Heviz is really worth a visit at least for half of day. It's the largest thermal lake in Europe and the second largest in the world (after New Zealand's Lake Tarawera). Temperature of water is around 32 degree C. There are activities available: massage, outdoor fitness and chess.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding area of natural beauty.....must go back. Huge lake...well organised...good facilities. Very tranquil

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