Are you looking for the perfect holiday resort for your family? Check our list below to see how much joy you can find spending your holiday in Gyenesdiás.
Gyenesdiás is a cosy resort village at Lake Balaton, only 100 kilometres from the western border of Hungary, and 15 kilometres from Hévíz-Balaton Airport. It is a rapidly developing, family-friendly holiday resort full of life and possibilities. The village is surrounded by beautiful landscapes: from the north, it is embraced by the peaceful slopes of the Keszthely Hills and from the south, the waves of the Lake Balaton are rolling in. Here everybody will find their favourite activities to have fun or to relax.
13+1 Reasons Why You Should Visit Gyenesdiás, the Family-friendly Resort Village of the West-Balaton Region
1. Kid-friendly beaches with shallow and fresh water
In Gyenesdiás you can even choose between the lively Diás Beach with lots of facilities for children and the more peaceful Gyenes Beach. Both beaches welcome you with amusing kids’ programmes, sports facilities, hospitable services and local flavours.
2. Let’s get on two wheels!
Bike enthusiasts can challenge themselves on the Balaton Bike Ring with its amazing landscapes, or on the beautiful bicycle routes of the surrounding hills and forests. You can even join a guided bike tour to visit the must-sees of the region.
3. Are you a nature lover?
You must experience the unique and various flora and fauna of the Keszthely Hills with its hiking routes, lookout towers, breath-taking panoramas and nature trails.
4. More to experience for less money
Buying our West-Balaton Gyenesdiás Plus Advantage Card will give you plenty of discounts at local restaurants, museums, service providers or even at bike rentals, besides providing you with free entry to both of the beaches.
5. For adrenaline junkies!
For those guests who want to try their hands at shooting, or skeet shooting, there is a well-developed shooting range situated in a beautiful landscape, where visitors can also ask for professional guidance.
6. Discovering old crafts – handcraft sessions
The local Pottery House awaits children and also adults with hands-on pottery and clay work, but they can also grasp the hammer at the Blacksmith’s.
7. Animal attractions
The whole family will find joy when visiting the Festetics Imre Animal Park, where they can meet almost 40 native animal species and learn about them. At Livi’s Animal Farm children love to stroke and feed domestic animals. The braver ones might also try out goat milking.
8. Let’s get the sails up!
Discover the lake by joining a pleasure boating trip or an exciting sailing tour.
9. Always something going on in Gyenesdiás!
The resort village welcomes its guests with various traditional and unique programmes, with cultural, music and sports events, and culinary treats.
10. What makes Gyenesdiás different?
There is plenty of joy and experience you will find spending your long-term holiday in the region. The West-Balaton Region offers a lot of kid- and family-friendly programmes: adventure pools (Zalakaros, Kehidakustány, Zalaszentgrót), museums (Historical Model Railroad Layout, Balaton Museum, Georgikon Farm Museum and Heritage Farm, Marzipan museum, Traditional clothed Doll museum, Snail Parliament, Toy Museum in Keszthely, Kis-Balaton House), Tapolca Lake Cave Visitor Centre, castles (Rezi, Tátika), medieval jousting games (Szigliget, Sümeg), animal parks (Csillagvár, Fenékpuszta, Africa Museum, Kápolnapuszta, Salföld) – just to mention some of them.
11. Who dares wins!
Bala Toni, the mascot of the village, invites kids to a great stamp collecting game that helps little visitors to discover the great places of Gyenesdiás. The smart little explorers are rewarded with a surprise gift.
12. Let’s celebrate your birthday together!
Birthday kids get a Free Birthday Pass beside little surprises on the big day.
13. Taste the flavours of Gyenesdiás!
The local market attracts visitors with traditional flavours, and local restaurants offer various menus, family-friendly services and other culinary treats.
+1 In Gyenesdiás everybody matters
The relaxing holiday begins with good accommodation Visitors are welcome in well-equipped, family-friendly accommodations suited for personal needs.
Spend your holiday in one of the most beautiful and most exciting family-friendly resort villages at Lake Balaton.
For more information, please visit our office.
2 Hunyadi Street, Gyenesdiás
Tel: (+36) 83/511-790