NEW: Direct transport from Budapest Airport to the Balaton Houses! Brand new traditional village house using green energy, fully equipped, also with sauna, with huge garden, cca 2000m2, astonishing view next to restaurants, Balaton, on the hillside of a beautiful little village in the Kali-basin.
Smaller cottage is available here: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/15078604
NEW: Direct transport from Budapest Airport to the Balaton Houses!
Once you are here, Henye-mode just embraces you, so no other choice: sit back in a hammock, enjoy the splendid view and relax ('Henye' means 'lazy chillout' in Hungarian :)).
Beautiful little village with astonishing view in the heart of Káli-basin, a gastro-peak in Hungary. Excellent wine, top restaurants. 3 beds, 2 rooms, sauna, hearth in and outside of house. Very calm, with just 8mins drive from the lake. Sauna in master house capacity of 5 pers. Linen and towels are provided.
TV, Wifi, fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, etc.
Freshly filtered spring water is pouring from the small taps in the kitchen. If you wish you can also take a couple of bottles home with you.
You can also be reassured: the carbon footprint of your vacation will be kept to a minimum, as energy used is strictly renewable, generated by solar panels.
The almost one acre estate involves two houses, one master house and a cottage. It is also possible to book separately, or together with the smaller cottage for friends or relatives. Ideal to be together, but with a comfortable distance at the same time.
In the heart of Kali-basin, ideal for families and friends to just enjoy the beautiful nature surrounding this little village.
The neighbouring village is the world famous Köveskál, a gastronomical peak of the Káli-basin. Recommended restaurants are:
Kovirag (Very foodie experience, book in advance)
Miako (check web) - (very foodie experience, book in adv)
Tapolca: PuraVida (foodie experience, booking needed)
Csopak: MargaBistro (certainly not a bistro, very very foodie, soups and desert definitely a must in Balaton;)))!)
Keszthely: Telikert (foodie, no booking needed)
Badacsony: Kisfaludy restaurant (traditional but very high quality spectacular view, booking needed)
Zánka: Nekedfoztem (relatively foodie, booking during winter time)
What you can do in the Káli-basin
In the heart of Kali-basin, ideal for families and friends just enjoying the beautiful nature surrounding this little village.
The neighbouring village is the world famous Köveskál, as a gastronomical peak of the Káli-basin.
Tihany Abbey: (check web for opening hours)
Saturday/Sunday market place in Tihany:
Sunday market in Káptalantóti:
- Palffy pince (cellar) in Koveskal,
- Tolnay in Gyulakeszi,
- Istvandy pince in Káptalantóti,
- Kőróka in Minszentkálla.
- Csopak: Szent Donát pince, Jásdi (check web)
For more programmes visit: (check web, search for "i love balaton programmes").
Pls check availability, opening hours online or via phone.
Supermarkets, movies, etc.:
In Balatonhenye there is only a small shop, but the essentials are there, eg.bread, milk, kolbász (HU sausage), etc. Only open in the morning and afternoon, check in the centre of the village.
There is also a bigger shop in Köveskál or Kövágóörs.
The best supermarket in the vicinity is in Balatonakali approx 15mins drive: (FÉK, ABC, Akali - check web)
You can also try some traditional HU dishes and cakes, pastries in the resto next to it, and do not miss out on the strudel (rétes). This is more for the traditional HU kitchen lovers, not really a foody experience;)
You can find movies/malls/bigger supermarket in Tapolca (15mins), Veszprém (35mins), Balatonfüred (40mins).
For skiing in the winter time you need to go as far as Eplény, 10 minutes drive from Veszprém.
(skiarena in Eplény)
Outdoor termal bath in Heviz (+-50mins drive - check web).
For summer the nearest beach is Zanka or Révfülöp (8mins drive).
It is also possible to rent bikes from us (except winter).
Balatonhenye, Veszprém, ฮังการี