It is a unique and magic experience to bath in the Lake of Heviz which can not be exceeded by and bathing in a pool. The turquoise colour of the Lake, the forest holding its arm around the Lake and the sunbeams reflecting from the surface of the water provide us with the feeling of natural healthiness. The composition of the water – in addition to the special curative effect – is refreshing the tired constitution and fills it with energy. Therefore all the guests bathing in the Lake regardless of their age mention the positive effects they enjoyed. Lake Heviz is primarily suitable for treating and curing rheumatic and motility cases, due to its high mineral content it supports recovery from several other diseases. On top of its refreshing and curative effect the Lake of Heviz is a unique natural phenomena, since this biologically active Lake is the biggest Spa-Lake of the world that is suitable for bathing.

Around Lake Heviz

The lake is surrounded by a park and forest belt, which is also called “protection forest”, as the trees protect the lake from the wind and other environmental impacts. A walkway with benches is established around the thermal lake, where everyone can have a feel of the special atmosphere of the lake. As a result of the evaporation of the hot water a steam layer covers the lake (especially in cold weather), which guarantees pollen free, clean air to the guests. We can access the main entrance of the lake via the Dr. Schulhof Vilmos Promenade. The promenade is bordered by hundred years old sycamore trees and colourful flower beds. The lake is situated on one side of the promenade, while the other side is bordered by houses built in the beginning of the 1900s, which are connected to the lake and nowadays belong to the Saint Andrew Rheumatologic Hospital (Szent András Reumakórház). Originally these two-storey buildings, mainly built in Art Nouveau style were villas and apartment houses. Within the territory of the thermal lake characteristic pinnacle bathing buildings can be found, which went through significant reconstruction works in the past few years. The half-timbered buildings built on stilts preserved their original style. The pinnacle buildings are also very spectacular in the evening, when their lit image is reflected from the water.

Up-to-date medicine

After the Millennium the development of the bathing resort fastened up, between 1904 and 1928 it received the form we know today. This is the era from which up-to-date medicine was available in Heviz. The classic cure of Heviz (internal link) always starts with a consultation with a physician, where the treatments for the guest wishing to recover are tailor-made by the specialist considering the indications and the contraindications of the spa. (internal link). Applying the water of the Heviz Lake equals to a complex therapy itself. The hydrostatic pressure and the mixed direction of the flow are ideal for the blood circulation. The indifferent temperature is close to the temperature of the body results a pleasant refreshing bathing. When prescribing the cures of Heviz the specialists are always consulting the other specialists. The weight-bath is the local speciality out of the cures available in Heviz (internal link). In addition to this there are other techniques used frequently, for example the autogene training, ergo therapy, guidance on alimentation issues, and the special curative massages (interstitial tissue massage and segment massage). On top of the medical background and experience of more than 200 years, together with the laboratory providing result it is ambient that supports the efficiency of the recovery to a great extent. On the natural lake due to the reflection the effect of the sunbeams is increasing, and due to the forest protecting the Lake and the evaporation the neighbourhood of the Lake is free from dust, the air is poor in allergens.

Source: West-Balaton

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Apartment Gyapay Heviz

Ms. Gyapay Elizabeth Mörk
Mr. Arpad Gyapay
Mr. Zsolt Gyapay

H-8380 Heviz, 34 Attila str.
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Mobile: (0036) 30 400 76 88
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