Interval International has affiliated Velence Resort on the shore of Lake Velence, 37 miles (60 km) south of Hungary’s capital, Budapest.
The timeshare units have private balconies, fully equipped kitchenettes, satellite TVs, and Internet access. From the beach and boardwalk, guests have panoramic views of Lake Velence, Hungary’s third largest lake. Covering 27 sq km, it is one of the warmest natural lakes in Europe, with an average water temperature 27°C during the summer, and is renowned for its healing properties.
The wellness facility features three mineral pools filled from the resort’s own thermal spring. For intense detoxification, there are many types of saunas as well as steam cabinets, plunge pool, and an invigorating ice cascade. A whirlpool bath provides extended relaxation and a Tepidarium, a high humidity salt chamber, and Kneipp Bath, a pool of knee-high cold water lined with round pebbles, are available for treating specific aliments. Guest also may book water-based thalassotherapy body treatments and facials and choose from a dozen styles of massage. The on-site facility also hosts a full schedule of classes along with personal training services.
In addition to the spa, the resort has a number of on-site amenities such as a bicycle trail, clubhouse, marina, restaurant, and beach bar. The child-friendly environment includes playrooms, a children’s pool, a playground, and children’s programmes during peak season.