Activities

Fitness

In order to improve and maintain your health, shape up your muscles, shed some extra weight, increase your aerobic capacity, and for maintaining an overall healthy lifestyle, we invite you to our fitness area and gym at Balvanyos Resort, where you can choose your most suitable fitness programs.

MULTIFUNCTIONAL SPORT COURT

Spend an active stay in the middle of the forest! The multifunctional sports field can be rented for
basketball, football and tennis. The reservation of the sport field can be done at the hotel’s reception where our guests also receive adequate equipment. Can be also rented in the evening with lightning.

BILLIARD AND TABLE TENNIS

Do you want some indoor activity? Come with your friends to a game of billiards or table tennis. Ask for the necessary equipment at the hotel reception.

ARCHERY

Learn to aim! Shoot the arrow! The archery used on the battlefield or on the hunt a few centuries ago, has become a relatively recent an Olympic sport. Archery appeals to people's competitive spirit.

CLIMBING WALL

Try the rope climbing on our climbing wall. Our colleagues will help you climb safely and choose the right route.

HIKING - DISCOVER THE SURROUNDINGS WITH A TOUR GUIDE

The area of Balvanyos Resort is full with beautiful hiking trails wich leads to various mineral water springs, mofets and peat bogs. These hiking trails with various difficulty are suitable for all kind of people with different experiences and skills.

TOUR GUIDING: Our guests can request a tour guide at the reception or at the concierge.

Short routes:

Balvanyos Resort – The Sulfurous Cave– Balvanyos Resort (1 hour, marked with blue point, moderate level)

Balvanyos Resort – The Apor Daugthers’ Baths – Balvanyos Resort (30 minutes, marked with red triangle, easy level)

Balvanyos Resort – The Apor Daugthers’ Baths – Healing Springs– Balvanyos Resort (40 minutes, marked with red triangle, easy level)

Balvanyos Resort – Mikes Baths – Balvanyos Resort (40 minutes, marked with red cross, easy level)

Long routes:

Balvanyos Resort – The Sulfurous Cave – Cave with alum – Balvanyos Resort (1 hour 30 minutes, marked with blue point, moderate level)

Balvanyos Resort – Murderous Cave – The bird cemetery – Buffogó peat bog – The Sulfurous Cave – Balvanyos Resort (3 hour, marked with blue point, moderate level)

Balvanyos Resort – Ruins of Balvanyos Fortress – Balvanyos Resort (3 hour, marked with blue point, moderate level) – starts from Baile Balvanyos

Balvanyos Resort – Csiszár bath –  Balvanyos Resort (1 hour 30 minutes, marked with blue point, moderate level) – starts from Baile Balvanyos

Bicycles tours on Bikkla electric bikes

Do you want to explore the Balvanyos and the Saint Anne Lake area on 2 wheels? The BIKKLA electric bicycles are at your disposal! You can choose from different routes or you can try them all.
Our bicycles rent you can find opposite to GastroLab Balvanyos restaurant!

Details about the routes:

Route 1 – Mineral Water’s Trail – 50 de minute, 14 km – 80RON

Route 2 –  Saint Anne’s Lake – 100 de minute, 23 km –  130RON

Route 3 – Gorgan Valley – 110 de minute, 23 km – 140RON

Route 4 – Panorama Saint Anne – 130 de minute, 21 km – 150RON

http://balvanyos.bikkla.ro/

BEAR OBSERVATORY

Enjoy the wildlife of the area, observe the wild animals in their natural habitat, from a safe and high-quality bear observatory.

Bence Máté, one of the most famous wildlife photographers in the world, selected the most suitable location for photographing and observing bears from hundreds of surveyed areas.

You can approach the bear observatory by car on the road  to Bixad (DN 11 C), then you will arrive at the destination after a 300 m walk together with the administrator.

The program starts every day around sunset, based on previous registration at the hotel reception: http://medveles.hu/en/

MINI ANIMAL FARM

Visiting the mini farm at Balvanyos Resort is just as much fun for the adults as it is for the children. Ponies let you caress them and in a few seconds they find a special place in your heart.

ADVENTURE ON 4 WHEELS - OFF ROAD TOURS

If you like the exciting programs, don’t miss our off road tours on nearby mountain routes.
The well echiped off road cars are driven by experienced drivers and you can safely explore the area with them. The program starts upon previous registration.

THE MYSTERIES OF CHIMNEY CAKE

The ’’kürtőskalács’’- chimney cake is a festive cake of the Szekler families, an important symbol of the Hungarians of Transylvania, a popular dessert arround everywhere.
The most delicious kürtőskalács is the freshly baked, soft and crispy as well. Participate in our chimney cake preparation workshop, where you can bake your own kürtőskalács.

*The program starts upon previous registration with minimum 6 persons.

 

 

For more organized programs we recommend you to consult our complete list: Summer season activities