The SpaceTHE RESORT: HAJDUSZOBOSZLO and THE CONDO
The condo is situated in a condominium building in the spa zone of the resort city: Hajduszoboszlo. The largest medicinal and recreational spa complex of Europe is only about a 100 m away.
The city itself was built around the medicinal waters which is well known for its healing properties. Thousands flock to this place each year in search of better health and natural cures of many ailments as well as for healthy lifestyle and recreational activities. Guests are mostly from Europe, however North Americans are quickly tapping into the great health benefits, bottom line values, world-renowned cuisine, cultural events, art and local crafts this resort offers all year round. (URL HIDDEN) or (URL HIDDEN)
The condo is in the heart of all amenities: steps away from the spa complex, the medical centre, the library and cultural centre, the open-air theatre, small shops, supermarkets, the local organic market (local fruits, vegetables, honey, cheese, meat specialities etc.) The region is part of the Great Hungarian Plains: the food basket of the country!
The condo is on the promenade of Szilfakalja with many restaurants, ice cream parlours, cafes offering unique mouth watering Hungarian food and drink specialities. Food, wine, beer tasting art days, folklore festivals are all 5 min. away.
Parachuting, paragliding, sightseeing flights, hot- air ballooning, fishing, all 10 min. walking distance. Free parking at the door to the condo. Guest AccessTHE HOSTING TEAM
Is Marika neni, a 79 year old grandma, a magical cook, gardener and folk artist of embroidery, a Mother Theresa 2 who selflessly gives her gifts and talents to all. While she is waiting for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren to visit her in her condo 2 steps from the vacation rental condo, she enjoys guests and makes sure all their needs are fulfilled. A welcome drink of schnapps “palinka” (double distilled from her own fruit of organic garden) and her home made bread or pastry initiates guests to the traditional lifestyle of the region. In season, she will offer “pick-your-own fruit” from her garden. She is always 2-3 steps away from the vacation rental. Daughter, manages all rental issues, inquires in English, French, Hungarian.
GETTING HERE AND GETTING AROUND
From Budapest Ferihegy airport, there is InterCity (IC) train every hour to Hajduszoboszlo. Clean, air-conditioned, fast, precise (on-time) train, 2.5 h comfortable journey. (Ticket, seat ticket approx. 4, 500 Ft= $20 There is a bus waiting for every train to take passengers to the city centre, where the condo is. (325 Ft=$1.50) drops guests off exactly in front of our condo. Taxi cost 1000Ft=$4-5.
The condo is about 5 min. walk from main Bus Station to go to Debrecen (20 Km) the largest city of the region, with beautiful old buildings, universities, zoo, amusement park, shopping centres, theatres, cultural events. The Debrecen International Airport offers flights to many European (URL HIDDEN)
A day trip to Hortobagy National Park (URL HIDDEN) a Unesco heritage site offers wildlife, practical nature conservation programs with fish ponds and a bird migration centre.
The landscape is shaped by pastoral societies for several millennia, maintaining the traditional land use and setting an example of harmonious co-existence of man and nature.
Preserving the traditions of folk art and craft is of utmost importance in the region. Master craftsmen and women of the region are passing down their skills of wood-carving, pottery, home made textiles, weaving, felt-making, leather crafts and ironworks in craft schools and universities nearby.(URL HIDDEN) Interaction with GuestsAll communication, reservation issues, questions, inquires in English, French or Hungarian should be directed to Katalin who will respond within 24 hrs. On the spot inquiries are handled by Marika neni, who is always 2-3 steps away from the condo.
In season, the guests are invited to the family garden 10 min. walk, next to the airport and may pick their own fruit. The NeighborhoodThe condo is ideally located in the heart of the city, steps away from the resort/spa complex, medical centre, all restaurants, shops, market, bus station and bus stops, entertainment, sport and cultural events. Getting AroundBus stop is in from of the condo, bus station for out of city travels, 5 min. walk. There are buses at the train station for every IC (InterCity) train coming from Budapest. Taxis also available, anywhere within the city, approx. 1000 Ft. ($4-5)