The bottom of the curative lake is lined with a several metre deep layer of peat. Thanks to the special organisms living in the mud, the medicinal mud of Hévíz has a unique softness.
Treatments performed with the warm medicinal mud can stimulate circulation, leading to an accelerated metabolism. It makes the skin flexible and velvety soft, which is why the mud sourced from the lake is utilized by the beauty industry.
The over two hundred year-old therapeutic tradition, as well as the medicinal water with a special composition and the medicinal mud gained from this source are utilized in the traditional Hévíz therapy, which has scientifically proven beneficial effects. The premium category Hévíz therapeutic hotels as well as the wellness and medical hotels of the region offer classic therapies and modern wellness services alongside countless health preservation, fitness, selfness and lifestyle programs besides their own bathing facilities.
A wide range of active, cultural and culinary experiences are waiting to be discovered in the region. The parks, promenades and hiking trails are suitable for relaxing strolls or even Nordic walking.