Villa Skomanda guest house Augustow

Augustow Lakeland – a beautiful region in the North-East of Poland, covered with the Augustow Primeval Forest. Here you will find scenic landscapes with plentiful lakes glistening in the sun and blue ribbons of the Czarna HanczaRospuda or Biebrza Rivers meandering amidst lush woods.    

Augustow – if you are looking for a resort or a good rest, this town is the place to be. Located by the Netta River and the Augustow Canal on the east edge of the Augustow Primeval Forest - the most dense forest complex in Europe, surrounded by 6 lakes. It is called the capital of water sports and active tourism. What is more, Augustow is located in the so-called "Green Lungs of Poland" (a region with unique nature, and low number of inhabitants, covered densely with forests) near Wigry and Biebrza National Parks and the Suwalki Landscape Park.

Unique charm of the town, fresh air and plentiful attraction of the ‘nights and days of Augustow’ make it
a perfect destination for holidays all year round.


We offer an extensive range of ways in which free time can be spent actively: 

Kayaking trips

One-day kayaking trips, relaxing weekend in a kayak and several-day trips. Through rivers (Czarna Hancza, Rospuda) and the Augustow Canal. Northeast Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus. A great adventure for everyone: beginners and advanced, for couples and individuals, families with children, students. We offer free collection of our guests from the hotel and back. 


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Well-marked biking trails enable you to explore some of the most beautiful natural and landscape sites around. There are a few marked biking routes leading through Augustow Primeval Forest and around lakes. 

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Tours through Augustow Lake District

One-day trip through the most interesting places of Augustow region. You will become convinced that Augustow has much more to offer than its natural values.

The railroad is 10 km long. Its way leads from Plociczno through the Wigry National Park. Along the railroad, in the most interesting places, by the shore of the Wigry Lake there are observation towers. (more...)


One of the town’s attractions are the passenger cruises. The Augustow Shipping Company is one of Poland’s few shipping companies providing cruises for passengers. The main travel route is the Augustow Canal, linking all large lakes around Augustow. Alternatively you can choose sightseeing by gondola or small catamaran. (more...)

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Bus trip to Vilnius

The capital of Lithuania is situated on the banks of the rivers Neris and Vilnia. The magic atmosphere, the magnificent splendid architectural blend of Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Classicism  styles makes Vilnius a wonderful city to explore. The Old Town of Vilnius is not only one of the most beautiful, but one of the biggest in Europe.


Water ski lift on the Necko Lake in Augustow is a professional one. It was built with local authorities efforts in 1999 and is an amazing attraction for the tourists. It is also the place of  Polish Amateur Championship in water ski on the ski lift. (more...)


Carriage rides through the Augustow Forest

Horse-drawn carriage rides through the Augustow Primeval Forest are one of the most picturesque and romantic ways to see this large virgin forest complex, the biggest wooded area in Poland. Winter is sleigh ride season.

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Modern Aqua Park is located in the city centre of Augustow. It consists of the water enterteinment park with water slides, jacuzzi, gyms, fitness center, sauna, solarium. There are facilities for children. (more...)




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Villa Skomanda guest house

Konwaliowa 2
16-300 Augustów, PL

Phone: +48 87 644 35 70
Phone/fax: +48 87 643 43 99
Marketing: +48 605 153 375