The long May weekend
The long May weekend

 Tired of the hustle and bustle and constant rush of big cities?
Dreaming of a short holiday amidst amazing nature and fresh air?
Come to Augustów, it is the perfect place to relax and you can get there quickly!

 You can choose the attraction:

kayak, bicycle, trip to the Vilnius or lazy relax.

 Turn off the stress – get relax :)

 

Term:  the long May weekend:  28.04 – 06.05.2018

Accommodation:
Comfortable double rooms are equipped with TV, fridges, access to WiFi and en-suite bathroom with shower and hair dryer. For families with children there are TRP or 4-person rooms; roll away bed available on request.

At Guests disposal: a kettle in the lobby, deckchairs, a grill, fireplace.

Price:
320 zł / person in 2-people room
460 zł / person in 1-person room
200 zł / child at age 4-10 years old in room with parents - ½ board
220 zł / third person in room
Child to 4 years old in the room with parents - free of charge

The price includes:

  • 2 night's accommodation
  • breakfast buffet
  • served dinner – soup, main course, salad, dessert, drink
  • bicycle or Nordic Walking sticks – one day at guests disposal
  • access to sauna - 2 hours*
  • free Internet Wi-Fi access
  • help in organizing free time

* wood-fired sauna, open every other day - in price there is one entrance included

Additional information:

  • Check-in 02.00 p.m. Check-out 11.00 a.m.
  • Check-in avaliable till 22.00
  • Children aged up to 4 years – free of charge in parents’ room
  • Children from 4 to 10 years in room with parents – ½ half board
  • The climate tax is not included – 2 PLN/person/day
  • Cot on request - free of charge
  • Free fenced car park
  • Animals are not accepted
  • Smoking is not allowed in the premises of Villa
  • For whom? For everybody regardless of age and fitness; for those who feel like having a short, active holiday

Amenities for families with children:
Playground, bikes with children's seats, a sheltered area for campfires, fenced area

Villa Skomanda offer a wide variety of  attractions for Guests (extra charge):

 One day kayaking - The Long-May-Weekend kayaking trips

  • We invite you for one-day (few hours) kayaking trips along the most beautiful routes of the Czarna Hańcza, the Rospuda and the Biebrza Rivers, the Augustów Canal and on the Belorussian territory. This is a proposal for everyone: for couples and individuals, families with children, students, those who wish to start their kayaking adventure, want to make their holiday more attractive or don’t have time for longer trips. We provide comfortable and stable kayaks, also the triple kayaks.

    For instance:

    Kayaking trip on the Czarna Hancza River  (12 km)

    Kayaking trip on the most picturesque part of the Czarna Hancza River through the heart of the Augustow Primeval Forest, where the river meanders through a swampy valley with a wood on its edges. The trip is wrapped up with a 2 km paddle on the Augustow Canal that has two antique locks operated manually (attraction!). We encourage you to visit a traditional wooden chapel in Mikaszowka.

    The route is easy, also for children; the river is quite wide and meandering, grown over with plentiful water plants, has slow current facilitating paddling and is full of convenient spots to have a rest.
    Duration: about 5-6 hours with stops

    Services: transportation by coach there and back; place in a recreational kayak with equipment (paddle, life vest, soft seating), a kayaking instructor, insurance (sum insured: PLN 5,000)
  • Bicycle tours (we own 15 bicycles for rent)

    Picturesque routes, fresh air, forests, lakes ... it is a paradise for bicycles lovers.Trips in the Augustów Primeval Forest or by trails running along lakes. Near Villa Skomanda there is a bicycle trail along the Augustów Canal (400 m) called ‘Around the Sajno Lake’.

  • VILNIUS – TRAKAI (Lithuania) Coach trip
    VILNIUS – one of the most beautiful European capitals, situated by the Vilnia and Neris Rivers among green hills. Legacy of the ‘golden era’ with perfect harmony between stunning architecture and picturesque nature. Sightseeing: Antokolu, Rasos Cemetery, Gate of Dawn, the Old Town, Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit, Vilnius University (from the outside), Literatu Street Project, Church of St. Anne and Bernardines, Vilnius Cathedral. Departure from Augustow at 6 a.m., return 9 p.m.

    Services: transport, tour leader, personal accident and medical expenses insurance
    Not included: entrance tickets (about euro 10/adult, euro 6/pupils and students)
    IMPORTANT: take your ID or passport with you
  • Coach trips around the Augustów Lakeland scenic landscapes, the chapel in Studzieniczna, charming basilica in Sejny, papal apartaments in Camaldolese Monastery, regional cuisine in Jeleniewo, exhilarating view from the Cisowa Mountain and monumental bridges in Stanczyki. Once you visit this region, you will not be able to resist coming back again and again…

  • Cruises by ships, gondolas and catamarans on enchanting lakes and the Augustów Canal with antique locks. Sweet indolence in the sunshine while marvelling at exhilarating landscapes.

  • Trips to Druskininkai this most popular Lithuania resort is located only 115 km from Augustów. Saunas, baths and water slides are all part of the largest Aquapark in this part of Europe. You can also go skiing in SNOW ARENA, which is open all year round. Great entertainment for the whole family.

  • Rides around the Augustów Primeval Forest in a chaise in the vast, mysterious woods of the second largest Polish forest complex covering an area of 114,000 ha. In wintertime – sleigh rides.
  • Horse-riding – Learn to ride a horse with a professional instructor, go horse-riding in the field or, if you are more experienced, go horse-trekking. Plentiful trails through the Augustow Primeval Forest, galloping by a lake, Arabian horses of pure blood, professional services – all year round

 
Other attractions: 

  • kayaking on the Augustow Canal (paddling through locks, lunch in Bialobrzegi)
  • kayaking on the famous Rospuda River
  • water skiing on the Necko Lake (3.6 km by car, 3 km on foot)
  • cruise on a White Fleet ship on the lakes of Augustow (2 km)
  • catamaran cruise (2.5 km/by car/Catamaran Port)
  • bicycle trip to the Sanctuary of the Mother of God in Studzieniczna (11.5 km)
  • horse riding in a nearby stable called OSTOJA, in a paddock or in the field (0.5 km)
  • trip in the Wigry Narrow Gauge Railway (26 km)
  • tennis courts (3.5 km)
  • municipal aqua park (swimming pools, a water slide, Jacuzzi, sauna)    (1.2 km)
  • bowling alley (0.9 km)

 

 

We would like to invite you to the Land of blue lakes, meandering rivers

and primeval forests for an active leisure or lazy relax!

 

 
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Contact:

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

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