Attractions

Paradise for active leisure enthusiasts, nature lovers and for those seeking for unforgettable adventures.

Augustów Lake District

A land fueled by nature, waters of blue lakes, meandering rivers and unspoilt forests of Augustów Primeval Forest. Here lies the Green Lung of Poland – Wigry and Biebrza National Park, and Suwałki Landscape Park.

A well-developed waterways, immensity of lakes and rivers, and our famous historic Augustów Canal – a jewel of water architecture, a unique structure beautifully merging with the landscape of primeval forests, a well balanced fusion of natural and cultural aspects of human heritage. It is a cross-border area which connects three borders, namely: Polish, Belorussian, and Lithuanian. Moreover, in 1968, the Augustów Canal was declared a monument of Polish technology.

All of these make Augustów Lake District a perfect place for active leisure, especially kayaking trips, fishing, cruises, mushrooming.

Almost every year, sailing and water skiing enthusiasts gather by Necko (411 ha.), Rospuda (107 ha.), Białe (488 ha.), Sajno (531 ha.), and Studzienniczne (254 ha.) Lakes.

Here you can always feel a friendly atmosphere and taste some traditional cuisine.

Augustów

The capital of water sports and active tourism, recognized as a health and relaxation resort.
It lies on the Netta River and Augustów Canal surrounded by woods of Augustów Primeval Forest and six picturesque lakes.

TEAM-BUILDING

Villa Skomanda is an ideal place not only for organizing conferences, training and business meetings, but also for some team-building events that will create the time to focus on the importance of team work and show what is needed to make you a better team. This will help you to find out how to work effectively and how to manage each other’s strengths and weaknesses.

Our recommendations:

  • several-hours-long kayaking trips
  • cycling tours
  • cruises along picteresque lakes and Augustów Canal
  • paintball
  • sleigh or carriage rides in Augustów Primeval Forest,
  • winter attractions – ice rink, kayaking trips, ice boats
  • bowling in the nearby bowling club
  • water skiing on Necko Lake,
  • evening parties – bbq feasts, discos
  • relax in the wood-burning sauna,

We provide professional assistance and the best recreational water equipment.

Contact us

More information: szot@szot.pl

Majówka w Villi Skomanda

CLOSE TO NATURE

Wouldn’t you love to find a quiet oasis far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life? Pack your suitcase and escape to Augustów to enjoy the mystery of wild and relaxing nature. Here, everyone can find something for oneself – our offers include: romantic weekends for two; family vacations; winter holidays. Moreover, hiking enthusiasts will definitely appreciate the surroundings: unique Augustów Canal, beautiful forests and picteresque lakes and rivers.

Villa Skomanda is situated in a beautiful, fenced area, surrounded by a birch forest. In the backyard there is also a barbeque sheltered zone with a fireplace. At the premises you can find kayaks, Nordic-walking poles and bikes rental, what makes a great opportunity to enjoy the fresh air and spend the time actively.

And what is more, the nearby “Green Velo” cycle trail, going through Augustów Primeval Forest, encourages to get on a bike and discover the surroundings along the most beautiful lakes and rivers of Augustów City.

Feel close to nature – give yourself a boost.

Relaxing Forests

It is said that regularly spending time in the forest lowers blood pressure, detoxes your body and improves your overall mood. Let’s escape to the nature, to experience the mystery of the forests, to feel the cold water of the lakes on ones feet and enjoy the sound of the wind in the trees.

Take a break from everyday life – reacharge your batteries! The forest will calm you down and soothe your senses.

The Power of Water

As a symbol, water is rich with psychological meaning – it represents the source of life, infinity, potential energy, healing, and purity.

Take your foot off the gas and dicover nature in water – become part of the landscape; breathe, hear and see your surroundings.

Life is simple, just add water 😉

 

Puszcza Augustowska Villa Skomanda w Augustowie
Villa Skomanda w Augustowie
Kanał Augustowski Villa Skomanda w Augustowie

SPORTS & LEISURE

Enthusiasts of kayaking tours, cycling and sightseeing will enjoy the endless possibilities of this magnificent place – picturesque views, pure water, relaxing pine and spruce forests, unspoilt nature and wildlife

The area is perfect for both, beginners and more experienced paddlers – here you can find the most attractive kayaking routes in Poland! For those looking for something more exciting, we recommend kayaking trips on Belarus, Lithuania and Latvia.

Villa Skomanda is situated in a picturesque part of Augustów city, close to the Augustów Primeval Forest and Augustów Canal. Here lies “the Green Lungs of Poland” – Wigry and Biebrza National Park, and Suwałki Landscape Park. This is an ideal place for those who prefer active, but comfortable and peaceful leisure.

Sauna opalana drewnem w Villi Skomanda

Kayaking with passion

1-day, weekend-long, several-day-long kayaking trips on Czarna Hańcza, Rospuda, Biebrza, Augustów Canal. It’s a perfect way to relax among beautiful and wild nature. We also kayak in Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus!

Kayaking is an ideal activity for everyone – young, old, single, more or less experienced, and also for whole families with children. We provide the best recreational water equipment – 1-, 2-, 3-person kayaks and 2-4-person canoes.

Exploring the most beautiful kayaking routes – gentle, meandering along meadows and woods of Augustów Primeval Forest – Czarna Hańcza River; rapid and surprising with its unpredictable character – Rospuda River;  a pearl of hydrotechnical art – Augustów Canal which connects Poland and Belarus; the “Polish Amazonia” running through Biebrza Marshes – Biebrza River

 

Kayaking Offer

Kayaking with passion

Cycling tours

Give yourself a boost! Get on a bike and enjoy the most beautiful parts of the region. Fresh air, close contact with nature, tranquility of forests, beautiful views of blue lakes and rivers guarantee first-class relaxation and psychophysical regeneration.

Cycling routes will take you through picturesque areas located near charming lakes and woods of Augustów Primeval Forest. And what is more, the nearby “Green Velo” cycle trail encourages to get on a bike and discover the surroundings along the most beautiful lakes and rivers of Augustów City.

It is said that regularly spending time in the forest lowers blood pressure, detoxes your body and improves your overall mood. Let’s escape to the nature, to experience the mystery of the forests, to feel the cold water of the lakes on ones feet and enjoy the sound of the wind in the trees.

Take a break from everyday life – reacharge your batteries! The forest will calm you down and soothe your senses.

Cycling tours

Location


Villa Skomanda from Augustów, among lakes and forests
ul. Konwaliowa 2
Augustów 16-300, Polska

villa@villaskomanda.pl

+48 87 643 43 99

+48 605 153 375