Weekend package with a half-board catering and an active program for everyone – kayaking trips, Nordic Walking poles and bicycles rental.
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. Get out of everyday life – energize with nature! Forest and water will calm you down and relax.
Augustów Lake District – a beautiful land hidden among unspoilt forests of Augustów Primeval Forest. Picturesque scenery with blue lakes, meandering rivers and relaxing pine and spruce forests.
Augustów – the capital of watersports and kayaking. kayaking, 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 beautiful lakes. Here lies “the Green Lungs of Poland” – Wigry and Biebrza National Park, and Suwałki Landscape Park. You will definitely enjoy the endless possibilities of this magnificent place, clean air perfumed with essential oils and the power of attractions.
Arrival at Villa Skomanda, check-in time from 3 PM.
Possibility of sauna bathing, barbecue, bonfire or renting the Nordic Walking poles/bicycles instead of Sunday.
7.30 – 10.00 AM Breakfast
10.45 AM – A short briefing (organizational and safety issues; kayaking instructions).
Transportation to the kayaking starting point /approx. 40 minutes/.
One of the most appealing and best known kayaking routes in Poland. The river meanders calmly along grasslands and woods of Augustów Primeval Forest. The last two kilometers we kayak through the Augustów Canal regulated by historic, manually operated locks (must-see!).
In general, the route is not difficult, suitable for beginners and families with children. The river is relatively wide, and it has a mild current that makes it easier to kayak. It Its relaxing atmosphere is driven by the river’s gentle bends, curves, and fallen trees that are easy to pass.
Duration: approx. 5 hours (with several stops in the meantime).
The price includes: seat in a double or a triple kayak with paddling gear (paddle, life jacket, soft seat); transportation to the starting point of the trip, and back from the ending point to Villa Skomanda.
Paid separately: lock fee – 4,20 PLN/kayak/lock; optional accident insurance – 2 PLN/person.
Transportation from the ending point back to Villa Skomanda. Dinner.
7.30 – 10.00 AM Breakfast; check-out till 11 AM.
At Guests disposal: bicycles or Nordic Walking poles.
At the reception we provide information about cycling routes and maps.
Recommended cycling routes:
The route partly leads along the asphalt path of the GREEN VELO trail. Then, picturesque paths surrounded by centuries-old forests of Augustów Primeval Forest, the second largest forest area in our country, as well as on the lakesides. Closeness to nature, beautiful landscapes, richness of forest undergrowth and the opportunity to meet rare species of animals or birds. Easy route, places for stops.
The price includes: a tourist bike available for the whole day.
Paid separately: optional accident insurance – 2 PLN/person.
Starting and ending point at Villa Skomanda.
– is situated in a picturesque part of Augustów city, close to Augustów Primeval Forest and Augustów Canal; 1,8 km from the city center. The complex also includes a restaurant, a conference-room, and SZOT office. In the backyard you will find a spacious garden area with a terrace and a playground for children, wood-burning sauna. On site, it is possible to rent bikes, Nordic walking poles, or take part in an organized kayaking trip. The hotel has a fenced outdoor parking area.