New Year's Eve Package with a New Year’s Eve Party, excellent cuisine and sauna bathing. Optional: winter kayaking.
Guests’ arrival at Villa Skomanda Hotel; check-in from 3 PM
10.00 AM For sports lovers – Winter kayaking on Czarna Hańcza River
*Optional – extra charge
4.00-6.00 PM Relax in the sauna.
7.00 PM Evening feast by the fire with live music.
Grilled and baked regional delicacies combined with tasting of regional beer and local liquors.
8.00-11.00 AM Buffet breakfast: smoked and roasted cold cuts, fish, marinade, cakes.
11.00 AM-3.00 PM A trip to Studzieniczna and a short hike through the Augustów Primeval Forest. Bonfire with sausages and mulled wine.
3:00 PM Hot snack in Villa’s sheltered BBQ area.
8.00 PM New Year’s Eve dinner party with a DJ.
Starting the New Year with champagne.
9.00 AM-12.00 PM Buffet breakfast: smoked and roasted cold cuts, fish, marinade, cakes.
Till 1.00 PM Guests’ departure or optional extension of the stay at Villa Skomanda Hotel (at extra charge – with New Year’s discount included).
* The package program may change due to the current Covid-19 guidelines.
Nutritional needs, any diets, should be reported at least two days in advance at the Reception.
Around the fairy-tale landscapes of the Augustów Primeval Forest in white. Captivating views and unusual emotions with a paddle in hand. Winter kayaking is a perfect combination of activity and admiring the beautiful landscape of the Green Lungs of Poland and the Augustów Lake District. All around, soothing silence, fresh air and a touch of nature. At this time of the year, the kayaking routes are dominated by fauna and flora. If you paddle without making noise, you can meet beavers, otters, roe deer, foxes or elks. In the morning, the mist floating above the water provides an additional mood of mystery. The trip is recommended for people who are experienced in kayaking. Included: seat in double kayak with paddling gear, transportation of people and kayaks, kayaking instructor care, accident insurance (UNIQA, PLN 20,000); stop on the way – a bonfire with sausage, hot tea, and finally mulled wine.
Price: 95 PLN /person
Sauna is a place to rest… It is a way to peace your mind and keep your body in a perfect shape. Sauna bathing is an experience of many senses, which has proven positive effects on our health, and which relaxes us both physically and mentally. Next to the Villa Skomanda hotel building, there is traditional, wood-burning sauna with an area with tables, benches and table football game, perfect for intimate get-togethers. Advance reservation required at the Reception.
Municipal artificial ice rink, situated only 1,2 km away from Villa Skomanda. Open 7 days a week till 9 PM. Skate rental on the spot. *Depends on weather conditions.
Swimming pools (sports and recreational one), wading pool for children, water slide, jacuzzi, sauna. Situated 1,3 km away from Villa Skomanda.
Located 47 km away from Augustów, the ski resort – Szelment – offers seven ski lifts and a conveyor lift, a natural ice skating rink, cross-country skiing trails, a snow park and a skiing equipment rental point. All runs are artificially snowed, groomed and lighted after dark. Transportation services can be provided (picking up and driving back to the hotel).
Druskininkai in winter is a magical, fairy tale town – snowy and spot-lit by fairy lights. In winter you can visit the ski slope, splash in the spa and water park – tropical 30 Celsius degree heat, 9-metre-tall palm trees, clear blue swimming pools, 22 saunas and bathhouses set up according to the traditions of different countries around the world, exotic massages; in the aquatic entertainment area, visitors can enjoy 6 open and closed slides and a swimming pool area under a massive dome, with a wonderful view of the River Nemunas. Transportation services can be provided (picking up and driving back to the hotel). NOTE: valid ID card or passport is required.
Walking helps counter mild depression by releasing endorphins. That’s why it is very important to be active in winter and chase away the blues – even a short walk can make a difference. 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 your feet and enjoy the sound of the wind in the trees. Take a break from everyday life – recharge your batteries! The forest will calm you down and soothe your senses.