We invite you to the north-eastern edge of Poland – the Land of Blue Lakes, meandering rivers, and wild, unspoilt forests. SUMMER 2022.
AUGUSTÓW – the capital of watersports and 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.
The uniqueness of the town, fresh air filled with the scent of nature; and plenty of attractions makes this area an ideal place for active summer vacation – kayaking tours, surfing, sailing, boat, gondola or catamaran cruises. Enthusiasts of biking, horse riding, and Nordic-walking will enjoy the endless possibilities of this magnificent place – picturesque views, pure water, relaxing pine and spruce forests, unspoilt nature and wildlife.
Start planning your summer vacation today!
Available: 25.06 – 27.08.2022 (we suggest booking from Saturday to Saturday)
Nutritional needs, any diets, should be reported at least two days in advance at the Reception.
A wonderful adventure in a kayak for everyone – from a beginner to an experienced veteran. 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 hydro-technical art – Augustów Canal which connects Poland and Belarus; the “Polish Amazonia” running through Biebrza Marshes – Biebrza River; wild nature that will ensure an unforgettable adventure – Marycha River. We provide safe and stable double and triple kayaks. Our tourist office SZOT organize kayaking on the spot, you don’t have to leave the hotel to make your dream of kayaking come true!
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. Villa Skomanda, has the Cyclist Friendly Place recommendation on the Green Velo East Bike Trail in three categories: accommodation, restaurant, tourist attraction. There are 20 tourist bikes in our rental place.
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.
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.
Cruise ships, catamarans, gondolas.
In the backyard you will find a spacious garden area with a terrace and a playground for children. During your stay you can play table football, badminton, and in the holiday season – there is a volleyball court. We have bicycles with child seats for rent. There is also a play area for children next to the restaurant.
Villa Skomanda is situated in a picturesque part of Augustów city, close to the Augustów Primeval Forest and Augustów Canal; 1,8 km from the city center. The complex also includes a restaurant, a meeting-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. Here, you can find perfect conditions for all kinds of active leisure, including cycling, kayaking, and hiking. The hotel has a fenced outdoor parking area.