Key Holiday Home Information:Family-Friendly, Facilities include: Cot.
Nearest Airport and Railway Station: Rabka-Zdroj railway station, Krakow Airport.
Nearest city or town: Cracow, approximately 50 miles away.
Type of self-catering break: Self-catering holiday near Zakopane in southern Poland.
Short Breaks and weekend breaks: All year round mid week and weekend breaks
Your money goes a long way in Poland. Comfortable 5 bedroom holiday home on the edge of a small spa and ski town in between Cracow and Zakopane in the hills of southern Poland. Beautiful views. Good base for visiting Cracow, Zakopane and national parks. The house sleeps 6 to 10 people in a double or twin bedrooms. 2 bathrooms - one of which has a jacuzzi bath, 2 en-suite shower rooms plus 2 extra WCs. Balconies to most rooms. Walled garden, garage. BBQ. Wi-Fi internet access. Summer sports include fantastic hill walking and climbing, Aquapark, winter sports cheap skiing, snowboarding and ice skating locally. Peaceful location. Cheap 2 hour flights from Uk and Ireland to Krakow with many airlines. The Polish zloty means that Poland is still a reasonably priced European destination. Enjoy gourmet meals, beauty treatments, fabulous scenery and sightseeing. Hen parties welcome. The house is currently available for skiing and snowboarding until the end of March. Horse drawn sleighs for children.
Our holiday home is offered for sale fully furnished and extremely well equipped for long and short stays. It would be ideal for anyone who would like to spend periods of time in southern Poland skiing, hill walking or visiting relatives.
Comfortable spacious and private house on the edge of a small spa town in between Cracow and Zakopane surrounded by the scenic Gorce hills of southern Poland.
The town of Rabka Zdroj is built around a large central park with paths and trails for walking and cycling, childrens' play areas, park restaurant, tennis courts, outdoor theatre with regular cultural and folk performances, horse and cart rides etc.
Lots of facilities for families in the town including ski slopes for very affordable winter skiing, outdoor ice skating rink, Rabkoland permanent funfair for summer months, horse riding. The town is surrounded by the Gorce hills offering excellent hill walking with beautiful views. Find woodland, mountain bike trails and nature as God intended it.
There are 3 national parks within easy distance for more serious walkers and nature enthusiasts who might like to spot a brown bear, eagle, wild boar or unusual birds. The popular ski resort of Zakopane is just half an hour away although no need to go there except for a change of scene because the local skiing is very good and less busy.
For railway enthusiasts there is a large outdoor railway museum with numerous pre-war steam trains at Chabowka just 2 miles away. Steam train rides available at weekends, especially during the summer.
The holiday house is set in a walled garden on the edge of Rabka-Zdroj. A very quiet area, you won't hear a thing in the mornings except perhaps a cockerel. It's a spacious house with 3 living areas: sitting room with wonderful views of a national park, dining and living room, entertainment log cabin room with open fire and bar.
The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom. Family bathroom has a jacuzzi bath to bubble away in. Upper twin bedrooms have en-suites. Almost all rooms have access to balconies with lovely views. BBQ. Wi-Fi Broadband Internet access.
Car rental recommended for getting the most out of your holiday. There are bus and train links but you'll get more out of the holiday with your own transport. Poland still has the zloty so that your money goes a long way.
Layout of Bedrooms
Entertainment and/or Leisure Facilities on Offer: Whirl Pool or spa , Jacuzzi
Flexible changeover day: Yes
Recommended Attractions near Rabka Zdroj: The holiday house is located on the edge of the spa town of Rabka-Zdroj, in the Beskids or foothills leading up to the Tatra mountains. Surrounded by hills and numerous walks, the area is a walkers and ramblers paradise.
It becomes a winter wonderland in the winter months and there are ski slopes locally as well as in many other towns and villages nearby. Christmas markets in December.
There is a permanent funfair called Rabkoland for childrens' amusement plus the town itself is built around a large central park with walking, cycling, tennis, childrens playground, bouncy castle and other activities. Regular folk and traditional Polish performances are held in the outdoor theatre. Soft play centre for young children. Fascinating small local life museum in a 16th century wooden church.
This is an excellent base for exploring southern Poland. Rabka is on the main highway between Cracow and the ski resort of Zakopane in the mountains. Lots to see and do including a large outdoor railway museum with numerous steam trains and locomotives.
Good places to visit near Rabka Zdroj: Cracow, Zakopane for mountains and skiing, Auschwitz, Salt mines at Wieliczka, Dunajec gorge and white water rafting. Try the geothermal swimming pools with underwater massage and jacuzzi at Nowy Targ 15 minutes drive away, or the largest swimming pool complex in Poland with flumes and lots of features at Bulowina Tatrzanska near Zakopane or the Aquapark in Zakopane.More about the Location:
Annual Events: Wreath festival during the summer. Christmas Market in Cracow from December 7th to January 7th. Sylwester or New Year celebrations in Cracow New Year's Eve. Jewish Klezmer Festival in late August. Many other events throughout the year.
Good places to eat near Rabka Zdroj: Numerous pubs and restaurants. A meal in a pub costs around £3 with a pint of beer. The regional Highland style restaurants offer great character and atmosphere with interesting food and often Highland music and dance.
Short Breaks: Yes, minimum 3 nights