Right on the boarder with Slovakia, the town of Szczawnica is famous for it's spas and skiing. Take a relaxing holiday on Mount Palenica with a privately owned apartment in Szczawnica.
With it's centuries old spa, Szczawnica is the perfect place to relax in the mountains. Along with the centuries-old health spa, you can take long walks through the mountain forests, ride a horse through the beautiful country and visit the nature reserves of Wysokie Skaki, Homole Ravine, and the amazing rock formations and waterfalls of the Biaa Woda Reserve.
Szczawnica is close to the Dunajec River, and there's plenty of activies on the river to satisfy any water lover. Sit at the river and try and catch one of the grayling, brown trout, and Danube salmon that live there. Or for the more adventurous you could even take a kayak trip down the river to see the wildlife and plants, or raft down the Dunajec Gourge.
But the main feature you get with a self-catering apartment in Szczawnica is the amazing ski facilities. From the centre of town you can catch a ski lift up to Mount Palenica, where after enjoying the stunning vistas from the top, you can ski or snowboard back down to do it all again! You can enjoy the slopes whatever your skiing level with the many skiing instructors available to help you along.
This area of Poland is filled with many other places to see, so it's worth taking the time to go out and explore. The city of Krokow (or Cracow) is in travelling distance, and if a great place to see if you're interested in the history of the area. With it's fantastic old town full of ancient buildings, as well as several museums, a private apartment in Krokow is the perfect place to take in the best of Polish culture.
If you're after more of the amazing skiing that's available in Szczawnica, the nearby alpine town of Zakopane offers Ski trails, caves, and traditional Polish restaurants. Discover what Zakopane has to offer with a short term rental villa in Zakopane.