There are numerous places in Varmia and Masuria where you can spend your weekend and holiday. It might be difficult to choose the right place for you from among the various interesting places on offer especially if you choose from the internet. That’s why we will show you the places which are worth recommending. We have chosen places that are unique and quirky – the facilities designed and run with passion and commitment. In this article you will find places for travelers who like a creative atmosphere, idyllic relaxation and to be close to nature in 5 star luxury.
Peace and quiet in a magical valley
Connoisseur Houses is a stylish facility located at the edge of Welski Landscape Park. It combines the stunning beauty of local nature with comfortable relaxation in stylish interiors. The guesthouse atmosphere is ideal for relaxation and creativity. Here you will find peace and quiet, great working conditions in an idyllic atmosphere in charming surroundings. There are 46 bed s which come in single rooms, double rooms, three-bed rooms and suites. Each of them has different decor and atmosphere and the rooms are graced with carefully restored furniture and vintage lamps, You will also find books and photo albums in the rooms. All rooms have views of the surrounding Welski Landscape Park.
Music plays an important role in the Connoisseur Houses. It is here you can taste regular concerts and musical experiences combined with supper. You can relax and eat well in the stylish guesthouse restaurant. Dishes prepared to old culinary recipes are favoured by guests. There is traditional slightly defatted Polish cuisine and you can order various fish, game, poultry, sausages smoked on real wood and delicious cakes and sweets. Dishes are seasonal and tailored to the guests’ preferences. Gourmets can try homemade wine and liqueur too. It is an ideal place for those who miss the smell of the forest, fields and meadows, life without a clock where time is measured by sunrise and sunset – www.domykonesera.pl
Comfortable relaxation close to nature
Martiany 21 Hotel near Kętrzyn is a unique place in which you can clearly feel the harmonious relationship between man and nature. Peace, quiet and the possibility to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city-all this awaits for you in this cosy, charming place. Martiany 21 Hotel is a complex of stylish buildings of Prussian architecture where you can find luxurious rooms with beautiful views and multiple attractions such as: horse riding, bike trips, camp fires, smoking meat and fish, swimming and angling. There is a cosy swimming pool from which you can go directly on to the sunny deck and just beside the pool there is a sauna.
All meals offered by Martiany 21’s kitchen are ecological and tasty. For breakfast they serve freshly baked bread, eggs from our hens, quark prepared by Magda, sausages from local farmers as well as fruit preserves made with love by Zuzanna. In our stables they have Wielkopolski breed horses. The horses are used to people and are very cooperative. Both beginning and advanced riders will have the pleasure of associating with these animals.
The Cosy SPA offers various face treatments and massages done by a professional physiotherapist. The complex is located not far from Lake Dobskie – a bird reserve which is part of the Natura 2000 program. It is an ideal place for nature lovers where you can be surrounded by what you love – www.martiany21.pl
Time well spent in natural setting
The resort complex Windmills – Wiatraki’ is situated just beside forests by the beautiful and mysterious lake Maróz. Surrounded by nature the complex is located in a secluded place, hidden in the Masurian wilderness among pine forests and magical lakes. It is for those who value peace, quiet and life beating to the rhythm of surrounding nature. Comfortable hotel rooms, and chalets let you enjoy being close to nature and however not to compromise the comforts of the modern world.
In Windmills, guests can use at no extra charge water equipment, tennis courts, volleyball pitch and go on a bike trip. It is also a starting point for canoe trips along the Łyna river from its souce and the Marózka river which is the biggest secret of Masuria.
Conferences and weddings are organised in Windmills from autumn to spring. Those who look for a hidden place among Masurian forests with atmosphere that s feel free and easy will find their forest oasis along with a professional and discrete staff who will provide professional service – www.wiatraki.com
Luxury and nature
The luxurious 5 star Grand Hotel Tiffi is located in the heart of Iława on the very shore of lake Jeziorak – the longest lake in Poland. The green shores of lake Jeziorak are surrounded by bike paths and promenades. The hotel offers 155 guest rooms and apartments with bathrooms featuring marble furnishings, natural carpets, especially adjusted mattress and Bulgari cosmetics. Original masterpieces of the prominent artist- Wojciech Fangor decorate the interiors creating a unique atmosphere. Tiffi Spa Dharma with therapists from Tibet, India and Bali and oriental and an ayurvedic range of treatments is the real pearl of this place. Guest can use attractions such as: the pool with sea water, a pool for children jacuzzi, saunas, a fitness hall, 20 massage units and a gym.
GrandHotel Tiffi is a family friendly facility for children of all ages. Comfortably furnished rooms and numerous facilities in the hotel area were created specifically with the youngest guests in mind. There is three level kids zone – Tiffilandia that will provide unforgettable entertainment. A group of animators take care of children. It is one of the biggest rooms of this type with a giant obstacle course, a climbing wall and trampolines. It was created to host whole families, organise unforgettable birthday parties and make your stay more attractive. Chefs from Italy and Thailand guarantee an unforgettable culinary experience preparing original dishes. The Italian chef -Luca De Astis who gained experience in Milan and Paris, in Four Seasons Hotel and Plaza Athenee, loves using natural and ecological products – www.grandhotel.tiffi.com
By Kamila Górecka – Kirwiel