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Highlights in Zakopane

  • The winter capital of Poland
  • Tatra Mountains
  • Museum of the Zakopane style
  • Winter sports
  • Hiking trails

Prices and availability

Current Holiday letting prices Zakopane

€117for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
€151 annual average
Average price per week

Current holiday letting availability Zakopane

83%for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
85% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Holiday homes and rentals in Zakopane

Beautiful holiday homes near the city centre and the best tourist attractions

Searching for the perfect holiday home to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life? At Holidu you will find a wide range of comfortable and cosy homes located in Zakopane or in nearby villages, where you can enjoy the beauty and peace of the astonishing view of the Tatra Mountains. No matter if you come in winter or summer, you will find the best homes near the historical and cultural centre of Zakopane or near the skiing and camping resorts. It is an unparalleled opportunity to relax, have fun and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Holiday homes to suit all needs and tastes

Whether you want to travel on your own, with friends, family, or even with your pet, you will find the perfect holiday home in Zakopane. You can choose from rentals built in the traditional wooden style of Zakopane architecture, but with a touch of luxury to achieve the perfect balance between rustic and modern. Of course, these rentals have all the amenities and many of them even have swimming pools, terraces, and gardens. Dreaming of waking up to a breathtaking view of the Tatra Mountains, what are you waiting for?

Holidays in Zakopane

The area and getting around

An unforgettable meeting point for culture

Many tourists come to Zakopane to experience first-hand the culture of the Gorals, also known as the Polish highlanders, who have lived in this region for centuries. You can have the opportunity to learn about their way of life, their architecture, music, food, and costumes and really take in the rich culture of Polish highlanders.

One of the most charming towns of Poland

Zakopane is undoubtedly one of the loveliest villages in Poland. Its unique wooden architecture and its striking scenery combine to make it an unmissable destination for many tourists each year. In the heart of the town, you will find Krupówki Street, its liveliest and most popular street. Here you can enjoy browsing shops, picking up souvenirs and indulging in the local cuisine in the town's restaurants. On the other hand, if you are looking for a bit of nightlife, Zakopane will not disappoint you. Here you will find all kinds of bars and dance clubs for a fun night out.

Travellers and activities

Zakopane for adventurous people

Zakopane is a paradise for those with an adventurous streak. This place offers all kinds of outdoor activities during all seasons of the year. During the summer, you can climb and hike in the Tatra Mountains. You can also rent mountain bikes or quads to explore by following the marked trails in the mountains. However, winter is for many the best time to visit as it is possible to glide down snow-covered hills at ski resorts and celebrate winter festivities in the Polish style, as well as enjoy rides on “kuligs”, which are traditionally decorated sleighs pulled by horses.

Zakopane for culture lovers

To get to know Zakopane is to fall in love with its culture and to want to take it with you. In the city, you will find many museums to explore the history and culture of Zakopane, such as the Oscypek Museum, dedicated to Oscypek, a type of smoked cheese typical of the region, or the Zakopane Style Museum, which displays the architectural style of the city and its history.

Zakopane is known as ‘The Winter Capital’ of Poland due to the many ski resorts and the number of visitors it gets during the winter holidays.

Top 5 travel tips in Zakopane

1. Delight yourself with traditional Polish food

No trip is complete without trying the local gastronomy and Zakopane has plenty to offer. In the town's restaurants, you can try typical dishes such as Polish Sauerkraut Soup or Pierogi However, the gastronomic speciality of this place is undoubtedly Oscypek, which is smoked goat's cheese whose recipe comes from the Goral people.

2. Try all the ski slopes

If you visit in winter, this is an activity not to be missed. There are six slopes to put your skills and those of your family and friends to good use and have a great time. However, it is worth noting that most of them are designed for skiers of a more basic level and there are not many for those with a more advanced level.

3. Dare to explore the Tatra Mountains

If you decide to visit Zakopane during the summer and you like walking, then you will be amazed by the Tatras' mountaineering routes. There are a variety of routes to choose from depending on the difficulty, however, one of the most popular and least demanding of all the routes is Czarny Staw Gąsienicowy lake, also known as “Emerald Lake”, a gorgeous cold mountain lake in the heart of the Tatras and quite a sight to see. More daring hikers can opt to go further and see Zakopane's most popular lake, Morskie Oko (Eye of the Sea), which is the largest and fourth deepest lake in the Tatra Mountains.

4. Visit Aqua Park Zakopane

For a fun summer day out with the family, the Aqua Park Zakopane is the ideal choice. It has a variety of water attractions such as water slides, a lazy river and various pools for the kids to have a great time. Adults can enjoy the hot tubs or saunas. You can also relax in the outdoor pool while taking in the view of the Tatra Mountains.

5. Take a relaxing rafting trip down the Dunajec river

This is one of the most relaxing and unique activities you can enjoy in the village. You can simply sit back and enjoy the weather and scenery as you travel on a traditional wooden raft down the Dunajec River. A traditional rafter dressed in local regional costume will take you from Zakopane to Pieniny Mountains National Park while you simply relax.

FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals in Zakopane

What was the average price for a holiday rental in Zakopane in 2020, during the corona crisis?

Zakopane is the most exclusive city in Poland that you can visit, at an average annual price of €297.34 per night, according to 2020 data.

When can you get the best deals on holiday rentals in Zakopane?

If you want to make the most of your money, the cheapest months to visit Zakopane are November (€69.31 the average price per night for accommodation), December (€76.54), and October (€149.41).

When are holiday homes more expensive in Zakopane?

In 2020, the month that offered the highest average prices in Zakopane was July, with an average price of €410.3 per night. This was followed by January, with an average of €404.31, and August, with €391.48.

Are there usually many holiday rentals available in Zakopane?

When visiting Zakopane, it is not necessary to plan long before your trip, as the percentage of rentals booked is only 38%.

What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?

The months when it's the easiest to find available accommodation in Zakopane are April (the average amount of properties that are available reached 81.75% of the total in 2020), May (80.8%), and March (77.5%).

When are there fewer rental options available in Zakopane?

According to data from 2020, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Zakopane are, in order, August (with 40.6% of available rentals), January (42%), and February (42.2%).

Are there many holiday homes in Zakopane?

In Zakopane we collaborate with 7 different providers to give you a choice of 2900 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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