Winter in the Tatras
 activities for the snow season

There are several ski areas within easy reach of the apartment that suit both skiers and snowboarders. They range in size from Slovakia’s premier and newest resort, Jasna, to the many single lifts and smaller resorts scattered here and there.

Liptovsky Mikulas is at the entrance to the Demanovska Dolina – Slovakia’s most beautiful ski valley. At the head of the valley below Chopok is Jasna – due to its location it would be possible to ski in both the Low and High Tatras from the apartment making a large number of different resorts available.

Jasna is 20 minutes away by road. A free ski bus runs from outside the apartment to Jasna There are very cheap public buses to the resort from a stop 5 minutes walk from the apartment. Jasna boasts a vast 45km of snow covered slopes to explore.Huge investment has very recently taken place with Jasna now has over 40 cable cars and lifts, and 27km of slopes serviced by snow machines.

Strbske Pleso is 20 minutes away by road. Due to their altitude both Jasna and Strbske Pleso have long ski seasons (December to April).. Lift passes are much cheaper than in the Alps.
Information about skiing and boarding lessons are available here

Liptovsky Mikulas is also at the heart of a web of cross country ski trails.

More information about Jasna, including the cost of ski passes can be found here.

Swimming: The Liptov region is famous for its thermal pools and very large aqua parks where it is possible to swim outside all year round until 10pm! Tatralandia is only 2 miles away. Tatralandia has 9 pools and 16 flumes.
Besenova has a 6 thermal pools – much hotter and more relaxing and is a scenic 20 min bus ride away.