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The ski resort Jasná is one of the most popular and biggest winter sport centres in Slovakia. It offers freeride runs for expert skiers as well as all types of groomed ski runs for alpine skiing, trails for cross country skiing, a terrain park for snowboarding as well as many possibilities for ski mountaineering. In addition, there are complex services for skiers such as ski rentals, ski schools and ski services.

Other ski resorts near Demänová:

  • Pavčina Lehota approx. 5 km
  • Iľanovo approx. 5 km
  • Opalisko Závažná Poruba approx. 7 km
  • Liptovský Ján Javorovica approx. 8 km
  • Žiar Dolinky approx. 15 km
  • Ski Park Ružomberok approx. 30 km
  • Čertovica approx. 35 km


There are many hiking trails in the surrounding valleys such as: Demänovská dolina, Žiarska dolina, Prosiecka dolina, Kvačianska dolina, as well as on the summits of the mountain ranges of Nízke Tatry or Chočské vrchy. When visiting the valley of Demänová (Demänovská dolina), you should not forget to visit the two beautiful caves: Demänovská jaskyňa slobody and Demänovská ľadová jaskyňa. Within an hour’s drive from Demänová you’ll get to the mountains of High Tatras (Vysoké Tatry), Roháče or Donovaly.

Other possibilities

In summer, you can enjoy some of the bicycle trails (a map for cycling tours is at disposal), play tennis (tennis courts are only 500 meters away), or do some water sports or go fishing on the water reservoir of Liptovská Mara (in camp in Liptovský Trnovec you can rent boats, kayaks and water bicycles ). Further, we can offer you unconventional summer skiing. Our guests can rent a motor boat with a boatman and do water skiing, or just enjoy a ride of beautiful sceneries.

Relax Activities

For the whole family, the perfect relax is a day at the AQUAPARK TATRALANDIA – an all year-round water park, the biggest in Slovakia, Czech Republic, and Poland. There are six outdoor all year-round pools and two indoor pools with thermal mineral water from 26 to 38 degrees at disposal. The pools have 21 tubes four of which are all year-round accessable. An essential part of the aquapark is the wellness world TATRA THERM VITAL, where you can choose from 16 steam, water or massage spas, saunas, or other procedures (herbal aromatherapy, whirlpool feet massage, water route, salt therapy, steam inhalation, infra sauna, dry sauna, sanarium, massage pool, relax tepidarium, cooling pool, massage shower, drinking water, quick cooling). Further, there are also various relax massages offered such as: classical, or sport massage, reflexive feet massage, cinnamon pack, and thermogel compress.

Another all year-round thermal swimming pool is in Bešeňová, where you will find outdoor pools with hot therapeutic water rising from the depth of 1987 meter.

In summer, the thermal swimming pool in Liptovský Ján is very popular. The thermal water has 28 degrees Celsius. In this village you can also find a horse farm offering horse riding.

In Pavčina Lehota (only 3 km away from Demänová), there is a pony farm that offers children pony riding with a guide, or rides in carriages and sleighs.

A great place for families with small children is the typical sheep-fold Žiarsky salaš. It is right after the village of Žiar, at the foot of the Žiar valley (Žiarska dolina). There is a restaurant serving traditional Slovak meals, and a beautiful open space for children to play in. Here, children can see not only sheep, but also horses. They can also ride a donkey, or play on wooden swings.

Children as well as adults will surely like the open-air museum of a typical Liptov village (Múzeum liptovskej dediny) in Pribylina (approx. 15 minutes from Demänová by car). The museum is situated next to the village of Pribylina in the direction of Podbanské. Visitors can see from outside and inside the traditional and original Liptov wooden houses as well as a beautiful renaissance manor-house and a Gothic church of Virgin Mary. This architectural relics originate from the region flooded by the water reservoir Liptovská Mara. During weekends, there are various events taking place such as folk art shows, perforamances of folk bands, shows of historical fighting arts, falconry shows, or degustations of folk specialties.

There are many ways how to spend the vacation in Liptov. In our houses you will find many leaflets with interesting information and the caretakers (natives) will be happy to advise you where to go and have a great time.

In case of bad weather, we will be more than happy to lend you some movies for you or your children.

One last tip for great relax. In the evening, if you feel like going out for a glass of good wine, visit the cosy wine cellar called Vináreň Maco (Tavern Maco), which is only 10 minutes of a very pleasant walk away from the houses.