Summer In Slovakia: Jasna Adventures Launch New Cycling Packages For Summer 2018

Following a successful first winter season in the Dragon’s Lair chalet, Jasna Adventures has launched new summer cycling packages for mountain bikers and road cyclists in and around the ski resort of Jasna.

Known for its value for money ski offering, Jasna is fast becoming a destination for mountain bikers and cyclists in search of the same value without compromising quality during the summer months. The mountain bike terrain around Jasna includes a combination of lift-serviced downhill riding, single track and cross country trails. For ‘roadies’, local roads and paths provide the opportunity for scenic long distance day rides and classic mountain climbs. A summer schedule of events such as the Slovakian Downhill Mountain bike championships and major triathlons are now attracting many enthusiasts and professionals from all over Europe.

Special Launch Offer – 30% Off

To launch their cycling holidays, a special offer is available for bookings made before Tuesday May 15, 2018 with a 30% discount off the normal price.

Price: £300 per person (normally £463), including, five nights accommodation in The Dragon’s Lair, cooked breakfast, four days of guided MTB cycling, on call road support, return transfers from Poprad Tatry Airport, local transportation for restaurants and waterpark, daily musette (goodie bag), cycle jersey and water bottle (price based on 4 adults in shared occupancy).

Dates: commencing 24 May, 2018 and ending 30 September 2018.

The Riding – Mountain Biking

Jasna and the surrounds offers a mixture of terrain that includes fast, flat cross country rides, to single track and all mountain enduro, mainly located at the ski resort of Jasna with plenty of climbs and fast descents. Routes take in some great scenery including natural springs, mountain passes, rivers and valley forests.

The Riding – Road Cycling

The profile of the course varies from day to day, with the natural surroundings providing a mix of faster flat courses, rolling hills, or high mountain passes with climbing and descending.

Routes are based on guests’ preference and level of fitness.

Post ride afternoons can include yoga sessions, relaxing in local thermal pools, swimming in the lake, or taking on the rail toboggan, high rope activities, or a therapeutic massage in the chalet.

Bikes can be hired or brought in and secure indoor bike storage is available at the chalet.

Flights need to be added. From the UK, fly from London Luton to Poprad Tatry Airport with WizzAir in just over two hours, then 40min transfer to the chalet. Fly out Thursday and return on Tuesday.

Additional Costs

1 hour massage – 30€
1 hour Yoga sessions – 12€ per person

    Company Information

    The Dragon’s Lair (dragonslairjasna.co.uk) opened in December 2017 for the winter season and features a full-time chalet host, lounge, terrace, jacuzzi and sauna, full bar, and set in the beautiful Demänovská Dolina, just below the ski resort of Jasna.

    The chalet sleeps up to 17 people, and is owned and operated by Jasna Adventures and is exclusively designed as holiday accommodation, setting them apart from other tour operators in the region serving the UK market.

    Jasna Adventures is owned and operated by Justin Garrett, who is Australian and Adriana Garrett, who grew up nearby Jasna, coming back to Slovakia after spending 10 years living and working in Asia. They have skied all over the world including France, Switzerland, Japan, Canada and New Zealand. They've taken the best of snow and mountain holidays all over the world and combined it into Jasna Adventures. Justin is also a qualified Level 1 Australian Professional Snow Instructor and has been riding around Jasna since 2012.

    Justin, who has been visiting and living in the Jasna region since 2012, says: "Jasna is becoming established among British skiers as a real alternative destination to the Alps, but as a summer destination it’s really still a hidden gem. As well as great riding in and around the mountains, there’s plenty of other activities for people who enjoy outdoor adventures."

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