In the Warmian-Masurian village of Plajny, in the Godkowo commune there is a charming dwelling of Plajny - a Garden of Good Thoughts. It is located 35 km from Elbląg, 60 km from Olsztyn and Malbork, and about 40 km from the Vistula Lagoon.
The most important place in the Garden of Good Thoughts is the 200-year-old, renovated Arcade House. Right beside, lies Marian's house and the Barn. The property offers three double rooms with single beds, a double room with a double bed and a room with a double bed and a sofa bed. In addition, the Arcade House is equipped with a kitchen, dining room, bathroom and a cozy living room.
Dining / kitchen
Plajny - a Garden of Good Thoughts offers a varied and original meals based on natural ingredients obtained from local farmers, regional suppliers and the local garden. The offer includes many vegetarian dishes.
A huge asset of the dwelling is a spacious, multi-functional room equipped with a sound system and a projector, designed to organize various types of activities, workshops, meetings or conferences. Guests won't be bored at the Garden of Good Thoughts - the hosts organize a lot of interesting events, such as a weekend with yoga, movement and mindfulness, pilates weekend and international summer flamenco workshops. For those seeking rest or a place for socializing, The house of Contemplation will be ideal, while active people can rent a bike and go for a ride among the surrounding meadows, lush forests and extensive fields. The hosts also encourage you to look into the local shop and bring Good Thoughts immortalized on plates, pillows or fabrics.
Attractions for kids
Plajny - the Garden of Good Thoughts also has something to offer to children. A playground full of attractions was prepared for them, where the youngest will find, among others, a water slide, a motorbike, a spring horse, a sandpit and a swing.
Attractions in the area
Masuria is probably associated with picturesque lakes, but that's not all they have to offer. The closest to the Garden of Good Thoughts are Lake Mildzkie and Lake Wukśniki (the deepest lake of the Masurian Lake region), where you can swim, snorkel and fish. In turn, the Pasłęka and Łyna rivers are ideal places for canoeing and kayaking. A bit further is the famous Vistula Lagoon - a paradise for sailors and water sports enthusiasts.
It is, of course, worth making a trip to Elbląg, to admire the local attractions and embark on a cruise on the Elbląg Canal. Cyclists looking for the perfect routes must see the Mennonite Trail between Elbląg and Gdańsk, while by car, you can visit the Trail of Dohnów. The most interesting nearby towns are: Pasłęk (with the Teutonic castle, the Gothic church of St. Bartholomew and the golf course), Malbork, Frombork (the city of Nicolaus Copernicus), and full of churches Godkowo and Rzeczna with a horse ranch.