Gino Paradise Besenova

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When darkness falls outside way too early, days are gray and gloomy, everyone would like to find a place that is warm and soothing - for example, a relaxation pool of a thermal park.

Snow definitely doesn’t spoil us this season, however the temperatures - especially at night – remind us that it’s winter. Is there a better place to get a little warm than the thermal springs? There’s no lack of medicinal baths both in Poland (for example – thermal baths Bania in Bukowina Tatrzańska, or thermal pools in Zakopane), as well as abroad. To take advantage of the wide range of swimming pools, saunas or hot tubs, you don’t need go too far. Our Slovak neighbors have a few tempting complexes, where you can relax to your heart’s content.

Quite a big interest among tourists enjoys a water park Tatralandia, the main water sports center in Slovakia. A little bit less attention is paid to Gino Paradise Bešeňová, though wrongly – maybe it’s not as big as its competitor, located on the other side of Liptovská Mara, but no one will say that it isn’t charming. And we’ll focus particularly on it today. It’s located about 68,5 km from the border crossing in Chyżne.

A perfect family afternoon

Bešeňová is a small village with only a few hundreds of residents. However, despite the small size, it’s known outside the country. It’s famous for its thermal baths and medicinal water, especially helpful for people suffering from respiratory diseases, as well as urological and skin problems. People suffering from locomotion organs disorders should also try the local baths. The water gushes from a depth of 1987 meters, and its temperature reaches 61 ° C.


Guests can enjoy 8 indoor pools, access to which have people of all ages. In these pools, the water reaches nearly 40 ° C, and you can use them throughout the year. Kids will surely enjoy a specially designed pool with water mushroom, hedgehog and a water slide.


Among the mass of attractions at the resort that await guests, you can enumerate an indoor relaxation pool, as well as a swimming pool with waves, which will make you forget that it isn’t a real sea. In the large swimming pool (indoor) we will find jets, spouts and a stainless steel slide. An illuminated swimming pool with seating stairs enjoys an equally big interest. In addition to massage jets, an underwater bench and bubble-making machine there’s also an air bench.

Tourists can also use outdoor pools, 7 of which can be visited throughout the year. Outside, there are 3 swimming pools with water slides and tubes, 2 swimming and 5 relaxation pools.

Gino Paradise Bešeňová - ticket prices

A visit to GinoParadise Bešeňová can be a great idea for a perfect family afternoon. For 22 EUR an adult tourist will have the access to all pools - both indoor and outdoor. Ticket for kids costs 19 EUR. All-day ticket for outdoor pools costs 14 EUR for an adult and 11 EUR for a child.

After baths in the resort, it’s worth to stay a little longer in the town and explore the local attractions. The nature surrounding the town is beautiful, what will be surely noticed by every visitor. The vast majority of Bešeňová visitors will return here in the summer to cycle and hike for hours in this breathtaking surroundings.

After relaxing in the swimming pool in a gloomy, January evening you can start planning your summer trip to this charming, Slovak town.

Translation: Karolina Strzałkowska

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