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“Amazing Place for a Weekend Getaway”
Review of Hel

Hel
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Visited the place for a weekend with my wife. Amazing place with loads of food options, water sports and lovely beach. Very nice sand beach with plenty of Jelly Fishes. One can easily find live Jelly Fish. Amazing place for families, kids and couples.

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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Hel is a charming place with a long beach and quiet windy. It was nice to get away from typical touristically places like Gdansk and Sopot. Hel is still a touristic place but more from domestic tourists. It was long drive to get there. Especially long queue in Reda and Wladyslawowo to Hel. Definitely worth the drive.

1  Thank Alexandra N
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I discovered this place on the internet and the description as "the thinnest peninsula in the world" made me think about some unforgettable place to visit.
Unfortunately it wasn't nothing special at all. You can reach this place both by train or by boat and the cost is quiet the same! Still you have to pay attention to the time schedule of departures because there are only two or three boats and trains a day leaving from Gdansk to Hel, so don't miss them! The place was really windy and cold! We wanted to have a walk a long the beach but after a while the wind became unbearable! There were no attractive places to visit or to see. On the table with suggestions for tourists places to visit there were only photos of some military rests of the second world war completely abandoned! Really nothing interesting!
Probably it is a good place for surfing but that's it!
A bit disappointing!

Thank Sofiya M
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

We took the 11 o'clock ferry from Sopot pier and arrived in Hel at 12:15 after a crossing on a very calm Baltic. The town is fantastic with many small shops for souvenirs, bars and restaurants. We followed the trail through the forest to the other side of Hel which has a long golden beach and is stunning. The sun shone and we enjoyed our 4 hours on the peninsula before returning for the 17:00 ferry back to Sopot. A must whilst visiting Sopt, Gdansk or Gydnia.

5  Thank Carole M
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

We spent a week in Hel, Poland, located at the far north of Poland into the Baltic Sea. It was busy with lots of cars on such a small peninsular, get the time wrong you will suffer many hours in the traffic. We camped on the furthest possible point, Hel Camp, busy but clean and well resourced. Hel centre was a typical seaside resort, restaurants, fishing, seal attraction and lots to do. We had great weather but it would be cold and difficult if it were bad facing 2 sides of water and weather. A great week but would not have a reason to return. Good food, interesting history and furthest point north of Poland.

1  Thank nige4554
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