We all know that Bratislava has many hot spots for the New Year’s Eve celebration and there is an array of events happening in the narrow streets of  the historical centre. However, this is not just the case of our capital. There are many fascinating happenings in the whole area. If you are searching for other options for the New Year’s Eve celebration outside of Bratislava, here is our pick of the best spots to ring in the year 2020 in style!

Spend the New Year’s Eve in the heart of nature

If you are seeking the peaceful surroundings and would like to spend the last days of the year away from the hustle and bustle of the city center, this architectural jewel hidden in a forest is the best choice for you. We have a soft spot for Zochova chata and often come here to enjoy its amazing wellness facilities. And we have good news for you – there is a free entrance to the wellness & spa center for all its hotel guests!

New Year's Eve outside of Bratislava(source: Hotel Zochova chata FB site)

Hotel Zochova chata**** is situated in the beautiful nature of the Little Carpathians, in a dense beech forest close to the town Modra. It takes up to 1 hour to get there by car from Bratislava city center and around 40 minutes from the Bratislava airport.

A former log cabin with history since 1932 has been gradually transformed into a luxurious building. You will be amazed with the beautiful architecture of this place in full symbiosis with its surroundings. The dominant elements are wood and glass and the big windows will give the opportunity to become completely absorbed by the tranquility of the surrounding nature. Are you ready to escape the stresses, strains and petty annoyances of everyday life? 

New Year's Eve celebration outside of Bratislava(source: Hotel Zochova chata FB site)

Hotel Zochova chata has a special programme for this year’s New Year’s Eve that will be traditionally held in the spirit of good entertainment and excellent food. Apart from a DJ and a band playing smashing hits, you can enjoy Slovak cymbalo performance, a raffle and midnight fireworks. The New Year’s Eve package is available as full board or half board version.

Relax as the Greek Gods did for your New Year’s Eve

Rajecké Teplice is a famous Slovak spa town in the Žilina district, located approximately a 2-hour drive from Bratislava. If you prefer to spend some relaxing time enjoying the thermal springs in the settings of a lovely small town, this is our recommendation.

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(source: Aphrodite FB site)

The interior of the hotel Aphrodite furnished in the ancient style gives the hotel an unconventional atmosphere of comfort and luxury. All hotel guests can enjoy free entry to the water world (indoor and outdoor pools), sauna world and the gym. The balneology center is equipped with cutting-edge diagnostic and therapeutic devices and offers a variety of therapeutic, relaxation and beauty treatments. When to treat yourself in the most special way if not on the verge of the New Year? The detailed New Year’s Eve package is available in the Slovak language here.

New Year's Eve celebration outside of Bratislava(source: Aphrodite FB site)

Your New Year’s Eve in the skiing centre

The Jasná ski resort in the Low Tatra Mountains offers great natural conditions for skiing and snowboarding. It is the biggest ski resort in Slovakia and stretches along the Low Tatra Mountains range and northern and southern slopes of Mt Chopok that operate more than 36 km of well maintained ski piste.

New Year's celebration outside of Bratislava(source: Wellness Hotel Chopok FB site)

This ski resort is located in the Žilina region approximately a 3-hour ride from Bratislava.

New Year's celebration outside of Bratislava(source: Wellness Hotel Chopok FB site)

If you like skiing, we recommend you to experience the Slovak skiing holiday in the mountain  hotel Wellness Hotel Chopok****. The special New Year’s Eve programme including a spa entrance is available in English here. This is an ideal choice for families with children.

You cannot get more breathtaking settings than these. Happy New Year!

Author: Zuzana Mytna

New Year’s Eve in Bratislava


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