Villa is ideal for travellers who would like to combine Prague sightseeing with a bit of relaxation. Set in a spacious garden, it offers a tennis court, an indoor swimming pool /heated May-September/, a sauna and outside bbq seating. Villa would suit families with children, group of friends or professionals who wish to blend business with a leisure.
The location is in a village called Cestlice near Pruhonice and can be accessed in 20 min from the centre of Prague. It is just off the D1 motorway connecting Prague with Brno . Therefore it would make a superb stopover for visitors on a driving holiday. The bus stop is 7 min walk from the house and will take you to a centre of Prague ( bus+ underground) in 40 min. A taxi journey will cost approx 500czk . Travel time by car from the airport is only 30 min.
The indoor pool is heated from April to October, however it can be used the whole year for sauna dipping. There is a selection of tennis rackets and balls available.
Despite the quiet and private location, there are numerous restaurants, hypermarket and shops nearby. A wonderful local restaurant offering local Czech specialities is 10min walk. Further selection of restaurants is 5-10 min drive. Kids playground is on 2min walk from the villa.
Places worth visiting nearby.
Aguapalace Cestlice – 12 min walk – one of the biggest water park in Europe, with 10 water slides, a lazy river, an outdoor area, whirlpools and grottos, sauna and a lot of bars all over the area. Word of warning – for visitors with small kids. Undertake Prague sightseeing first as the children would prefer to skip the Prague bit and go to Aquapalace again instead. www.aquapalace.cz/en
Pruhonice Park – 10 min drive - Discover one of the largest landscaped parks in Europe, with an area of 240 hectares, located in the rugged valley of a meandering river. The park is on a UNESCO World Heritage List along with the historical centre of nearby Prague. The Park is a truly splendid place for relaxation or a romantic stroll. The end of May, when the rhododendrons bloom, is definitely a great time to head to Průhonice Park. However, you can go at any time of year and you will always find something to see.
Konospiste Castle – 20 min drive on D1 motorway - set in deep forest of Bohemian countryside this château has become famous as the last residence of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir of the Austro-Hungarian throne, whose assassination in Sarajevo triggered off World War I. Some spectacular private collections can be seen inside the chateau. www.zamek-konopiste.cz/en