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Jastarnia is village and sea resort in Pomorskie in Poland. The town is situated in the middle of the Hel peninsula. It is one of the most popular sea resorts at the Polish coast with interesting nightlife. The center is along the Ulica Sychty with a lot of bars and pubs. It leads to a big fishing harbour at the south beach. Tourist ships are starting trips to the Bay of Gdańsk there.

Get in

  • by plane - the international Lech Wałęsa airport at Gdansk [1][dead link] or the international Szczecin-Goleniow airport [2]
  • From Gdańsk by bus, train or ferry. There is an international airport and harbour in Gdansk.
  • by car - from Gdańsk or Szczecin by the route E28 to Reda and than just north to Wladyslawowo by the 216. From Wladyslawowo east along the Hel Peninsula.
  • by train - (PKP [3])
  • by bus - (PKS [4])

Get around


The sea resort is not quite big, so you can easily walk or rent a bike. As it is situated on the Hel Peninsula it's easy to find your way around without getting lost.



The biggest building is a neo-Baroque church with a very interesting altar in the shape of a fishing boat. Old fishing houses are situated around the church. Some of them are turned into fishing museums (ulica Rynkowa 10 and ulica Mickiewicza 115).

Ksiedza Bernarda Sychty is the main street and has many cafes, bars and restaurants, and also many (touristy) shops and entertainment places for kids.



A beautiful broad beach with white sandy dunes is north east of the center. A pine forest starts behind the dunes.




  • El Rino (ulica Stelmaszczyka 13a) with low prices
  • Baltyk (ulica Polna 1) is considered to be one of the best fih´sh restaurants on the Hel peninsula.
  • U Babli, Sychty 84, +48 513 171 730. Popular Italian Restaurant with all the classics, pizza and some Polish dishes. Located in the first floor with covered terrace.
  • Urwis House, Sychty 64, +48 663 195 684, . Restaurant with several indoor and outdoor seating areas. Good selection of Polish food, midrange prices for Jastarnia.





Go next


There are a lot of other sea resorts along the 34 km long and 300 to 3000 m broad Hel peninsula, Jurata, Hel, Chałupy, Władysławowo, Chlapowo, Rozewie and Jastrzębia Góra. You can get to Gdańsk, Sopot and Gdynia by ferry.

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