At the Orea Hotel Špičák we are pleased to be able to offer a wide variety of sporting activities. The ski resorts Špičák and Velký Javor (Great Arber) are in the vicinity of the hotel with ski- lifts, slopes and downhill skiing areas. The hotel is also located at a crossroads of hiking and biking trails. For better orientation we would like to offer a few of our own tips on how to spend your leisure time during your stay with us.
There is an outdoor playground near the hotel, where you can enjoy a pleasant summer afternoon with your children.
Storage room for bicycles and skis
Storage for your bikes or skis is located behind the hotel reception for guests and is open around the clock for free.
Cycling trips are ideal due to the fact that close to the hotel there are many tempting cycle paths. Mountain bike hire is located at the nearby Špičák ski resort and is open every day during the summer season. Bicycles can be rented on an hourly basis or for the whole day.
Children's bikes are available as well.
Nordic walking, a sporty way to hike can be enjoyed on marked trails found in the vicinity of the hotel. We are happy to lend you trekking poles as our guests available from the reception at the Pool & Fitness complex, which is located in the Horizont Resort for 50 CZK per couple per day. For non-guests pole hire is 50 CZK per hour + 100 CZK refundable deposit.
Ski rental is available at the Špičák ski resort, snowboards a children’s skis are of course also available.
For fans of golf other options are available close to our resort.
The Oberzwieselau Golfpark is 26 km away and is an 18-hole, 72-par course with a length of 6 km.
Deggendorfer Golf-Club is 38 km away, and is an 18 hole, 72-par course
For beginners the Šumava Golf-Club is 25 km away, and is a 6 hole course.
In a beautiful Šumava setting only 30 km from the hotel is the popular Western Ranč Podolí (Podolí Western Ranch), which offers trips into the countryside to break in horses or leading horses around the ranch. Tips regarding trips around the area are happily provided directly at the ranch.
‘Otava’ is not only a term for boating enthusiasts, but also a beautiful river that cuts through the Šumava mountain range. Sail up the Otava River in a kayak, canoe or raft. You can find boats and equipment at Železná Ruda.
Sports area Nad nádražím
This is a winter resort that has two slopes with a length of 650 and 300 meters, widely used by skiers. In summer you can enjoy, for example, a completely new and unique sporting attraction - non-motorized slalom carts. The area has a climbing centre, which stretches over an area of 440 m2 and offers 22 obstacles at heights of 7.9 meters to 1.5 meters. Outdoor activities complement the three bouncy trampolines, 2 of which are designed for our younger visitors, who also of course have a children’s playground available to them.
Paintballing in Šumava
If you like adrenalin-fuelled adventure, then this could be perfect for you. This attraction can be enjoyed at the biggest and newly built professional course in the Kašperské Mountains, which attracts its visitors with plenty of hiding places, obstacles, trenches and bunkers.
A dominant feature of the region is the mountain Velký Javor (Great Arber - the highest mountain in Šumava, with an elevation of 1,455.5 metres (4,775 ft.). Thanks to its height excellent downhill skiing is guaranteed. Two six-seater chairlifts or a six-seater cable car takes you on the 4 minute ride to the top. From diverging slopes of varying lengths and difficulty levels with spectacular views of Bavorský les (The Bavarian Forest) and Šumava. Trails located on the north side of the peak are 100% covered with snow and guarantee quality skiing until late spring. The new FIS world cup racing downhill slope allows you skiing and carving. At the Bretterschachten and Scheibe centres 90 km of groomed cross country trails await you. The modern ski resort now offers everything skiers are likely to expect. You can feel like you are in the Alps less than 15 minutes from the hotel.