Poland’s most famous coastline area is full of wide, sandy beaches, cliffs, picturesque fishing villages and extensive coastal forests. The area is rich with historic places, castles, monuments and beautiful shrines. There are also numerous resorts, camping spots and high-class hotels as well as range of taverns and restaurants serving wide selection of fresh fish and seafood, which Hel is famous for.
Hel is the longest Polish peninsula with a length of 34 km and a width of 200m to 3km. Old Small fishing villages such as Chalupy, Kuznica, Jastarnia and Wladyslawowo attract thousands of tourists, surfers and fans of beautiful sandy beaches every year. The town of Hel, located at the very edge of Hel peninsula, is home to a shelter for seals which has two pools inhabited by gray seals. It plays significant role in enabling reproduction and survival of Baltic Grey Seals, which are threatened with extinction in the wild.