Nový Smokovec (995 altitude) is the tourist-curative resort near Starý Smokovec. The small ski resort Jakubková lúka is proper for beginners and families. Couples of restaurants, accommodation and restaurant facilities are located here. It is possible to walk to the Starý Smokovec centre as well.
In the 19th century Dr. Mikuláši Szontaghy built the first sanatorium for tuberculosis in the High Tatras that enables the treatment even in winter. The medical house Royal Palace focused on tuberculosis and respiratory diseases was established a bit later. The rather big settlement Sibír, the housing estate for permanent residents, is located in the west part of Nový Smokovec.