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Address: Ocna Sibiului, Romania
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Interesting place, but not to stay too long

Ocna Sibiului its a very interesting place. Its a small village with a few saltwater lakes and a lot of hotel and b&b's around, from 12 euros a small cottage for 2 people, to 100... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 October 2013
Virlan L
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Brasov, Romania
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Sibiu, Romania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

the lakes in ocna sibiului are very famous across romania as there is a very high salt concentration and you basically can not drown, you stay floating because it is so salty, in the summer time it is a very popular tourist attraction

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Tg Mures
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2014

I like because you can see many lakes and you can swim (and also you can make tramament), i liked that there is a nice pub where you can sit and drink a bottle of wine.....The prices of accomodation are too expensive

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Brasov, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2013

Ocna Sibiului its a very interesting place. Its a small village with a few saltwater lakes and a lot of hotel and b&b's around, from 12 euros a small cottage for 2 people, to 100 euros for a double room in a **** hotel. In the summer the place is very busy, so its better to avoid weekends. The only... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

We did a day of touring around some of the old citadels in this area and finished up at Ocna Sibiului where we looked forward to a dip in the lakes after a hot day travelling around. Our driver had to ask for directions a couple of times, so it wasn't well signed from the main roads. When we approached... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2013

Lame location, swimming there is like swimming in a mud bath. No shadow, loud and bad quality music. You need to be really old pensioner with very low standards and nothing else better to do to accept this. I've been told that there are other balneary facilities in the area but after I've seen this one, I was completely in... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2012

Ocna Sibiukui, is a small balnear vilage with a very sakted kaje, in wich can stay without swim. There is a beatifull old buildings nearly a modern center of nealth. But, the transport to ans return from Sibiu is not very good.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2012

We just visited Ocna Sibiului. I always was afraid to swmm in lakes but this time I dared to try. The whole area consists on more salt lakes and even a mud lake (totaly black and renowed for being healthy for the bones). Swimming in the salt lakes is an amazing experience for all the family as you just float... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2012

Well worth a visit to this area with a number of saline lakes close to Sibiu. We stayed in Hotel Salinas which has an indoor pool (cold), an outdoor pool with salt like the sea ( very cold 21deg and empty when we there) and an indoor salt pool that was comfortable and seemed very therapeutic. We would suggest you... More 

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Tamworth, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2012

Had to try out the salt lake next to the resort hotel. Very cold murky green water but if you can overcome the look of it, it's very refreshing and heals up any minor skin complaints the next day. My eczema was a lot better. Not enough sunbeds in the shade.

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Sibiu, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2012

20 kms from Sibiu is situated the wonderful natural saline lake region of Ocna Sibiului. You can easily get there by train or bus (I would recommend the train, it takes only 20 minutes and it's cheaper than the bus). U can take a bath in the numerous salt lakes, former salt mines now covered in water. IThe salty water... More 

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