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Bear Lake

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Right near the lake you have all you want, restaurants, shops etc. You can have sunbaths, swim ,

All the places are with signs. there is a beautiful path near the lake where you can have a walk... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
salty splashing fun

We & the kids enjoyed a few hours of swimming in Romania's salt lake called Bear Lake. The lake... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Andrea M
Bucharest, Romania
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“nice walk”(6 reviews)
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Strada Trandafirilor, Sovata 545500, Romania
+40 265 570 506
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Reviewed 5 days ago

All the places are with signs. there is a beautiful path near the lake where you can have a walk through the forest that surrounds the lake , there is a salt mountain , and another mineral lakes in the same place.

Thank AureliaM207
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this place in fall, so no swimming for us. Even so, it was nice to walk around, bathing in the warm September sun, taking advantage of the silence and mountain air.

Thank Veronica B
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We & the kids enjoyed a few hours of swimming in Romania's salt lake called Bear Lake. The lake itself is awesome and the surroundings are stunning, but the administration of the entertainment center is bad: not enough chairs, no rules at all into where...More

2  Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This lake is a really nice place to go to cool down in the summer. We brought our 3 year old and we all had a blast. Things to keep in mind: Bring some water and snacks Bring a blanket and towels to lay on...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

The main attraction of Szovata. It is a special experience to swim in salted water in the heart of the mountains! Lot of space for everybody, possibility to leave your belongings in a safe place. Water is warm (25°) and clean even if it surounded...More

Thank de Castilla T
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The Bear lake, salted with heliothermic properties. You can enjoy a bath into it or a long walk all around it. The walk way around is very well arranged. Worth see it.

Thank bpredescu
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

of sodium, yielding the phenomenon of heliothermia, unique în Europe - the water temperature increases with depth. Therapy in this resort is recommended for the treatment of ginaecological problems ( sterility ), rheumatism, neurological problems, endocrine disorders, cardiovascular illnesses, dermatological conditions (pssoriasis).

Thank tmnapoleon
Reviewed 13 June 2018

This is a nice lake to take a long walk, and admire the beautiful forest, and relax in every evening.

1  Thank attila csaba s
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Situated right in the center of Sovata, this lake is known to many people because of its great salinity, its therapeutic properties, but also because it is a natural reserve. In the scientific world it is known as the lake with heliothermia (the largest in...More

1  Thank Viocalatorul
Reviewed 25 February 2018

It is located in central Transylvania. This region is called Saltland. Great and famous this Lake for heliotermical effect, because this unique feature makes his flavour.

Thank Alfonz László P
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