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Ocna Sibiului Salt Mine

Ocna Sibiului, Romania
+40 269 577 387
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Gotta try something different

We tried the budget lake experience. It looked packed and the guy opposite the entrance opened his... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Bolton, United Kingdom
Great and fun day of relaxing

This is something you don't get to experience very often, other than the Dead Sea just beneath... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Matthijs J
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  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
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“dead sea” (4 reviews)
“salt water” (3 reviews)
“mud bath” (2 reviews)
Ocna Sibiului, Romania
+40 269 577 387
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We tried the budget lake experience. It looked packed and the guy opposite the entrance opened his field for parking for only 5 lei. The pool itself wasn't expensive and Kids under 10 go free. There are no lockers inside and as people were walking...More

1  Thank JanPP
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is something you don't get to experience very often, other than the Dead Sea just beneath Israël - floating in salt water. The site offers 7 lakes varying in size and depth. There are one or two pools where you can easily get salty...More

2  Thank Matthijs J
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We stayed for one day in Ocna Sibiului as part of our trip through Romania. It's been over 25 years since I've last been on a holiday in Ocna. I have sweet memories from my childhood when we had so much fun in the salty...More

2  Thank mihaela c
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Apparently there are 3 ways to enjoy the salt mine mud and lakes. There is the expensive spa option, the mid-range Strand Hotel option and the low-end budget option. We got on a train (a nice modern one with aircon) from Sibiu and 25 minutes...More

2  Thank Poppetina
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The water is so salty you cant even swim, very funny :-) Salt and mould are healthy for skin. Level of services, food, drinks and prices are okay for such outside complex.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Took public bus from Sibiu. Easy. Seems to be various options as to price/services/ "luxury" . We picked least expensive. Clean public toilets and showers. Reasonably priced and convenient places to eat/drink.

Thank ladybegood
Reviewed 2 December 2015

The resort is not fancy at all. There are no great hotels in the area and neither great services. You will find those in Sibiu which is at about 10 kilometers away. This is a great place to go if you want to swim in...More

Thank Cristian Iulian D
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Having a bath in brine and getting packed in mud is something you'll have to do - for fun, if nothing else - once in a lifetime, at least. The place has a certain 1900 charm and I can't say I mind it.

1  Thank Spadurar
Reviewed 4 November 2014

not sure where you can find other places like this. incredible experience as a non swimmer. I can only recommend to include this as a nice destination, if you're visiting Sibiu in summer.

1  Thank Alex_PLY
Reviewed 11 September 2014

I am sure that other reviewers did not know what they were visiting. These are mud baths formed on the remains of a Roman Salt Mine. In Western Europe people pay a fortune for the basic treatments you give yourself here for pence. Changing facilities...More

6  Thank PeterReigate
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