Suggestions to Unwind in and around Sibiu | Winter Edition
To some, relaxation is taking a break from all physical activities, while for others being active spells wonders for the mind and body, even on free days. We have enough ideas for all - hope you have the time to try them out. And if you don’t, you really should make some.
🏊♀ Take a break from the world in the comfort of a SPA or take a dip in a pool to refresh
Luxuriate in any of the SPA centres and inside swimming pools in or around Sibiu - choose one to rebalance your mind, your body, and your spirit.
🔹 Baia Populară
Discover the freshly renovated Baia Populară. It reopened its gates to the public in the summer of 2021 after major renovation works and was recently awarded the title Best Historical Spa at the 2021 Termalia Gala. Baia Populară boasts lots of dedicated areas:
- a 22x7 m pool ideal for swimming and aqua sport,
- a SPA zone including a dry and a wet sauna, cold-water and hot-water pools to improve your blood circulation,
- a salt room to bask in as your body takes in all the benefits of the ionized air.
🔹 Centrul ARIA
If you’re part of a group of people looking for different things, Centrul ARIA is a safe option offering plenty of attractions for everyone:
- a 25x15 m semi-olympic pool for those looking to be active, and separate warm water pools for adults and children to wallow at ease,
- a recently opened area including 4 slides for the most energetic looking to have fun,
- saltwater pool for added health benefits,
- SPA zone including a jacuzzi, Turkish sauna, dry sauna, Kneipp pool.
🔹 SPA Hilton
Looking for a 5* experience? The Hilton Hotel SPA is the place to go. Their relaxation centre includes an inside swimming pool, dry saunas and a steam bath, Cleopatra bath, relaxation and meditation areas. What’s more, Hilton offers various holistic therapeutic and relaxation packages including thematic massages, such as: Body Hydra-Scrub, Hot Stone Massage, or Stress Relief / Deep Tissue / Aromatherapy Massage.
⛸ Try out a new winter sport or cool off at your own pace
🔹 The ice rink in Sub Arini Park is the biggest one in Sibiu: 1,200 sqm of ice perfect for a few laps. Here you also have the chance to try your hand at a new sport, a premiere for Romania: Icestock - a five-person strategy sport.
🔹 The Măgura Cisnădie indoor ice rink, for when you’d rather skate indoors.
🏡 Fall under the spell of a one-of-a-kind accommodation or go on an active exploration of the Sibiu Surroundings
🔹 Portal Green Village
This is an experiential accommodation that makes locals of Sibiu feel far from home, despite Sibiel being at only 30 km from the city. Each minimalistic bungalow offers everything a traveller might need.
Check out the Vortex Spa zone, where you can repose in the sauna, wellness rituals and aromatherapy, refresh with organic products, bask in the traditional hot tub, or unwind in the indoor meditation area. Don’t shy away from VATRA, a common space of intersection, where you can work, socialize and relax; it’s also a bistro that only serves foods from their own garden and micro farm or from trusted producers.
🔹 The Hiking Years
If you’re the kind of person who leaves no surrounding area unexplored, take a peek at the regular hikes organized in the framework of the programme The Hiking Years. These hikes targeted at small groups go through medium-difficulty routes in some of the most varied areas: Jina, Cindrel Mountains, Hârtibaciu Valley, Ighiș Hills, Sibiel Pastures, or Poiana Soarelui. A real treat for those who draw their energy from nature!