Sinaia, or the Pearl of the Carphatian’s, is one of the oldest and famous mountain resort. located in Prahova County in Bucegi Mountains, 140 kilometres north of the capital Bucharest at an altitude of 767 m and 860 m, Sinaia boasts ski slopes at an altitude of 2,000 m, on the plateau of the Bucegi mountains. In 2019, Sinaia was named Romania’s Best Ski Resort third year in a row by the World Ski Awards, event which was hold in Kitzbuhel, Austria. It is both a touristic and a balneo-thermal resort. Having the Peles Castle near by adds to the natural beauty of the area. Wanna make a full-week holiday out of it? Sinaia is surrounded by three other, smaller ski destinations: Buşteni, Azuga and Predeal. Mix it up!

The ski resort Sinaia is located in Prahova County (Romania). For skiing and snowboarding, there are 17.9 km of slopes and 5 km of ski routes available. 9 lifts transport the guests. The winter sports area is situated between the elevations of 1,006 and 2,090 m.

  • Elevation – 1006 m – 2090 m (Difference 1084 m)
  • 19.9 ski slopes and additional 5 Km ski routes
  • 9 ski Lifts


Closest Airports to Sinaia

Located in a beautiful mountainous region, at the foothills of the Bucegi Mountains , about 120 km from Bucharest and 44 km from Brasov, in the Prahova Valley. There are regular shuttle buses and trains between Bucharest (city or airport) and Brasov, with the journey taking between 2 and 3 hours depending on traffic and trains. From Brasov, you can take a bus or taxi to Sinaia, or if you’ve chosen to hire a car in Bucharest you can, of course, drive the whole way in comfort. Roads are good and you might prefer this if you are taking gear with you.

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Driving direction to Sinaia

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  • Drive from Bucharest International Airport (Henri Coanda - OTP). Distance 109 km. 1 hour 29 mins drive.
  • Drive from Sibiu Internationl Airport (SBZ). Distance 202 km. 3 hours 10 mins drive
  • Drive from Targu Mures International Airport (Transilvania - TGM). Distance 226 km. 3 hours 32 minutes drive

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Where to stay

Brasov offers high quality hotels with plenty of options to suit any type of trip, big or small, all-inclusive family-friendly hotels, to lodges for romantic gateways. Prices vary from the lower budgets to the go crazy on the budget. With so many options to choose from, perks of being a small city, you are never too far way from the action and from a slope wherever you choose to stay .

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10 Beginner Skiing Tips First Timers Need Before Hitting the Slopes

Coming skiing for the first time is a great idea whatever your age. Learning to ski as an adult can be daunting, but is also extremely accessible with just a small amount of fitness. We want to make sure you get the most out of your first time, so we’ve got a few tips for first-time skiers, to make that it’s a good one.

  • Do Some Research Before You Depart.
  • Arrive Early.
  • Don’t Overextend Yourself.
  • Ski Clothing Works Best When You Dress in Layers.
  • Rent Your Equipment.
  • Pack Fluids and Snacks.
  • Get in Shape Before the Ski Season.
  • Protect Yourself from the Sun.
  • Take professional lessons

Looking for luggage storage in Sibiu?

If your room check-in is late or check-out is too early, if you are waiting for your flight or for your room to be cleaned you can leave your luggage with and enjoy Sibiu.

They offer traveling tips for Sibiu, must see tourist attractions, information about ongoing events and concerts along with free leaflets, brochures and business cards. You can use their free Wi-fi, have a cup of hot tea or water, print your boarding pass or weight your luggage.

5 lei / hour / bag
30 lei / 24h

24/7 video surveillance
Security tags for every bag

Business hours
  • Tuesday – Saturday:  9.00am – 5.30pm
  • Sunday, Monday: Closed

If you have any special request outside the opening hours, you can send them an email to and the team will try their best to help you with your enquiry.

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