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Poiana Brasov

This premier winter resort, high in the Carpathian Mountains of Transylvania really is Romania’s showpiece, with a superb pine forest location and the fascinating medieval town of Brasov far below. The whole resort has been attractively laid out to make the very best of the range of skiing available – it’s ideal for beginners and intermediates, and there’s some lively après ski to, with distinctive Romanian flavour at prices that won’t break the bank. Romania’s graceful capital Bucharest is only 3 hours’ drive away. Poiana Brasov has always had an excellent snow record throughout the winter season.

£999 Adult

Flying from: Dublin

Duration: 5-12 January 2019 FULLY BOOKED

Duration: 16-23 February 2019 LIMITED SEATS REMAINING

(£100 discount per child sharing room with two adults)

Essential Information

For Skiers
Height of resort: 1060m
Highest Ski Point: 1770m
Marked Runs: 13Km
Longest Runs: 3Km
Direction of slopes: W/NW
Cross country trails: 9Km
Lifts: 1 Gondola, 2 Cable Car, 5 Drag

General Details
Airport of arrival:Bucharest
Airport to resort: 170km
Transfer time: 3 hours
Number of resident reps: 1
Flight Out: 11:45am 16th Feb 2019 (Dublin – Bucharest)
Flight In: 8:55am 23rd Feb 2019 (Bucharest – Dublin)


Poiana Brasov is perfect for beginners. The nursery slopes are wide and gentle and there is a plateau at the top of the mountain. All ski instructors are English speaking with classes normally consisting of 10-12 people. By the end of the week most beginners are able to ski at the blue run from the top of the Christianu Mare all the way down to the village.


This is a good resort for intermediate skiers to improve their skills and progress from the blue runs that are not too testing and not too crowded, to the red runs that take you over varied terrain.


There are only a few black runs at this resort.

Night Skiing

Floodlights have been installed on the lower slopes so that you can enjoy your skiing until 9 o’clock in the evenings.


Poiana Brasov is fun, lively and great value for money. There is a wide range of bars, restaurants and discos to choose from, open until late in the evening. For an authentic Romanian evening we recommend an evening at either ‘Dacian’s Lounge’ or ‘The Outlaws Hut’. Both restaurants have a lively atmosphere with Romanian folk music and serve delicious and plentiful cuisine.

Hotel Sport

Half-Board, 4 Floors, 89 rooms, 1 Lift ***

The Sport is one of the best hotels in Poiana Brasov. Situated among a pine forest, it is next to the ski school, 50m from the lifts and 200m from the resort centre. The standard of accommodation is very high as a result of recent refurbishment. The interior is very modern and the rooms are very clean, making the sport a perfect base for any holiday.

Facilities include: restaurant, bar, sauna, massage, pool tables, disco and shop. (Some of these facilities may be subject to local charges). Prices are per adults sharing a twin room with bath, WC and telephone.