Natural curative factors
Chlorosodic mineral waters from the helium-thermal lake
Saproelic mud from the lake
Gynecologic diseases (ovarian insufficiency, secondary sterility)
Degenerative, inflammatory and abarticular rheumatism (cervical, dorsal spondylosis, arthrosis and polyarthrosis)
Peripheral neurological affections (paresis)
Endocrine ailments (hyperthyroid)
Cardiovascular affections (varicosity ulcer).
By car: DN 13 (Odorheiul Secuiesc-Târgu Mures), 51km far from Târgu Mures
By train: Medias -Praid, Sovata Station
By plain: Târgu Mures airport.
In 1850 Sovata has been introduced in the spas` national patrimony. Between 1860-1880, people built the majority of the villas from the resort.
The climate is specific to a depression, with cool summers and cold winters. The annual average temperature is 7.6 C and the rainfalls quantity is 750mm a year.
Warm baths with salty mineral water from the lake
Warm mud packing
Sauna and medical gymnastics.
Mineral resources content
By their helium-thermal effect, the salty mineral waters from Ursu Lake made the spa to be famous. The salty waters get warm, having different temperatures at different depths (19-20 C on the surface, 30-40 C at 1m depths, 40-60 C at 1.5m depths). The salt content is 40 -250 g/l.
Surroundings, tourist attractions
Praid: the saline, the salty mountain; the Mining Museum
Târgu Mures: Teleki House (1799) baroque architectural monument, Teleki Library (44 Princeps editions, 1200 printing titles from the 15th-17h centuries), Bolyai Library (50000 volumes, books of great historical value)
Sighisoara: the citadel from the 14th-17th centuries.
Gurghiu: the Fair of the Girls, every May
Brâncovenesti: the Fair of the Cherries, every July
Reghin: the Festival of the Romanian Dancers "calusari"
Târgu Mures: the Festival of the Old People's Dance, every August.
Arts and Crafts
Wooden pipes at Hodac; rugs and cloths at Vatava; traditional cloths at Albesti, Deda, Brâncovenesti and Ibanessi; rush wickerwork at Câmpenita; straw and husk wickerwork at Acatari and Roteni; enameled ceramics at Korund.
Caraway soup, cabbage soup with cream, stuffed mushrooms, traditional Hungarian dishes (paprika, goulash, kurtocscolacs) etc.
S.C. BALNEOCLIMATERICA SOVATA S.A.
HOTEL SOVATA DANUBIUS