Sokobanja is one of the most popular destinations in Serbia, when we are talking about spa tourism. It is located in southeast Serbia, in a valley between mountains Ozren and Rtanj, through which flows a river Sokobanjska Moravica. It is very simple to come in Sokobanja, use Belgrade-Nis highway and it is 220 km from Belgrade and from Nis only 60 km. With the highway you can get in Sokobanje through little town Aleksinac and with regional road Paracin-Zajecar over the Rtanj and Boljevac too. You can come in Sokobanja from the direction of Zajecar through Knjaževac and it is about 80 km away.
Private accommodation is the most common choise of guests in Sokobanja, and every year this kind of accommodation was registered a constant increase in the quality and expand its tourist offer for domestic and foreign tourists. The new suites, studio type accommodation and first-class rooms are decorated and furnished according to the latest international standards and satisfied even the most demanding guest. There are several types of accommodation at the Sokobanja: apartments, studios, the first category rooms, second categories of rooms, private houses and villas for holiday and hotel accommodation. In the apartment offers there are those with one bed, double bed and triple bed apartments, while you can rent houses and villas at very affordable prices. Tourism in Sokobanja is the main economic sector in which is employed 22.000 people, almost half of the all Sokobanja’s population, that live in Sokobanja municipality. Sokobanja has to offer so many interesting places to visit such as Lepterija, Sokograd, waterfalls Ripaljka, Moravice spring, lake Bovansko jezero and many others.
Spa rehabilitation center is half of its capacity of 200 beds, adapted to hotel conditions and customer service, so except prevention and rehabilitation, guests are offered all services of high quality hotel accommodation. Located in the natural beauty surrounding, clean air and pleasant climate during most of the year, as well as exceptional hospitality of the host is certainly a winning combination of Sokobanja, that is slowly but surely climb up to the highest ranking when it is concerned the Serbian spa tourism and recreation.
Panoramic photography – EXPLORE!
Written by: Aleksandar Devetak
Photo: Saša Stojanović, Sloba O.
Published on: 07.03.2011