Soko Banja Spa accommodation – rural tourism 080

Sokobanja is a spa in Eastern Serbia rich in mineral healing waters, situated in the footstep of Ozren Mountain (1117 m high) next to Moravice River, at the altitude of 400 m. Thanks to its invigorating characteristics featuring natural sources of radioactive mineral waters and moderate continental climate without fog and strong winds, it is particularly suitable for vacations and recreation during whole year. Surrounded by wooded mountains and without any big polluters, Sokobanja is the oasis of fresh air, strongly recommended both for the healthy and the ill people. Bovan lake, one of the cleanest lakes in Serbia, 7 km far from “Borici” apartment is the heaven for fishermen. There are many picnic grounds in the surroundings of this famous spa and rejuvenating resort, attracting all Soko Banja Spa visitors /Ripaljka Waterfalls, the highest water-slope in Serbia, high over 40m, crystal sparkling Moravica River springs…/ Sokobanja’s hunting grounds rich in wild game are real challenge for the nature lovers and passionate hunters. During its rich history Stevan Sremac, Branislav Nusic and Ivo Andric, famous Serbian writers were regular guests in Sokobanja.
The apartment is located in Sokobanja’s popular park “Borici”, close to the “Sokobanja” Special Hospital. It is 400m far from the downtown where the famous Soko Banja Spa medical baths and curative springs are located, at the main pedestrian street. Apartment consists of a pleasant living room with SAT TV, Internet connection and two comfortable wooden king-beds, separate rustic-decorated bedroom, fully equipped kitchen and the bathroom with all facilities. It is heated by central heating system during winters. Full accommodation capacity of the apartment is 6 beds. As the special visitors’ thrill, there is the open-air grill in the yard for memorable “rostilj” Serbian style barbecues. The apartment is surrounded with large coniferous forests of 65 m2 surface, the front yard full of flowers and greenery and the parking area. It is excellent place for the peaceful but extremely active vacations far away from the crowds and loud music. During their stay guests enjoy riding bicycle, jogging, picking up medicinal herbs of amazing health and curative features or walking through the fragrant meadows and woods. One can also go fishing on the lake or the river, or can go hunting wild game. After all challenges and tremendous experiences, one can easily sleep “like a lamb”, far away from anything that is annoying.

Nearby places of interest : Ripaljka Waterfalls, Rtanj and Ozren Mountains, magic Soko Grad /medieval fortification/ ruins, Vrmdza village still preserving old legends and traditional way of life, Moravica River crystal springs,“Adonis” Medicinal herbs Factory – Serbian leader in picking up, drying, processing and packing of medicinal herbs, Grudonjske vodenice – Golub’s Mill /”Golubova vodenica”/ traditional mill turned into unique restaurant founded by popular Soko Banja historian, Mr. Golub Radovanovic, whose will is eventually fulfilled to run the place “knitted” of memories and amazing energy, situated right above the fresh waters of Gradasnica river to serve delicious organic meals in wooden dishes, Josanica village famous for its curative mineral waters and ancient watermills functioning nowadays just like 250 years ago…..