Starting 2007, Tarcu Mountains gained the status of Sit Natura 2000, being protected by law.
Located at 600 meters altitude, surrounded by mountains from almost every angle, Poiana Marului is a great base camp for all tourist paths in Tarcu – Muntele Mic Mountains, or even crossing routes towards Retezat or Godeanu Mountains, for the skilled and in good shape travelers.
Poiana Mărului - Valea Craiului - the yellow strap, aprox 4-5hours
Poiana Mărului - Saua Plaiului - the red strap, aprox 7-8hours
Poiana Mărului - Vf. Mătania(Nedeia) - the blue triangle, aprox 5-6hours
Poiana Mărului – Piatra Scorilei - M. Mic – the blue strap, aprox 4-5hours
Poiana Mărului - Şaua Iepii - Colonia Tomeasa - the red triangle, aprox 6-7hours
The rivers Sucu, Bistra Marului and Poiana Marului Dam River are there for the mountain fishing fans. In the area, there are tens of kilometers of forest roads. If you are a mountain bike, atv or endurro passionate, you can always use them. You can rent some mountain bikes from us, if you want to explore the surroundings.
As a result of building Maru Dam (125meters high), an artificial lake, with a surface of 273ha resulted. On this lake one can practice different kinds of nautical sports, as long as no fossil fuel engines are used.
The owners of the villa, licensed in Geography and Advertising, loving trekking and backpacking, passionate about ecology and „good sense”, they are always there for you with a good advice, maps, guides and other useful information.