Snagov is a commune, located 40 km north of Bucharest, composed of five villages: Ghermanesti, Ciofliceni, Snagov Sat, Vladiceasca and Tancabesti. Snagov has always been a popular holiday resort, many villas beening built on the shores of Snagov lake by the wealthy people of Bucharest
Snagov village was built around the Snagov monastery, founded in the late 14th century on an island in Snagov Lake, about 2 km north of Snagov village. It is supposed that the tomb of ” Count Dracula”, Vlad III Dracula, is in the Snagov monastery.
There are many relaxing ways to spend one or a few days in Snagov.
You can stay over night at one of the hotels around, I would suggest 4 and 5 stars hotels since they are not so expensive and if you stay in Snagov, you have to feel like the wealthy inhabitants feel.
Hotel Club Snagov, is without any doubt a paradise of fun and an oasis of relaxation, ideal for anyone. You will find a wonderful pool bar with good music, surrounded by palm trees, a magnificent spa, three restaurants, a pavilion located right on the lake, generous garden, and, 22 luxury rooms. You can stay over night or just go for one day to enjoy the swimming pool, eat in one of their restaurants and enjoy the lake.
Aleea Nufarului, No.1B, Snagov Sat
Vila 23 is a place of history. This is where the old communist used to meet in Snagov. In those days, you could be here only if you were somebody important to the state. These days all that is changed, the only thing remaining is the pleasure of being at Vila 23. You can relax at the spa, enjoy the swimming pool, there is a conference center if needed, and a nice restaurant.
Zorelelor Street, No 44A, Snagov Sat
If you love horses, Snagov has two good places were you can go and ride on one of their horses.
Equestria Club was founded in 2010. It is located in the Snagov village Tancabesti on an area of 2.5 hectares of which 1 ha is the construction of the club on the ground. Equestria has golf and riding contest, paddocks, 50 loose boxes, Roundabouts covered bleachers for 500 spectators, and has 40 HP (23 and 17 in their pension) of the most beautiful breeds. The club allows long walks in the surroundings and always organizes riding lessons for amateurs. Facilities are complemented by a hotel and a restaurant with a capacity of 50-60 people and an outside terrace. Equestria holds regular equestrian competitions for professionals, but also for children and amateurs. Already traditional manifestations include Equestria Cup Grand Prix of Bucharest, Equestria or home contests since 2013, the International Jumping Competition FEI – Longines Grand Prix
Str. Hipodromului FN, Sat Tancabesti, Comuna Snagov
Arkadia Club covers an area of 44,000 square meters, on the road that leads to Snagov village in the middle of a green paradise, in the Snagov forest. Among their services you will find riding lessons with coach / trainer indoor and outdoor, full boarding for horses, indoor restaurant and terrace with a panoramic view but most important, a friendly and professional team speaking English, Romanian, German and French.
Alexandru Ioan Cuza Street, No.1, Snagov Sat
Since Snagov is all about the lake there are many sports you can do like kayak, pedal boat, motor boat sail boat, wake board, jet ride and so on.
After an relaxing day you can go to El Capitan, one of the best restaurants by the lake, The food is a mixture of international food, lovely cocktails and good music. In spring and autumn, on Sundays there is an amazing day party where you should do your best not to miss.
Biking in the forest, have a picnic, play in the water, have a drink and stay over night, whatever you choose, Snagov can offer.