Paltinis is the oldest mountain ski resort in the country, founded in 1894 by the Transylvanian Carpathian Tourists Society and the mountain resort is situated at the highest altitude - 1442 meters.
Ski and snowboard resort of Arena Platos Paltinis opened its doors for the first time seven years ago, in 2010. The slopes are equipped with snow cannons which guarantees snow. At the moment, the slopes are served by four ski lifts and a chairlift for skiers and snowboarders flow relaxation. Furthermore, for those using the toboggan slope, it is equipped with nightlights to make the ascents easy, without equipment. What's more, it has the most modern fun-park in Romania with nightlights, one built on three platforms, each dedicated to three skill levels; beginners, intermediate and advanced.
Arena Platos Paltinis was designed from the begining a outset as a sports and health complex, primarily oriented towards families. The Ski School is one of the best in the country, with well-trained teachers who offer customers great results. We have also designed Kindergarten Ski for kids to safely and enjoyably receive their first feeling on skis.
The Rental center is also fully equipped with high quality gear, covering a large range of sizes from the smallest skiers and snowboarders to advanced. The children have two slopes for beginners where they can discover the secrets of skiing and for them was prepared a Alley Stories, a promenade where they can meet with their favourite cartoon figures.
And last but not least, every weekend at Arena Platos Paltinis there are sport competitions, for professionals, families and wacky games, such as the already famous Slide and Freeze or Miss Bikini contest in which competitors must cross on skis or board on an artificial lake built on the slope. The parties and concerts which take place in Arena Platos have become legendary, apreski being full every time when up on the slope take place such events.