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Thursday, June 20, 2013
The town Senec in the south-west of Slovakia (25 km away from Bratislava) is a known and popular destination of summer holidaymakers above all due to its stable weather and lakes Slnečné jazerá (Sun Lakes) that stretch on an area of 120 hectares.
Passing through the region of Liptov, from Liptovský Mikuláš to Ružomberok, one must notice a huge water area of the dam Liptovská Mara. It is the largest water reservoir in Slovakia in terms of the confined water volume.
The water reservoir Orava is the result of artificial blocking of the river Orava in northern Slovakia as the remedy to frequent floods. It spreads as far as the Polish frontier. There is an island in the middle of the reservoir called Slanický ostrov - the favourite destinations of trippers.
A popular summer holiday resort, the water reservoir Sĺňava, is next to the world famous spa Piešťany situated in west of Slovakia.
The green pearl of eastern Slovakia - the water reservoir Veľká Domaša built on the river Ondava is situated in the mountains Ondavská vrchovina. Warm climate of the lake favours water sports and fishing.
In the northern part of the lowland Východoslovenská nížina, the water reservoir attracts in summer season. Due to its very favourable local climate, it is widely used for recreation.
The recreation area of Zlaté piesky is situated on the north-eastern edge of the Capital Bratislava in a peaceful place protected by abundant greenery. Its atmosphere is similar to that of a seaside.
The Kunov Dam is a suburban holiday resort, located only five kilometres from the town of Senica.
Nitrianske Rudno is located in the ledge of the Upper Nitra Basin, at the foothill of the Strážov Mountains. Its water reservoir is the centre of local tourism, with the area of Nitrianske Rudno being a sought-after holiday resort by young people.
The water reservoir with the warmest water in Slovakia is that of Teplý vrch constructed on the river Blh between villages Teplý vrch, Budikovany and Drienčany. It is not far away from the town Rimavská Sobota.