Poiana Brasov lays on a plateau at the basis of Postavarul Mountain which is part of the Meridional Carpathians Mountains. Due to its laying and exemplary beauty , Poiana Brasov is called Poiana Soarelui (Sunny Glade), too.
Located at only 12 km far from the Medieval town  of Brasov and at over 1020m altitude, Poiana Brasov is a peaceful oasis for all kind of tourists and in all seasons.
Poiana Brasov is surrounded by four big mountains:
- Postavarul (maximum altitude 1.799m)
- Piatra Craiului (maximum altitude 2.238m)
- Bucegi (maximum altitude 2.505m)
- Piatra Mare (maximum altitude1.848m)