Four-star hotel “White Griffin” is located near the seashore. In Koktebel it is one of the best places of rest. The hotel complex occupies part of the coast, has its own beach, pier and boathouse. Works all year round. It accepts not only holidaymakers, but also business people who come to participate in conferences, seminars, meetings. The hotel has a conference hall, a cozy restaurant, rooms of different categories of comfort, including apartments. The only diving club in the village is open on site. The complex is popular for other reasons.
Location, history, service
The hotel is built near the border with the Kara-Dag Nature Reserve. This is an ecologically clean area where there has never been a large industrial production. The only enterprise operating in the village is the Koktebel factory of vintage wines and cognacs.
Pay attention! The hotel can book a tour with tasting of alcoholic beverages of a local winery. Vineyards occupy an area of more than a thousand hectares. It is the largest mader site in Europe.
Karadag protected area includes a whole complex of natural monuments. It received official status in 1979. But long before this event, in 1914, the Karadag scientific station was opened on the territory. Vyazemskogo. The need to create a reserve in these places was justified by Academician Pavlov. Today, natural phenomena are observed here by employees of the Biological Institute of the Southern Seas. Kovalevsky.
Koktebel began to develop as a resort from the middle of the 19th century. By the end of the same century, it was already considered the most fashionable holiday destination for representatives of art. A special role in the formation of the village was played by the Russian poet Maximilian Voloshin. Before the revolution, many prominent representatives of Russian culture visited his dacha – Chekhov, Tsvetaeva, Gumilev, Bulgakov, Veresaev and Alexei Tolstoy. Thanks to them, Koktebel has a lot of places of interest and a rich cultural heritage.
The owners of the hotel complex “White Griffin” decided to preserve the elitism of the resort, opening in 2007 a fashionable hotel, which received a category of 4 stars. It covers an area of 1 hectare. The distance to the sea is 15 meters. The distance from the center of the village by 1 km, on the one hand, is not a critical distance that cannot be walked. On the other hand, there are no sounds of entertainment events taking place in the evening and at night on the embankment. Nearby there are dolphinarium, water park and children’s attractions.
The service is thought out in the first class. For those who want to ride with the breeze on the sea expanses, rent of boats and yachts is provided. A shuttle service to and from Simferopol Airport can be arranged. Parking for car owners is provided on a paid basis. Wi-Fi is available everywhere, the cost is included in the accommodation. You can freely use the ironing room, beach, include sun loungers, umbrellas, towels, business center services, children’s pool and playground. Sauna, massage services, laundry and tour desk provide paid services. Room service is available upon prior reservation at an additional cost.
On the territory of the complex built the main four-storey building and two two-storey cottages. The fund has 64 rooms with individual design. Designers tried to satisfy the tastes of all guests, using the style from classics to modern creativity. All rooms are equipped with autonomous heat-energy-water supply, telephone communication with the administrator, air conditioning and satellite TV, hairdryer, refrigerator and safe.
For guests’ stay, the following categories are offered:
- Economy class. One-room and two-room suites are located on the attic floor. Designed to accommodate 3-4 people. The bathroom has a shower. These are the only rooms that do not have their own balcony.
- Standard class A and B double. One-room suites are located in cottages. Each of them has a separate entrance, near which there is a small terrace with outdoor furniture. On the second floor, guests climb the external comfortable staircase. The view opens on the patio and fountain.
- Standard one-room superior. The rooms are located in the central building. It offers sea views. Balcony with furniture, bathroom extended. A modern multifunctional shower cabin with a seat is installed, there is a bidet.
- Suite – two-room suite with two bathrooms is located in the Italian courtyard in the cottage number 2. In front of the entrance there is a cozy terrace, immersed in greenery.
- Duplex Suite is located in the central building. They offer views of the sea or Kara-dag Mountain. The spacious terrace is equipped with summer furniture.
- The apartment is an exclusive three-room duplex suite. Panoramic windows and sea views from the terrace. There is a private sauna, a private beach, a dining room-veranda with an equipped kitchen area, two bedrooms, a living room.
Another exclusive option is the “Room for the newlyweds”. This is a comfortable room with panoramic windows overlooking the sea and mountains. The bathroom has a multifunctional shower. The spacious terrace has light furnishings. The room is very modern, but with a share of romance.
“We were pleasantly surprised to meet a European-level hotel on the South Coast. It is very reminiscent of Mediterranean guest houses, which have cozy modern rooms, beautiful plumbing and a place for individual relaxation. We took the usual standard and were very pleased with the comfortable bed, large bathroom and balcony, which is nice to sit on. Otherwise, there are no complaints either. “White Griffin” is the best place in Koktebel” Tatiana, Russia
Important! Pets are not allowed in the rooms.
Meals and restaurants
The organization of catering for guests is engaged in the renovated restaurant of the hotel “White Griffin”. The main hall with panoramic windows is designed for 80 seats. It is here that the Swedish line is covered or a complex set of dishes is served. When booking, guests are offered three accommodation packages:
- without meals;
- buffet breakfast;
- half board (breakfast + dinner) – buffet.
A set menu is available at lunchtime. If meals are not included in the price, then at any time you can use the main menu, eat in the restaurant or order food in the room.
In summer, there is a summer terrace. There is also a VIP room for private lunches or business meetings. The lounge café, which is open during high season, offers a wide range of soft drinks and spirits. The bar is supplied with varieties of German and Belgian beer, as well as brewed according to the original recipe craft beer “White Griffin”. Visitors will be offered coffee, wine, wine lists, as well as a price list for author’s desserts.
Leisure and entertainment
As a variety of leisure activities, guests are invited to visit the Finnish sauna. They offer a hot dry steam room, a massage room, a swimming pool and a relaxation room. The service is paid additionally. After thermal treatments, you can plunge into a cool font, watch TV, comfortably sitting on a soft corner, drink a cocktail or arrange a tea party from useful herbal preparations.
Much attention is paid to active pastime. On its territory the only diving center in Koktebel is founded. It employs instructors who will help to master scuba diving for people of any age. Underwater photo shoots will be an excellent memory of the rest spent at the resort. A full course of study is conducted according to PADI standards. Then a certificate is issued that allows a person the right to dive into the waters of the seas and oceans anywhere in the world.
In addition to scuba diving, another extreme sport is practiced – kayaking. Recently, a huge number of people are fond of it. There are single and double kaikas in the slipway. After introductory lessons with an instructor, you can go on a group sea hike. Equipment is issued for rent, a group of tourists is formed by appointment.
“White Griffin” is one of the few hotel complexes that has its own pier. Yachts, boats that can be rented for boat trips are moored to it. Also vacationers are available water-0 motor sports:
- racing on jet skis.
More information! Sea fishing can be ordered. The boat will take those who wish to the most fish places (the captain knows them), and they will help to prepare the catch in the restaurant.
Beaches & Pools
There is no fixed swimming pool in the hotel. The sea is 15 meters away, so there is no particular need for them. But for those who like to swim in fresh water in the summer, a frame outdoor pool is installed. Next to it is a small depth (84 cm) children’s inflatable pool. They are located just in front of the entrance to the private beach.
This is the so-called “Maltese beach” with a concreted platform. It is equipped with sun loungers and umbrellas, showers, changing rooms. There is also a bar. A staircase leads into the water. The depth is growing rapidly, so it is not very comfortable for children to swim here. For this reason, swimming pools are installed.
If there is a desire to ride a child on a banana, play together on the shore and swim in shallow water, then it is worth walking towards the central village beach. Almost everywhere the coating is finely pebbled, so it is better to wear special shoes. A chaise longue and an umbrella will have to be taken at the rental office. Otherwise, the infrastructure is similar. In the direction of the village of Ordzhonikidze begin to meet sandy beaches. A feature of the Koktebel coast is the sandy bottom along the entire length of the coastline.
Recreational opportunities for children
Children are accepted from 1 year. A child under 5 years old lives with his parents free of charge without providing a separate place and meals. If children go with relatives, you will need a notarized consent of the parents. One child under 12 years old can be accommodated in the room without payment. For an extra bed will have to pay. There is no special entertainment for younger guests. All the interesting places are located near the hotel. These include:
- Koktebel water park, which occupies an area of 5 hectares. There are 24 water slides and 7 swimming pools. The playground for kids is decorated in the form of a pirate ship.
- The Dolphinarium daily invites you to an exciting show with the participation of dolphins and fur seals.
- Dinotherium is divided into two parts. The lower one shows figures of dinosaurs that once lived on Earth. Birds live under the dome. They can be fed and watched for their daily worries.
- The amusement park is located almost next to the hotel.
Children may enjoy hiking in the Golden Gate, Starfall of Memories, you should definitely go to the open observatory, which is located 8 km from the village.
Excursions and attractions nearby
These and other attractions will be introduced to guests of Koktebel in the tour desk of the white griffin hotel. The main local treasure is the kara-Dag protected area. Kayak tours are sent to its cliffs and coves daily. The journey takes place along the coast of an extinct volcano. If you do not want to paddle, you can go hiking on mountain roads and trails.
Independently or as part of excursions, you can visit the Voloshin House-Museum, see statues on the village Embankment, go to the winery and taste local products. Staying in the “White Griffin”, holidaymakers will have access to all types of recreation characteristic of Koktebel./?php echo the_content(); ?>