The best hotels in Evpatoria by the sea for families with children in the Crimea

Evpatoria in the Crimea, like Anapa in the Krasnodar Territory, is considered one of the best children’s health resorts in the country. This is one of the sunniest points of the peninsula. Almost all beaches are sandy, shallow water is often found, which is very convenient for swimming with small children. Evpatoria is a famous balneo-mud resort. Therapeutic mud, natural springs with mineral water, brine a hundred years ago turned the Crimean port into a popular resort hospital. Gradually, the sanatorium and resort area was rebuilt. It is located west of the center of the Old Town and is washed by the waters of the Black Sea along the entire width. On the border of the zone there is a mud lake Moinaki – the main source of therapeutic mud and brine.

Evpatoria is a very green city. Its flora is created by numerous parks, squares, gardens. For vacationers, an infrastructure has been created that connects historical excursions to attractions, entertainment, and recreation. In the summer, several sightseeing tours of Evpatoria are held. They include:

  • excursion into ancient history (Evpatoria more than 2500 years) along the route “Ancient Seagull” – a settlement of the times of the Greeks and Scythians, dating from 4-2 centuries BC;
  • the route “Little Jerusalem” or how Evpatoria turned into a “cauldron” of different peoples (with a visit to the medieval fortress of Gezlev);
  • “Modern Evpatoria” – museums, installations, acquaintance with the city and its surroundings.

For children there are many entertainment clubs with games, quests, laser tag. But the following objects are in the greatest demand:

  1. Dinopark – will be interesting for children of preschool age. The exhibits are robotic, made in full size. Hollywood masters worked on the creation of figures, creating monsters for prehistoric horror films.
  2. Dolphinarium – show of marine animals is loved by adults and children. Here are the Black Sea phalanes, sea lions, white whales and fur seals. The highlight of the program is lambada and choral singing.
  3. Aquapark “Banana Republic” – the largest entertainment center in Evpatoria. The décor is designed in Latin American style, offering visitors the largest selection of attractions, slides and swimming pools on the coast.
  4. The Museum “Pirates of the Black Sea” presents private collections telling about the life of pirates. The tour is conducted by Jack Sparrow.
  5. “Rope Park” – entertainment for the whole family who loves active recreation. There are 5 tracks of different difficulty levels.

Children are happy to visit the thematic aqualand “At the Lukomorye” and the world-popular attraction “House-upside down”.

Evpatoria is not in vain recognized as one of the best children’s resorts. On the coast there are still several children’s recreation camps, sanatoriums specialize in the treatment of children’s diseases. Parents should seriously approach the choice of place of residence with children in Evpatoria. Depending on the nature and purpose of the trip, you can consider the options proposed below.

Курортный отель Ribera Resort&SPA

This 4-star hotel is located on the 1st coastline. The hotel fund has 128 rooms with its own bathroom, appliances, balcony. Children under 5 years old stay free of charge, eat according to the parent package. Guests can enjoy full board or breakfast and half board of their choice. Nearby is the aqualand “U Lukomorye”. The infrastructure of the hotel includes the following facilities for young guests:

  • attractions, trampoline on the beach;
  • video room;
  • children’s bowl in the pool;
  • playroom with tutor services;
  • outdoor playground.

Every day animators are engaged with children. The restaurant has a children’s menu, in the rental you can take a bicycle, scooter, crib-playpen, high chair. Recently, a modern medical center was opened in the hotel. One of the programs is aimed at improving the health of often ill children.

“We are a family holiday. I loved the staff. All helpful and friendly people. The rooms are clean, modernly decorated. All conditions for proper rest, treatment and prevention of diseases have been created for parents and children” Irina, Russia

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Mini-hotel “Seaterra”

The guest house is located in the village of Zaozernoye on the first coastline. A wooden path is laid to the beach. It is located literally 100 meters from the residential building. It offers free parking, breakfast, family two-room suites, rental of sports and water equipment, organization of excursions. The beach is sandy, the entrance to the sea is gentle. Upon check-in, you can order 3 meals a day in the hotel’scafé. Zaozernoye is an ecologically clean suburb of Evpatoria.

“For a family holiday, I would recommend a two-room bungalow. It has an equipped kitchenette. The café does not cook very well, so it is better for the mother to feed the children on her own. If you are not very picky about the quality of food, then it is better to stay in the main building. Of the advantages here – relative cleanliness (which about the bungalow can not be said), proximity to the cleaned and landscaped beach (near the bungalow is a wild beach)» Matvey, Russia

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The guest house is located in the ecologically clean suburb of Evpatoria – the village of Zaozerny. To the beach 50 meters, full board, private parking, children’s equipped playground. There are several family apartments with a kitchen. These are spacious rooms (36 sqm) with a terrace that can accommodate up to 4 people. Children under 3 years old are accepted free of charge with accommodation and meals. Children under 7 years old receive a 50% discount.

“Beautiful location in relation to the sea. Here you can go boating or diving. My teenage children didn’t get out of the water. The food is tolerable. If there is a desire. You can cook yourself. But even the most exemplary mother it disappears on the second day of rest. The café serves large portions, no one was starving. Animators come in the morning. First children’s exercises, then games, contests. Young children like it here very much» Elena, Russia

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Hotel Liana

The 3-star resort is located in the sanatorium area of Evpatoria. The hotel fund has 43 rooms with balconies and its own bathroom. In the courtyard there is a large heated swimming pool. Next to it is a modern children’s playground. Meals can be arranged by à la carte or all-inclusive. Children under 4 years old are accepted free of charge if they do not require a separate bed and meals (a cot for babies is free of charge). Children from 4 years of age are provided with treatment. Disease profiles:

  • nervous system;
  • musculoskeletal system;
  • respiratory system, ENT system;
  • heart, blood vessels, blood circulation.

It is necessary to have a referral from a pediatrician and a sanatorium-resort card. The hotel pays special attention to the organization of entertainment for children and adults, so a team of full-time animators is assembled.

“Overall a good hotel, but everything is somehow crumple and not finalized. The food is good, but monotonous, the animators are cheerful, but very noisy. But the girls at the reception are friendly and helpful. Make sure that the rooms are cleaned every day, so that the transfer to the beach departs on time. Modern rooms with good plumbing, clean and cozy» Daria, Russia

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Hotel Complex Empire

The sanatorium is considered one of the best places to relax with children. It is located on the Central Embankment. The infrastructure includes a modern medical center, where you can examine and treat a child from the age of 4. Children under 4 years stay free of charge without a separate bed, but with meals.

The hotel has a service “Mom 24/7”. This means that at any time of the day mothers can use free of charge heated sterilizers for bottles, kettle, microwave. The restaurant has high chairs, strollers, cribs, pots, children’s toilet seats are available free of charge.

Meals are organized according to the “All inclusive” system, 3-time complex or only breakfast. On the territory there are outdoor and indoor swimming pools with a children’s department. The infrastructure includes:

  • children’s club “Junga”;
  • play corner for the little ones with dry pools, slides, toys;
  • children’s room with the services of a tutor;
  • outdoor playground.

The restaurant serves a children’s menu.

“Beautiful location in relation to the beach and the center of tourist Evpatoria. The beach is clean, a lot of toys are prepared for children, up to water guns. The rental gives free masks, flippers for children. I work animators, entertain children with games and competitions. Not far from the hotel there is a park with attractions, you can walk to the water park, crocodile farm. The food in the restaurant is varied. Lots of fruits and vegetables. It is safe to relax with children. The medical center works around the clock (at night there is always a doctor on duty). If the child becomes ill, then he will always be provided with timely assistance. For treatment here offers a large selection of programs» Svetlana, Russia

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Hotel Donna Rosa

The hotel is located in the Peresyp district. It is located at the entrance to the city on the Simferopol highway. Not far from the hotel begins the famous excursion route “Little Jerusalem”. Children under 4 years stay free of charge without a separate bed and meals. When booking, there are three options for check-in:

  • with full board (3 meals a day);
  • with breakfast;
  • without meals.

The hotel has a tour desk. The beach is landscaped, located 100 meters from the residential building. For children there are playgrounds in the building and on the street. In the yard there is a large swimming pool with a children’s department.

“We had a good rest with the children on the outskirts of the city. Quiet, peaceful, room spacious, clean, beach across the street. Any type of food is possible. You can walk to the center of Evpatoria” Maria, Russia

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The pension is located on the first coastline. Pets are accepted here by prior arrangement. The nearest beach is 100 metres away. Catering for guests is handled by the café “Mario”. Breakfast is included in the price, lunch and dinner à la carte. For children, there is a playground on the street. Every day a team of animators is engaged with young guests. The hotel administration cooperates with several sanatoriums of Evpatoria, including the Evpatoria Dolphinarium. It practices dolphin therapy for the recovery of children.

“Of the pluses – the room is spacious, air conditioning, refrigerator, safe, hairdryer, new plumbing, daily cleaning. Of the minuses – tasteless monotonous food, far from the center (plus – the tram ring is nearby), a complete discrepancy between prices and quality. I wouldn’t give 3 stars» Evgeny, Russia

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Hotel Dzheval

This comfortable 4-star hotel is located in the historic centre of the city. It belongs to the category of eco-hotels and corresponds to this in all respects:

  • finish made of natural materials;
  • heating works on eco-fuel;
  • a modern water purification system has been installed, which does not harm the state of the environment.

Children up to 4 years old live for free without a separate place and food. The restaurant offers breakfast and set breakfast + dinner (half board). Parking is free. For kids there are cribs-arenas, high chairs.

“Lovely oriental palace with great cuisine. Here you can eat everything without fear that you will not like it. The staff welcomes guests with real oriental cordiality. But with children, I would not stay here for a long time. The rooms are poorly soundproofed, and the hotel is located in the area of a noisy intersection” Oksana, Russia

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Hotel Korona

Level 3 stars. It is located on one of the central streets of Evpatoria. Children under 5 years stay free of charge with a meal package at the cost of basic seats. Meals 3 meals a day. Access to the swimming pool with children’s section is free. The list of additional paid services includes:

  • medical center (dermatologist, ENT of the highest category);
  • laundry room;
  • tour desk.

The beach is sandy, fully landscaped. On the territory of the hotel there is a children’s playground, animators work, a children’s menu is offered in the café.

“The territory is closed, guarded around the clock. Beautiful animation, kind cheerful girls. The kids loved playing with them. The staff is great. All friendly, ready to help at any moment. The food is excellent. The buffet is suitable for both meat eaters and vegans. Nearby there is a park area. 10 minutes walk to the beach” Ilya, Russia

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Choosing a hotel complex for families with children, parents pay special attention to the availability of pharmacies or medical services. If you combine all the directions of resort recreation – treatment, good food, clean sea, entertainment nearby, the hotel complex “Empire” is suitable in all respects even for travelers with young children.

Alina Abramova

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