Krasnaya Polyana after the Olympic Games has become the most popular winter resort in Russia. But in the Krasnodar Territory there are other recreation centers, the quality of service is not inferior to Sochi. Each is ready to offer interesting New Year’s programs and comfortable living conditions. The top ten of them are presented in the review.
The complex of double wooden cottages is located on the shore of Lake Achigvar. The artificial reservoir was created in Soviet times specifically for fishing. The houses have all the amenities (without a kitchen). Meals are provided by the restaurant “Ivanych”. Any dish will be delivered directly to the room. Chefs offer services for the preparation of catches. The caring staff will help to organize a picnic on the picturesque shore. Especially popular among guests are wellness procedures in the Russian bath, at the mud volcano, swimming pool. Massages are available by appointment.
“An amazing place inherited from the Soviet Union. At one time, freshwater fish were bred here. Today you can catch sturgeon, Canadian som, trout, carp or carp. THE VIP zone is paid, but for a fishing lover it is a lifting price” Anatoly, Russia
In the Shapsug district surrounded by relict forests is the recreation center “Klenovichik”. Small houses are two-storey buildings, on the first floor of which there is a living room and a kitchen corner, on the second – two bedrooms with separate beds. In the yard there are gazebos with barbecue facilities. Attached to the cottage is a veranda with furniture for tea drinking. As entertainment, horseback riding, jeeping, playgrounds for sports games are offered. In the center of the complex there is a variety stage with a dance floor. The main events are held here with the invitation of artists, DJs, sociable presenters. New Year’s holidays promise to be fun. Santa Claus and snow maiden will definitely come to the holiday.
“There’s always something to entertain in this recreation area. There are many hiking trails in the area, romantic places for relaxation. The staff is well-mannered, people are always smiling. The house is clean, the kitchen has all the dishes” Dana, Russia
The tourist complex is located in the mountains of Adygea. Rooms and cottages are provided for accommodation in their entirety. You can come here with pets by prior request. In the infrastructure there is a restaurant with a banquet hall, bicycle rental, beach, baths. All houses are built of spruce logs and decorated in the traditions of Russian architecture. The restaurant serves local produce. Nearby flows the mountain river Belaya, which organizes extreme rafting. For lovers of fast driving on the mountain serpentine, jeep races are offered. In the valley there are several archaic monuments. These are dolmens, Dakhovsky Bridge, St. Michael’s Monastery. Supporters of active pastime usually rest here.
“Unparalleled recreation center with amazingly beautiful places. We found a huge number of objects for our photo shoot. This is a suspension bridge over a mountain river, Rufabgo waterfalls, Hajon Gorge. Some had to go by car, but they were worth it!”
The staff of the country club “Manor Familia” always prepares in advance for the New Year holidays. Rooms and cottages are decorated, horses are put in order in the equestrian club, the restaurant complex develops a banquet menu, stage areas are mounted to receive visiting artists. For full-fledged holidays on the territory there are: a recreation center with a swimming pool, baths, fishing, a zoo, rental of sports equipment and equipment. In the heart of the residence is the Life Arena. This is a football field with stands for 4000 seats, taking into account the dance parterre. The main events are held here, here guests will celebrate the New Year.
“The large territory of the residence is conducive to active recreation. There are always a lot of people for whom noisy parties are held. You can retire and fry meat on the coals, because the grills are installed near each cottage. But do they come here for this? This is a place for those who want to pull back to the fullest, without time and age restrictions. I really liked it» Maxim, Russia
In the village of Lazarevskoye (Sochi) is a thermal resort “Marvelous”. People come here to celebrate the New Year in good company. The fund consists of unique rooms decorated in a rustic style. Each has a private entrance and terrace. Natural wood and textiles are used in the decoration. Restaurant “Pasternak” is located on the water. This gives an extra spice during candlelit dinner. The staff of the park-hotel specializes in holding events of a private and corporate nature. On New Year’s Eve, many interesting surprises are expected, new music from the DJ, games-competitions from the presenter, congratulations and gifts from Santa Claus.
“I am impressed with the level of entertainment. Everything is done with good taste, fun and unobtrusive. The rooms are excellent, everything is comfortable” Sergey, Russia
The complex for tourists “Totem” is located within the village of Divnomorskoye (Gelendzhik). The recreation center consists of modern cottages built of brick, glass and wood. There is a kitchenette, a barbecue area and a terrace. You can come with pets. There are still few houses on the territory and they are all designed for one family. They are surrounded by a small forest on the outskirts of the village. To the tourist center Divnomorskoye walk about 15 minutes. The infrastructure of the resort involves various entertainment, restaurants. Staff can help arrange fishing trips.
“Lovely place to stay with the whole family. Friendly staff. A little far from the sea and the center, but quiet and peaceful. We liked to combine a vacation in the south with complete privacy, so we will come again” Vitaly, Russia
On Krasnaya Polyana, special attention is drawn to the recreation center Polyana Holiday. The rooms are a regular and improved chalet, a house with two bedrooms. Each house has a second floor of cantilever type. There is a sleeping area. On the ground floor there is a living room with a kitchen, a bathroom. In the yard there is a mangal area. Skiers like to stay here. The owners accept pets and arrange a shuttle service to and from Sochi train stations. Next to the hotel there is a supermarket “Magnit”, as well as a bath complex. During the New Year holidays, the whole territory is decorated with illumination, large tables are laid in the chalet, a barbecue for frying meat and vegetables works on the street all day and night. In the morning, as usual, a ski shuttle will go to the ski lifts (3 minutes to the stop), which in the evening will bring tired, but satisfied skiers back to the cozy hotel.
“You come here like home. At the meeting they treat with delicious tea, the apartments are clean and cozy. The staff and hosts treat visitors very well, help to navigate, suggest the best routes for walking» Evgeny, Russia
The village of Esto-Sadok is famous for its hotels. One of the best is the flagship of Gazprom hospitality – 5-star complex “Polyana”. It consists of detached villas with amenities. 16 two-storey comfortable chalets are located in the mountains. They offer panoramic views of the mountain scenery. The villas are equipped with everything necessary for a comfortable stay. A wellness centre is available on site, and the 50-metre swimming pool is worthy of Olympians. Guests ski and snowboard, steam in the bath, engage in any kind of sports up to martial arts. During the New Year holidays, entertainment programs, painting workshops, games and competitions are prepared for guests. For adults there is a billiard room, for children there is a club “Polyanka”. In the cinema “Grand” prepared a selection of the best films – novelties of the season. Grill, rental of sports equipment, services of the SPA complex are provided on a paid basis. To maintain good physical shape, a gym and tennis courts have been created.
“Very cool location. To the nearest ski lifts go 200-300 meters. The restaurant is well fed and breakfast is served in the morning. The villa is large, bright, furnished with expensive furniture, fully equipped with household appliances. There are a lot of different entertainment in the district, so you do not have to be bored” Gennady, Russia
At the other exit to the ski slope is the aparthotel SKYPARK Villas. It consists of villas of 3 star comfort category. Each has kitchen equipment and a washing machine. Breakfast is served buffet style. Ski passes are sold at the reception. He can also rent accessories for the grill. For storage of skis and equipment there is a special room with dryers for clothes and shoes. The ski lifts are 600 to 900 metres away. New apartments on Krasnaya Polyana have already been chosen by skiers from Russia and other countries of the world. A motley contingent gathers here, whose credo is an active lifestyle. Original architecture and design attract young people. On New Year’s Eve it will be noisy and fun.
“Excellent conditions for rest are created. The ski bus departs directly from the main entrance to the hotel. In order not to wait out the queue at the ticket office, you can buy ski passes from the administrator. Free parking is available for car owners» Mikhail, Russia
Built in alpine style, the chaletis located in the village of Esto-Sadok at the foot of the Caucasus Mountains. Panoramic glazed windows offer magnificent views of the surrounding area. Meals are organized in the format of “Full board”. There are three options to choose from – classic, vegetarian and fitness menus. The hotel specializes in providing fitness services, yoga classes, and organizing hiking in the mountains. The fund includes double, triple and quadruple rooms. It offers a café with home cooking, a small sauna, a children’s corner, ski equipment rental and dryer, sports locations. Next to the complex there is a mountain apiary. The nearest ski lift is just over 1 kilometer away.
“On the outskirts, but does not mean past the infrastructure. Nearby are the Olympic facilities of Krasnaya Polyana. A free shuttle to the lifts runs twice a day. This is an interesting hotel in its location and mission. Friendly Staff» Emilia, Russia
Choosing a place for the New Year and Christmas holidays, many will try to be in the center of festive entertainment. In this respect, the most preferred option is the Grand Hotel Polyana in Esto-Sadka. This is the Gazprom facility, which is part of the large entertainment and tourist structure of the holding. Near the lifts, swimming pools, cinema, bowling club, karting and other interesting institutions.