Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.
Krasnodar Territory is not just a city in the Kuban. This is an all-Russian brand known far beyond the borders of our country. The program of popularizing the resorts has led to an increase in the interest of vacationers and increased the flow of tourists fivefold. Thanks to this, it became possible to expand and improve the infrastructure, creating the most comfortable conditions for all categories of people who come here.
The uniqueness of the region lies in the fact that there are two seas on its territory: the Black and the Azov. The beaches are presented as pebbly and sandy, and rocky and mixed. Tropical trees and shrubs grow in the region, there are many mountain ranges. The resorts are the largest sanatorium zone in Russia. Natural resources are used for treatment: mineral water, healing mud and salt, seaweed.
Every Russian family has its own favorite place on the coast. Someone prefers to relax on the Sea of Azov, someone on the Black Sea. Many people like the subtropics, some like the milder, Mediterranean climate. Our review presents the 12 best resorts of the Krasnodar Territory, which are the most popular among vacationers, and it is they who are ahead of other cities of the Kuban in demand.
Rating of the best resorts in the Krasnodar Territory
|Rating of the best resorts in the Krasnodar Territory||1||Sochi||5.0|
Resort Rating (Krasnodar Territory): 5.0
The first place is occupied by the city, which is best known among all the resorts of the Krasnodar Territory to foreign tourists. It is the longest settlement in Asia. Its length is 146 km. Sochi differs from many resorts in the Kuban by its climate, which is observed only in the USA and in neighboring Abkhazia. Mountain ranges protect the city from all sides, so cold air rarely penetrates the coast, and the swimming season lasts until early November. The resort includes four districts: Central, Khostinsky, Lazarevsky, Adlersky.
Sochi has the most modern and advanced infrastructure on the coast. The famous 'Krasnaya Polyana' attracts lovers of active pastime, who, in terms of the quality of service and service, compare their vacation here with a vacation in the Austrian Alps. In the summer, fans of fast driving come here to watch the next Formula 1 races. Large reserves of healing mud and mineral water have created a sanatorium-resort base serving thousands of Russians.
Sochi is attractive for everyone: for families with children, young people, and elderly people. A wide hotel fund assumes accommodation from economy to luxury. The most interesting objects of the region are located in Sochi. These are water parks, aquariums, cable cars, dolphinariums, arboretums, and zoos.
Resort rating (Krasnodar Territory): 4.9
In second place is a resort where families with children prefer to relax. It has a mild climate suitable for tourists of all ages. Anapa is the sunniest city, with an average of 280 clear days a year. The resort has the longest natural sandy beach in Europe. Bolshaya Anapa includes several resort villages. Dzhemete beaches are distinguished by the finest golden sand. Most of the region's children's health resorts have been built here.
People who prefer a high level of comfort like to relax in Vityazevo. New European-style hotels offer the same service. In Sukko and Utrish, pebbly beaches stretch for 12 km. There are also relict juniper forests that ionize the air. Tourists come to Blagoveshchenskaya to see the beauty of local nature. The village is surrounded by water on three sides and is the most popular peninsula in Anapa.
There are more than 150 sanatoriums and rest houses in the city. The treatment uses silt and volcanic mud and iodine-bromine water. There are several drinking pump rooms in Anapa. Thanks to the Mediterranean climate and environmentally friendly environment, there are mussel and oyster farms. Today the resort is a modern recreation area with a developed infrastructure. Various types of entertainment are available to tourists: diving, fishing, surfing, horseback riding, rafting.
Resort rating (Krasnodar Territory): 4.8
On the third line is a resort that stands out for its location. The picturesque bay is limited on both sides by capes: Tolstoy and Tonky. High waves do not form here, so families with children often come to Gelendzhik. It has more than 140 sanitary and preventive care institutions. Many of them operate all year round. Due to the large number of entertainment facilities, the city attracts young people and active people of all ages. Gelendzhik is often compared to Sochi in terms of the variety of leisure infrastructure.
Resort villages: Kabardinka, Divnomorskoe, Dzhanhot, Arkhipo-Osipovka, Krinitsa, Betta. They are distinguished by sandy and pebble beaches, a nature that corresponds to the Caucasian or Crimean region. There are many waterfalls and dolmens, relict coniferous forests. Each tourist can choose a place to their liking. There are those where there are very few people, there is practically no entertainment, but this is what attracts those who prefer a quiet, relaxing vacation. The resort has preserved wild secluded beaches. Most of them are located on the coastline running from Novorossiysk to Kabardinka.
The largest outdoor water park in Russia has been built in Gelendzhik, there is a dolphinarium, an oceanarium, a Safari park with a cable car. In the city, they mainly stay in hotels and boarding houses, in the villages they choose the private sector.
Resort rating (Krasnodar Krai): 4.7
The fourth place is taken by the resort, which is part of Greater Sochi. Its popularity is explained not only by the picturesque nature, but also by the airport and railway station located here. Many vacationers come from remote regions of our country, since there are many direct routes to Adler. The beaches are small-pebbled, mostly well-maintained, there are very few wild ones. The resort can be accommodated according to any financial means. Small private hotels offer economy rooms. There are also premium segment hotels built here. The most famous institution is 'Adlerkurort'. This is a complex consisting of several sanatoriums with their own medical specialization.
The city has a water park, an aquarium, a zoo, and a dolphinarium. Lovers of outdoor activities will have a great time hiking in the local natural attractions. Here you can also go mountaineering, fly in a hot air balloon, and raft down a mountain river. Among the educational leisure programs: theaters, museums, art exhibitions, cinemas.
Adler attracts different categories of vacationers. Many come with their families, many with a large company. All conditions for a romantic getaway are created here. Thanks to the temperate climate, adaptation symptoms are excluded, which is very important for young children.
Resort Rating (Krasnodar Krai): 4.6
The fifth is a resort village located between Adler and Central Sochi. For a hundred years, people have come here to relax away from the hustle and bustle. Today, you can also find many secluded places, but only Khosta has turned from a small settlement into a resort with a developed infrastructure and European level of service. The main attraction is the wide, long beaches with a total length of 10 km.
The sea is always clean and calm, the entrance to the water is smooth. Therefore, at the resort you can meet a large number of families with children. Sanatoriums have been built on the territory, the complex of treatment of which includes nature therapy. Green spaces delight the eye, saturate the air with oxygen. Here you can find exotic trees and shrubs that have adapted to local conditions. One of them is the cork oak, which is native to North Africa.
Excursion programs are widely presented in Khost. They include familiarization with mountain rivers, a cascade of waterfalls, hiking trails. The most famous site is the Vorontsov Caves with an 11-kilometer labyrinth. They contain stalactites and stalagmites that were formed more than 1 million years ago. Scientists have recognized the air in caves as one of the cleanest on the planet, so staying in them will have a high health effect.
Resort Rating (Krasnodar Krai): 4.5
In sixth place is the resort area located on the Azov Sea. The moderate continental climate makes the rest, even in the highest season, quite comfortable. There is a reduced amount of precipitation and no temperature differences. Yeysk is the best balneological resort. Silt mud is collected in the salty Khan Lake. In the region there are mineral springs of hydrogen sulfide, iodine-bromine, sodium chloride waters, which are widely used in the treatment of many diseases.
Sanatoriums and rest houses have been built for vacationers. Private sector offers are diverse, so you can relax on a minimal budget. A lot of wild and well-maintained beaches make it possible to choose a vacation of your choice. The most famous place that attracts tourists is the Yeisk Spit. This sandy island, reminiscent of tropical atolls, is formed in the form of a ring. The inner lagoon is sheltered from all directions from wind and high waves.
In addition to beach recreation, an excursion is also offered here. Yeisk is included in the list of historical places in our country. Visitors to the city can get acquainted with architectural objects that represent a combination of three times: Tsarist, Soviet and the end of the XX century. The resort is recognized as the greenest city in the Kuban. There are cafes, restaurants, bars, concert venues, theaters and cinemas in it.
Resort Rating (Krasnodar Krai): 4.4
The seventh is the resort belonging to the Lazarevsky district of Sochi. Its beaches are long and wide with small pebbles and easy access to the sea. Most of the coastal areas belong to boarding houses and sanatoriums. But there are also well-maintained public beaches. Lovers of wild nature untouched by civilization will find secluded places away from a large crowd of vacationers. Sports grounds, tennis courts and outdoor gyms are located not far from the embankment. They will also offer to rent water sports equipment, bicycles.
Several centers specialize in diving and rafting training. The treatment base is based on climatotherapy, seaweed, mud, mineralized water are widely used. Due to the mountainous terrain, there is no intense heat here, and the air is several degrees cooler than in neighboring resorts. It is always clean, saturated with the aroma of mountain meadows. Dagomys has extensive tea plantations, where the best varieties are grown. So no one leaves here without a useful souvenir.
The village is attractive for families with children. There are enough entertaining and educational facilities for leisure activities. The most famous health-improving complex is 'Dagomys'. It is located in a picturesque park, which was founded by order of Nicholas II at the end of the 19th century. The sanatorium is a visiting card not only of the region, but of the whole of Sochi.
Resort rating (Krasnodar Krai): 4.3
Eighth place was given to one of the oldest balneological resorts in the Caucasus, which began to develop and build up in 1864. Its peculiarity is a combination of natural factors of Matsesta hydrogen sulphide baths and Essentuki drinking mineral water. Thanks to this, every year they come here from all over Russia to improve their health and improve their general condition. Mountain air is an important component of therapy.
The resort is located on the slope of the Caucasian ridge 70 meters above sea level. On its territory there is not a single industrial enterprise that negatively affects the environment. Tourists come both for individual and organized holidays. Here you can settle in the private sector and independently visit the drinking springs, or buy a ticket to one of the sanatoriums. The picturesque nature attracts with its pristine beauty. Hiking trails are laid out for tourists, horseback riding and quad biking are organized.
Landscape attractions include the famous Petushok Rock, Bogatyrskie Caves, Dante Gorge, Kaverskie Waterfalls and many more interesting protected places. The Iverskaya chapel, next to which the world's only monument to 'living' water, and the Psyfabe fortress are considered historical sites.
Resort Rating (Krasnodar Krai): 4.2
On the ninth line – a resort built along the Tsemesskaya Bay, surrounded by the Caucasus Mountains. Despite the status of a major port of our country, many tourists come to rest in the villages located in the vicinity of Novorossiysk. The most famous of them is Shirokaya Beam. It is located on the Abrau Peninsula in a juniper forest. The village attracts young people and people who want to improve their health in a favorable climate.
Other resort facilities: Myskhako, Sukhaya Shchel, Abrau, Yuzhnaya Ozereevka. Clean beaches with clear water are comfortable for families with children. The sea has a wide variety of inhabitants, so you can meet people engaged in diving and spearfishing. The resort has built sanatoriums, dispensaries, children's camps. The private sector is represented by budget options and luxury apartments.
There are many historical, landscape and architectural sights in Novorossiysk. A famous natural monument is the largest lake in the Caucasus, Abrau. In its vicinity there is a champagne factory, where people come for excursions and tasting local products. The hero city has preserved many objects from the times of the Great Patriotic War. Also interesting are the monuments, museums and exhibitions timed to this event.
Resort rating (Krasnodar Krai): 4.1
The tenth is the resort, which is distinguished by an environmentally friendly environment. Thanks to the subtropical climate, combining the conditions of the sea coast and mountain ranges, the sanatorium base is developing, which already includes more than 300 medical and preventive facilities. All of them are located directly by the sea with their own beaches and well-developed infrastructure.
The resort includes several large villages: Dzhubga, Nebug, Olginka, Novomikhaylovskoye, Lermontovo, Agoy. Tuapse serves as a starting point for short and long excursions. It attracts with ethnic tourism. Guests can get acquainted with the Ataman complex, the ancient city of Gorgippia, visit the park of national culture. There are also enough landscape attractions to have fun and usefully. Active vacationers will be offered a variety of programs that will satisfy any tourist.
Favorable environment is comfortable for families with children. The climate is mild enough. There are no winds or sudden temperature changes, so the conditions for babies are excellent. In Tuapse, families with children of different ages spend their holidays. On the coast there are entertainment facilities, many restaurants and cafes. Tourists visit water parks, dolphinariums, amusement parks.
Resort rating (Krasnodar Territory): 4.0
On the eleventh line is the resort, which is visited by lovers of a quiet and relaxing holiday. It is the oldest settlement in the Krasnodar Territory. A favorable climate is created due to the location at the junction of two seas: the Black and the Azov. Accommodation is possible for any financial capacity. Here you can rent a small room or rent a house. Fans of a more comfortable stay can stay in a hotel or hotel. The beaches are sandy. The most famous is the Tuzla spit, which goes into the sea for 5 km.
Taman attracts tourists with its historical sites. The excursion business is well established here. Important sites are the archaeological museum, the federal reserve, and ethnographic complexes. While resting on Taman, you can learn about the history and life of the Kuban Cossacks. Another interesting natural site is the Lotus Valley. During their flowering period, tourists from all over the country come here.
The resort is famous for its wines. Large enterprises are located here, where excursions are organized, where you can taste drinks and learn a lot of interesting things from the history of winemaking. Taman is famous for its agricultural fairs, where products from local farms are presented.
Resort rating (Krasnodar Territory): 4.0
Our review ends with a resort area, where all visitors are provided with the most comfortable conditions and a favorable climate for recovery. It is located on the Taman Peninsula, which is washed by the Black and Azov Seas. Sandy beaches are the largest in the country. People come to the region for health improvement, as there are unique natural objects – mud geysers. The only active volcano in the Caucasus is also located here.
In local sanatoriums, therapy is carried out using hydrogen sulfide mud. A large number of guests are avid fishermen and hunters. This type of tourism has been increasingly popularized recently. The village of Golubitskaya, which is part of the Temryuk district, is the most popular vacation spot. On the beach, fine sand is combined with shell rock.
The bottom is perfectly flat with a gradual increase in depth, which is safe and comfortable for bathing babies. Another important plus is the shallows that form after a storm. Here, parents calmly let their children of middle and school age go to take water procedures on their own. The infrastructure in Temryuk is improving, new facilities are constantly being built. Sailing is developed in it. The presence of a large number of campgrounds allows you to relax at a minimum price tag in one of the most picturesque places in the Kuban.
Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.