Friends, in our already traditional winter column, we will again tell you about one of the Ukrainian ski resorts, where we recommend going to one of the weekends. It is especially suitable for family ski vacations and beginners - even if the black slopes are not its main trump card, but the attention to training here is up to the mark.
This is a relatively new, but already popular ski resort “Play”. Ski complex "Play", located in the village of Plavye, Lviv region, on the highway Kyiv-Chop. Convenient location and access are another of its undoubted advantages. Free parking will be a nice bonus for those who like to travel by car.
Go to the “Playa” from Kyiv is on the highway “Kyiv - Chop” through Lviv, then to the city of Skole. Further, it is important not to miss the turn to the resort “Tysovets” and the town of Oryava. Next, follow the sign for the village of Plavier. The total distance is 684 km.
The total length of the “Playa” tracks is about 1200 meters, the height difference is 260 meters. The complex can be conditionally divided into 2 parts - the upper and steeper, where a small black and red tracks are located. Below are the slopes for beginners and children, that is, more gentle blue tracks. In total, the complex boasts 5 downhill runs.
In total, there are 2 chair lifts of the Doppelmayar company, with 4 seats in the booth, each with a total length of 1 kilometer. These lifts are new and fast. Also, there is a ski lift on the track for beginners.
“Play” is one of the best options for a ski holiday in Ukraine for families with children. It is worth mentioning that for children there is a separate zone with an automatic track free.
On the territory of the complex were built 3 hotels and a motel. Holidays in 2019-2020 will cost visitors an average of 1200-1500 UAH per room. For the most demanding, there is the Karpatskaya Ruzha hotel, the other options are more budgetary: the Play and Poruch hotels, as well as the Play motel. Near the ski, center are the villages of Plavye, Oryava, Kozova, Oryavchik, and Korostov, where prices start from 300-400 hryvnia per hotel room. You can have lunch at the elite restaurant “Karpatska Ruzha”, the eco-restaurant “Under the Government”, as well as in the Ukrainian restaurant “Polonina”.
“Play” is not just one of the many ski resorts, it is a real resort, where they took care of entertainment for both adults and children. On the territory, there is a children's room with a nanny, a Saffron spa center with pools, saunas, baths, as well as a disco, billiards, bowling, and many more interesting things.