If swimming in the cold sea is not your forte, do not give up your holiday in the off-season right away. For this period Crimean hotels make their guests a special offer − heated outdoor pools. Pleasure is available for both children and adults, hydromassage delights, diving, visiting baths and medical procedures are added to the usual water procedures.
Mriya Resort & SPA
The hallmark of the resort is an outdoor pool in the shape of a petal, the length of which is 86 m. At the beginning of the pool there are shallow areas for children − 20 and 40 cm deep, and at the tip of the petal there is a VIP lounging with year-round heated to 29℃ water, to which sea salt is added.
At the same time, on the territory of the resort complex there is a SPA-Delange with saunas: Finnish, salt, cedar and a hammam. There guests are offered various types of relaxing massages, including traditional Japanese techniques, comprehensive SPA programs, body wraps, and beauty treatments.
Address: Yalta, Opolznevoyeh village, 9 General Ostryakova St.
The Yalta Intourist Hotel offers three warm outdoor pools: the Olympic pool, the pool with the Infinity water bar and the children's pool.
The Olympic pool, up to 2 m deep, has 8 lanes. It is filled with sea water, the temperature of which is maintained at +28°C all year round. There, in addition to swimming, you can do water aerobics under the guidance of experienced instructors or play water polo. Near the pool there are two saunas, one of which is aromatic.
'Infinity' is a whole water complex. It includes an outdoor Infinity pool with hydromassage system and an Infinity water bar open from June to October.
The pool offers a beautiful panoramic view of the sea and landscaped terraces with evergreen cypresses. This area is one of the most popular places for photo shoots. The depth of the pool is up to 2 m, the water temperature all year round is +28°С.
For younger guests, the hotel has two swimming pools with heated sea water. The temperature is +28°C in both. The pool for the little ones is only 40 cm deep. For those who are older, there are slides and water fountains. There is a playground nearby.
On the territory, in addition to swimming pools and saunas, there are SPA centers for healing and massage, a fitness center on the 16th floor with a panoramic view, more than 20 restaurants, a salt cave, a zoo, a public aquarium, a children's game library.
Address: Yalta, 50 Drazhinskiy St.
Palmira Palace Resort & SPA
The hotel guests have at their service two outdoor swimming pools with sea water, one of them is open all year round. Vacationers can enjoy hydromassage treatments. The pool has a zone of artificial flow ("fast river"), a waterfall, geysers.
The hotel also offers a wide range of SPA services − more than 500 procedures and unique health recovery programs. There are restaurants, a Russian bath and a hammam, indoor pools, a kids club, a fitness center.
Address: Yalta, Kurpaty village, 12a Alupkinskoyeh Highway
'Yalta − All Year Round' tourist complex
The guests of the complex can appreciate the new outdoor swimming pool, where the water temperature is maintained at +27°C all year round. In addition, there you can do aqua aerobics, play water polo, various water games and even take an introductory diving course.
In winter, if the beginners are ready to learn skiing, they are provided with ski equipment and transfer to Ai-Petri Mountain.
At the tourists' service there also are a restaurant and a bar, a sauna, a gym and fitness, animation, a kids club, conference rooms, and organization of excursions.
Address: Yalta, 37 Lomonosov St. / 98 Kirova St.
Primorskiy Park SPA-hotel
The outdoor swimming pool on the territory of Primorskiy (seaside) Park will also help you feel “like in the sea”. Sea water in it is heated all year round up to + 27°С. Swimmers will enjoy the pool with an artificial counter flow. The effect of such water procedures is comparable to training on a running track. The pool has waterfalls and massage jets.
The hotel is famous for its SPA-center − the first in Crimea, which was opened in 2005.
Address: Yalta, 4 Gagarin Park
Gurzuf Riviera SPA Hotel
The Infinity pool on the hotel terrace is heated up to +26°C and is open year-round. Its length is 30 m, width is 10 m, depth − from 1.6 m to 1.9 m. As a bonus, there is a breathtaking sea panorama that all swimmers may admire.
Also at guests' service there are: a restaurant, a lobby bar, a SPA center, which includes an Ayurveda center, a beauty salon, and for the most active guests − a gym, tennis, yoga facility.
Address: Gurzuf town, 14-z Yaltinskaya St.
Deep Town Villa
Right in front of the hotel building there is a 5 m deep and 4.5 m in diameter outdoor round pool, which is heated year-round to +20°C. Diving lessons are also offered there.
There is another 2 m deep pool − it is also open year-round, but not heated in winter. Just for those guests who practice "ice" swims, a wood-burning bathhouse is heated on the territory of the villa, moreover, with the addition of Crimean dried flowers.
To complete the leisure, the villa offers its own diving club, the Aquarium café stylized as a real underwater world, a Russian wood-fired sauna with a relaxation room in the USSR style, use massage services, go on bike rides and excursions.
Address: Sevastopol, 11/15 Lyudmila Bobkova St.