The alpine ski resort Sheregesh is a perfect place for skiing and snowboarding with good infrastructure including everything you need for a good rest after hard physical strain on the slope.
There are a lot of cafés on the territory of the resort. Some of them offer shashlyk – an ideal dish for the winter season. The speciality beverage is tea with rosehips. The most unusual dainty – pine-cone varenye, a sweet preserve. There are shops and snackbars in the village.
There is a spontaneous market on the way from the lifts to the car park where various taiga specialities and rarities are for sale. Bear and badger fat, abies oil, honey with pine nuts, fox tails, local herbs and many other wonderful things can be found there.
For those who want to squeeze as much as possible from their vacation, Sheregesh offers several nightclubs.
Cuba Night Club is situated in the very centre of the ski resort in a separate building. Cuba is open from 8 p.m. until the morning time. Strict dress-code and face control are applied in the club. Children under the age of 18 are not allowed in. Bright, unpredictable erotic performances in Go-Go style are often shown in the club. Thematic evenings are also organised.
The address: Green Mountain
AYS Night Club is situated on the ground floor of the AYS Club Hotel. The guests of the hotel are granted a free entrance to the club when showing a special bracelet (received at check-in). AYS is open from 10 p.m. to the morning. The characteristic feature of this club is thematic evenings and funny competitions. Besides, barmen shows take place in the club, where barmen demonstrate their skills and speed.
The address: at the foot of Green Mountain.
What do you say about swimming in an open-air pool in wintertime? Golden Palace hotel offers their visitors an open-air swimming pool all the year round. Heated water allows using it during cold seasons. The owners note an intriguing lighting. The hotel is situated 1km away from Sky Way lift.
Open-air swimming pool in Malca Hotel is situated in Sheregesh village 3.9km from the Kaskad-Podyom lift, 7km from Sector E lift and 3.2km from the Sky Way lift. However, it open from May 16 to October 1. The guests can use barbeque facilities as well as visit the bar or the restaurant. The hotel have direct access to skiing trails. Skiing equipment and bicycle rent is available.
There are several hotel complexes with swimming pools at the foot of Green Mountain.
An indoor ice rink was opened in Sheregesh on Green Mountain near Olga Hotel, not far from Finish café and club.
There is a café where you can enjoy delicious mulled wine or tea.
Opening hours: from 12:00 to 21:00 daily.
The address: at the foot of Green Mountain
The special pride of the SPA-complex of the Olga hotel is a Turkish bath (hamam). Massage, warm air and scents create an atmosphere that allows you warm up and relax.
Several other Sheregesh hotels offer traditional Russian banya (steam sauna): hotel Gubernskaya (27, Snezhnaya str./ул. Снежная, 27), Yeti House (50, Snezhnaya str./ул.Снежная д.50), Laplandia, TaigaHouse, Berloga etc.
The Kukuruza shop is popular because of several reasons. First, it is situated directly on the way to Green Mountain. Every tourist should pass it to get to the bus station to take a bus to the lifts. It is really easy to find a taxi here. The shop offers a good variety of food. There is also a Sberbank ATM inside.
The shop is a standard meeting point. If you are lost – go to the Kukuruza shop, and your friends will find you there. The local “accommodation fair” is situated in front of the shop, it is possible to rent a flat or a room there almost any time of the day. Some landlords can also have photographs of the flats for rent.
GPS coordibates: latitude 52°55’35”, longitude 87°58’37”
The address: Sheregesh, ul. Gagarina 12a
Opening hours: from 7 to 23.
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