5 Holiday Destinations Russians Choose When They’re Skint

Holiday Destinations

Affordable holiday destinations to spend your holidays in Russia

Warm climates and summer breaks call for holidays with loved ones. It is that time of the year when you can take a break from your daily routine and rejuvenate your soul. Visit new destinations, meet new people, taste new cuisines and make some unforgettable memories. Basically, most of us work all year round not just for better futures but also for visiting new places. When summers rear in Russia, it’s time to book a holiday and explore new and unknown lands. Black sea is one of the most preferred holiday destinations amongst the Russians, and approximately 16 million descend the beaches in the area. Russia is also a very popular destination amongst foreigners, considering it is one such place which can be termed as a ‘budget destination’.There are several budget holiday destinations in the country, which has become a hotspot for both Russians and foreigners. These pocket friendly places offer everything and anything a traveler is looking for, but at a nominal rate.

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Let us now discuss about few of the most popular yet affordable holiday destinations in Russia.

One holiday destinations which has a lot to offer its tourists both in summers and winters is Krasnaya Polyana. Packed with skiers and snowboarders in winters, Polyana is about an hour away from Alder and is the second most popular holiday destination in the country. Tourists will also find ample activities to spurge their time on during the warm summers. If you are on a tight budget and don’t want to exceed your limit, visit Polyana during the summer breaks, as it considerably cheaper this time of the year. Bungee jumping, rafting, hiking, there are ample options in this region for the adrenaline junkies.

The black sea town called Alder used to be a magnet for tourists back in the Soviet times, and still continues to attract hordes of tourists from across the globe. Spa resorts, five star hotels, cheap hostels, this town offers a combination of luxury and sophistication. The town was host for 2014 Olympics, and has now improved transport system, and infrastructure. There have been several developmental projects in the past few years and now the area is dotted with bars, pubs, cafes, and restaurants.

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No swanky resorts

Located in western Crimea is another cheap holiday destinations in Russia, it is the small village of Olenevka. It is probably one of the most affordable holiday destinations in Russia and an average holiday here costs about 14,000. The beautiful sandy beaches along with the pleasing climate make attract several hundreds of surfers and scuba divers. If you are seeking for posh lodging options, then Olenevka is not the right choice for you. There are no upscale hotels in the region and lodging is mostly provided by hostels, mini hotels and the locals in the area.

When it comes to traveling and touring new holiday destinations, Russia has a lot to offer. The smaller provinces in the country is the perfect option for those who want to spend some time away from the din and hustle of the city.

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