If you want to give your­self and your loved ones a great hol­i­day get­away, trav­el is the best option. At the same time, you can spend the New Year hol­i­days with ben­e­fit and plea­sure with­out leav­ing Ukraine. So you can avoid visas and tedious fuss with doc­u­ments, while sav­ing a con­sid­er­able amount of mon­ey. You can meet the New Year 2017 and cel­e­brate Christ­mas in one of the many Ukrain­ian resorts, among which there are excel­lent Euro­pean-lev­el hotels that are in no way infe­ri­or to Euro­pean ones. In Ukraine there are a lot of inter­est­ing sights, excit­ing tours, excur­sions. Many go on a New Year’s hol­i­day to the ski resorts of West­ern Ukraine, hav­ing booked a hotel in advance. Oth­ers choose spa resorts in the Carpathi­ans, where they go with the whole fam­i­ly. In this list, we will tell you about all the inter­est­ing options that are suit­able for cel­e­brat­ing the New Year 2017 in Ukraine.
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To begin with, let’s list the most pop­u­lar tourist des­ti­na­tions in Ukraine, offer­ing excel­lent hol­i­days not only for the New Year hol­i­days, but also at any oth­er time of the year.


In this city, you can feel the atmos­phere of the New Year and Christ­mas hol­i­days in the best pos­si­ble way. The ancient cas­tle in Kamyanets-Podil­skyi will make you move back in time many cen­turies ago. Christ­mas mar­kets and New Year’s shows are held here, gath­er­ing crowds of tourists in the main square. At the same time, Kamenetz-Podol­sky will offer guests a lot of mod­ern com­fort­able hotels for accom­mo­da­tion, restau­rants, cafes and his­tor­i­cal sights. The cost of the New Year tour with a fes­tive ban­quet varies depend­ing on the lev­el of the hotel, the time of book­ing and oth­er fac­tors. You can choose the most suit­able option for the price using the book­ing form. This should be done as ear­ly as pos­si­ble, because clos­er to the hol­i­days, the num­ber of offers will be very lim­it­ed.



Undoubt­ed­ly, the most pop­u­lar des­ti­na­tion for New Year and Christ­mas tours in 2017 is Lviv and its envi­rons. This is the unchang­ing leader of the win­ter hol­i­days for most Ukraini­ans. This ancient city on New Year’s Eve turns into a real fairy tale, full of fes­tive mag­ic. The ancient sights of Lviv will give you a real­ly fes­tive mood. Approx­i­mate­ly in mid-Decem­ber, the Christ­mas Fair starts in Lviv and New Year’s fun begins. Be sure to take part in noisy folk fes­ti­vals on Rynok Square with tra­di­tion­al car­ols and nativ­i­ty scenes.
The cost of a New Year’s tour for two starts from 5,000 hryv­nia and can vary sig­nif­i­cant­ly depend­ing on the cho­sen hotel and hol­i­day pro­gram. You can save mon­ey if you book the hotel your­self. Many do oth­er­wise and rent an apart­ment in Lviv, hav­ing bought only train tick­ets and plan­ning the New Year’s pro­gram in advance. Many restau­rants and oth­er estab­lish­ments in Lviv offer excel­lent hol­i­day pro­grams — you just have to choose the most suit­able one. Among the unusu­al tours is the cel­e­bra­tion of the New Year in a real cas­tle. To do this, you need to go to the Olesky Cas­tle in the vicin­i­ty of Lviv. The cas­tle has pre­served most of the orig­i­nal inte­ri­ors of a cen­tu­ry ago, which makes it pos­si­ble to feel the atmos­phere of those times.

New Year holidays in Dragobrat

Ski resort Drago­b­rat in the Ukrain­ian moun­tains offers excel­lent oppor­tu­ni­ties for win­ter sports. But even if you have nev­er snow­board­ed and skied, this place can be a great option for cel­e­brat­ing the New Year 2017. Drago­b­rat is the high­est moun­tain ski resort in Ukraine, so you can most often find snow here, even when it is not at low­er alti­tudes. The pop­u­lar resort of the Tran­scarpathi­an region is famous for its stun­ning nat­ur­al scenery, clean air and excel­lent hotels that guar­an­tee a com­fort­able stay. Unlike neigh­bor­ing Bukov­el, Drago­b­rat does not have such a crowd of tourists dur­ing the New Year hol­i­day sea­son. Accord­ing to many, the rest here is more calm and mea­sured.
Among the pop­u­lar attrac­tions are more than 20 tracks of dif­fer­ent dif­fi­cul­ty lev­els, nature walks, ATVs, snow­mo­biles and sim­ple sleds for those who want to remem­ber their child­hood. The Drago­b­rat hotels have rooms for every taste and bud­get, and local restau­rants offer deli­cious dish­es of the Tran­scarpathi­an nation­al cui­sine. Almost every hotel has a swim­ming pool, sauna and oth­er spa treat­ments. An alter­na­tive option is to rent hous­ing in the pri­vate sec­tor of Drago­b­rat. If you want to cel­e­brate the New Year 2017 with a big com­pa­ny, you can pre-book a cot­tage with all ameni­ties. You can get to Drago­b­rat by train to Ivano-Frankivsk, or Cher­nivt­si. From there you can take a taxi, or take a bus to Yasin, and then trans­fer to anoth­er route to Drago­b­rat. Many hotels offer a trans­fer ser­vice for tourists from a pre­de­ter­mined loca­tion.

New Year and Christmas in Vodyaniki

The ski resort of Ukraine in Vodyanyky is rapid­ly gain­ing pop­u­lar­i­ty from year to year. It has already man­aged to gain fame as an alter­na­tive to expen­sive resorts, where you can use the most mod­ern infra­struc­ture for a more afford­able price. Vodyani­ki is locat­ed in the Cherkasy region and is a mod­ern ski resort with new ski lifts and hotels. All con­di­tions for pro­fes­sion­al snow­board­ing are cre­at­ed here, and snow can­nons will pro­vide good snow under any con­di­tions. The rel­a­tive­ly new resort wel­comes both pro­fes­sion­als and begin­ners who want to mas­ter snow­board­ing.

Even if you are not going to go in for sports, there are many oth­er inter­est­ing enter­tain­ments in Vodyani­ki — quad bikes, snow­mo­biles, fun games with friends, a spa com­plex with an open-air jacuzzi. The only dis­ad­van­tage com­pared to the Tran­scarpathi­an resorts is the lack of that unique high-alti­tude nature and air, which is so char­ac­ter­is­tic in Drago­b­rat and Bukov­el. Depend­ing on the num­ber of peo­ple and the type of room, hol­i­days in Vodyani­ki for the New Year vary in price. You can find out the exact cost and book a room at the link. There are three options for the road to Vodyani­ki: Kyiv — Obukhov — Vladislav­ka — Boguslav — Lysyan­ka — Zvenig­orod­ka — Vodyani­ki; Kyiv — Tarashcha — Lysyan­ka — Zvenig­orod­ka — Vodyani­ki; Kyiv — Zhashkiv — Buki — Vodyani­ki.

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New Year in Bukovel

The Bukov­el ski resort needs no spe­cial intro­duc­tion and is a hall­mark of Ukrain­ian resorts. It is pop­u­lar not only among Ukraini­ans, but also among tourists from oth­er coun­tries. Due to the high demand for New Year’s hol­i­days in the Carpathi­ans and Bukov­el, the cost of the tour can cost quite a lot of mon­ey. How­ev­er, this does not deter poten­tial guests and Bukov­el is always crowd­ed. Those who wish to cel­e­brate the New Year 2017 in Bukov­el planned their trip to this ski resort a few months ago. Bukov­el is locat­ed in the Ivano-Frankivsk region near the moun­tain of the same name. A few years ago, it was rec­og­nized as the fastest grow­ing ski resort in the world. It has absolute­ly every­thing you need for out­door enthu­si­asts, includ­ing its own source of min­er­al water. How­ev­er, in win­ter, most of Bukovel’s guests are more con­cerned with win­ter sports.
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When com­pared with oth­er resorts in Ukraine, Bukov­el is the undis­put­ed leader in terms of the num­ber of tracks with 60 routes of vary­ing dif­fi­cul­ty. There are slopes for begin­ners, inter­me­di­ate slopes and 8 dif­fi­cult slopes for pro­fes­sion­al ath­letes. Expe­ri­enced instruc­tors are ready to teach you ski­ing and snow­board­ing, regard­less of phys­i­cal con­di­tion. Here even chil­dren will be taught to ride. Bukov­el also has no prob­lems with the New Year’s enter­tain­ment pro­gram. Among the many attrac­tions, you will find some­thing inter­est­ing for your­self, includ­ing a snow park with attrac­tions. The nature of the resort is revealed in all its glo­ry when the snow falls. At this time, you can spend hours walk­ing through the snow-cov­ered for­est.

Bukov­el offers a vari­ety of hotels, restau­rants and spa com­plex­es. But due to such a pop­u­lar brand and rep­u­ta­tion of the resort, Bukov­el is acces­si­ble to tourists with an above-aver­age finan­cial con­di­tion. The price lev­el in lux­u­ry hotels, mini-hotels and the pri­vate sec­tor can vary sig­nif­i­cant­ly. Dur­ing the New Year and Christ­mas sea­son, every­thing is booked in advance, but you can often still find some­thing suit­able. Reg­u­lar bus tours leave for Bukov­el from Kyiv, but you can also get by train to Ivano-Frankivsk, then get to Vorokhta, from where taxis go to Bukov­el.

Holiday rest in Slavske

If you are look­ing for a place to cel­e­brate the New Year in Ukraine, then you should pay atten­tion to the Slavske ski resort. Locat­ed in the Lviv region, the vil­lage is one of the largest Ukrain­ian win­ter resorts. Slavske is locat­ed in a pic­turesque val­ley of the Dni­ester basin, attract­ing win­ter sports enthu­si­asts from all over the coun­try.

These places are suit­able for nature lovers who want to spend hol­i­days in the moun­tains, wan­der along hik­ing trails, ride snow­mo­biles and ATVs, breathe in the purest air and admire the moun­tain peaks. Due to the ever-increas­ing demand for vaca­tions with­in Ukraine, in recent years, many pri­vate hotels and oth­er accom­mo­da­tion options have appeared here. It is not worth men­tion­ing sep­a­rate­ly that dur­ing the New Year hol­i­days the demand is even high­er, and it is worth book­ing a hotel in Slavske in advance. The best way to get to Slavske is by train with a stop at Slavsko sta­tion.

New Year 2017 in Ukraine: Pylypets

Anoth­er pop­u­lar win­ter resort in Ukraine is locat­ed on the banks of a moun­tain riv­er in the Mezhy­hirya region. In terms of infra­struc­ture and nature, Pylypets is a real com­peti­tor to Bukov­el. On its tracks you can not only learn how to ride well, but also hone your skills to more skilled ath­letes. Numer­ous nat­ur­al attrac­tions of these places will be an excel­lent addi­tion to the snow-cov­ered slopes and beau­ti­ful untouched for­est.

Pylypets hotels tra­di­tion­al­ly offer New Year and Christ­mas pro­grams, and 2017 will not be an excep­tion. You can also choose a suit­able accom­mo­da­tion option in the pri­vate sec­tor, espe­cial­ly if you are trav­el­ing with a large com­pa­ny and want to have fun in the New Year. Pylypets has a reg­u­lar bus ser­vice with the cities of Volovets, Mezh­hirya, Mukache­vo and Uzh­gorod.

Next, let’s go direct­ly to a num­ber of hotels rec­om­mend­ed for the New Year hol­i­days in Ukraine.

Reikartz Karpaty Hotel

This hotel is locat­ed in the vil­lage of Zhdeniye­vo, 90 kilo­me­ters from Slavske. This is a won­der­ful place in the mid­dle of untouched nature with good infra­struc­ture, ser­vice and enter­tain­ment. Reikartz Karpaty is con­sid­ered favor­able for fam­i­lies with chil­dren with a good play­ground, swim­ming pool and inter­est­ing enter­tain­ment cir­cles. Among the enter­tain­ment for adults are bicy­cle tours, walk­ing tours, horse­back rid­ing, tast­ings of Tran­scarpathi­an cui­sine, snow­mo­biles, ATVs and much more. You can eat both in the hotel restau­rant and in near­by restau­rants and tra­di­tion­al huts.

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Gostiny Dvor “Kolyba” Shevchenkovo

Among the pop­u­lar options for a New Year’s hol­i­day in the Carpathi­ans are also gostiny dvor. Spe­cial atten­tion should be paid to the guest house “Koly­ba” in the vil­lage of Shevchenkove. You can book it for your entire com­pa­ny and have a fun New Year’s par­ty that will be remem­bered for a life­time. In Koly­ba, you will have an excel­lent week­end in the bosom of the Carpathi­an nature, pam­per­ing your­self with tra­di­tion­al Carpathi­an cui­sine and the land­scapes of the Shan­dra tract, through which the stormy moun­tain riv­er Svecha flows.

Mini-hotel “Gazdovskaya hut”

In the Pylypets men­tioned above, there is a mini-hotel Gaz­dovskaya Hizha, offer­ing every­one an excel­lent vaca­tion. As you know, New Year and Christ­mas in Ukraine is best cel­e­brat­ed in the Carpathi­ans. Gaz­dovskaya Hizha will pro­vide you with an ide­al chance to get acquaint­ed with the pic­turesque nature of these lands, explore the sights, enter­tain your­self with win­ter sports and taste the del­i­ca­cies of the Carpathi­an cui­sine. What else do you need to cel­e­brate the New Year 2017? The answer is sim­ple — cheer­ful com­pa­ny, Carpathi­an nature and good mood.

“Silver Dew”, Mykulychyn

Hotel “Sil­ver Dew” in Myku­ly­chyn invites you to spend Christ­mas and cel­e­brate the New Year in the Carpathi­ans. This hotel was opened rel­a­tive­ly recent­ly, there­fore it offers spe­cial com­fort and con­ve­nience to its guests. The New Year’s pro­gram will delight you with its rich­ness and vari­ety, but you should book a room in advance.

Manor “Yaremina Khata”, Dragobrat

In Drago­b­rat, men­tioned at the begin­ning of the selec­tion, there is a diverse range of accom­mo­da­tion for every taste. The “Yaremin Kha­ta” estate awaits guests at any time of the year, but on New Year’s hol­i­days this place is espe­cial­ly attrac­tive. Hol­i­days here will appeal to both lovers of win­ter sports, and fam­i­lies with chil­dren and just nature lovers.

Hoch Land Hotel, Yablunytsya

A small com­fort­able hotel in Yablun­yt­sia with the orig­i­nal name “Hoch Land” is very pop­u­lar with tourists. In fact, the hotel’s name means “High Land” in Ger­man. Its main advan­tage is its close loca­tion to Bukov­el, which is only a few kilo­me­ters away along the new road. The fes­tive pro­gram of the hotel for the New Year hol­i­days is always rich and inter­est­ing.

Klen Hotel, Mykulychyn

Recent­ly, the so-called eco-hotels are gain­ing more and more pop­u­lar­i­ty. The New Year hol­i­days, which can be spent in the Carpathi­an eco-hotel Klen, were no excep­tion. It posi­tions itself as a fam­i­ly resort, locat­ed on the pic­turesque banks of the Prut moun­tain riv­er. The hotel is locat­ed in the vil­lage of Myku­ly­chyn in the Ivano-Frankivsk region of Ukraine. Good loca­tion near the most pop­u­lar Ukrain­ian resort Bukov­el helps to attract tourists. If you want to meet the New Year 2017 in this hotel, then hur­ry up with the book­ing and decide in advance. Among oth­er things, here you will find stun­ning nat­ur­al beau­ties that West­ern Ukraine is so famous for.

Trembita Spa Resort in Velyatyn

Spa resort Trem­bi­ta in Vely­atyn offers not only to relax, but also to improve your health dur­ing the New Year hol­i­days. A spa com­plex with many treat­ments, mag­nif­i­cent nature, pure moun­tain air, min­er­al springs and a com­fort­able hotel — what else do you need for a great New Year’s Eve? They say that the way you cel­e­brate the New Year is the way you will spend it… So why not meet it sur­round­ed by health and nat­ur­al beau­ty?

Graal Resort Hotel, Bukovel

If you decide not to save mon­ey and stay direct­ly in Bukov­el, hur­ry up to book a room at the Graal Resort hotel. For the New Year and Christ­mas hol­i­days, most Bukov­el hotels are open in advance, which I rec­om­mend you do too. The loca­tion of the hotel in the heart of the resort is ide­al for fans of win­ter sports. By book­ing a room at the Graal Resort, you will find your­self in the very cen­ter of the New Year’s fairy tale and will be able to per­fect­ly expe­ri­ence the life of Bukov­el.

Marilen Hotel, Bukovel

One of the best hotels in the Carpathi­ans is con­sid­ered an ide­al place to cel­e­brate the New Year. The loca­tion in the near­est vil­lage of Palyan­it­sa makes it easy to get to the moun­tain slopes, and the sur­round­ing nature impress­es with its fra­grance.

“Silver Vodograi” in Polyana

Rest in Tran­scarpathi­an Polyana for the New Year hol­i­days will be remem­bered for a long time. The Sere­bryany Vodograi com­plex allows you not only to go ski­ing, but also to cel­e­brate the New Year, cel­e­brate Christ­mas with fam­i­ly and friends, as well as absorb the heal­ing ener­gy of the beau­ti­ful local nature. Hur­ry up to book a room at the Sere­bryany Vodogray hotel in advance.

Pension “Paradise”, Polyana

Anoth­er board­ing house in Polyana in Tran­scarpathia will not leave its guests indif­fer­ent. At any time, a lot of excit­ing enter­tain­ment awaits you here, not to men­tion the New Year hol­i­days. The board­ing house offers all mod­ern con­ve­niences, along with unique well­ness oppor­tu­ni­ties. As is the case with oth­er resorts in Ukraine, stun­ning untouched nature and moun­tains await you here.

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“Edelweiss”, Transcarpathia

The tourist recre­ation cen­ter “Edel­weiss” is hid­den in the pic­turesque area of ​​the Tran­scarpathi­an region, in the mid­dle of the pop­u­lar win­ter resort Upper Stu­de­ny. Com­pared to Bukov­el, this is a much more bud­get option for cel­e­brat­ing the New Year. Nev­er­the­less, the local nature is in no way infe­ri­or to the beau­ties of Bukov­el — the nature here is just as amaz­ing, the air is no less clean and sat­u­rat­ed with oxy­gen.

“Altana”, Rozluch

New Year and Christ­mas tours in Ukraine are in great demand, and hol­i­days in the Carpathi­ans are espe­cial­ly pop­u­lar. Anoth­er inter­est­ing place is the Altana recre­ation cen­ter in Rozluch. This place is locat­ed 125 kilo­me­ters from Lviv and is famous for its heal­ing cli­mate, min­er­al springs and stun­ning nature. By choos­ing Rozluch as your hol­i­day resort, you will def­i­nite­ly not regret it.

Villa Borzhava, Pylypets

Vil­la Borzha­va is locat­ed in Mezhy­hirya dis­trict, not far from the pop­u­lar ski resort Pylypets. Here you can spend the New Year hol­i­days very well and pro­duc­tive­ly in one of the most eco­log­i­cal­ly clean regions of Ukraine. Com­ing here with the whole fam­i­ly, you will enjoy the moun­tain air, play sports and admire nature away from the noise of big cities.

Zerban Hotel in Slavske

Prices for New Year and Christ­mas at the Zer­ban Hotel depend on many fac­tors. If you are inter­est­ed in a New Year’s hol­i­day in the Carpathi­ans, then the Slavske resort is includ­ed in the list of the most pop­u­lar hol­i­day des­ti­na­tions in Ukraine. Rest here will appeal to absolute­ly every­one, from cou­ples with chil­dren to young peo­ple and even old­er tourists. An addi­tion­al advan­tage is the prox­im­i­ty to the ski lifts, com­pared to oth­er hotels in the vil­lage.

Townhouse “Panorama of the Carpathians” in the village of Polyana

To spend the New Year hol­i­days in Tran­scarpathia will help the town­house “Panora­ma Carpathi­ans” in the resort vil­lage of Polyana, next to one of the largest sana­to­ri­ums in Ukraine “Sun­ny Tran­scarpathia”. This direc­tion will def­i­nite­ly appeal to con­nois­seurs of eco­log­i­cal recre­ation alone with nature.

Hotel “Duet” in the village of Maidan

Hotel “Duet” is a mod­ern resort com­plex locat­ed in the vil­lage of Maid­an, Mezh­hirya region in Tran­scarpathia. Here you will find afford­able prices for a New Year’s hol­i­day, excel­lent ser­vice and good con­di­tions for recre­ation.

Manor “Near Synevyr”, Synevyrska Polyana

You can rent a house in one of the most beau­ti­ful parts of Ukraine — near Lake Synevyr, a real pearl of the Carpathi­ans. Here you can cel­e­brate the New Year 2017 in a cheer­ful com­pa­ny of fam­i­ly and friends. In addi­tion to the estate “Near Synevyr”, there are many oth­er cot­tages and apart­ments for rent. Hur­ry up to book the option that suits you before the hot pre-hol­i­day sea­son begins.

Sanatorium-tourist complex “Truskavets 365”

This hotel in one of the most pop­u­lar tourist cities in Ukraine oper­ates on an all-inclu­sive basis, and this applies not only to buf­fet meals. The price includes many excit­ing excur­sions and ser­vices. A spe­cial enter­tain­ment pro­gram awaits you for the New Year hol­i­days, so hur­ry up to book a room in Truskavets.

Complex “Fantasia”, Polyana

The resort Polyana is famous pri­mar­i­ly for its min­er­al springs “Polyana Kvaso­va”. Among the many accom­mo­da­tion options, one can sin­gle out the sana­to­ri­um and health com­plex “Fan­ta­sia” with rea­son­able prices for hol­i­days. Here you can not only have fun to cel­e­brate the New Year, but also improve your health.

Carpathian Polonini

Hotel Karpats­ki Poloni­ni is locat­ed 5 kilo­me­ters from the vil­lage of Oriv, in a seclud­ed loca­tion among the Carpathi­an moun­tains. Here you can cel­e­brate the New Year 2017 away from the bus­tle of the city, in a tra­di­tion­al vil­lage style. In hotel reviews, all guests speak of excel­lent food and ser­vice, as well as a good enter­tain­ment pro­gram.

Hotel Lavender Country Club

This hotel is also pop­u­lar dur­ing the New Year and Christ­mas hol­i­days. Laven­der Coun­try Club is locat­ed in the vil­lage of Tatariv in west­ern Ukraine. It is sur­round­ed by stun­ning nature, and the infra­struc­ture of the hotel allows you to have a great rest with chil­dren. The hotel is posi­tioned as envi­ron­men­tal­ly friend­ly. Only organ­ic prod­ucts are used, there­fore the cost of food may be slight­ly over­priced com­pared to restau­rants locat­ed in the area.

Edem Resort Medical & SPA

Edem Resort is locat­ed on the shore of a beau­ti­ful lake in the vicin­i­ty of Lviv. This is a lux­u­ri­ous palace and park com­plex for recre­ation with a cat­e­go­ry of guests over 14 years old. The com­plex includes about a hun­dred lux­u­ry rooms, sev­er­al restau­rants and ban­quet halls. Of par­tic­u­lar note is the upscale spa com­plex with swim­ming pools, saunas and even a salt cave. In view of such a con­ve­nient loca­tion in the most pop­u­lar tourist region of Ukraine, prices for the New Year here can be quite high.