Sanatoria in Belarus: alternative to hotels


Sanatoria in Belarus: alternative to hotels

Ice hockey fans can stay in Belarusian sanatoria during the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. Belarusian sanatoria are traditionally popular with Russian tourists. Guests from all over the world are expected to come here during the World Championship.

Elena from Russia has come to the Belarusian sanatorium for the fifth time. She says that sanatoria in Belarus are not inferior to those in Russia in terms of price and quality. Nature is even more picturesque here.

Belarusian sanatoria have many things to offer to foreign visitors. Rooms here are not worse than those in hotels.

This sanatorium is located only one kilometer from Minsk. Note that this is an ecologically clean area surrounded by fir trees and birches on the shore of a water reservoir.

Anatoly Vaskevich, Director General of the Belprofsoyuzkurort company of the Federation of Trade Unions:
We have been preparing for the World Ice Hockey Championship all year. Our staff is ready to receive guests, up to 1,200 people.

Tourists will have to walk much during the World Championship to see Minsk sights. They may get tired after supporting their favorite team. So delicious and healthy food is very important. Tourists will undoubtedly pay attention to it when choosing a place to stay. Belarusian sanatoria are ready to offer European and Belarusian cuisine.

Irina Shabunya, Head of the cafe in a sanatorium:           
We have a very varied menu. We will offer many dishes from Belarusian cuisine, for example draniki (potato pancakes). It can be all sorts of pancakes with salmon and caviar.

Different kinds of treatment will be offered to those who will decide to stay in sanatoria. Medicines are made of Belarusian components. This means that every hockey fan will literally "absorb" Belarusian nature.

In addition, visitors of sanatoria will not only enjoy exciting battles on ice arenas but also get acquainted with all sides of Minsk.

Vladimir Zhilevich, chief physician of the resort:         
We will develop cultural and entertainment programs for tourists prior to IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship matches.

Belarusian sanatoria are ready to welcome guests who will come to Belarus for the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. They are going to show the example of Belarusian hospitality. They promise to take care of your body and soul.

Sanatoria in Myadel District also welcome foreign fans who come to Belarus for the 2014 IIHF World Championship. In addition to high-class treatment people can visit tournament matches and watch broadcasts of ice hockey games on big screens. There are TV sets in each room, too, reports the program Minsk Region on CTV.

By the way, several hundred foreign guests - from Russia, Serbia, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Lithuania and Latvia - stay in the health resorts of Narochansky Krai (a region near Lake Naroch). They choose this place because of high-quality medical treatment, comfortable living conditions, unique nature and Belarusian hospitality.