Besides historical and cultural sights Ukraine is known for its gorgeous possibilities in recreational field of tourism. Ukraine has big possibilities in development of mineral sources, mud baths and SPA-industries, which become more and more popular all over the world, thanks to peculiarities of climate and geographical situation of Ukraine. Great number of visitors suffering from different diseases aspire to visit resorts of mineral waters and to improve their health with curative means of Ukrainian nature.
The most known resorts of Ukraine with curative properties of mineral waters are situated in Western Ukraine, in Zakarpatye: Truskavets, Mirgorod, Hmelnik, Morshin. Zakarpatye region was named as “the land of resorts”. The resort district of this region is absolutely clean ecologically, not spoiled by the influence of technical progress and industries. There are more than 400 sources of mineral water in Zakarpatye and many of them are known far outside of Ukraine. The very important curative aspect of Zakarpatye recreational complexes are carbonic, hydrocarbonic and hydrocarbonicchloride natrium mineral waters “Poliana Kupel”, “Poliana Kvasova” and “Luzhanskaya”.
Truskavets is one of the most attractive spa resorts of Ukraine. Its history of a recreational town started from 1827 when the first 8 curative baths had been established. Now Truskavets is rapidly growing recreational place with modern base for treatment and prevention of different illnesses. There are large amount of mineral water from 14 natural sources and deposits of mountain wax, “ozokerite”. Thanks to natural properties of mineral waters and ozokerite Truskavets is very famous Ukrainian recreational center and welcomes more than 300 thousand tourists from different countries every year.
The other important resort of Ukraine is Myrgorod. The main attraction of Myrgorod resort are chloride hydrocarbonic natrium and chloride natrium mineral waters which can be used both for drinking treatment and baths. By its structure the water is close to waters from the world known resorts of Baden-Baden and Aachen in Germany.
Morshyn recreational complex has a big|large area including sanatoriums and household constructions, natural sources of mineral water, parks, small shops, manufacturing natural medical salt. The main curative factors of Morshyn recreational tourist complex are unique by their chemical structure and concentration mineral waters and peat curative dirt and “mountain wax”, ozokerite.
As for Crimea, almost all towns of the region are recreational tourist complexes. The most popular of Crimean towns are Yalta, Alushta, Gurzuf, Mishor, Partenit, Alupka, Simeiz. Crimea has ideal conditions both for the rest and for health improvement. The tourist complexes of Crimea ideally suit for guests suffering from bones, heart, respiratory, nervous sicknesses. There are a great number of various sanatoriums, rest-houses, hotels, mini-hotels, private tourist complexes which are always happy to accept tourists in Crimean peninsula.