Experts of the National Tour Operator ALEAN say that next summer every fifth tourist of the company will have a rest in Anapa. Already now, at the stage of early booking, the demand has doubled. We have prepared an overview of new products and recommended hotels in Anapa for any wallet.
The closest competitors for the direction next summer are only Sochi and the resorts of Crimea. It is expected that the season in Anapa will traditionally begin in the third decade of April, but will last until the end of November.
“This is our historical direction, and we have seen all the stages of its development. Over the past 7 years, the tourist landscape of the resort has seriously changed, ”Oksana Bulakh, Commercial Director of the National Tour Operator ALEAN, noted in a comment to ATOR Vestnik.
She emphasizes that Anapa has turned from a beach family resort into a full-fledged and relevant all-season destination that can offer tourists almost everything: active, gastronomic, wine tourism, spa treatment, exciting excursion programs, natural attractions.
“This is one of the most recurring directions. At the same time, at least 20% of tourists who have a rest in summer come also in the off-season. The average duration of the rest speaks about the love of tourists for Anapa. Here it is noticeably higher than in other resorts and is 9 days/10 nights, ”Ms. Bulakh emphasizes.
Confirming the thesis that Anapa is not only a beach, ALEAN for the first time will launch combined excursion tours in the direction. They are possible in combination with other programs (Crimea, Gelendzhik, Novorossiysk) and are still designed for the beginning (April-May) and end of the season (October-November).
In the future, the tour operator plans to develop the excursion and educational potential of the resorts of the Krasnodar Territory and make such tours year-round.
A rich program will include a sightseeing tour of the resort, a visit to the Utrish Nature Reserve with a relict juniper forest, famous wineries with wine and snail tastings.
The average bill for a summer tour in 2021 on the direction now starts from 72. 00 per person (with air travel, transfers, accommodation in a good hotel 3 * -4 * with three meals a day).
At the same time, you can find more democratic options at the resort. So, the cheapest tour of this summer season fell on Anapa. It cost 1,500 rubles for two.
ALEAN has the largest hotel assortment in Anapa, in which there are many exclusives, interesting and unique accommodation facilities.
If only children and a blooming sea appear in your head when you hear the word "Anapa", then this resort will greatly surprise you. We suggest looking at the city through the eyes of an inquisitive traveler who is hunting for new experiences and amazing stories. In Anapa, you will find sand dunes, hiking routes, sea estuaries, colorful wineries and surfer spots.
How to get to Anapa
Travelers are received by Vityazevo airport, bus and railway stations. If you go to Anapa by car from Moscow, you will spend about 19 hours (1505 kilometers) behind the wheel. The distance is rather big, but with your own car it will be convenient to move around the outskirts of the resort: there are many interesting places within a radius of 60 kilometers. However, taxis and buses run everywhere.
Pobeda, Aeroflot, S7 Airlines, Utair, Ural Airlines and Nordwind Airlines fly to Anapa with direct flights from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Novosibirsk, Samara and Krasnoyarsk. Charters fly to Anapa from May to October. In August 2020, tickets from Moscow and back cost about 10,000 rubles, the flight takes 2 hours. From Krasnoyarsk and back - about 20,000 rubles, the flight takes 8.5 hours. In September, ticket prices to Anapa are lower.
The planes are landing at Vityazevo airport, 15 kilometers from the city center. In 2017, a beautiful new terminal was built there - its panoramic mirrored facade reflects the sunlight, preserving the microclimate inside, and you can wait for boarding on the way back in a convenient street zone by purchasing missing souvenirs in local stores.
86 trains pass through Anapa, 2 of them are branded. A train ticket from Moscow costs from RUB 2022 one way, from St. Petersburg - from RUB 3535, from Krasnoyarsk - from RUB 9146. Anapa can be reached from any city in Russia with a transfer in Moscow. The fastest train from the capital runs 23 hours 10 minutes (from 5705 ₽ one way).
The station is located 5 kilometers from the center of Anapa, in the Verkhneye Dzhemete area. The roof of the station is made of solar panels, and in the daytime they completely provide the building with electricity. Anapa is increasingly switching to solar energy, which is logical for a city with up to 300 cloudless days a year.
It is convenient to get to Anapa by bus for residents of the southern regions, although buses run from Moscow to the resort. Departure from the Krasnogvardeyskaya bus station, from the Yuzhnye Vorota bus station and from the Kazan station. A one-way ticket costs from 2400 ₽. You will need to spend almost a day on the way. Buses arrive at the bus station in the city center, from where regular buses also go around the region.
It is cheaper to fly to Krasnodar than to Anapa (for example, in August, tickets from Moscow and back cost 6-7 thousand rubles). And from Krasnodar to Anapa in 2.5 hours "Lastochka" will take you. The train runs twice a day (at 6 am and 6 pm), a one-way ticket costs from 619 ₽. If you choose an evening departure, take a walk around Krasnodar.
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