Shayan resort — rest and health improvement in Zakarpattia
Shayan village is a small colorful flower in the inflorescence of Zakarpattia. Small mountains with rounded peaks surround this place on three sides, leaving open only the eastern direction. So there is a kind of warm, mild micro climate with windless weather almost all time. By the way, the locals call the names of the official mountains Velykyi (477 m), Serdniy (325 m) and Malyi Shayan in other manner: Shayan, Shayanykha and Shayaniatko respectively.
Shayan resort is close to Khust city. This is a wonderful place for the rest in any season: unpolluted environment, scenic mountains covered with forests of pine, beech and hornbeam, a lake where children and adults swim, ride on boats and catamarans with great pleasure
Treatment and health resorts in Shayan
Most of tourist come to Zakarpattia not only to admire the mountains sceneries but also to improve their health. Our country has one of the largest reserves in Europe of mineral waters and the most valuable ones are in the Carpathians. The specialists put mineral waters of Shayan in the line of the famous springs like Truskavets and Morshyn, Holubynskyi deposit, deposit of Shklo resort, Ploskivskyi, Svaliavskyi, Novopolianskyi and Polianskyi deposits.
The first mention of them in the literature dates back to the year 1753 and “Zymova kupil” hydropathic was founded in 1818. It is one the oldest and famous baths of Maramaros company. During the Austro-Hungarian Empire water from Shayan was delivered to the European capitals and it was served to the imperial table. A rest home was opened in Shayan in 1952 and in 1957 it was formed into the sanatorium. The chemical composition of Shaynska-242 is close to Borjomi mineral water (Georgia) and Vichy Celestins (France), and Shaynska-4 is close to the hydro-carbon water of Svaliava Group and Borjomi. Thanks to sulfate and silica it is equal to the famous waters of Karlovy Vary.
Indications for treatment
Traditionally waters of Shayan use in the treatment of gastritis and gastric ulcers diseases (especially with acidity); concomitant reflux esophagitis, chronic hepatitis, cholecystitis and pancreatitis; metabolic diseases, including diabetes allergies;diseases of the urinary tract; anemia and so on.
Dosage and method of the use are prescribed by the doctor!
Sanatoriums, hotels and private sector of Shayan village
In the village where live 534 people you can rent accommodation in the private sector, mini-hotels and cottages, in large complexes and sanatoriums.
Treatment, counsels and procedures can be booked directly in th sanatorium.
Rest in Shayan
If you drink mineral waters for the prevention of diseases or just out of curiosity, so the variety of excursions through Zakarpattia and the Carpathians have been invented just for you!
Shayan resort has several slopes with the level differences up to 30 m. There is a rope tow (300 m) on the Loposh Mountain (460 m) in “Shayan” sanatorium. So in winter you can skiing here as well. Slopes here suit both children and beginners. There is another rope tow of 800 m in the neighboring village Veliatyno.
Cafes, restaurants and shops are operated on the territory of the resort.
- Khust city is in 15 km from the resort; in 1939 it was a capital of the Carpathian Ukraine. Here you can make a tour to the medieval castle, and if you come here in May, you will not miss blossoming of narcissus in the Valley of Narcissus!
- In Mukachevo (75 km) and Uzhhorod (120 km) there are medieval castles as well (and by the way they were preserved better; they are not ruins) and many other attractions. And of course a divine smell of coffee in the small cafes! As well as cakes for coffee! It is worth going there if only taste them.
- 80 km to Berehove city. This is a famous center of wine-growing and wine-making; in 20 km from Berehove there is Koson village. It is well-known by its thermal waters. These waters have been cooled before filling in the pools. It is very cool to swim in this water in winter, when it is frost.
- Solotvyno settlement is a center of mud cure and it is located in 45 km. And there are many other tourist attraction like Shypit waterfall, Synevyr Lake, Nesamovyte Lake and so on.
- Khust – 15 km;
- Berehove – 80 km;
- Solotvyno - 45 km;
- Uzhhorod – 80 km;
- Mukachevo-26.3 km
Coordinates and address
Zakarpattia oblast, Khust Raion
GPS coordinates: 48.059081, 23.345872
How to get to this place
By train or by bus:
You have to go to Khust station;
from Khust station you have to take a regular bus to Shayan village.
By car: you have to choose the road Kyiv-Chop-Mukachevo;
from Mukachevo towards Khust on the road Н-09;
frrom Khust through Veliatyno village towards Shayan village (9 km).
2015 - 2016. Have a nice rest in Zakarpattia!