|Top 5 largest outdoor pools in Altai|
|1||Altai Riviera||The largest complex of the Russian Federation|
|2||Altai spring||The best pool chain|
|3||Beach||The newest center with all the amenities|
|4||Gull||Rest by the river|
|5||Russia||Water activities for the whole family|
As soon as the warm days come in Altai, dozens of outdoor pools begin to work. The positive effect of water procedures has been known for a long time, and comfortable temperatures and fresh air in the region increase their effectiveness.
The region has the largest complexes in the country, which have no analogues even in Europe. These are whole entertainment centers on the water with slides, hydromassage, sports games. Some of the outdoor swimming pools operate in the capital, while the rest have taken picturesque places among the forest. The infrastructure will not leave indifferent even connoisseurs of delicacies: bars with soft drinks, sports grounds, closed dressing areas, VIP rooms are equipped.
We have collected 5 of the largest outdoor pools in the Altai Territory, which guarantee an unforgettable experience for the whole family. Most of the nominees started work relatively recently, therefore, in terms of repair and technological equipment, they are not inferior to foreign counterparts. Some offer not only relaxation but also water activities for all ages.
Top 5 largest outdoor pools in Altai
Water activities for the whole family
On the map: Altai regions, Belokurikha, st. Slavsky, 34
Animators, water slides, thermal complex
Rating (by reviews):4.5
Russia is one of the most popular resorts in Altai, attracting tourists with impressive swimming pools. Relaxing procedures are carried out near the water, there is a building for VIPs. The complex occupies 8 hectares of a forested area furnished with fountains, alleys and flower beds. Active tourists in the evening go to the center of Belokurikha, on the territory it is calm both in the afternoon and in the evening. Children laughing down the water slides, several of them are suitable for adults. Throughout the summer, animators set the mood for vacationers.
After swimming, the guests go to the herbal bar, where herbs and honey of the Altai Territory are collected. There are saunas and baths, a hammam, a modern gym with an area of 450 sq.m. People come to the complex for a few days, engage in physiotherapy exercises in the thermal pool and on the ground, watch professional basketball and volleyball tournaments. The night club awaits everyone who is ready to dance until the morning. Local artists come regularly, entertainment for every taste is presented.
Rest by the river
On the map: Barnaul, Pionerskaya Dolina, 4
Sports grounds, equipment rental
Rating (according to reviews):4.7
A unique feature of Chaika is its location: just 20 minutes from the center of Barnaul, in a quiet pine forest on the river bank. There are several outdoor pools, one of them is for children. In addition, there is a restaurant, lounge area, equipment rental and sports grounds. For the little ones, a trampoline room is open, pony rides are available. The cost of tents, sun loungers, showers is included in the entrance ticket. Tourists from all over the Altai Territory are attracted by the picturesque park area, you can stay for several days in comfortable rooms.
Even those who do not like to swim are welcome in Chaika. There is a large wood-fired sauna with steam rooms, plasma TV, karaoke and a secluded terrace. The employees offer traditional Russian massages, methods of cleansing and rejuvenating the skin. Altai herbs, salts, honey, lemon are used. A unique service is air soaring with brooms. And active tourists are awaited on the field for football, basketball, volleyball.
The newest center with all the amenities
On the map: Barnaul, st. Enthusiasts, 12B
Volleyball court, animators, free toys
Rating (by reviews):4.8
The beach is a unique resting place in Altai, occupying an area within the city. Adults and children swim, sunbathe, have fun. The largest outdoor pool is 1,200 square meters. The depth varies from 70 cm to 1.8 meters, there is a “paddling pool” for little children. It is heated daily, keeping the temperature at 33 degrees. Visitors are entertained by animators and DJs. Toys and boards are available for rent. There are enough changing areas, showers, bars and cafes on the territory. There is a playground and sports court.
The largest theme parties in the capital of Altai are regularly held on the beach. However, during the day, the grounds are much quieter, serving a children’s menu, pizza and non-alcoholic cocktails. There are 600 sun loungers, 8 VIP cabins and dozens of shadow zones for comfortable accommodation. For the safety of tourists, trained rescuers are on the territory. There is a first-aid post in the main center.
2. Altai spring
The best pool chain
On the map: Belokurikha, st. Brothers Zhdanovs, 2
Spacious sauna, Health club, massages
Rating (by reviews):5.0
The Altai spring is a real open sea, the project is so large-scale. It is regularly updated and modern large swimming pools appear. In 2019, there are 4 adult complexes with slides and waterfalls. Three of them are heated, water activities are open for a significant part of the year. In the largest pool, adults knead their muscles and train. The rest of them ride along the serpentine, enjoy the hydromassage. Younger visitors bathe in 2 bowls, one of which is only 40 cm deep. Children’s sleeves and vests are free.
In the assortment of entertainment, exercise, meditation, yoga, polo. The little ones have not been forgotten, animators are engaged in them. A large sauna has been operating since 2017 and is popular on cooler days. The infrastructure is developed, modern showers and storage space are available. There is a unique for Altai “Health Club” with educational programs. Radon baths and mud therapy will help support the body.
1. Altai Riviera
The largest complex of the Russian Federation
On the map: Altai kr., Pos. Katun, st. Nagornaya, 1
Playground, VIP zones
Rating (by reviews):5.0
Altai Riviera took a picturesque place near the famous Lake Aya, becoming one of the main centers of tourism. The scope is grandiose: the complex of outdoor swimming pools occupies 3,400 square meters, many times exceeding domestic counterparts. Several thousand people can be here at the same time. On the territory there are three large swimming pools up to 1.7 meters deep, sun loungers are placed, changing rooms and showers are equipped. Lovers of quiet rest are welcome in VIP cabins, the rest will like children’s cafes, bars, and a hookah bar.
Altai Riviera was created for the youngest visitors. In addition to the 0.3 meter deep pool, there is a large area with a playground and educators. Animation programs are held daily. In addition to water recreation, the institution conducts excursions throughout the Altai Territory. Visitors who decide to stay for a few days can visit the Tavdinsky caves, mountains, Seminsky pass by bus.