This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Krasnaya Polyana. To help you make friends with Krasnaya Polyana before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
With beautiful hiking possibilities in summer, winter sport opportunities in winter, and several venues of a recent Winter Olympic games located within it, Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, is one of the most touristic places in the south of Russia. This small town in the western part of the Caucasian mountain range is a perfect place to spend time in nature.
In only one hour you can reach Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, by direct bus from Sochi Adler Airport and the popular resort town of Sochi is only two hours with the same bus. This makes Krasnaya Polyana one of the easiest destinations to practice some winter sports or surround yourself with beautiful green scenery in summer.
Due to the short distance from Adler and Sochi, it is possible to visit Krasnaya Polyana on a daytrip. But to really enjoy the place it is recommended to book a hostel in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, and explore the area for several days. The hiking opportunities are endless in the picturesque scenery of this area. It is also possible to visit the venues that hosted a recent Winter Olympic games, such as the bobsled track. Do you want to take it a bit easier? Book yourself a spa treatment or go to a infinity pool, which can be found inside the more luxurious hotels.
Krasnaya Polyana may be one of the most touristic destinations in Russia, but when you are visiting you will soon notice that most visitors are domestic tourists. You might well be the only foreigner at your Krasnaya Polyana, Russia hostel. The lack of foreign tourists also means that English is not widely spoken, even among Krasnaya Polyana, Russia hostel staff. However, people are polite and patient to help you.
Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, is a destination that is worth visiting anytime of the year, depending on your interest. Though it could be visited on a day trip as a break from your beach holiday, it is well worth it to spend several days and book a bed in a Krasnaya Polyana, Russia hostel.
Written by local enthusiast for Krasnaya Polyana hostelsMartin Straatman