For those who have never been on Arabatskaya direction is often quite difficult to understand these names. Although the word » was not » to Arabatskaya direction does not fit . «Do not rest on Arabatskaya arrow » will be safer . This number includes such vacationers , which brought on the bus from the railway station Novoalekseevka , and at the end of rest taken back to the station.
Besides its pension and seashore they saw nothing. But for them, we will expand the geography .
Everything is clear , stay on the Azov Sea, Arabatskaya direction — it is certainly important, than come here for a rest . But a small excursion into the geography does not hurt. And we start with the natural map of the area.
If you come by rail , then you geography begins with the village. Novoalekseevka . Its main attraction — the railway station . Rather, its presence . How else would you get to Arabatskaya arrows ? Nearest railway stations — Melitopol ( north direction , 100 km), Djankoi (south , 70 km, it is the Crimea) .
Novoalekseevka profit , on which you ? Next on the list of priority and geo — Henichesk . City Henichesk . Rather , the town . Population 25,000 — 27,000 inhabitants. But the resort town . Located on the shore of the Sea of Azov . More precisely — on the shore of the estuary Utlyukskogo (nevertheless , it is part of the Sea of Azov ) . You can stay for a vacation Henichesk .
Henichesk this is not Arabatsky arrow . Generally Arabatsky arrow is narrow and long braid . It begins and ends in Henichesk in Crimea. Or vice versa. Arabatsky arrow is a solid bank of the Sea of Azov ( on the one hand , of course) . A Gengorka , Schastlivtsevo and Small is settlements on the territory of this braid . They as well as Henichesk — spa , focused on Repose resort services for rest on the Azov Sea . Although between the towns along the shore Arabatskaya arrows are a large number of guest houses and lodges .
The first settlement on Arabatskaya arrows ( by Genichesk ) — Gengorka . Is the common abbreviation , the full name — Genichesky Gorka . But it is almost never used , even in official documents. Genichesk of 7-8 km . So what else can feel the civilization. A large number of shops, cafes , bars, and even an ATM , etc. Clean sandy shore , the sea is not as shallow as Genichesk , but not so deep as in Shooting .
Next settlement — Schastlivtsevo . 15 kilometers from Genichesk will . Immediately felt remoteness from civilization. Sea ( Sea of Azov) deeper , cleaner beach , shopping less , no ATM (at the moment ) . If a vacation with meals (ie , meals are included in room rates ) — an ideal option.
And , the last town on Arabatskaya direction ( from our side ) — Small . The farthest point . And all the features come out of this . Want peace , nature, peace and tranquility — Go rest in Rifle , and even further behind. But do not complain about the lack of some creature comforts . Nature , it is the nature . So the choice is yours or the nature or civilization . But as you see , is possible and the middle option . Kind resort tandem Henichesk — Arabatsky arrow provides a variety of leisure options at sea.