SONYACHNE ZAKARPATTYA Spa Resort (The Sunny Transcarpathians)

In contrast to spa resorts that appeared spontaneously right by the mineral water streams, a place for the construction of Sonyachne Zakarpattya was being thoroughly selected. So the location of the resort is almost perfect. The spa resort is built upon the north-east mountainside of the Volcano chain, on the right bank of Velyka Pynya river, in Tykhy tract.
From all sides it is surrounded with a forest. Along the left bank of the river there is an artifitial recreation park arranged with an area of 157 ha from Sonyachne Zakarpattya to the north-east outskirts of Polyana village.
This is a quiet place to stay. It was once lovingly selected by the Austrian earl Schoenborn-Buchheim for his hunter’s house.
From the spa resort it is 1,7 km to the centre of Polyana village, 0,5 km to the nearest houses in the village and 300-400 m to the river and to the road Svalyava-Perechyn-Uzhgorod. Along the road there are regular services from Svalyava to Uzhgorod, Perechyn, Olenyevo, Rodnykova Huta and Poroshkovo villages.
Guests can stay at four buildings of the spa resort and at hotels.

All the buildings, the main well-room and the balneary are located within 100 m from each other. Medical registry and most of the diagnostic rooms are located in the main building. Most medical treatment is provided in the balneary. In two bigger buildings there are local well-rooms. In a separate part of the main building there is an administrative department, a club and the main dining room for 600 persons.
Heating: hot-water.
Water supply: cold and hot water is available 24 hours, a boiler house.
Double room has 2 single beds, a wardrobe, a table with chairs, a TV set, a fridge, a bathroom with a bathtub or shower cubicle (which may be either apart or together in one bathroom).
Single room, two-room suite and three-room suite I class each has 2 single beds, a wardrobe, a wall unit, a couch, a table with chairs, a TV set, a fridge, dinner service, an iron, a bathroom with a bathtub or a shower cubicle (which may be either apart or together in one bathroom). Some rooms have phones.
Meals should be ardered 2 days in advance. A 7-day menu request card is available.
Dietary meal according to 7 different diets is provided.
Guests may choose to have restaurant meals in the dining room for 40 people.
Besides, there are numerous bars and cafes on the territory of the resort.

The major resort factor of the spa resort is the aerated carbonaceous hydrocarbon sodium ‘Polyana Kvasova’ water of Nova-Polyana field, which contains boron and fluorine. By its structure and medicinal properties the water is similar to Borjomi mineral waters. Though the concentration of the dissolved minerals in it is twice higher, the quantity of carbon dioxide is 50 % more, and the quantities of boron and fluorine are biologically active.

Taking into consideration the chemical composition, scientific researches and clinical observations, it is recommended to drink it when suffering from:
  • chronic esophagitises, gastritis with either high, neutral or low acidity, erosive and other duodenitis, stomach and duodenal ulcer;
  • enteritis, colitis; pancreatitis; cholecystitis, angiocholitis, hepatitis, hepatosis;
  • postcholecystectomic and other syndromes;
  • alimentary canal dyskinesia;
  • diabetes mellitus, gout, alimentary obesity, hyperlipidemia;
  • urinary diathesis, urinary system chronic inflammatory diseases;
  • symptoms of depression, hypochondria; abstinent syndrome of giving up the habit of smoking;
  • medicinal hunger for decreasing presentations of acidosis, and other states accompanied by symptoms of hyperacidism.
Medical indications for treatment:
  • Reflux-esophagitis
  • Chronic gastritis, chronic gastroduodenitis
  • Stomach functional disorders
  • Stomach and duodenal ulcer
  • Operated stomach diseseases
  • Chronic enterocolitis and colitis, dyskinesia, diarrhea
  • Liver, bile ducts and gall-bladder diseases
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Urinary diathesis
  • Recreation
  • General medical services: all kinds of balneotherapy service using the aerated carbonaceous hydrocarbon sodium water which contains boron and fluorine, such as inhalation, drinking, rinsing, irrigation, microclyster, bath, shower, underwater massage, etc
  • Ozokerite therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Climatotherapy and therapeutic physical training.
  • Additional treatment methods: aromatherapy, psychotherapy, reflex therapy, phytotherapy, homoeopathic treatment, cosmetologist’s service, dentist’s services, etc.
  • Laboratory examination
  • Other examination (X-ray, ultrasound, cardiography, colonoscopy etc.)
  • Doctors’ advice
Additional service
  • A shop, a market, a beauty salon, bars and cafes, festive dinners can be arranged in the spa resort’s restaurant and cafe, Uklyn and At Taras's (U Tarasa) recreation areas in the open air.
  • Communication service: intercity phone connection is available in every building, newspapers and magazines, books, cable TV for charge. МТS and Kyivstar steady connection.
  • Transport service: regular bus service from the railway station to the spa resort and back, guarded parking for charge.
Sports and leisure facilities:
Physiotherapy room; a volleyball ground, tennis and ping-pong, badminton, a sports ground, a football ground, a swimming pool with natural warming, sports equipment for hire.
Skis, sledges and skates in winter.
Cinema, dancing parties, library, video room.
Walking tours around the spa resort, in the forest, in the neighbouring Polyana spa resort, bus tours around the Transcarpathian region; individual and group tailor-made tours.
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The spa resort is licensed by the Ministry of Health Care of Ukraine to provide treatment, it has the certificates to provide hotel services and board and the highest accreditation level. The laboratory of the health resort is also accredited.

The duration of stay is counted by nights from 0:00.
How to get there:
By public transport
By train or by bus get to Svalyava town. The railway station is located close to the bus station. Regular service from the railway station to the spa resort departs at 915 a.m. and at 145, 345 and 545p.m.
From Svalyava to the spa resort you can also get by buses of Perechyn, Olenyevo village, Rodnykova Huta, Poroshkovo directions along the road Svalyava — Perechyn — Uzhgorod to the bus stop Sanatoriy 'Sonyachne Zakarpattya'.
The spa resort is located within 11 km from the district centre and Svalyava railway station.
The two nearest airports are located in Uzhgorod, 75 km far, and in Lviv, 198 km far. It is about 850 km to Kyiv.
Detailed information about public transport.
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