Bukovel is a really amazing resort that tourists from more than 50 countries worldwide visit each year. Of course, best time to visit this wonderful place is in winter. Bukovel currently boasts 16 ski lifts with more than 50 km (31 miles) of pistes. There are 61 pistes sections of which 12 are Blue (for beginners), 41 red (for intermediates) and 8 are Black (for highly skilled experts). The longest piste is 5G at 2,106 metres (6,909 ft). There are 11x4-person chair lifts, 1x3-person chair lift, 1x2-person chair lift and 1xT-bar. The top elevation is on Mount Dovha at 1372 meters and the base elevation is 900 meters above sea level, for a total vertical drop of 472 meters.
Bukovel resort contains all facilities for sports, business, leisure and health. There is a great variety of accommodations available including 7 high-profile hotels in resort itself, 4-star as well as 5-star chalets with swimming pool, sauna and a personal ski-in and ski-out, and lots of smaller hotels in walking distance to the resort.
There are more entertainment activities can be found on Bukovel than probably anywhere else imaginable! You'll be able to enjoy here:
Bukovel is developing as a health and balneotherapy SPA-centre and you certainly will love the free-of-charge pump room to drink mineral water. The resort is also known for its baths of mineral water and herb extracts.
In the summer of 2014 Bukovel opened the largest artificial lake in Ukraine, which has a depth of up to 15 metres, an area of 6,8 hectares with dimensions of 750 metres x 140 metres and the beach stretching for 2 km. The lake was the most ambitious resort project worth more than 20 million US Dollars.
Bukovel comprises facilities situated at five mountains: Dovha (1372 m), Bukovel (1127 m), Bulchinekha (1455 m), Babiy Pohar (1180 m), and Chorna Kleva (1241 m) thus giving it 53 km of ski runs of various difficulty levels. All runs provide for up to 15 000 skiers to ski simultaneously. The runs are on slopes with grass basis, equipped with snow cannons and protected from direct sun light. Three of the runs are lighted to provide for skiing at night. During the season the resort has 16 ski lifts capable in operation to service 34 700 people an hour. A total of ski runs is 56 of 300 to 2350 m long and classified as blue, red and black. Their height drop is 40 to 285 m. The resort also has a professional giant slalom run and a mogul run 1A.
16 ski lifts, including:
Bukovel Ski School was set up in 2001 by the Bukovel Ski Resort and ski and snowboarding coaches. It trains people of all ages, as well as provides training grounds for professional sportsmen. The School promotes skiing and health programmes. During each season the Bukovel Ski Schools organizes over 30 ski and snowboarding events for children, amateurs, professional sportsmen and coaches. In the summertime the School holds a children's health and sports camp programmes and other leisure events for Bukovel's visitors.
The Bukovel Ski School co-sponsors several large-scale charity social projects among children, junior sportsmen and students of boarding schools to promote skiing. The School cooperates with the Ukraine's Ministry for Education and Science and Ministry for Youth and Sports, Ski Federation of Ukraine and Ukraine's National Olympic Committee.
All coaches have qualified under ISIA, international standards for skiing and snowboarding instructors.