Tourist information about the village of Storm in Crimea
Storm (Shtormovoe) is a village on the Western coast of Crimea, 30 km from Evpatoria (Storm on the map of the Crimea), a popular beach resort. The permanent population is the essence of more than 1,000 people, but the holiday season increases significantly due to tourists.
Rest in the Storm
Come here for a relaxing beach holiday, those who prefer sandy beaches and calm, almost rustic atmosphere. Beach in Stormy stretches for dozens of kilometers in both directions, turning North in the village of Popovka, and on the South is not interrupted nearly 30 kilometers to the Evpatoria. The depth of the sea is small, you can get away from the shore into the water nearly 100 meters. The water is very clear. In addition to the beach there is a sandy beach with a length of about 700 meters on the shore of the salt lake Oyburskiy. The depth of the lake is only 1 meter, and it is perfectly warmed in mid-may. Best beach for little kids. The pedestrian promenade along the beach there, but on the shore offers sun loungers and sunshades, traditional beach entertainment, cafes and restaurants.
Storm is located near two lakes with mud, and they can be totally free.
Off the coast of the resort there are good conditions for diving. The depth here is small, even at a distance of two kilometers from the shore, no deeper than 20 meters, but the water is very clear, visibility good. Here at a depth of 10-15 meters discovered the remains of the ancient settlement is Cheese, at least so say the divers. And three kilometers from the shore the water is poteplenie by Soviet troops in 1944, the German ship "Volga-don".
Just do not think that Storm is a village without any infrastructure. In fact, all that is necessary for unpretentious beach holiday here. Just peace and quiet in the village at the expense of privacy and remoteness from the main road to Evpatoria.
Of the minuses Storm, you can highlight the almost complete absence of vegetation, as around most resorts West the steppe part of Crimea. The clean beach and water depends on the weather, and although most of the time it's clean, it happens that because of the wind and storms to the coast beats algae that hearth are long on the sand, because no one cleans. Great inconvenience delivers constantly blowing wind, sometimes very strong. Sometimes there are very large jellyfish, but they are not poisonous.
Attractions and entertainment in the Storm
Entertainment in a Storm not very much. Basically it is a baby and beach activities.
On the Storm beaches offers traditional beach activities: catamaran, water skiing, "banana", "tablet", boat trips etc For children there are inflatable slides. Also children can be reduced in a simple amusement Park, where they can jump on the trampoline, shooting, ride the carousel and velauthapillai.
Located near the village of lake rich with curative mineral mud and salt water (brine). Therefore, as a healthy entertainment you can absolutely free to go to one of these lakes, to extract from the bottom mud and smeared them. Lake Oyburskiy contains blue clay, which is mainly used in cosmetics, has anti-inflammatory and antisepticise, improves metabolism of the skin. A few dozen metres from Oyburskiy is the small lake, rich in quite a different kind of mud – black mud. It improves the metabolism and blood flow at the application site, causing the regeneration of tissues, relieves pain and itching, affects the Central and autonomic nervous system. Cm. read more about the curative mud of the Crimea
In the evening you can spend time in one of the restaurants, bars and cafes-a kebab shop. There are a few night clubs, and discos are even on the beach. Some restaurants put tables right on the sand of the beach, and you can dine with views of the sea and the sound of the surf.
Attractions the resort is not rich. In fact, there is only one attraction – the Museum 'Marine curiosities'. Excursions to other places of the Crimea can be purchased from sellers on the street, and by bus or taxi you can yourself go to experience the attractions in Yevpatoria. Walk along the beach you can walk to the village of Popovka, where as a landmark you can explore the buildings remaining on the site of the music festival of electronic music "Kazantip"..
The Museum 'Marine Curiosities'
It is unique in its kind Museum, the exhibits of which are unusual objects washed up by the sea on the shore. The idea is to show how nature in the face of the sea can become an artist, creating almost artwork. Of course, in fact, to art exhibits far away, but the stones, for many centuries or even millennia turned waves to the head shape of an alien, bun and so forth cannot fail to impress. The exhibits in the Museum as miraculous (stones, shells) man-made, but changed beyond recognition during his stay in the sea (it bottles, ceramics, even the chairs).
The Museum visit includes a guided tour that is informative and interesting talks, and involves visitors in fantasies of what a similar one or another exhibit.
How to get there: the Museum is located in the centre of the village (Museum map)
Infrastructure in the Storm
Infrastructure in a Storm well-developed village, all oriented towards tourism and tourists. Most of the housing built for renting to tourists.
In front of the beach on the street runs a camp out of stalls with Souvenirs and goods for leisure. In the village there are two large market, many shops, its own hospital and dental care, pharmacy.
Hotels and accommodation in Shtormove
In Storm, you can find a dozen hotels, guesthouses, boarding houses, bases of rest. The prices are reasonable, and the host class mostly economy. But most of tourists stay in the private sector.
The majority of housing in the Storm seems a problem to find a place to stay is not there, offers everything from economy to apartments, from a room in a private home to apartment high-rises. Find and remove housing upon arrival in the village, just walking down the street, but be sure to check all offered by the owners of the accommodation before arrival, as can easily be non-functional air conditioning, a TV, or even shower.
As for the choice of location for accommodation, rates as one moves away from the shore drops sharply, and you can stay even from 200 rubles per person, of course, with a minimum of amenities. The apartment can be rented even for 800 rubles. Another reason in favor of placement: along the beach in high season, late a couple of noisy bars and clubs, so there is not the best place for a quiet holiday.
Search and book hotels in Storm best the links below, because only they have presented the most options for accommodation:
When you search for hotels in Crimea booking.com you'll likely get a message - "Not found". This limitation booking.com because of the sanctions. But around it and book accommodation in Crimea is very simple, read more here - How to book a hotel in Crimea Booking.com despite the sanctions.
If you prefer accommodation not in hotels, and in the private sector, then you can book an apartment or holiday house in the Storm on the website turum.netor using the search form below:
Hotels in Shtormove on the map
Weather and tourist seasons Storm
Like most of resorts of Crimea, the tourist season in the Storm is in the summer. But thanks to the beach on lake Oyburskiy where the water warms up very early, you can swim in the middle of may. However, until mid-June in the resort there is a lack of infrastructure, because almost the entire village is focused on tourism and work here all only begins with the mass influx of tourists. The season continues through September.
Seasons in the Stormy months, when is the best time to go
* best time to visit;
appropriate time to visit;
not a recommended time to visit
Weather in Shtormove and forecast
How to get to Storm
Storm is 30 kilometers from Yevpatoria, public transport here is developed poorly. All transport (buses) coming through Evpatoria, and not very often. Direct buses connect Storm only Simferopol and Yevpatoria, in all other cases you will have to get either a stopover in these cities, or taxis.
From Evpatoria Storm on the bus
Buses from the bus station of Evpatoria in the Storm and back are sent according to the schedule, 40 minutes and costs 30 rubles. The schedule as of the 2016 season: 05:50, 08:00, 13:28, 17:23. Keep in mind that the buses are often overcrowded.
From the airport of Simferopol
From Simferopol airport is best reached by taxi since there are no direct buses. The taxi trip will cost from 2,000 rubles, you can order a transfer via the search form:How does a transfer bookingDetails >Find the right routeBooking a transfer onlineThe driver meets you at the airport or at the station
- With a change in Yalta. From the airport in Evpatoria there are direct flights cost from 90 rubles from 05:00 to 22:00 approximately every hour, but with interruptions in departure from 06:00 to 08:00 and 14:00 to 15:00. The journey takes about two hours. Arrive in Yevpatoriya to the bus station where you can transfer to Shuttle bus to the Storm (see above) or take a taxi.
- With a stopover in Simferopol. From the airport to either the city bus or trolley to get to the bus station-2 "Resort" (see how to get to Simferopol). Out twice a day at 12:00 and 18:25 to Storm the bus cost 140 rubles, on the road for 2 hours and 30 minutes. Also you can take a bus to Yalta and then take to the Storm.
On the train, on a single ticket
During the tourist season (may to September) from regions of Russia to Yalta inexpensive and convenient to reach on a single ticket Railways. Routes generated with a minimum of delays to transplantation, and take passengers directly to Evpatoria bus station. You can then transfer to Shuttle bus or take a taxi (to the Storm 550 rubles). To purchase a single ticket at the box office, the Railways or on the website http://pass.rzd.ru/