Rosa Khutor in summer: rest, entertainment, what to do

Rosa Khutor is a year-round mountain resort, which is the most famous and considered respectable in Russia.

Rosa Khutor is located in the village of Esto-Sadok (Krasnaya Polyana) in the Adler district of Sochi, on the slopes (north and south) of the Aibga ridge.

According to the infrastructure, Rosa Khutor is a separate ski and year-round family resort with everything you need, both for skiing and snowboarding, and for recreation without skiing. The peak of activity at the resort falls during the winter season, when the ski slopes are available. More about Rosa Khutor in winter…

Nevertheless, even in the summer, you can have a great time at Rosa Khutor. In summer, Rosa Khutor offers viewing platforms and observation points, hiking and cycling routes, parks, as well as entertainment, activities and museums.

Remark! Since many of the entertainment and services at the resort are year-round, some of the photos in the article will be winter.

Rosa Khutor Beach on the Black Sea

The Rosa Khutor resort has a beach on the Black Sea, located in the Imereti resort: Adler, Imereti lowland, opposite the Fisht stadium.

Rosa Khurot beach is considered one of the best in the Olympic Park and is a wide strip of pebbles, on which sun beds and umbrellas are placed in the summer season, all the necessary beach services are also provided (towels, changing rooms, decking for ease of movement, etc.), there is a children's area, a pontoon, a cafe-bar, sap surfing and diving services.

For guests staying in hotels of the Rosa Khutor resort complex, a shuttle service to the beach and back is organized during the summer period.

Entrance to the beach is free, services are paid.

Rosa Khutor Mountain Resort in summer

For summer holidays, the Rosa Khutor mountain resort can be divided into 6 zones, in which all the amenities are concentrated:

- Rosa Dolina

- Olympic Mountain Village (Rosa Plato)

- Rosa Stadium

- Arbor station

-Roza-1600 transfer station

- the most famous altitude of the resort is Rosa Peak, 2320 meters above sea level.

Rosa Dolina

Rosa Dolina is the lowest level of the Rosa Khutor resort, located in the village of Esto-Sadok at an altitude of 550-560 meters above sea level.

Unlike all other heights of Rosa Khutor, you can easily get to Rosa Dolina by public transport (buses, electric trains) - there are public bus stops and the Rosa Khutor railway station in Rosa Dolina. Also in the Rosa Valley is the lower station of the cable cars of the Rosa Khutor resort, from where the gondola cable cars "Olympia", "Reserved Forest" and "Caucasian Express" can be climbed to various heights located on the Aibga ridge: Rosa Plateau (Mountain Olympic Village), the station "Gazebo", the height of "Rosa-1600" and Rosa Peak.

Rosa Dolina is located in a mountain gorge on both banks of the Mzymta River on a plot of just over 2 kilometers: from the lower station of the cable cars of the Gazprom mountain and tourist center of the Alpika slope to the My Russia ethnopark.

In the Rosa Valley, along the Mzymta River, there are beautiful and well-equipped embankments of the river, which is crossed by several bridges. Along the banks of the bright river rise buildings that areshops and salons, cafes and restaurants, hotels and apartments also feature a casino, ice rink, indoor karting, children's playgrounds and a children's adventure Park, adventure zone, archery, crossbow shooting, bath facilities, Spa and massage complexes, mountain mini beach and rafting area, a path of health, trolls, museums, etc. Read more about Rosa Dolina and all the entertainment…

Popular summer season activities in Rosa Dolina:

- children's rope park "FunGrad", where animator instructors monitor the safety in the park and play with children. There are more than 50 interactive educational games for children of different ages in the rope park: 24 rope stages, a grid cube-maze of 4 floors and a waiting area for parents.

The address of the rope park: embankment Polyanka, 1.

The cost of visiting the rope park starts from 500 rubles;

- Boomerang Club-Casino is a modern casino of a democratic format, offering players a complex of 204 slot machines, 20 tables for playing American roulette and card games, a poker club, regular draws and three-level jackpots.

In the evenings, dance shows are held in the casino hall.

Casino address: 1 Lavanda Embankment.

Casino website: casinoboomerang;

- an indoor cartodrome with a 250-meter-long track with a surface made of polished concrete.

For the convenience of guests, there is a covered parking in the building, and a recreation area with a children's corner, sofas, tables and a minibar (coffee, tea) is open on the cartodrome.

The address of the cartodrome: embankment Polyanka, 3.

Karting club website: kartingclub;

- Wellness center of the 4-star Mercure Rosa Khutor hotel is available for everyone.

In the Wellness center: swimming pool, fitness center, hammam, steam bath;

- Rosa Square is the main square of the Rosa Khutor mountain resort.

Holidays, festivals and other mass events are held on the square.

The central place on Rosa Square is occupied by the Town Hall, which is known as the Rosa Khutor Town Hall. The town hall building is decorated with a high clock tower, which is stylized as the tower of the Sochi railway station.

The address of the town Hall: Rosa Square, 2, Esto-Sadok.

From the Romanov Bridge near Rosa Square, a walking "steam locomotive-stove" runs, which takes guests along the Rosa Dolina embankment (a circle of about 2 kilometers). Cost: 200 rubles per person per circle.

On Rosa Square, 1 (4th floor) there is a yoga center "GARUDA YOGA", dedicated to yoga, the art of movement, physical and mental health, as well as integral (complex) improvement of the spirit, personality and body. Classes are held daily-both in the studio and on the outdoor areas of the Rosa Khutor resort.

In summer, electric bike tours will start from Rosa Square in the Esto-Sadka (Krasnaya Polyana) mountain ranges. More about Rosa Square…

- on the west side of the town hall, in a bright building with a stage, there are: the Museum of Archeology on Rosa Khutor, a restaurant and the art studio "Tsvetnye Gory", where master classes in painting are held.

The Museum of Archeology on Rosa Khutor is an interactive archaeological museum, the exposition of which includes materials collected during archaeological surveys in the area of construction of Olympic facilities on the territory of Rosa Khutor in 2010-2014.

The address of the museum: 1 Rosa Square, Esto-Sadok. More about the Museum of Archeology…

- the panoramic terrace of the 5-star Radisson Rosa KhutorHotel, located on the roof and divided into two zones: a SPA with two warm Jacuzzis and an outdoor bar serving author's snacks, a variety of seasonal offers and author's cocktails. The terrace is available to everyone. Admission starts from 4,000 rubles.

The hotel also has a spa center "Pyramid Health Club & Spa". Entrance from 4,000 rubles;

- mini-beach "Rosa Beach" with a recreation area, a lake with mountain water, sun loungers, umbrellas and a children's pool with an animator.

The cost of the package (a chaise longue, an umbrella, use of a shower, a changing room, a mini-pool, a playground and a toilet) - from 500 rubles.

The mini-beach is located in the park area behind the Radisson Hotel;

- rafting on inflatable kayaks, available from the mini-beach "Rosa Beach".

The rafting takes place on single and double inflatable kayaks. Each group is accompanied by one or two instructors.

The length of the route is 2.5 kilometers. The start is not far from the Rosa Beach recreation area, next to a children's pool and a wooden observation deck near the Health Trail. The finish line is at the end of the embankment of the Rosa Khutor resort;

- the "Health" trail, which originates behind the park area with a mini-beach.

The trail runs along a mountainous slope and has three rings of different levels of difficulty and length with a climb from 580 to 732 meters above sea level.

The route has 919 steps, crosses 13 mountain streams, 2 waterfalls.

The total length of the route is 4.4 kilometers (small ring - 490 meters, medium - 1,700 meters, large-2,200 meters).

The average duration of the route is 2 hours. Admission is free( free of charge); with a tour guide-from 450 rubles;

- troll crossing "Flight of the Eagle", which is a rope descent with a length of 240 meters across the Mzymta River.

The start of the troll is not far from the beginning of the health path. The finish of the troll is on the opposite side of the river-near the Barsov Bridge. Coordinates: start 43.674158, 40.300629; finish 43.672951, 40.299500.

The cost starts from 350 rubles. Adults and children over 40 kilograms are allowed to cross the troll crossing (the maximum weight limit may vary depending on weather conditions).

The ticket offices of the troll and instructors for the health trail are located at the beginning of the health trail-in front of the observation deck of the Mzymta River;

- Rosa Hall is a multifunctional concert complex, which is a modern venue equipped with advanced equipment and meets international standards.

Every year, Rosa Hall hosts more than two hundred different events, including concerts and shows, dance festivals, exhibitions, theater productions, as well as film screenings, gala dinners, seminars and conferences.

Address Rose Hall: Lavender embankment, 6 p. 1. More about Rose Hall…

- SPA-bath complex "ESPAS", combining the bath traditions of the peoples of the world and where various bath programs are provided.

Address: Lavanda embankment, 9. The cost starts from 3,000 rubles.

Website of the bath complex: espaspolyana;

- ethnopark "My Russia" - an entertaining and informative space where various regions of Russia are represented in miniature: the Caucasus, Suzdal-Central Russia, Krasnodar Territory, Moscow, the Russian North, St. Petersburg, Kazan, the Urals, Siberia and Buryatia.

Inside the buildings of the park there are compositions and exhibitions, some of which are replaced from time to time.

Also on the territory of the ethnopark there are cafes and restaurants, there are souvenir shops, a shopping gallery, some attractions and hotels.

The address of the ethnoparkis: Lavanda Embankment, 9. Learn more about the "My Russia"Ethnopark…

A special place in the Rosa Valley is occupied by the lower station of the Rosa Khutor cable cars, located on Mzymta Square.

From the station, ascents to the slopes of the Rosa Khutor resort begin.

Ascents from the station are possible on the gondola cable cars "Olympia" and "Strela".

The Olympia cable car lifts guests to the "Rosa Plato" (Mountain Olympic Village) at an altitude of 1170 meters above sea level and is available all year round with walking tickets. Learn more about the lower station of the Rosa Khutor cable cars…

From the lower station of the cable cars, guests can climb to Rosa Peak using walking tickets. Variations of walking tickets may vary. For example, the route the "Path to the heights" - the rise of rose Peak, including the rise of the three cable cars: Olympia, forest and Caucasian Express, with access to the stations of the Mountain Olympic village, Gazebo, rose-1600 and rose Peak; or the rise of rose Peak with a visit to an amusement Park "Yeti Park", or visit the Park waterfalls "Mendelya".

Olympic Mountain Village (Rosa Plato)

Gorna Olympic Village (abbreviated YEAR) is the most extensive, visited and one of the most interesting stations for walking and recreation in the Rosa Khutor resort.

It is located on the plateau of the Aibga ridge, at an altitude of 1100 - 1170 meters above sea level.

There are many restaurants and cafes, there are pubs, a residential area, places for walking and recreation, children's playgrounds, summer tubing, as well as viewing platforms and entertainment. There are: an information center, ticket offices, toilets and a medical center.

Observation deck

There are many observation points on the Rosa Plateau, the most popular of which and with voluminous picturesque views of mountain peaks is the observation deck located near the Rosa Shelter building.


Rodelban is a year-round entertainment, during which you can enjoy panoramic views.

The two-seat rodelban sled (you can ride both together and one at a time) is equipped with a manual brake, speed and approach control, and automatic lifting to the starting point. The rail track has 3 rings-turns, and the sled slides along the rails at a speed of up to 40 km / h.

Rodelban is located behind the building "Shelter of the Winds". Learn more about the rodelban with a video…

Husky Farm

The main park "Husky Farm" is located near the Upper lake "Rosa Stadium", at an altitude of 1050 meters above sea level. Also on the territory of the stadium there are: A Deer farm and an ethno-farm "Shishin Dvor".

In the Mountain Olympic Village, near the Shelter of the Winds building, there is a guest location of the Husky Farm-the Husky Center, where several Siberian huskies and Alaskan malamutes live and you can go to them for 20 minutes for a fee: 500 rubles for an adult ticket, 300 rubles for children, children under 5 years old-free of charge accompanied by an adult. Tickets are purchased on the spot.

Helicopter rides

Helicopter rides are available from the Mountain Olympic Village on the Bell-407 helicopter, which can accommodate up to five passengers.

There are several sightseeing routes available for helicopter rides.

The departure and landing place is located in Gornaya The Olympic village, near the rodelban.

Price: from 15,000 rubles per person.

Also available in the Mountain Olympic Village are:

- petting yard "Paws": Medovea Street (near the restaurant "Den"), where children can pet and feed the animals that live in aviaries. The visit is paid;

- BBQ recreation area, where you can rent a playground and buy everything you need on the spot: skewers, grates, disposable dishes, coal, etc. Located behind the 2-star Rosa Village Hotel;

- a trampoline arena in the fresh air, consisting of 12 children's and 7 sports trampolines. It is located opposite the restaurant "Den". Entertainment is paid;

- a summer climbing wall in the open air, located near the lower station of the lift "Reserved Forest". Entertainment is paid;

- Medical Health Center of the 4-star Medical Spa Hotel Rosa Springs: 4 Medovea Street;

- OCR (obstacle course race) platform for preparing for obstacle races in the middle mountains with changeable weather conditions. The site is open from May to December in the extreme park;

- pottery workshop, children's clubs, a universal playing field, a multifunctional hall, outdoor sports grounds, etc.

In the summer season, cycling and hiking trails along the Aibga ridge from the Mountain Olympic Village are also available for guests, for example: on foot, along mountain trails, you can walk to the Arbor station and the family amusement park "Yeti Park" located there. Learn more about the Mountain Olympic Village…

At the Mountain Olympic Village, it is possible to transfer to the gondola cable car "Zapovedniy les" (with walking tickets), which will take guests to the "Besedka" station.

Rosa Stadium

Rosa Stadium is located at a level of 940 meters above sea level, in the north-eastern part of the Rosa Khutor resort.

At the Rosa Stadium there are: parking, ticket offices, cafes, toilets, two lakes and three thematic year-round parks:

- the main park of Husky Farm, where excursions are conducted around the park and dog tracking or hiking with dogs are possible;

- A deer farm, where adults and calves live, there is also a rabbit house on the territory. There are guided tours at the Deer Farm;

- ethno-farm "Shishin Dvor", where you can chat with domestic goats and goats, taste and buy farm cheeses, honey and pastries, and visit a cozy mini-village with a recreated life of Russian immigrants of the 19th century.

There are guided tours in the ethno-farm, you can ride a pony (500 rubles per lap, the weight of the rider is up to 45 kilograms).

Entrance to each of the parks is paid.

You can get from the Mountain Olympic Village to Husky Farm, Deer Farm and Shishin Yard by a shuttle service that runs daily. The bus stop is located near the Rosa Priyut building. The transfer is included in the price of the visit; - if you visit one of the two parks or both at once when you arrive at the parks, the round-trip transfer will be free, - if you do not use the services of the parks on the spot, the transfer will cost 200 rubles per person in one direction.

We recommend that you check the exact information about the transfer, the opening hours of the parks and the cost of services before visiting the Rosa Khutor resort website (the website is listed at the end of this article).

You can also get to Rosa Stadion by car, on foot from the Mountain Olympic Village or on the high-speed chairlift "Wolf Rock "from the station"Gazebo".

Arbor Station

The Gazebo station is located at an altitude of 1350 meters above sea level.

At the station there are: observation points, places for walking and recreation, lifts, an information center, cafes, toilets, a medical center.

In the summer season, hiking routes along the ridge run from the Arbor station.

Near the station there is a family amusement park with a rope park, a troll and an attraction-mine - "Yeti Park". Learn more about the Besedka station...

At the Arbor station, it is possible to transfer to the Kavkazskiy express gondola cable carleading to Rosa Peak, as well as to the Wolf Rock high-speed chairlift leading to Rosa Stadium.

During the movement, the Caucasian Express cable car passes the Rosa-1600 landing station, located at an altitude of 1600 meters above sea level.

Landing on the Rosa-1600 is possible only when climbing up. When descending, there is no landing-the cabins of the Caucasian Express lift go directly to the Arbor station.

You can get off at the transfer station. There are: observation points, places for walking and recreation, lifts, a first aid station, a restaurant and toilets. Learn more about the Rosa-1600 station…

Rose of the Peak

Rosa Peak is the most visited, accessible all year round and easy to reach high point of the Rosa Khutor resort, located at an altitude of 2320 meters above sea level.

At the Rose Peak mark there are: an observation deck and observation points, a high-altitude restaurant, lifts, toilets, a first aid station, as well as some entertainment.

In the summer season, hiking and horseback riding along the ridge are possible from Rosa Peak; paragliding flights are possible in appropriate good weather.

"Swing over the Clouds" is a high-altitude swing located on the edge of a picturesque gorge, swinging on which you can experience the feeling of weightlessness and flying over the abyss, as well as enjoy the opening panorama of the Caucasus mountains.

The swing above the clouds is open all year round, but depending on weather conditions.

Restrictions: from 4 years, up to 120 kg. Entertainment is paid.

"Suspension bridge". During the entertainment, you can walk over the abyss on a wooden suspension bridge.

Before visiting the attraction, an instruction is given, insurance, a helmet and gloves are issued.

Restrictions: from 140 cm. Entertainment is paid, payment is made on the spot.

Then the Roses of the Peak

In the summer season, Rosa Peak may not be the end point for everyone-from Rosa Peak you can take hiking, walk to the highest point of Mount Aibga - "Stone Pillar" (height 2509 meters above sea level); or (and) go down the southern slope of the ridge on the high-speed chairlift" Edelweiss "and walk through the park of waterfalls"Mendelikha". Learn more about Rose Peak and all the possible entertainment and routes on the top…

How to get to Rosa Khutor

The nearest airport to the Rosa Khutor resort and, accordingly, to all the ski resorts of Esto-Sadka (Krasnaya Polyana) is located in the city of Sochi (Adler), 43 kilometers from Estosadka. Flights to Sochi (Adler) →

The fastest and most convenient way to get from Sochi airport to Rosa Khutor is by taxi. You can order a taxi / transfer in advance, even from home. At any time of the day, at the airport, a driver will be waiting for you with a sign where your first and last name will be written. To order a taxi, it is enough to provide your flight data.

If you come by car, you can leave it at the lower station of the Rosa Khutor cable cars. There are also parking spaces throughout the Rosa Dolina and the Mountain Olympic Village (parking is paid).

In winter, there is a large outdoor parking at the Rosa Stadion mark of 940 meters, from where you can also start climbing the mountains on the lifts. Parking on it is free.

More information about how to get to all the ski resorts of Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadok), including Rosa Khutor, can be found here →

Where to stay on Rosa Khutor

You can stay at Rosa Khutor in two places:

1. In the lower reaches of the cable cars - in the Rosa Valley.

From hotels:

- 5-star Radisson Rosa Khutor Hotel with a 24-hour fitness center, restaurants, a grill bar, free Wi-Fi, a children's club, 12 meeting rooms and room service.

The Pyramid Wellness and Spa center features a sauna, a Turkish hammam and an ice fountain. It features a rooftop terrace with a hot tub and a bar;

- 4-star MERCURE Rosa Khutor hotel with an indoor pool, hammam, steam bath, restaurant, lobby bar, summer terrace, fitness center, children's club and free Wi-Fi;

-4-star Park Inn Hotel from Radisson Rosa Khutor with a restaurant, a lobby bar, a lounge bar, free Wi-Fi, a fitness center, a children's club, a ski storage room and a 24-hour front desk;

- 3-star Tulip Inn Rosa Khutor Hotel with a lobby bar, a restaurant, a fitness center, a sauna, a ski storage room and free Wi-Fi;

- Apart-Hotel VALSET by AZIMUT Rosa Khutor with free Wi-Fi, parking and a 24-hour front desk.

2. In the Mountain Olympic Village (Rosa Plato), at an altitude of 1100 meters above sea level.

It is better to stay in the Mountain Olympic Village for those guests of the resort who want to immediately plunge into the epicenter of "mountain life"after leaving the hotel.

For everyone who stays in the accommodation facilities on the Rosa Plateau, unlimited free access to the Olympia cable car and a transfer to the Rosa Valley is provided. Attention! This condition may change.

From the placement funds:

- complex "Chalet Rosa Khutor" with spacious chalets with fireplaces, a ski storage room, free Wi-Fi, private parking, a restaurant and a bar;

- Big Family Chalet with Jacuzzi Rosa Khutor with a shared lounge, 5 bedrooms, 2 living rooms, a terrace and free Wi-Fi;

- 4-star Green Flow Hotel Rosa Khutor

- 4-star Medical Spa Hotel Rosa Springs with a restaurant, a herbal bar, a 24-hour front desk, free Wi-Fi, a spa center with a swimming pool, a sauna and a fitness center;

- Rosa Ski Inn Apartments Rosa Khutor offers a restaurant and free Wi-Fi;

- BoogelWoogel Bar&Hotel Rosa Khutor features a bar, a terrace and free Wi-Fi;

- 2-star Rosa Village Hotel Rosa Khutor offers cottages with standard and family rooms, a shared living area, a ski storage room, a children's corner, free Wi-Fi and a shared kitchen with a kettle, a microwave, a slow cooker and kitchenware.

All accommodation facilities at the Rosa Khutor resort (in the Mountain Olympic Village and Rosa Valley) can be viewed and booked here

Practical information

The Rosa Khutor resort is constantly developing, new trails, lifts, entertainment and tourist routes are appearing on its territory.

In summer, as a rule, gondola cable cars are open (closed cabins with seats inside, with a capacity of up to 8 people): Olympia, the Reserved Forest and the Caucasian Express-leading to Rosa Peak, as well as chairlifts (open): Wolf Rock, leading to Rosa Stadium from the Gazebo station; Edelweiss, leading from Rosa Peak along the southern slope of the ridge to the park of Mendelikha and Crocus waterfalls, leading to the top of the Stone Pillar.

The opening and closing dates of the seasons are determined by the administration of the Rosa Khutor resort, depending on weather conditions. The administration can also determine the dates and deadlines for routine maintenance. Information about determining the start and end dates of the seasons is posted on the official website of the resort.

Ascents to the resort, including the Rosa Peak, are available in winter by ski passes and year-round by walking tickets, besides, depending on the season and at the discretion of the administration of the Rosa Khutor resort, different combinations of walking tickets and ski passes may be valid.

Walking tickets and ski passes can be purchased at the ticket offices or terminals of the lower stations "Rosa Dolina" and "Rosa Stadium", as well as online in advance on the website. !!! As a rule, ticket prices on the website are lower, and there are more variations of them than when buying at the box office.

We recommend checking all possible combinations of walking tickets and their cost, as well as other information about the resort, on the official website of Rosa Khutor.

Website of the Rosa Khutor mountain resort: rosakhutor.

In addition to walking tickets, in summer you can climb to various heights of the Rosa Khutor resort on foot along mountain trails (free of charge):

- from the Rose Stadium along the "Lake Traverse" trail to the Mountain Olympic Village;

- from the Mountain Olympic Village along the "Yeti Trail" trail to the Gazebo station and above;

- from the Gazebo station along the trail "Trail of Champions" to the Rosa-1600 mark and then to Rosa Peak;

- from Rosa Peak to the top of the "Stone Pillar" along the "Stone Pillar" trail of the same name. Then you can walk along the trails "Yarov" and "Yavor 2" to the Mendelikha Waterfalls Park;

- in the opposite (right) direction from Rosa Peak, you can walk along the Panorama trail.

An all-terrain bike path is available from the Rosa Stadium to the Mountain Olympic Village and then to the Arbor station.

Map of summer Rosa Khutor (and hiking routes)

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