Odessa boasts one of the most beautiful cities in the world and it attracts thousands of tourists every year who are eager to enjoy its cozy streets, exquisite places and wonderful beaches. Relax in Odessa may be cheap but it may be VIP class as well, competing with the luxury of French Riviera. This article will be your guide reviewing top restaurants, hotels, concert halls, boutiques, spa salons etc.
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Lux class hotels
One of the best hotels in Odessa is the Londonskaya situated in the historical centre of the city next to top attractions of the city. The Londonskaya hotel is located in an old mansion with marble stairs, crystal chandeliers and antique furniture. It belongs to the Luxury Collection network and meets all the requirements of its declared 5 stars providing its visitors with true royal relax.
If you want to stay at the sea shore we recommend you to visit the Palace Del Mar. It is a picturesque old mansion restored and re-equipped into a luxury hotel. Each room has a terrace overlooking the sea to enjoy sunrises and sunsets at the sea. There is a beautiful park with arbours, an outdoor pool, a spa-centre and two exquisite restaurants.
The Nemo hotel is located on the embankment near Langeron beach. It overlooks a fascinating view of the Odessa bay and Shevchenko Park, and provides breathtaking swimming with dolphins in the dolphinarium with the same name.
Exquisite restaurants in Odessa
The Bernardazzi restaurant joining the Odessa Philharmonic is among the best ones in Odessa. It is famous for its impressive author’s cuisine and the best wine list in the city, live music and its exquisite interior.
The Desire restaurant inspires for a romantic pastime and pampers its visitors with its fine French cuisine cooked in the traditional style. It offers the freshest oysters in the city served with various sauces. An experienced sommelier will help you to choose wine ideally matching your dinner.
You will feel the Odessa spirit and enjoy most delicious dishes at the Clarabara restaurant located in the City Park. Here you may taste legendary dishes of the Odessa cuisine: fried bull-heads, eggplant ‘ikra’, stuffed fish, the Black Sea mussels, etc.
If you like meat cooked in the proper way then we recommend you to visit the Steakhouse restaurant in Deribasovskaya street. It is popular for its juicy and tasty steaks and meat dishes as well as refined wine from Chile, Italy, France and Spain.
Top night clubs and concert halls
The most expensive night club in Odessa is the Minsterium with its frequent private VIP parties. It is situated in a beautiful mansion striking with its luxury. It is important to reserve tables there in advance, with a strict dress code and face control there.
You are welcome to enjoy concerts of the world famous stars and fashion shows in the Sady Pobedy concert hall . It is the best concert hall in Odessa located in the upper storey of the mall with the same name. Its panoramic windows overlook the shore and the city.
The best night and beach club in Odessa is the famous Ibiza in Arcadia. It functions from May to September 24 hours non stop. You may relax at the best beach in Odessa with a luxury VIP zone with four outdoor pools in the morning and have a great time at a disco party or a concert of a world star in the evening. Its menu offers lots of dishes of European and Odessa cuisines as well as delicious cocktails which please the eye as well.
Original brand things from recent fashion shows including Comme des Garcons, elite accessories, jewelry, footwear and perfumes are available at Yad boutique which is the most fashionable one in the city. It is located in Grecheskaya street.
There is Les Nereides boutique in Odessa which is unique in the East Europe. It is a real treasure for connoisseurs of fine French author’s jewelry and interior items.
The Sady Pobedy mall hosts the most expensive boutiques in Odessa, and most extraordinary clothes, footwear and accessories of all world known brands are available there.
Best spa-salons in Odessa
Visiting one of the best spa-salons in Odessa, Aqua Paradise, situated in the Sauvignon elite district, you may relax completely and experience extreme pleasure. It provides professional care including procedures for the face, body, hair and nails, as well as machine cosmetology, envelopment and thermal baths. A romantic atmosphere is created there for couples in love on week ends in the apart-hotel of the complex with unforgettable procedures and treatments.
The spa complex Ark SPA Palace will give you pleasant emotions as well. It consists of a gym, various baths, pools, a beauty salon, an apart hotel and a cosmetology centre.
Exclusive sightseeing tours and trips in Odessa
Professional guides may conduct private tours in an exciting way. Most interesting author’s excursions and tours are rendered by the tour agency “Tudoy-Syudoy” situated in 10, Gogolya street.
The last but not the least, it is worth go yachting or sailing in the Odessa Bay while visiting Odessa. Real yachts and comfortable speed cutters with crews to make your trip safe are available at the Odessa Yacht Club.