Plai ski resort

The famous ski resort Plai is located in the Lviv region. It is located in a settlement called Plavie in the Skolivsky District and rises 0.6 km above sea level.

The sports complex opened in 2007 and has been attracting a large number of vacationers ever since. Its large infrastructure is constantly being improved and gradually acquires clear signs of the most prominent tourist mecca.

Гірськолижний курорт Плай

The temperature at GK Plai now:

-4.9o C   |   23.1o F

Characteristics of the resort

The main feature of the play is the presence of steep slopes, which become gentle as they descend. They are similar to those that can be found in Pylypka or Podobovka. The highest stopping point is at the mark of more than 1 km and allows you to enjoy wonderful mountain landscapes.

Rest in Playa is always pleasant. Here, the weather is always very comfortable, and in winter there is a slight frost to -15 degrees. Thanks to the special geographical location, there are no snowless winters, severe frosts or hurricanes in the region. Therefore, it is possible to go skiing and snowboarding at any time. But the period from the beginning of winter to the end of March is most suitable for this.

It is necessary to tell more about the ski resort of Plai (trails).

Characteristics of descents

🗺 Location N48°54′13″ E23°17′34″
⛰ Location of slopes Kremin and Plai Mountains
🌄 Highest point 1323 m
🏔 Track length 1.2 km
⬇⬆ Height difference More than 250 m
🎿 Number of tracks 6
🔴 Reds of medium difficulty 3
🔵 Blue for beginners 2
⚫ Complex black 1
🛷 Children’s and educational descent 350 m
🏂 Luge and freestyle zones Yes
🚡 Layout Ratraks and snow guns
🌙 Night skating In part of places
⛰ Bugelny extraction, chair mechanism 1 km
⬇⬆ Multilift 350m
🧭 Distance from Plavia Near
🚙 Road for Auto, on foot
🏕 Stand with a tent No
🏡 Housing nearby Plavia
☕ Cafes and shops Plavia

More detailed information is provided by the descent map.

Attractive for many vacationers, the snow park also has a large number of facilities for lovers of active entertainment.

On the map

Play route maps

Карти трас Плаю
Карти трас Плаю

Map of sights (Plavie)

Prices for services

Prices for Play services Tourists arriving at the resort of Plai will not be disappointed by the prices for lifts. For them, a rope and chair mechanism (1 km), as well as a baby and multi-lift (350 m) work.

The cost of using the lifts is quite affordable. The price of one flight on the bus version is 30 hryvnias, and on the seat – 60 hryvnias. A ski pass for a day costs 600 hryvnias.

Mechanisms work from 9 in the morning to 5 in the evening. On weekends, you will have to pay UAH 5. more. The cost of the first and second half of the day also differs. From the opening until one o’clock in the afternoon, the ski pass will cost 360 hryvnias on weekends and 300 hryvnias on weekdays. You can pay much cheaper for late use of the lifts: 300 and 150, respectively.

The school of ski skills and snowboard training conducts classes in groups with an hourly payment of 400 hryvnias. and individual consultations for 600 hryvnias, and children learn sports skills at the rate of 500 hryvnias.

For those who have come to Plai, the rental prices will also seem quite affordable.

There is a good and inexpensive rental point. He offers to use skis, a full set of general equipment and a snowboard at a price per day from 150 hryvnias, as well as a helmet and other accessories for 80 hryvnias.

Entertainment and excursions

After joyful sports activities that take a lot of energy, many guests of the resort will want to rest a little and learn something new. The Plai ski complex offers them the following types of services:

  • baths;
  • swimming pools;
  • billiards;
  • bowling;
  • children’s room;
  • jacuzzi;
  • disco;
  • massage;
  • sauna;
  • sports pavilion;
  • modern cinema;
  • spa center, etc.

You should also take advantage of the convenient opportunity and go to local attractions, which include the waterfalls Kamyanka and Shypit, wooden cathedral of St. Michael of the 19th century. and the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker. The Museum of Local History is also nearby.
Any place is indicated on the map and it is not difficult to get there from the village of Plavier.

Fans of downhill skiing should also visit the nearby sports complexes in Volovtsi, Oryavchyku, Pyliptsi, Podobovtsi, Slavskyi etc.

You can not neglect hiking tours and hiking in the mountains. The unique atmosphere of the region and the harmony of being alone with nature will provide everyone with a wonderful well-being for the whole year, and Plai Mountain will present an unforgettable bouquet of impressions and fireworks of emotions.
Tourists who visited Transcarpathia should definitely take a bath in chanah. They are filled with mineral or spring water and heated over a bonfire. And after the vacationers have had enough steam, they should definitely dive into the icy spring.
When heated, microelements enter the tissues of the body, and when quickly immersed in a cold bath, harmful substances are evacuated from them and the skin is rejuvenated. Only then will the procedure bring real benefit and relieve insomnia and inflammatory diseases of bones and joints.

In a person who has completed a full health course, the work of the vascular system improves, depression disappears, and chronic fatigue disappears. After some time, women realize that they got rid of cellulite, and their mood became cheerful and even.

Excursions to interesting locations in Transcarpathia

The most interesting places

Водоспад Шипот
A visit to the uniquely beautiful Shipot waterfall will be no less impressive. It originates from a deep underground spring,

Tours and excursions

тур в закарпаття на вихідні
3 days / 2 nights
From 2391 ₴
дегустаційний тур по закарпаттю
4 days / 3 nights
From 3999 ₴
гуцульське весілля в прикарпатті
3 days / 2 nights
From 2740 ₴
nature synevir
14 hours
From 750 ₴
спа тур в закарпаття
2 days / 1 night
From 1491 ₴

Hotels and other accommodation options

It is better to rent an apartment in the village during the vacation to enjoy all the pleasures offered.

It is not difficult to find the right option here. The hotels are located in the center of the Plai resort, the lifts of which are also located nearby.

Most guests choose the comfortable “Carpathian Rose” with excellently equipped rooms, a separate kitchen and modern furniture. A spa center and a fitness room are also available to vacationers.

The Plai budget hotel is located in the very center of the resort near the chairlift and offers tourists nutritious and hearty breakfasts.

Accommodation in the hotel “Nearby” will also cost travelers quite inexpensively. Its additional advantage is that it is possible to save on food. Very often, travelers choose for themselves the most suitable option for dining in restaurants where they enjoy the best local dishes.

Motel “Ply” is located practically within walking distance from the highway. Inexpensive accommodation is combined here with a rich and tasty breakfast.

Playu cottages are also an excellent option for overnight stays, offering a comfortable, peaceful and economical rest in the midst of majestic mountains. Houses of different sizes are designed for singles, large families or fun companies.

No less convenient accommodation options are offered by the private sector, where holidaymakers are provided with all the charms of modern amenities at a very reasonable price.

The most interesting housing options

Мотель «Плай»
Plavya, Dovzhki
+380 ....
from 2400₴/day
Готель «Поруч»
Skole, Lviv region
+380 ....
from 2300₴/day
Готель «Плай»
Plavia, Lviv region
+380 ....
from 2600₴/day
Готель «Карпатська Ружа»
Plavia, Lviv region
+380 ....
from 5400₴/day


Vacationers’ reviews about food in Playa exceed all expectations.

Located near the upper lift station, the Bistro “On the Slope” invites you to enjoy Carpathian cuisine with a glass of excellent local wine. An excellent menu helps to quickly restore strength after sports achievements. In addition, the charming view that opens from the window noticeably improves the appetite.

Restaurants “Verkhovyna” and “Polonina” are located in a cozy town in the heart of the ski complex. It serves classic dishes of European and Ukrainian cuisine made from natural and fresh local products.

The eco-grill at the owner’s house is also located in the center of the resort and offers homemade recipes based on freshly produced products from a nearby farm. Dishes are prepared in a real Carpathian oven. And the special interior, made of wood, enhances the atmosphere of Hutsul color.

Where you can eat deliciously

Еко-ресторан «У господаря»
Plai ski resort, village Plavia
+380 ....
Ресторан «Полонина»
Plai ski resort, village Plavia
+380 ....
Ресторан «Верховина»
Plai ski resort, village Plavia
+380 ....
Ресторан-бістро «На схилі»
Plai ski resort, village Plavia
+380 ....

How to get to Plai

It is necessary to tell in more detail how to get to the ski complex “Plai”.

By personal transport, you need to exit on the Kyiv-Chop highway and drive in the direction of Stryi. Then you should bypass Skole and Oryava, from where you can easily reach the ski resort.

If you take the train from Lviv, you also need to get to Skole. From here it is very easy to get to the place.

The best option is a bus. Any route passing through Plavye with stops to Stryi, Skole and Oryava departs from Lviv Railway Station to GLK.

Transfer by taxi is a rather expensive way of travel, but if you wish and have the financial ability to use it, it is very convenient.

🧡 A skiing vacation in Playa will be one of the best and will be remembered for a lifetime!

Popular questions

What tracks are there in Plai?
All slopes of the ski complex are fully certified according to the most demanding modern standards. There are also options for learning and children located on the lower slopes. There are difficult and extreme tracks on the upper steep slopes.
How much does a vacation in Plai cost?
Renting an apartment (Plai) is not difficult. There are options for any comfort class and any price category. The range of cost of recreation in winter (Plai) is very wide. If the private sector offers accommodation from UAH 420, then a comfortable hotel will ask for its services from UAH 5,000.
How to get to Plai?
It is necessary to tell how to get to the ski complex. By personal transport, you need to get on the Kyiv-Chop highway in the direction of Stryi. Then you should bypass Skole and Oryava, and then proceed to the "Plai" ski complex. You also need to take the train from Lviv to Skole, from where it is very easy to get to the village of Plavie. The best option is a bus. Any route passing through Plavye with stops in Stryi, Skole and Oryava goes from Lviv railway station to the ski complex. It is better to order a transfer to Plai individually, because a taxi here is very expensive.

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