The town of Skhidnytsia is located in the Drohobytsky district of the Lviv region, surrounded by forests and mountain reservoirs at an altitude of more than 700 meters. The settlement was first mentioned in the 14th century. Initially, Skhidnytsia was a part of the Principality of Galicia-Volhynia, then Poland, then it became part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, ZUNR, again Poland, Ukrainian SSR, and then – independent Ukraine.
In the 19th century, oil reserves were discovered, then they decreased significantly. It turned out that the town has a large supply of mineral water. The first sanatorium based on local mineral waters “Karpaty” (currently called “Eastern Carpathians”) was built in 1970.