Kazakhstan is a country that has in abondance all the chemical elements of the Mendeleev's periodic table, and it boasts in places with healing properties. Among dozens of healing resorts on the territory of Saryagash Resort in Southern Kazakhstan, one that deserves particular attention is called Shipa Su Sanatorium.
Shipa Su Sanatorium is located 130 km away from the administrative city of Shymkent, South Kazakhstan and only 18 km from to the capital city of Uzbekistan, Tashkent. It opened its doors in 2016, and after 4 years it is one of the best complexes among more than 40 sanatoriums on the territory of Saryagash Resort. The sanatorium has 5 floors, where the first floor has a reception zone, a hall, a canteen and rooms for treatments, while stay rooms are set on all other floors. In Shipa Su, you will be offered a price range between standard and suite rooms from 13.000 to 17.000 tenges per night. Apart from that, for those who come in a group and would like to stay in a private area, there are cottages situated just nearby the main building at a price of 54.000 tenges per night.
Shipa Su Sanatorium is situated on the territory of Saryagash Resort, and it has a 70-year-old history. Shortly, in 1946, during the search for an oil drilling site, there was a water source found with a temperature of up to 51 degrees. After many investigations, it was found out that this water has a healing capacity and is profitable to be used as a treatment for the prevention of various diseases and ailments. In 1954, there were some 75 beds opened in a small residential pavilion. Ultimately, on March 1, 1959, the first brick of the big construction of Saryagash healing resort was set by Dinmukhamed Kunayev. Since then, many sanatoriums were developed in its zone, including Shipa Su Sanatorium.
The water of Saryagash helps in healing the chronic gastroenterological problems and diseases of the urinary tract. Additionally, it is good to maintain your health and get your organism charged with all the needed minerals. Shipa Su Sanatorium offers different treatments in its complex: mineral baths and showers, paraffin - ozokerite applications to warm up the parts of your body that have pains, inhalations with herbal decoction, gastric lavage, bioptronic light therapy, electrophoresis and many more. Withing just 3 min of walking distance from the sanatorium, there is a big swimming pool with the sauna for 1000 tenges per person an hour.
The Saryagash Resort's territory is set with small bazaars and bicycles for rent. From time to time, at the reception area, you will meet excursion guides who can take you on tour to the holy places of Southern Kazakhstan, such as the Mausoleum of Khoja Akhmet Yasawi and Arystan Bab Mausoleum, as well as the sightseeing of Turkestan city. The tour will cost you approximately 7000 tenges per person for the whole trip. Before going on to such kind of excursion, please make sure that you will be provided with the translator or ask for options. Here is a tip for those who plan to visit the holy places - it is highly recommended to wear clean clothes, be sober and have a scarf to cover the head for women. Nights in South Kazakhstan can be very cold, so you are advised to bring along warm clothes. Also, the tour does not include the meals, in which case you are recommended to bring your own snacks and drinks.
Usually the best stay you have when you are warmly welcomed. Here at Shipa Su Sanatorium, there is a great possibility to have a high-class and friendly service at a fair price. Outside of the complex, there is a huge park where you can fill up your bottle with free mineral water, have a walk under the calming music around the greenery while enjoying your perfect stay at Shipa Su Sanatorium in Saryagash.
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