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Hotels in Sevan and Dilijan

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This huge mountain lake which takes up 5% of Armenia’s surface area and is about 2,000 meters above sea level. On a clear and sunny day, the water is often a deep turquoise color. Maxim Gorky once said about the waters that they were like a piece of the sky that had descended to the earth among the mountains. The shores are white sand and most beaches are uncrowded. The monastery peninsula (called the island in Armenian) is the most popular spot, and is the closest place to visit as well. The water is about 18-22 Celsius in the summer, a very refreshing swim after a hot week in Yerevan. It is a freshwater lake, so you do not have any salt residue after swimming. There are fish in the lake, however there has been a ban on commercial fishing (without authorization) in recent years. For this reason, it is not uncommon to see men standing along the main road signaling cars by hand the supposed length of the fish they sell. To put these fish on display would mean calling the attention of unwanted authorities.
Locals have told visitors that the name Sevan comes from many centuries ago during a cold winter when one of the frequent invasions by Arabs was imminent. The villagers warned one another and proceeded across the ice of Sevan to the (then) island on which Sevanavank located. Once everyone was across they barricaded themselves in the church and prayed that their lives be spared. As the Arabs approached the ice they too crossed, but once they were well on their way across it, the ice gave and the invaders drown in the icy waters. The villagers viewed this as an act of God, sparing them from sure death. The lake was black with bodies of the dead soldiers so they named it Sevan (Sev meaning “black” in Armenian).
On the peninsula there is the monastery of Sevanavank consisting of two rather rough churches. It is worthwhile to climb up the many stairs for the view and the green khatchkars. They were carved from a plentiful local green stone and stood out from the others which are all made of tuff.

Harsnaqar HOTEL
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Hotel Complex “Harsnaqar” is apparently the most impressive site that mountainous Sevan can offer. The Resort with a territory of 17 ha is placed on the lake’s bank and equipped in accordance with the highest international standards of hospitality industry and meets the most strident taste.

Unique Aqua-park, Horse Ridding Club, Tennis courts, Volleyball and Basketball fields, Fitness Club, Sauna with a in-doors pool, family cottages and convenient rooms at the Complex combined with the existing natural landscapes and truly Armenian hospitality will get you into magnificent atmosphere of leisure and comfort.
Rooms There are 38 rooms of different, 18 cottages and 10 mini-cottages.
There are 38 rooms of different, 18 cottages and 10 mini-cottages.
Facilities There are 38 rooms of different, 18 cottages and 10 mini-cottages.

Conference hall
The Complex has a Conference Hall for 50 person supplied with the most state-of-art equipment for simultaneous translation. Thus, you can work and rest here at the same time.
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Waterworld
Aqua-park entrance is free for all hotel clients. One can find a cozy Fresh Bar at the Aqua-park territory whereas music amateurs will be pleased with a variety of different music styles at the Discotheques in the evenings.

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Horse Club
Our exclusive horse club invites all the horse-riding amateurs.
You may enjoy the beauty of our gracious horses and learn horse riding with your children.

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HOTEL DILIJAN RESORT

Rennovated  hotel “Dilijan”  Resort  is  considered  to  be  one  of  the  best  health  resorts  in  Armenia. It  offers  you 71  elegant apartments  with  its  top-of- the-line  facilities  and  will  capture  you  with  wide  variety  of  entertainment.
Ideally  located on  one  of  the  mountains  in  the  very  middle  of  the plush  forest luxurious  “Hotel Dilijan Resort ” with its  magnificent fascinating view is  designed  to  meet  the  needs  of  both  business  and  casual  travelers. With its modern and elegant facilities Hotel Dilijan  Resort  is a prestigious and comfortable place where to spend a pleasant stay.

Dilijan resort offers:

  • Restaurant
  • Well-equipped  conference  hall/ The  conference  hall  rental  price  include  microphone, projector & screen
  • Our hotel  is  an  ideal &  perfect  place   for  seminars, trainings, , conferences  and  business – forums. Here  we’ll  help  you  to  create   good  conditions   for  your perfect rest  and  efficient  work.
  • Indoor  swimming-pool

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