Hg2 : The Hedonist

Suntana Aquapark

This extraordinary addition to Astana’s list of leisure activities is arguably the most fun. In a city hundreds of miles from the sea and often suffering temperatures of -30ºC, what better solution than a year-round indoor beach? It sounds hard to believe, but such a place exists on the sixth floor of the Khan Shatyr Shopping Centre. With fine, white sand imported from the Maldives, underfloor heating for a natural beach feel and gently lapping waves, this is indeed a small slice of paradise in the midst of the steppe. On one side is the more active water park with a slew of adrenaline-pumping slides, a wave simulator and a waterfall, and on the other a more chilled-out, chicer stretch of sand. Between the two is the Beach Bar, the ideal stop for a fresh juice or cocktail. Table-tennis and volleyball are also available for more active types – though sprawling lazily on the sand suits us down to the ground.

Address
6th floor, Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre, Turan Avenue,
Left Bank
Telephone
+7 7172 666 444
Opening Times
daily, 10am-10pm
Price
Explore this venue in our app

Sign up for our newsletter

We'd love to keep you up-to-date with what's really going on around the world, from the hottest new restaurants and mind-blowingly beautiful hotels, to thumping underground clubs and world-class art galleries. Sign up to learn more - we promise you it'll be worth it...

X

Follow Us