The charming port town of Kherson is a great way to experience a slice of Ukrainian life. A privately owned apartment in Kherson lets you go out and explore this town that's famous for it's ship building industry.
With a vacation in Kherson, you can experience the true Ukraine, and meet the interesting local people. You can try the 'uha' (fish-soup) or some traditional Ukrainian 'varenyki' (fruit dumpling), and there's plenty of locally harvested juicy watermelons and melons for you to try. The pride of Kherson is the sparkling "Naddniprianskoe" wine that you really must try.
If you enjoy a good night life, Kherson has plenty of clubs to choose from, especially in the summer. You could try a night out on a disco boat that depart nightly from the centre of town before coming back to your self-catering apartment.
There's also a number of interesting historical sites to view in Kherson, such as the Saint Catherine Cathedral, Church Zabalka and the memorial of first ship built in Kherson, 'Slava Ekaterina' (Catherine's Glory).
Close to Kherson is the biological reserve of Askania-Nova. Since 1919 it has held a wide range of animals, both local wildlife and animals from further away such as bison, llamas and zebras. But the animal it's most well-known for is the Przewalski's Horse. An endangered subspecies of wild horse usually found in Asia, the Askania-Nova reserve features the largest group of Przewalski's Horses in captivity.
Why not take the time to explore the other parks of the Ukraine, such as the city of Nikolaev? A private apartment rental in Nikolaev is a great way to see what the Ukraine has to offer.