Recreation is among the main features of "Artek-Bukovel". The best results are achieved with the help of the unique natural/climatic characteristics of the Carpathians, active leisure programs and the latest achievements in medical science. Mountain air has 2-3 times higher oxygen ionization than sea air (and 8-10 higher than in the urban areas). It improves one's general health state, reduces fatigue, alteres activity of the respiratory apparatus, provides a considerable effect in the therapy of bronchial asthma, hypertensive diseases, atherosclerosis and tuberculosis.
The climate of the Carpathians varies substantially from urban or sea ones, less solar radiation may infiltrate the tree cover as huge part of it is absorbed by deciduous and coniferous woods for photosynthesis and only 4-12% reaches soil.