Svetlogorsk (Russian: Светлого́рск svyeet-lah-GOHRSK, German: Rauschen) is a city in Kaliningrad Oblast. It was a seaside resort during the Soviet era. It has a beachfront promenade which is usually very busy in the summertime.
Svetlogorsk is well worth a visit during the summer for the opportunity to buy amber. The streets and promenade are lined with tables covered with amber jewellery and knickknacks, with prices starting at approximately 1 Euro for an amber necklace.
By Russian standards there are many hotels and pensions in town.