Zatoka (Ukrainian and Russian Затока, Romanian Bugaz) is an urban-type settlement in the Odessa Oblast in southwestern Ukraine. It belongs administratively to the city Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi and is located southeast of the city on a narrow spit between the Dniester Liman and the Black Sea. The place was in 1827 for the first time in writing Bugaz (means something like "quicksand") mentioned, since 1965 it has the status of an urban-Typs.Am September 21, 1851 was built a lighthouse for shipping traffic in the Liman, this was 1877 reconstructed and the wooden construction verbessert.Schon in world war the rail link from Odessa to Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi was realized on railway ferries, 1917, a station was realized with connection to the port as an extension of the railway line to Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi in place. In the interwar period the place then belonged to Romania, due to the situation a project financed with funds from the League of Nations tuberculosis sanatorium was opened in 1936. During the Second World War Bugaz was occupied briefly from 1940 to 1941 by the Soviet Union, then came back to Romania and in 1944 then annexed permanently by the Soviet Union, since it was part of the Ukrainian SSR since 1991 a part of today's Ukraine. Between December 25, 1953, and December 5, 1955, combined road and rail bridge was built instead of the previously existing wooden and pontoon bridges and reopened the railway line from Odessa to Izmail and Basarabeasca. Because of the location on the Black Sea to Zatoka has become a popular health resort, now the site extends over a longer distance along the coast.