Georgia’s top resorts for curing various diseases
11 August, 2017
Georgia’s top resorts for curing various diseases
Each region of Georgia is notable for at least one recreational resort. In some regions, there are several mountainous and lowland resorts as well. Some of the resorts are popular in all year round, and some of them are seasonal.

In terms of tourism, Adjara is one of the most popular recreational areas in winter or summer seasons. Here you can rest on the seaside and in the mountains as well.

Kobuleti, Batumi, Sarpi, Gonio and Kvariati are popular among
Black Sea resorts, due to the variety of private and family hotels. Room rental on the coastline amounts to around 15 GEL or more. However, there are luxury hotels too.

Apart from relaxation, the seaside resorts are frequently visited with the purpose to cure various diseases. For the treatment of the diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, iron deficiency anemia and endocrine disorders, the Black Sea resorts are the best.

There are several resorts in Guria, yet the most popular ones are Ureki and Bakhmaro, which are mostly visited by tourists in summer season.

Ureki sand forms magnetic field that is good for blood circulation organs, nervous system and respiratory organs. It is also good for the restoration of bone fracture. The season is from June to September.
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Bakhmaro. Photo courtesy Giorgi Nikolava

Bakhmaro is another beautiful and healing resort of Guria. The holidaymakers have their own homes, though hotels have been built for the last few years.

This resort is good for non-tuberculin diseases of the respiratory organs, neurasthenia and other diseases. The season lasts from June to September.

Anaklia is the most popular among Samegrelo resorts. Here you can relax both in the guesthouses and in hotels as well.

There are also recreational places: Boulevard, along the coastline, aqua park, restaurants, amphitheater and other facilities.
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Mestia. Photo courtesy Giorgi Nikolava

Svaneti ‘s resort Mestia has gone beyond the borders with its popularity long time ago. A lot of tourists visit this place. The road has already been arranged and the infrastructure is well organized.

Mountain sport is quite developed here, three ski trails are arranged in Hatsvali. The air and water are characterized with healing features.

As for Racha, here the one can find a large number of mineral waters, especially in Shovi and Utsera.

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Shovi. Photo courtesy Giorgi Nikolava

Shovi and Utsera are recommended for the people who have problems with respiratory organs, digestive system, nervous system and other diseases.

You can stay here at the hotel, in the cottages or at the guesthouses of the locals as well.

In Sairme there are biuvets (special buildings for the mineral water) where one can drink healing waters coming from the ground. There are clinics and spa centers located in the hotel where you can get consultation.

There are various types of hotels. The price of the room ranges from 15 to 200 GEL.

There are also arranged recreational areas, children's playgrounds, cinemas, cafés, etc.

Sairme hosts many visitors throughout the year, but summer is considered to be the most active season in this direction.

In Samtskhe-Javakheti region, Borjomi and Bakuriani are almost equally popular resorts. These resorts receive visitors throughout the year.

Borjomi is well-known with its mineral water, which is perfect for patients with digestive system diseases.

Stone baths were found during the archaeological excavations that serve as proof that they have been used for treatment a long time ago.

Along with well-equipped hotels there is a recreational area for both children and adults.

Bakuriani is a skiing resort in the Borjomi district of Georgia, which receives a lot of foreign visitors and is especially popular in winter. The types of treatment are: passive and active climatotherapy, sun and air baths. The place is ideal for people with respiratory tract problems and anemia.

There are many hotels here; their price varies from 15 to 250 GEL. One can find an activity to one’s preference. Here are bar, restaurants, nightclubs and pools.

Surami resort is located in Shida Kartli (Central Georgia). Here are mostly family type hotels, their price starts from 10 GEL and rises according to the desired service package. The place is good for people with chronic diseases, nervous system, skin and cardiovascular diseases.

Kvemo Kartli (lower Kartli region of Georgia) is famous for Manglisi resort. The resort is located close to Tbilisi - 60 km. It is especially popular in May, because at this time the pine trees start flowering, and their dust has healing effect.

The pure air is esential for lung tuberculosis and chronic diseases, as well as for bronchial asthma. There are many freshwater and mineral springs in the surroundings of Manglisi. Here are family types of hotels. However, the infrastructure is less developed.

The resort Akhtala is popular in Kakheti. This is the only resort offering mud therapy in Georgia.

Peripheral nervous system, gynecological, dermatological, urological and other diseases are treated there. Perfect time to visit Akhtala is from June to November.
There is a sanatorium in Akhtala, where you can have mud procedure recommended by the doctor. The daily price of treatment and flat ranges from 50 to 80 GEL.

Author: Natia Jijavadze

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