There are three types of resorts in Georgia - climate, spa and mud-therapy. Climate resort may be mountainous, seaside, forest and valley. Spa resort may be drinking water and medical baths.
There are also resorts with different profiles if they contain several natural medical elements. Resorts there are in Abastumani, Akhtala, Bakhmaro, Borjomi, Nunisi, Sairme, Surami, Ureki, Shovi, Tskaltubo and so on.
Abastumani - mountainous resort in Adigen District of Georgia. Abastumani attract its clean mountain air, mild dryness and lack of strong winds. This is a wonderful place for the amendment of your health. Mountain air treats lung diseases, and thermal springs heal nervous system and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
Akhtala is the only resort with mud therapy in Georgia, located 420 m height above the sea level in Gurjaani.
The mud has been used successfully to treat the following diseases.
- Bone and joint diseases
- Peripheral nervous system diseases
- Healing diseases of the abdominal cavity.
- Female genital organ diseases that often cause infertility.
- For men with chronic inflammation of the gland, function impairment.
- Skin diseases: psoriasis, eczema and others.
Bakhmaro Bakhmaro is situated on the southern slopes of the Egrisi ridge, 80 km from the railway station Samtredia. The mountain slopes are covered with pine forests. the resort combines the features of a high-alpine and maritime climate.
The best season - from May to September.
Beshumi is located in the local Adjara Khulo district on Arsianskom Ridge, 30 km from Khulo.
The best season - from June to September.
The resort town of Borjomi is located in the southeastern part of Georgia, in the Mtkvari river gorge. At between 810-850 meters above sea level Borjomi is one of the lower mountainous resorts in the region. The town rests among a series if mountains that are covered with coniferous and deciduous forests. The gorge wherein the city lies is protected and maintains a more stable climate and is protected from drastic shifts in temperature. For the most part, the weather is dry and the sky is blue. Summer is warm in Borjomi but the weather begins to turn cold near the end of October.
Borjomi is well known for its mineral waters that have been revered for centuries for having positive healing affects on people with digestion disorders.
Likani is a popular health resort.It is near the Borjomi-Kharagauli National park. Likani is famous for its thermal springs. The clean mountain air is saturated with pine forests, offers a complete rest. The winter is mild and not very snowy, and summers are warm.
The park Likani, recreational area, dominated by oaks and pine trees. There are also mineral springs similar in composition to the "Borjomi" . In Likani can also see several important historic sites - three-nave basilica (VIII-IX centuries) and the Palace of the Romanov (1892-95).
Nunisi spa resort is located in the western Georgia, in the southern part of the Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park at an altitude of 750 m above sea level. Nunisi has long been known mineral waters with healing (balneo) properties. Spa treatment has a great effect on the patients who have a disease of the skin, as well as for those whose diseases are associated with disorders of the nervous system. The unique microclimate Nunisi create mixed deciduous and coniferous forests. In the spring, when flowering pine and spruce, the local air has a surprisingly-healing effect. Climate of Nunisi in this time of year is especially useful for lung and bronchus.
Sairme - one of the beautiful heath care resorts of Georgia, Sairme is situated in 55 km south from the Kutaisi city.
Surami - mountain resort is located at the foot of the Likhi ridge that divides Georgia into Eastern and Western part. Surami is near the National Park Borjomi- Kharagauli. On the territory of Surami were discovered deposits of quartz - rock, that according to doctors, has healing properties.
Ureki is the unique climatic health resort on the picturesque shore of the Black Sea in Georgia, which is famous for its beaches with magnetic sand. The magnetic sand of Ureki has been known since 19 century. Its basic components are magnetite, titan-magnetite, ilmenite, pyroxene, quartz, granite, apatite, zircon and others.
Alpine climatic spa resort Tsagveri is located on the northern slopes of the ridge Tsagveri at an altitude of 1020-1130 meters above sea level , 14 km from the town of Borjomi . The resort is surrounded on all sides by mountain slopes, thickly overgrown forest, protected from winds. For Tsagveri characteristic smooth, moderately humid climate.
There is a spring of mineral water , not inferior in its healing qualities of Borjomi. Therapeutic agents are carbonated mineral iron- bicarbonate springs with active iron , which are used for the treatment of respiratory diseases tubercular character, and some other.
Season from May 15 to October 1.
Resort Tskhaltubo is located in the western part of Georgia, 9 km from the city of Kutaisi. Medicinal water of Tskhaltubo has a beneficial effect on the human body. Today, modern setting give new possibilities for treatment, prevention and improve body tone. Here is a special technique of holiday bath (inflow and flow), so fresh water flows into the tub and the water throughout the entire procedure remains homogeneous. In the mineral water all ingredients are below the lower limit of acceptable standards. In tskhaltubo is a unique karst caves, whose climate is extremely helpful in the treatment of radiculitis, asthma, hypertension, neurosis and other ailments.
Indications for sanatorium-and-spa treatment in Tskhaltubo:
- diseases of the musculoskeletal system;
- diseases of the cardiovascular system;
- diseases of the nervous system;
- disorders of female genital organs (including infertility);
- diseases of the skin.
The recommended duration of treatment from 14 to 21 days.
Shovi - balneological resort, located in Racha 230 km from Tbilisi, and it is considered the alpine balneological resort in Georgia (1600 m above the sea level). Surrounded by the peaks of the main Caucasian ridge, the resort is famous for its pine forests and mineral waters. Winter is moderately soft, snowy. It is clean and fresh air.
Curative effects of providing climate and mineral springs, a lot of which are located in the river valleys of Chanchahi and Buba. Mineral water is used for medical purposes. Visit the resort is recommended for the treatment of respiratory diseases tubercular character, digestive and nervous systems.