Welcome to Climatic-Balneological Wellness Resort Kobuleti!
Kobuleti, spa Resort situated on the Kolkheti lowland, is distinguished by particular microclimate. The distinctive medicinal feature of the region is the mild and humid climate of the Black Sea. Kobuleti is distinguished by its traditions, hospitality, historical sites, mild subtropical climate, ionized sea air, gentle sun and warm sea. The broad pebbly beach sloping down towards the sea is unique. The mild, humid subtropical climate encourages relaxation as well as medical treatment since it has a favorable effect on both chronic and cardiovascular pathologies.
The beaches of the resort of Kobuleti are comfortable and well-equipped with showers, beach umbrellas, shades, chaise lounges and cafés as well as various water attractions. The beauty of Kobuleti is the Seaside Park with sports facilities, summer cafés, bungalows and disco clubs. In addition, Kobuleti – Pichvnari is one of the most distinguished archaeological monuments of the Georgian Black Sea region, preserving strong cultural remnants of the Hellenistic periods of the first and second millennia BC.
Up to 6 km of well-maintained seaside boulevard of Kobuleti is favorite place for everyone! Total Length of Kobuleti Municipality Coastline is 24 km.
UNESCO World Heritage Site Kintrishi Protected Area is located in 20 km from Kobuleti, between the village Tskhemvani and Khino Mountains. The lower boundary of the Kintrishi Protected Areas is 250-300 meters above sea level and the whole terrain is full of deep valleys. The river Kintrishi, main water artery of the protected area, originates from Khino Mountain and flows into the Black Sea near the city of Kobuleti. The Kintrishi Protected Area is characterized by a diversity of mammals, invertebrates, and reptiles, including local/endemic, ancient, and globally endangered species and groups. The oldest forest species of the Tertiary glacial period, known as the "Colchian flora", are fully preserved here. The Kintrishi Protected Area habitats are up to 48 species of mammals;
It's worth to see St. George Fathers' Monastery in Tskhemvani, located near the Visitor Center of Protected Area. In about 17km from there
on the bank of the small river Sakiria, at the source of the river Kintrishi the Khinotsminda John the Baptist Monastery Complex is located. The Khinotsminda Episcopal seven altar church is unique, dates back to the 10th-11th centuries.
More than 6500 exhibits such as Bronze and Bronze-Iron Age materials, Fragments of various household utensils with cult-religious signs, Colchian ax, stone carvings and more, and Antique Period represented by Colchian and Hellenic tombs of V-IV centuries BC, pottery of various purposes, jewelry, Roman and antique amphorae; also silver coins, Colchian coin 'white' and the famous Sinop are kept in Kobuleti Museum. Besides, dedabruli handwritten book of spells of XVIII-XIX centuries as well as relict forest remains excavated in Ispani peatland of Kobuleti Protected Area are preserved in the museum. The exhibits represent the archeology, ethnology, nature, art and history of Kobuleti. Exhibits
The museum also has the room of documentary films, Space for Art exhibitions and Conference hall.
"Colchian Forests and Wetlands" one of Three UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kobuleti Municipality - Kobuleti Protected Areas, established in 1999, including Kobuleti State Reserve (331 ha) and Kobuleti Sanctuary (439 ha), is located in the North of the city, along the Black Sea, about 300 meters from Pichvnari Eco Beach. Ispani I is currently represented by semi-degraded, secondary plant groupings, while Ispani II is a unique sphagnum peat bog. Kobuleti Protected Areas' Visitor Center is also worth to visit, it is also possible to rent swamp skis to walk on sphagnum peat. Since 1997, Ispani II has been declared as a wetland area of international importance under the Ramsar Convention, which is a resting place for migratory and wintering birds. In 2021, it was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Unique hotel complex Chateau Kvirike Opened in 2021. It offers a lot of interesting spaces for guests - a cellar, a pool, restaurants, a small museum located in a historic building, conference and banquet halls, a unique recreational environment - with centuries-old eucalyptus trees, vineyards, hazelnut and kiwi alleys. With beautiful views and traditional surroundings, Chateau Kvirike Hotel offers 23 different types of rooms and 15 cottages for accommodation.
The ruins of the ancient historical city-fortress of Petra are located on the territory of the village Tsikhisdziri.The fortress dates back to the 6th century AC. Historically it used to be the settlement territory for one of the Kartvelian tribes known as the Laz people. Owing to its exceptional military- strategic and trade-economic location, the Byzantine Emperor Justinian built a city here. An important road passed through the city connecting Western Georgia, Byzantine provinces, Iran and Armenia. Coastline navigation was also very well developed. By the middle Ages, Petra Fortress had become so impregnable that it was called the “Kajeti Fortress” according to the legendary poem of Shota Rustaveli the knight in the panther's skin.
Mtirala National Park is located in the gorge of the river Chakvistskali, in the village of Chakvistavi. Its total area is 15698.8 hectares. It is the most abundant rainfall area in Eastern Europe. Mtirala National Park has been granted UNESCO World Natural Heritage status due to its unique Colchian forest and rare nature. One- and two-day tourist routes can be planned here. The paths are marked and landscaped. Picnic and camping places are arranged. The waterfall, whose height exceeds 12 meters, surrounded by the Buxus Colchica (Colchis Bza) and ivy is worth to see. Also walking about 1 km from the waterfall, you will find flowing, transparent, trout-rich lake in which flows river running between the rocks. Eco, adventure and science tours can be arranged on Mtirala.
The Wine House significantly contribute to the popularization of Georgian wine, furthermore, the guests have an opportunity to see the broad range of unique varieties of vine (spread in the region for years ) which includes the farm territory of the Agro service center in Gvara. Here, a diverse, interesting and attractive interior for tourists is created by an exhibition hall of wine and related handicrafts, an enoteca and an ethnographic corner. In the exhibition space, along with wine, visitors can find products and souvenirs made in Georgia and buy if interested.
The Monastery of St. George of Chekhedana is a small hall located in the community of the village of Leghva, in the village of Tskhrafona. It was built in 1609 by Mamiya II Gurieli to house the soul of his young son, Manuchar.
The temple was consecrated by Theophanes, Patriarch of Jerusalem. The church of Chekhedana was established as the rival of the Monastery of the Cross in Jerusalem, which meant that the Patriarch of Jerusalem, who had arrived in Guria, was to perform the liturgy here. It belonged to the Patriarchate of Jerusalem, along with the churches of Bailey and Father.
The completely ruined church was rebuilt on the old foundation in the 90s of the XX century