Black Sea

Hilton Batumi Hotel Review

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Located in the centre of Batumi, just 200 m from the Black Sea coast, Hilton Batumi is a pet-friendly 5-star hotel offering a modern interior design and high-quality facilities. Dolphinarium is 300 m from the hotel and Europe Square is 900 m away. We booked this 5-star Hilton Batumi hotel for a 3-night stay at the end of May 2021 and paid about GEL 2400 / USD 772. Price included a junior suite executive room with excellent views from the 19th floor, access to the executive lounge for some…


Paragraph Resort & Spa Shekvetili, Autograph Collection Hotel in Georgia

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Set in Shekhvetili, some 40km from Batumi, Paragraph Resort & Spa Shekvetili, Autograph Collection offers 5-star accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court and a fitness center.  We booked this hotel for an about a 4-day stay in early August 2020, to celebrate my 35th birthday here. For this stay here we spent GEL 3030 / USD 980. Arrived here from another great hotel in Batumi (Radisson Blu Hotel Batumi) using Bolt taxi application (About 40 GEL) Family room at…


Weekend trip to Batumi and other cool places in Georgia

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This is a round-up post for places we visited and discovered during our latest weekend trip to Batumi and nearby seaside towns at the end of April 2019. During this trip, we stayed at two 5-star hotels (Georgia Palace hotel in Kobuleti and Castello Mare hotel), visited the center of Batumi (did some small shopping there). On our way there and back dinned at local nice Georgian restaurants (Restaurant Antre Batono near Ubisa was amazing) We also visited some interesting sites, like the Gonio…


Georgia Palace Hotel & SPA Kobuleti

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Georgia Palace Hotel & SPA is the first Georgian Brand five-star Resort hotel located on the Black Sea shore of Georgia's famed summer resort in Kobuleti, Georgia. We booked this 5-star hotel for a one night at the end of April 2019, during a short weekend trip to Batumi and the nearby vicinity. We paid just USD 80 for our stay here, which I believe is a discount price and available just in the low-season. Situated in the resort of Kobuleti, this modern hotel features a large outdoor…


Batumi Botanical Garden

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Batumi Botanical Garden is a must have to visit tourism attraction site when in Batumi. Botanical Garden is actually located at the place called Mtsvane Kontskhi ("The Green Cape") in distance of some 10 km from Batumi city on the Black Sea shore, it is one of the largest botanical gardens in the former Soviet Union.  You can get here either by hiring a taxi from Batumi (I negotiated price for about 10 GEL .March 2016) or using mini vans (marshrutkas) from city, If you have already visited…


Batumi Miracle Park

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Miracle park located on the shores of Georgian Black sea resort town Batumi, features Alphabet tower, Statue of Lowers, Lighthouse, Ferris wheel and Chacha tower. It is directly connected to Batumi boulevard and Batumi city bay.  Visitors of Batumi city will enjoy unique and really interesting architecture, featuring some of the tallest buildings in country. View towards Batumi skyscrapers When I first visited Batumi back in 2011, there was just one unfinished skyscraper (Radisson building…


Batumi Bay and Port

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Once in Batumi, take a lazy walk at Batumi bay area, watch ships on anchor and enjoy a cup of tasty Turkish coffee at some of the bay cafeterias.  From Batumi bay you could take an aerial tram and get some really spectacular views towards Batumi. Boulevard at Batumi bay Ship on anchor at Batumi You can climb down from the boulevard and enjoy pebbled shore.  Cargo ships at Batumi port And really spectacular views towards Adjarian mountains,


Batumi Aerial Tram

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One of the must have tourist attractions in Batumi is an aerial tram (cable car) ride. Built back in 2012 these gondolas will take you in a 2,5 km long route at maximum elevation of 252 meters. During you ride you will enjoy breathtaking aerial views of Batumi city. Best enjoyed in evenings shortly before sunset. At the other end of the ropeway there is nice viewing platform offering scenic views to the city and Black sea. Ticket price per ride (round-trip): 10 GEL, as of 2016 Futuristic…