Mountainous relief, closeness to the sea, good climate and picturesque landscape, natural caves create recreational resources and healthy and leisure conditions that attract travelers.There are 103 resorts, 182 places for developing resorts in Georgia.
Development of resorts started in the first half of the 19 th century. Starting from Borjomi later in the end of 19 th century, the black seaside resorts were developed. the famous balneological resorts Borjomi, Sairme, are located at 700-1000 m above the sea level.There are over 2400 mineral springs in Georgia .
The richness and variety of mineral waters gives the patients possibility for treatment of many diseases, including cardiovascular, nervous, gynecological and endocrinal disorders.Carbonated mineral springs are most wide spread. These waters are basically used for treatment of various digestive disorders. The most famous are: Borjomi, Sairme, Ureki and Tskaltubo.Medical mud is another technique used in Georgian resorts. Mud is used for treatment of : organs of support and motion, peripheral nervous system and female disorders.