Batumi

Weekend trip to Batumi and other cool places in Georgia

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...

Batumi McDonald's

The coolest McDonald's building probably is located in Georgian seaside town Batumi. Officially opened for public already back in 2013, this place has been featured in countless architecture award magazines across the World. Named as the...

Best 5 star hotels in Batumi

As of March 2018, there are ten 5-star hotels in Georgia' s resort town Batumi, according to Booking.com. That' s double the luxury stays as if in Tbilisi (see: Top 5-star Luxury / Boutique Hotels in Tbilisi to Book in 2018). For a luxury hotel in...

Explore the beauty of Georgian Black Sea resort towns

Summertime motivates adventure-seekers to pack handbags and grab their piles of bright ideas and high expectations in order to make holiday dreams come true. Exotic country of Georgia offers a big variety of sunny resorts where one can have a...

Cost of living in Batumi, Georgia

In the article 5 reasons why Batumi is better than Moscow (or other big city) I specified the low cost of living as the first reason why I moved from Moscow to Batumi. So let’s have a closer look at this topic. Apartment. The middle price of...

5 reasons why Batumi is better than Moscow (or other big city)

Last 10 years I was living in big cities. That time I moved from a small town in Belarus thinking that I need to live in the city with more people and more opportunities. I started from St. Petersburg. After 5 years in the cultural capital of...

Samikitno Batumi Restaurant

Samikitno is a popular restaurant chain across Georgia. We visited this Batumi restaurant in the late evening during our latest trip to the lovely seaside town of Batumi, after discovered that restaurant at hotel we stayed was already closed. See...

Privet iz Batuma

Privet iz Batuma, literally meaning Hi from Batumi, if translated from Russian is just another cool cafe located in Georgian seaside resort city Batumi. Despite the name, giving a feeling you will be returned to the times of Imperial Russia,...

Georgian Enamel Souvenir Shop in Batumi

I tried hard, but couldn't locate precise location or name of this Georgian enamel souvenir shop in Batumi. What I know, most probably it's located on Zviad Gamsakhurdia street in Batumi, in the Goodwill shop area. Why I believe it's...

Sputnik Hotel in Batumi

I now have a new favorite hotel in Batumi - Sputnik hotel.  Surrounded by a garden with tropical plants and trees, this 4-stars Sputnik Hotel & Spa Batumi is nestled in Batumi Hills with a stunning views of the city and black sea. Hotel...

16 Things to do in Batumi

Batumi is a port city of Georgia, located on the shores of the Black sea. Pebbled beaches energize you with their natural force and astonish with the beauty of seashells that can easily be found right in the rocks, especially after storms...

Restaurant "Ukrainochka" in Batumi

Restaurant Ukrainochka is located at Batumi Railway Station terminal building, some 3 km from Batumi city centre. Food served here is true masterpieces of Ukrainian cuisine, not to mention blonde and beautiful Ukrainian girls serving your meal here...

Batumi Railway Station

Batumi railway station has been recently constructed and opened for public, making travels by train from Tbilisi to Batumi a little bit easier. Prior that, train stopped at Makjinjauri station (some 7 km from Batumi city center) I took a...

Batumi Botanical Garden

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 ...

Cafe La Brioche in Batumi

Cafe La Brioche is located at Batumi Pizza square on top floor at clock tower - delicious Italian coffee, masterpiece desserts and gourmet food is served here. If being in Batumi you feel an aroma of Italian coffee in the air, bravely follow it...

Piazza Square in Batumi

Piazza square in Batumi is one of the landmarks of city - square features luxury and boutique hotels, cafeterias and interesting architectural elements. A small Italian renaissance in Georgian sauce.  The visiting - card of Batumi, local...

Argo Entertainment Center and Cable Car (Viewing Platform in Batumi)

By saying Argo Entertainment Center and Cable car I wanted actually to say - Batumi viewing platform. As this place is located at the other end of Batumi Aerial tram ropeway, and from here a spectacular view towards Batumi bay can be...

Cafe - Bar Qaravan in Batumi

If there is a reason to visit Qaravan restaurant in Batumi, Kiev's Cutlet, Olivie salads are just a few of my reasons. First discovered by accident back at the start of 2011, this place has been on my radar ever since.Located next to...

Ali and Nino- The Statue of Love in Batumi

Batumi will never end to surprise you, and so does the Miracle park close to Batumi Bay. Exactly here is located a really cool statue of Love, meet Ali and Nino. I spent a lovely morning at Batumi Miracle park and photographed here a lot...

Chacha Tower in Batumi

Chacha tower is really interesting tourist attraction site in Georgia's Black Sea resort town of Batumi. Originally built in 2012, it was meant to feature Georgian national spirit chacha fountain instead of water.  It has...

Alphabetic tower in Batumi

Alphabetic tower is one of the many skyscrapers of Batumi. The tower symbolizes the uniqueness of Georgian alphabet and people. Located in the Miracle park, Alphabetic tower of Batumi can be considered as one of the main...

Batumi Miracle Park

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 Bay and Port

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...

Plaza Hotel in Batumi

Are you looking for a budget friendly hotel in Batumi? I can highly recommend one -  Plaza hotel, located next to the Batumi bay. Plaza Hotel is located close to Batumi Port and in very short distance from city center. We booked Plaza...

Best 50 Batumi Hotels in Georgia 2015

​Batumi is a vibrant destination in Georgia offering a lot, some heads here to enjoy rocky coastline of Black sea, while others head here to ...play casino's. I haven't tried out (yet) any of Batumi casino's, but I believe much of the city's...

'Hilton Batumi' Hotel Will be Opened in May, 2015

Today looking through Georgian news, I found another interesting new about plans of opening Batumi Hilton hotel in this (2015) May.  I lived for a short period of time in Batumi, back in 2012, and I do remember they had a lot of visionary and...

History of Tram and Trolleybus systems in Tbilisi and Georgia

Currently (2016) there are no tram or trolley lines in Tbilisi, but not so long ago in history there were plenty of tram and trolleybus lines not only in Tbilisi, but also in Batumi, Kutaisi, Gori, Zugdidi, Ozurgeti, Poti, Rustavi and even...

16 Best Batumi Beach / Seaside Hotels

Batumi is a beach and resort city in Georgia. Batumi offers great deal of hotels here. If you are into getting some tan at pebbled Black Sea coast beaches, you might like to have a comfortable rest after then. See: 16 Things to do...

Georgian Bus - Great way to travel from Kutaisi to Batumi or Tbilisi

At first, when Kutaisi International airport was built there were little transport options to choose from to get at least to the Kutaisi city, which is actually located about 17km from the airport, just taxi service, which was and still is...

Batumi Aerial Tram

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...