Planning a getaway from Bahrain? You should visit Batumi, Georgia!

As travel restrictions ease up, Bahrain residents and citizens can now travel to a lot of international destinations. If you’re into breathtaking landscapes, great food, and even greater wine, Georgia should be on top of your list! Here’s some tips you should take note of when travelling to the country!

A quick background

A modest yet copiously marvelous country, Georgia radiates culture, history and natural beauty at every angle. From breathtakingly lush mountain ranges to ancient landmarks, the country is abundant with things to explore. 

Georgia is situated at the strategically important crossroads where Europe meets Asia. It has a unique and ancient cultural heritage, and is famed for its traditions of hospitality and cuisine.

Visa requirements

Residents of the Kingdom of Bahrain can obtain a visa on arrival in Georgia, and can stay in the county for 90 days. The following documents are necessary to prepare before you check-in to your flight:

  • Passport with a valid residence visa
  • Return Ticket
  • Accommodation booking
  • Travel Insurance

Where to stay in Batumi

Sheraton Batumi Hotel

Sheraton Batumi is located in the heart of the city, next to the famous Batumi Boulevard and the Black Sea beach, just within a few minutes walking distance to the historic centre and within easy reach to the international airport and the train station. 

The hotel highlights diverse food and beverage offerings, state-of-the-art conference facilities, a fitness centre, spa, Turkish hamam, as well as indoor and seasonal outdoor pools. 

We stepped into a magnificent lobby on arrival – impressive displays and luxurious art deco greeted us at every corner. The property boasts lush guestrooms and suites. Each room is designed for discerning tech-savvy business travelers and leisure seekers. Our room was beautiful and comfortable, providing a much-needed escape from the urban bustle of the city. 

Specially crafted experiences are also a highlight at Sheraton Batumi Hotel. Their Shine Spa, in bring the most relaxing retreats. The spa includes an array of treatment rooms (including the couple’s treatment room), steam rooms and Hammam facilities. We tried their signature massage during our stay and it was amazing! 

We didn’t miss our chance to take in a culinary experience at Sheraton Batumi. Our taste buds indulged in an array of enticing dishes paired with grapes. The service was fantastic and the ambiance just completes the whole experience. Whether you’re staying in the hotel or just visiting Batumi, we definitely recommend trying out this place!

Overall, Sheraton Batumi Hotel is not only a stunning destination in both architecture and design but also in its gastronomic offerings and exquisite amenities. What truly sets the hotel apart, however, is the level of attentive service it is offering.

What to do in Batumi

Located in a natural bay of Black Sea, Batumi is a charming spot loved by many as a perfect summer holiday destination. Nevertheless, it can also be a perfect spot to spend spring and winter breaks. Locals and visitors alike can enjoy endless beaches, strolls along the city’s boulevard, lush green parks and alleys, along with a variety of great dining options.

Here are three highlights you shouldn’t miss:

Wander around the Old Town

The Batumi Old Town can enchant you easily.

See the iconic Ali and Nino Statue

This is such a fascinating spectacle to see!

Admire the landscape of Ajara

This is such a mesmerizing view to observe.