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Ureki Black Sea resort

Ureki is renowned for its unique beach featuring magnetic sands along the Black Sea coastline. The sands are believed to possess therapeutic properties that aid in treating various ailments and health conditions. The magnetic properties of the sands are attributed to the presence of magnetic minerals like magnetite.

The climate here is subtropical, with warm snowless winters and hot summers. The depth of the sea is small at great distances, which is especially convenient for small children. The beach sand of this resort contains large amounts of magnetite particles. An increased magnetic field is observed in the vicinity of Ureki, which is considered to be a natural spa factor.

The summer season in Ureki starts in June and lasts until mid-September.

Healing properties of Ureki

The treatment process typically involves patients walking or lying on the beach and allowing direct contact with the magnetic sands. It's believed that exposure to these sands may potentially alleviate symptoms of conditions such as musculoskeletal disorders, arthritis, rheumatism, and even skin ailments.

The magnetic field of the sands is thought to stimulate blood circulation and metabolic processes, which can have a positive impact on overall health and well-being. Many visitors come to Ureki seeking relief from joint pain, inflammation, and various other health issues.

However, it's essential to note that while this treatment is popular and believed to have therapeutic benefits, scientific evidence supporting its efficacy is limited. Visitors interested in these treatments should consult with healthcare professionals before relying solely on this method for medical conditions.

Study of magnetic sand, the causes of its origin and accumulation

The coastline from the river Supsa to river Natanebi is represented by different grades of enriched fine-grained titanium and ferromagnetic sand. The existence of magnetic sand on the coast of Ureki has been known since the beginning of the XI century. This was scientifically proven and recorded at the end of the 19th century.

The origins of the magnetic sand of Ureki can be explained by its geography: the magnetic beach is located between river mouths of Supsa and Natanebi. It is believed that the sands of Ureki were created by the accumulation of the sediment brought by the two rivers through many thousands of years.   

Results of studies of complex therapeutic factors of the resort

The natural riches of the resort Ureki are: warm sea, miraculous magnetite sand beaches, sun, mild subtropical climate, rich subtropical nature creates extremely favorable conditions for relaxation and treatment.

The positive spa factors of Ureki can be used to treat quite a few diseases, in particular:

  • diseases of the cardiovascular system and peripheral vascular system,
  • functional diseases of the central nervous system,
  • various diseases of the musculoskeletal system, etc.

The miraculous magnetite sandy beaches, the warmest sea water on the entire Black Sea, the mild subtropical climate and the convenient geographical location makes Ureki one of the best healing seaside resort.

Driving distance: from Tbilisi is 325 km 5 h 8 min (5 h 8 min); from Batumi - 55 km (1 h ); from Poti - 25 km (32 min ) and from Kutaisi - 100 km (2 h ) 

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