The SpaceUreki is a popular beach town on the Black Sea coast. Ureki is famous for its black, slightly magnetic sand, which allegedly has healing properties, while in contrast, most beach resorts of Georgia are made of crushed stone or gravel.
North from Ureki is located 1 Grigoleti, and south from it is located 2 Shekvetili . Both of them are coastal sandy resorts like Ureki, but they are more quiet and relaxing, while in Ureki is more traffic, crowd and nightlife. Sumer season (July-September) is the best time to visit.
The settlement is located a few kilometers from the sea. On the beach itself there is the coastal settlement that is called "Magnetiti" (მაგნეტიtი) due to magnetic sand. Interaction with GuestsMagnetic Sand Hotel – Feel the Low Intensity of Magnetic Field!
Magnetic Sand Hotel is Black Seas’ Unique Retreat for a Joyful and Pleasant Vacations, Located in Ureki, Georgia.
Graceful waves roll in on legendary Black Sand Beach just steps from one of the most ideally located seafront hotels in Ureki. MS Hotels’ comfortable, family-friendly guestrooms offering sweeping beachfront views. Explore the rich beauty of the hotel’s surroundings; brimming with endless adventure. MS Hotel invites you to make memories that will last a lifetime.
Uniqueness of MS Hotel is conditioned by existence of magnetic sand with the nature of magnetic field of low intensity.
Magnetic sand, which has no analog in the world, is natural curative factor. Researchers of different countries proved favorable impact of a magnetic field on a human body. Under the influence of magnetic field on the human body chemical and biological processes are changed. Magnetic field has pain alleviating and anti-inflammatory effect and stimulates regeneration of tissues reinforcing immune system of a body. Using curative factors is the most effective at treatment of children’s diseases. Magnetic fields positively influence upon cardiac performance. They influence upon its function: reduces oxygen deficiency in myocardium and increases coronary blood flow.
Efficiency of using magnetic sands in the following diseases is proven:
•Cardiovascular disease (hypertonic disease of the 1st-2nd stage, chronic ischemic heart diseases, postinfarction cardiosclerosis, myocardiodystrophy and etc.)
•Diseases of musculoskeletal system (rheumatic and infection polyarthritis in chronic phases, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, osteochondropathy) and post-traumatic rehabilitation.
•Diseases of nervous system (depression, neurosis of hypertonic form, climacteric neurosis, neuralgia and etc.)
•Pediatric diseases (ICP, spinal paralysis, rachitis, birth traumas and etc.)
•Chronic genitourinary diseases causing infertility.
MS Hotel is Unique Retreat for Healthy and Pleasant Vacations Getting AroundBy train
Ureki Railway Station
Ureki has a newly refurbished 3 train station between Batumi and Tbilisi railroad. Ureki is also connected to regions capital Ozurgeti by the railroad. Tickets from both cities can be bought at stations and online. The train station is about 1.5 km from the beach.
You can catch a minibus (marshutka) from Ozurgeti or Kobuleti. Buses going on the Tbilisi-Batumi route will stop at Ureki also. In summer Marschrutkas leave from the main square in Magnetiti to several destinations. Otherwise, you can stop passing minibuses on the highway.
Ureki lies on the highway, which connects Batumi with Poti and Kutaisi. Ureki is approximately 10 kilometers north of Kobuleti and 15 km south of Poti on the highway. The turnoff to Magnetiti is well signposted at the station. Grigoleti is connected to Samtredia with another highway. Ureki is connected to Ozurgeti with well-developed regional road.
Ureki is easily covered on foot or bike. You will need good bike or taxi to go to Grigoleti or Shekvetili.