Tskaltubo – is a world's unique, balneological resort with healing thermal springs and the combination of the subtropical maintain and sea climate. It is located in the heart of old Colchis. In the experts' opinion, nowadays Tskaltubo's mineral water has no analogues in the world. It is mainly used as baths to cure musculoskeletal, peripheral nervous system, cardiovascular and skin diseases. The recommended duration of treatment in Tskaltubo is 15-20 days, while a short, 3-day spa program helps you to relieve stress and fatigue, refresh your energy and recover.
One of the natural, healing factors of the resort is a karst cave named 'tetri mgvine' (White Cave) that is used to cure chronic asthma and bronchial diseases. The micro climate of the cave is characterized with the fresh air consisting of the large amount of carbon dioxide, negative and positive airions and the pothole aerosol with the high-dispersion, which contains the ions of hydrocarbonate, calcium and magnesium and sometimes even chlorine. The unique medical activities of water of the resort have been known from the time immemorial. The information about Tskaltubo can be found in the historical sources of VII-IX centuries. In XII-XIII centuries it was a very popular health resort. In 1782, in the European editions of the collection 'Natural Works of Berlin Society' the first information about the unique, healing waters of Tskaltubo was published in the German language, which caused great interest in Russia and Europe. If somewhere in the world a real, not fabulous spring of immortality exists, it comes out from the heart of the earth in Tskaltubo. Patients who can not move independently are brought to this resort and after the medical course they forget that they were brought there by a stretcher. Tskaltubo's healing water became a symbol of a healthy life long before. This unique gift of nature is called 'the spring of immortality' due to the good reasons. The resort is equipped with the modern medical facilities and provides treatment, prevention and increasing body tone. The resort has a special, unique method of taking healing bath, namely, the treatment is carried out in the constantly running water. So, it keeps the physico - chemical and medical properties, the uniformity and the temperature. Tskhaltubo belongs to those rare resorts the planning and the building of which was conducted according to the scientifically substantiated, original and general plan. Structurally well-defined and compacted, classical resort of Tskhaltubo leaves an unforgettable impression on the guests. It should be noted that the medical facilities are located on the slopes like an amphitheater so that you can see others from the each one. Near the resort there are ancient, unique architectural monuments, which are included in the UNESCO list. In Tskaltubo, in the Sataplia Reserve you can see a dinosaur step, which is tens of millions years old and is considered as a worldwide rare monument by scientists. This reserve, interesting with its flora, fauna and a healing karst cave, has a full tourist infrastructure of the international standards. Six kilometers away from Tskaltubo there is one of the Europe's best caves – 'Prometheus Cave' which is distinguished with its dimensions, an underground river and the diversity of the landscape. The cave is situated 100 meters above sea level. In the cave there is a beautiful lake and sixteen halls. They differ significantly from one another with the size and the unique shapes of stalactites, stalagmites, helictites, curtains, travertines, petrified waterfalls, cave pearls, pisolites, underground rivers, lakes etc more...