La Belle Verte camping is located in mountain Adjara in Mtirala National Park which is a 20-minute drive from Batumi and the Black Sea.
Public transport runs every 30 minutes from Korolistavi to Batumi from 7AM to 9PM everyday. It’s also possible to rent a bicycle or a car. For groups we have moped for rent and a tourist bus available.
For guests we have: toilets, showers with hot water, Wi-Fi, a shared kitchen, open and closed spaces for events like yoga etc., a cozy territory with everything for pure relaxation, tents for hire, a sub-tropical forest as our backyard, our own fruit garden, a great sea view and the famous Caucasian hospitality. The water is pure from mountain springs and the food is fresh from the farm.
Our staff speaks English, Russian.
We have yoga lessons and different sport activities, sustainable tourism seminars,organic farming workshops (cooking, healing herbs, cosmetics, crafts - pottery, forging, carpentry and painting are just a few).
Creative people, like film directors, painters, writers, and musicians enjoy being here. Be at peace and create in nature!
Painting and crafts workshops are led by Arthur Mkhoyan. http://addesign4.wix.com/adisan#!art/ciyl
Mtirala National Park is located in Adjara. Mtirala mountain is located between the Black Sea and the Adjarian mountain range on the watershed of the Chakvistskali and Koraghitskali rivers. These mountains intercept the humid air from the Black Sea and determine Adjara's climate. Generally, Adjara is rich in atmospheric precipitation but Mount Mtirala, with a height of 1381 m, has the highest rainfall (4520 mm) making it the wettest site in all Georgia. This also explains the name Mtirala which means ‘the weeping one’.
Forest vegetation is dominated by chestnut and beech groves, with mixed Colchican forest of linden, alder and hornbeam. The underbrush consists of Pontic rhododendron (Rhododendron ponticum), cherry laurel (Laurocerasus officinalis), Black Sea holly (Ilex colchica), Colchican box tree (Buxus colchica) and several kinds of liana.
Among the threatened, endemic botanical species that are on Georgia’s Red List are
the Teaberry-like arbutus (Epigaea gaultheroides), primrose (Primula megasaefolia) and
Medvedev’s birch (Betula medwedewii).
The humid environment of the Park is heaven to many amphibians. The Caucasian salamander, banded newt, Caucasian toad, common tree frog, long-legged frog and Eurasian marsh frog make their home here. Three species of lizard and several species of snakes, such as grass and dice snake, and Caucasian viper also inhabit the region.
The ornithofauna of the National Park is quite rich in birds of prey. Looking up you may be able to identify some of the many birds of prey. Booted eagle (Hieraaetus pennantus), common buzzard (Buteo buteo), goshawk (Accipiter gentilis), sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus), Eurasian hobby (Falco subbuteo), common kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) hunt here, as well as the nocturnal birds of prey, such as Eurasian eagle owl (Bubo bubo) and common scops owl (Otus scops). Among the other birds hoopoe, wood- pecker, raven, blackbird, and golden oriole breed in the Park.
Don't forget your mountain boots, rain jacket and sleeping bag!
The legendary hospitality of the Caucasus is not a myth. It is a way of life there that is worth plunging into. You are a guest there, and that means that you will be offered the best wine, particularly tasty food and you will be surprised, entertained and welcomed at any hour. Georgia still has natural food, pure mountain water and air. And of course, it is an amazing beautiful land known by its friendly and open people.