Batumi in Airbnb’s top 19 destinations to visit in 2019

  • Georgia’s Black Sea resort city of Batumi. Photo: Airbnb., 6 Dec 2018 - 18:05, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia’s Black Sea resort city of Batumi is one of Airbnb’s top 19 trending destinations for 2019 as it is one of the most searched cities on the online marketplace connecting travellers with local hosts.

This second-largest city of Georgia has become increasingly popular amongst locals and travelers particularly due to the cost and year-round moderate climate. With a population of 160,000, this Black Sea resort and port city has a lively promenade for nightime revelry and an old town district to take you back in time, along with beaches and ski resorts to take part in. And with an extensive train connection between the capital of Tbilisi and Batumi, you can travel from one to the other in around four hours for just under $10”, read the article on Airbnb.

Besides Batumi Airbnb’s list also includes Kaikoura (New Zealand), Xiamen (China), Puebla (Mexico), Normandy (France), Great Smoky Mountains (US), Buenos Aires Province (Argentina), Accra (Ghana), Mozambique, Outer Hebrides (Scotland), Wakayama Prefecture (Japan), Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley (US), Santa Catarina State (Brazil), Winnipeg  (Canada), Pondicherry (India), Uzbekistan, Calabria (Italy), Andalusia (Spain) and Taiwan.