Azerbaijan gaining global recognition for high quality healthcare and advanced wellness programs

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Whether you are a patient researching the ideal destination for your next health and wellness visit, or a facilitator seeking to provide the best guidance to your clients, you should consider Azerbaijan as your wellness destination.
First, the country is currently one of the top tourism destinations, with millions visiting each year to experience the country’s untouched

nature, unspoiled beaches, rich history, vibrant diverse culture and the delicious cuisine.
Additionally, the fresh mountain air, pure water, organic fruits of the Azerbaijani regions and beach recreation on the Caspian Sea Shore are already known among many tourists. The oil producer Azerbaijan also offers unique medical institutions that treats with Naftalan “white oil” renowned for its curative properties.
Nafthalan oil is a viscous liquid of brown-gold color with a specific odor. Famous for treating diseases of the musculoskeletal system, skin, gynecological, urological diseases, known to relieve inflammation, reduce pain, improve blood circulation and boost metabolic processes in the body.  Naftalan’s uniqueness and high efficiency has been confirmed by more than 1,600 scientific papers and monographs with over 100 years of the study and application of its therapeutic properties.

Apart from that, Azerbaijan began operating resorts which specialized in the Naftalan Treatment since 1926, Patients from all over were treated in these resorts, and during the era Azerbaijan’s Nafthalan City was a favorite spot for the elite. The only one in the world “Museum of crutches” is found in this city. 
Today, Nafthalan has become an integral part of Azerbaijan's cultural heritage and is facing a new stage of revival. Several health resorts apply the latest methods of treatment like deresined naftalan, naftalanovaja factions and hydrocarbons in combination with heat and ultraviolet radiation.  Health facilities (both private and trade unions) have a whole range of treatments which are selected and appointed by the individual after a detailed examination. The therapeutic process includes taking Naftalan baths, sunbathing and other different physiotherapeutic procedures. 

These facilities include: The Naftalan Garabag Hotel and Spa Resort just 4 hours’ drive from Baku City, providing treatment in maximum comfort, while giving modern functional diagnostics, clinical diagnostic and operates biochemical laboratories.  The Shahdag SPA Resort One of the biggest spa just three hours from Baku City is located in the picturesque and calm place in the mountains. The Shahdag Spa Resort is found inside the Shahdag Mountain Resort and is designed for relaxation, renewal and rejuvenation treatments that include detox treatments. The Galaalti Resort – Just one and half hours from Baku is equipped with unique equipment that offers various improving and all-strengthening programs to promote improvement of a condition and increase of life expectancy. And offering both Domestic balneology and physiotherapy combined with Gastroenterology, anti-stress, urology, gynecology and cosmetology. The Duzdag Resort Houses the most qualified, experienced and friendly staff who makes every effort to help you achieve your main goal of being a healthier person and accepts visitors from all countries all year round.
Each of these centers is a standing alone medical complex with all conditions for proper treatment of patients. The Sanatoriums have baths departments, physiotherapy, diagnostic and other departments. And each resort works on an “all inclusive” system offering not only treatment but also relaxation in favorable environment with comfortable rooms, cozy restaurants and bars with a wide selection of food and drinks, indoor pools, bath and spa complexes and centers with leisure activities and entertainment.

Getting to Azerbaijan from the GCC region is very easy. It takes approximately 3 hours to reach Baku with direct flights from Dubai by Azerbaijan Airlines AZAL and Fly Dubai. The Visa procurement is a hassle-free activity, as nationals from UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Japan, China, South Korea, Malaysia and Singapore can get their visas on arrival in the Azerbaijan. Other nationalities can apply for Visas online in advance of travel, and get them stamped on arrival at the airport.
Azerbaijan is known in particular for its stunning natural beauty, sublime beaches, and World Heritage sites. Visitors may indulge in many other activities when visiting the country for medical treatment. 

Atlantis Holidays The representative office of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan in GCC will be more than happy to provide you more Information. We are located along Airport Road next to Skynet at Atlantis Holidays Building. Contact us on: +971 4 282 9119 ext. 603 Email:  or Visit


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