Invest in Holiday Villas Offshore for Profit and Pleasure

Why invest in a holiday villa in Bakuriani, Georgia?

  • Diversification of Investment: Investing in property outside of South Africa allows for portfolio diversification, reducing country-specific economic and political risks.
  • Leverage the economic stability and growth potential of Georgia.
  • Capitalise on the real estate growth of a popular destination.
  • Enjoy personal use of the property in a picturesque mountain setting, with year-round activities
  • Potential for rental income.
  • Benefit from earnings in a strong currency and potential tax efficiencies.

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Bakuriani, aka the Stellenbosch of Georgia, is renowned for being one of the most popular tourist destinations in Eastern Europe.

In recent years, Bakuriani has experienced significant growth, transforming from a quiet mountain hideaway into a bustling resort town that attracts visitors from around the globe. This development has been accompanied by enhancements in infrastructure, increased accessibility, and the expansion of local amenities and attractions. It cemented its status as a premier destination for both winter sports enthusiasts and those seeking a peaceful retreat amidst nature.

Perfectly situated in a serene spot that offers panoramic views of the snow-capped mountains around Bakuriani, Villa Mtashi allows guests to immerse themselves in the beauty of nature while being conveniently close to the main attractions and ski slopes. These villas were constructed by Stradix Properties in 2013 and is owned and managed by South Africans. Visit Villa Mtashi for photos, 3d views and videos of the villas.

Each villa is designed with South Africans in mind, blending modern amenities with a spaciousness that traditionally is not found in European accommodations. Well-trained staff offer personalised services, from arranging ski passes to hosting Georgian culinary nights.

Arial view of villas and interior

A Brilliant Buy-to-Let Investment for South Africans

For South Africans looking to expand their investment horison, Bakuriani, and particularly Villa Mtashi, presents a lucrative opportunity in the real estate buy-to-let market. Investing in a villa here is not just about owning a piece of Georgian paradise, it’s a strategic move with all the benefits an offshore investment can offer and more.

Growing Tourism Market

The significant influx of tourists over the past few years has fueled a rapid expansion of new hotels and significant infrastructure enhancements.

Permanent host to FIS Winter Sports World Cup

A key aspect of Bakuriani’s expansion has been its preparation to host international winter sports competitions. These efforts have not only involved the enhancement of sports facilities but also the development of the necessary hospitality and logistical infrastructure to accommodate athletes, officials, and spectators. Hosting such events has elevated Bakuriani’s profile on the international stage, drawing attention to its world-class ski slopes and facilities, similar to ski resorts in France, Switzerland, the United States and Canada.

Bakuriani have actually been appointed as a permanent host to the FIS (International Ski and Snowboard Federation), hosting Winter Sports World Cup stages annually.

Favorable Investment Climate

Georgia’s welcoming investment climate, characterised by ease of doing business, low taxes, and property rights protection, makes it an attractive option for foreign investors.

Good Rental Yields

With its year-round appeal, a villa in Bakuriani can generate attractive rental yields, especially during the peak winter and summer seasons, offering a solid return on investment.

Lifestyle Benefits

Owning a villa in Bakuriani not only makes financial sense but also provides a holiday home in one of the most beautiful parts of the world, offering a perfect escape for you and your family.

Strong Rand to USD/Lari Exchange Rate

The favorable exchange rate from the South African Rand to the Georgian Lari or USD further enhances the appeal of investing in Georgia, making high-quality properties like Villa Mtashi accessible to South African investors.


Located in the Borjomi district of Georgia

  • Natural Beauty: Bakuriani is situated on the northern slope of the Trialeti Range, at an altitude of about 1,700 meters (about 5,576 feet) above sea level. This positioning gives it stunning natural landscapes, rich with lush forests and scenic mountains, making it an attractive destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.
  • Thermal Mineral Waters: The area around Bakuriani is also known for its thermal and mineral waters, drawing visitors interested in health and wellness tourism. These natural resources have been used for therapeutic purposes for centuries.
  • Family-Friendly: An interesting fact is that one of the most comments we get is that Bakuriani special allure is the fact that it is extremely family friendly in contrast to other ski destinations. With facilities and activities tailored to families with children, Bakuriani offers a range of recreational activities beyond skiing, such as tobogganing, horse riding, and hiking, making it an ideal destination for family holidays.
  • Cultural Experiences: Visitors to Bakuriani can also enjoy the rich cultural heritage of Georgia. Nearby attractions include the Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park and the town of Borjomi, famous for its mineral water. Such locations offer a glimpse into the traditions, history, and gastronomy of the region.

Bakuriani, nestled in the heart of Georgia, is a charming winter wonderland that attracts visitors from all over the world. This is why!

Bakuriani is a snowy paradise surrounded by lush coniferous forests. In winter, the landscape transforms into a magical wonder, with snow-covered Christmas trees and a fairytale-like ambiance.

The resort is located in the Samtskhe-Javakheti Region, at an elevation of 1700 meters above sea level. It’s just 30 km away from Borjomi, famous for its mineral waters.

Bakuriani is renowned as the most family-friendly ski resort in Georgia and across Europe.

Family Resort in a Fairy tale Forest

Skiing & Winter Sports

Professional athletes and recreational skiers alike visit Bakuriani. The resort features several ski lifts, including ‘Kokhta’ and ‘Didveli,’. The slopes are suited for various skill levels, with training slopes and lessons readily available.

Beginners can practice on the “twenty-five” slope. After an exhilarating day on the slopes, cozy cafes and restaurants await, providing a perfect place to unwind.

Bakuriani offers more than just skiing. Visitors can enjoy snowboarding, horse riding, and snowmobiles.

Families with kids will love the central park, where ice-skating and other fun activities await. Evenings are magical by the fireplace, sipping Georgian wine and sharing stories with friends and family.


Winter (December to February)

Best Time for a ski and snow adventure The season usually starts in December and lasts until mid March. Despite the occasional accommodation challenges and queues for skiing, guests are drawn to the enchanting snowy landscape. Whether you’re a seasoned skier or simply seeking a winter wonderland, Bakuriani promises an unforgettable experience, not forgetting night skiing and après-ski family time. Winter activities in Bakuriani

Spring (March to May):

Best time for quiet and rest As the snow begins to melt, the landscape transforms, offering a different kind of beauty. This can be a good time to enjoy the outdoors with fewer tourists around. Spring is also when the thermal waters can be particularly appealing, as the weather begins to warm up.

Summer (June to August)

Best time to Escape to cooler temperatures The warmest months of the year are great for exploring the lush green mountains and enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking, horse riding, and biking. The town’s elevation keeps the temperature pleasant, making it a nice escape from the heat in other regions.

Autumn (Sep to Nov)

Best time for enjoying nature This season is known for the forests turning vibrant shades of yellow, red, and orange. It’s a quieter season before the winter sports begin, suitable for those who prefer a more peaceful visit with the opportunity to enjoy the natural scenery.

Special things to do: Horseback, Berry Picking, Hiking, Kukushka Train, etc.

Ready to step into a new world, financially and in real life?

For more of a virtual journey, you can explore the articles and websites below: 🌨️❄️

Links: Villa Mtashi

Google maps – Villa Mtashi Bakuriani

Tripadvisor – Things to do in Bakuriani

Tripadvisor – Villa Mtashi

Itinari (Anano Chikhradze) – Bakuriani – Georgia’s most popular winter destination

Bing – Bakuriani Georgia popular destination

Bing – Bakuriani Georgia popular destination

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