About sanatorium
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“Gunashli” neurology sanatorium


In Azerbaijan, holiday season lasts all the year round. Azerbaijan possesses rich and, in some respects, unique recreational resources. The remarkable nature of mountainous and foothill areas, treasured balneological resources, curative muds, amazing beauty of mountain lakes, waterfalls and sandy beaches of the Caspian Sea, vineyards and fig gardens of Absheron as well as abundance of sunshine create favorable conditions for a year-round recreation and therapeutic treatment.

“Gunashli” neurology sanatorium is situated just 35 km away from Baku (capital of Azerbaijan), in an exurban village called Mardakan, which, in its turn, lies on the coast of Absheron peninsula.

Everyone heard of the golden sands of Varna, beaches of Sochi, Crimean air and bright sun of Anapa at least once. But these vital natural properties are all found in Mardakan, one of the best resorts of the Absheron peninsula. Golden quartz sand, the highest number of sunny days in a year, caressing warmth of Caspian waves and UV rays-rich sun are the distinctive features of the mentioned Absheron resort.

Early information on medicinal properties of Mardakan’s climate and natural sources date back to hoary antiquity. People have been travelling here for a cure for over 100 years. Even the air, abundant with various salts and bromine and iodine ions, possesses certain vital properties. But what about seawater? Remarkably, in Mardakan water temperature for May reaches solid 19oC, rising up to 27oC in August and remaining around 18,5oC by October (!). Surrounded by gardens and parks, this resort town attracts people from all over the country. Thousands of people have improved their health, recuperated and gained some vital energy by taking a therapeutic programme in Mardakan.

The combination of therapeutic and climatic factors makes Mardakan an ideal resort for people suffering from neurological diseases. That is why “Gunashli”, a sanatorium located in a wonderful village of Mardakan, has become that popular.

Upon arrival, patients are carefully examined by experienced doctors. In 18 days, they are subject to constant and close medical supervision. Moreover, cozy residential buildings memorable for the application of national architectural elements alongside with contemporary ones, as well as a tennis court and large park are perfectly organized to meet the needs and wants of visitors.

General ambiance dominating in the sanatorium can be merely described as a homely, cozy and soothing one. Withal, patients undergo a range of recreational activities. Here, everything carries a single mission, which is to shield people from parlous irritants and ensure an effective treatment.

From doctors’ point of view, comfortable furniture, vividly colored carpets, wide hallways and corridors – in short, aesthetics and harmony also have some healing effects on human beings.

Balneary clinic of the sanatoriums possesses a variety of therapeutic showers and baths, an inhalatorium, clinical diagnostic and biochemical laboratories, as well as services of functional diagnostics, physiotherapy, and massage. The sanatorium also offers natural iodine-bromine baths and naftalan oil/paraffin/natural mud therapies.

Sea baths and sleeping in the open air are considered as the most efficacious methods employed to strengthen the nervous system.

Sun, sea, sand, and air can heal almost all diseases. According to the patients visiting the sanatorium, you can experience some dramatic changes right after the first week of treatment, which involve but are not limited to decreased fatigue and insomnia, sense of vigor and betterment.

A cozy canteen offering aesthetically decorated dishes pertaining to both national (Azeri) and European cuisines is always at your disposal.