Galaalti is located 1,000 meters above the sea level at the foothills of the Gre­at Caucasus Mountains. Galaalti, which opened in 1976, is one of the largest and most famous resorts in Azerbaijan. The mountain and sea air mix in this area, and there is no humidity here. It is surrounded by forests from all sides.

Treatment at the sanatorium is provided with natural waters extracted from the village of Galaalti. This medicinal water is called Naftsu, that’s to say oil water. Naftsu has a strong smell and taste. The composition and quality of Galaalti wa­ter is compared to water at the Ukraini­an resort of Truskavets and Karlovi Vari in the Czech Republic.

Galaalti has a urological sanatorium called Chiraggala. This water treats ma­inly kidney problems and is regarded as good for those who suffer from meta­bolism problems, gastrointestinal and gall bladder diseases.