Distance from Baku 157 km
Population 164,5 thsd person
How to get to Auto transportation: buses Baku –Khachmaz, Baku – Nabran, – 3 hours
By train: Baku – Yalama – 5 hours, Baku – Moscow (up to Yalama).
Khachmaz district located in the north-west of the country covers the most part of Samur –Davachi lowlands and in the north borders the Russian Federation. Besides Khachmaz city the district includes Khudat city, Yalama settlement, Nabran tourist area and some dozens of villages.
More than 60 monuments of history and culture are preserved in the district.
Khachmaz has a rich flora and fauna. 20 800 hectares of land area are covered by forests, 8 rivers run there and there are 3 artificial lakes. The climate is temperate, there are thermal and mineral springs. The flora of the area is represented by medical plants, such as rose, loach, St. John’s – wort, willow, lemon balm etc.
Guests will be glad to see the animal world of this area: it is a home to wild boars, raccoons and in foothills a running through the deer can be seen. There are good opportunities for hunting and fishing in this area. The Gulaln reserve is located here. The most popular recreational area in the country – Nabran is located here at no doubt.
Here in a beautiful place, where forests are adjacent to the sandy beaches the tourist infrastructure is highly developed: many hotels, hostels, guest houses are built. Conditions in there are different – from luxury hotels and cozy cottages for small number of visitors to the tent camps.
Nabran resorts are climatic resorts in Azerbaijan. The local sea water, hot sand and sunbathing are considered extremely useful for recreation and treatment of many diseases.
Nabran is always crowded in pick season because thousands of tourists from all over the country and from abroad come here to take a break from working days. There are relict forests here with many ancient beeches and elms.
Among the most popular tourist centers are Atlant, Palma, Malibu, Sahil, Lotos, Green Ville, etc. The most popular entertainments for holidaymakers are water parks, swimming pools, riding on scooters, “bananas”, paintball, soccer, beach volleyball, tennis, badminton, etc. Many restaurants offering delicious national and European cuisine are functioning on the coast. Bars and discos are working until dawn.
Staying at one of the hotels in Nabran you can easily make trips and excursions to nearby towns and surrounding districts: to go to Khachmaz with its shady parks and cozy tea houses, explore the ancient fortress in Khudat city, to go to the sauna with healing thermal waters in Khudat or to pay a visit to the Olympic complex in Gusar. It is worth to look at “Iron Gates” of Derbent fortress and places of stay of ancient man.
Tourists love to visit the Nabran. This area is well known worldwide. Everyone wants to enjoy the sun lying on a sandy beach and in the evening to taste a kebab sturgeon. And go back home remembering local forests and clean air in order to come back here again.