Six Sochi beaches proved to be worthy of the Blue Flag. International experts confirmed their high status after verification. In 2018, the international award Blue Flag was awarded to six beaches in Sochi. These are Primorsky-1, Barkhatnye sezony, the beach of the Chaika tourist base, the beach of the Rosa Khutor Resort, of the Radisson Paradise Hotel, the Torez Beach. This means that the water in these coastal areas meets high quality standards and is suitable for safe swimming.