The best resorts in Bulgaria
For a summer beach holiday Bulgaria is a win-win. It is very popular, so you should think about early booking now. Every year, more than 4.5 million tourists visit this country during the high season. This direction is especially popular among families with small children, because in the resorts of Bulgaria there is a warm sea, a gentle coast, and warm golden sand.
The country enjoys no less demand among young people who are hungry for rave entertainment, as well as for excursion lovers and gastronomic tourists. Affectionate climate, rich culture, a wide choice of hotels, delicious food and hospitality of the locals – all this magnetically attracts vacationers. We have collected popular Bulgarian resorts for a dream vacation!
One of the cleanest resorts in the country, whose beaches are marked with the Blue Flag. It is a town 35 km from Burgas airport and 10 km from the town of Nessebar. Sveti Vlas is famous for its healing climate and picturesque landscapes – all thanks to its surrounding mountains, at the foot of which it is located.
This is the perfect place for a quiet and relaxing family vacation. There is no stormy party life, typical of Golden Sands or Sunny Beach. The sea is warm and almost without waves, the beaches are wide sandy. There are 3 of them, and the total length is 1.5 km. But since the influx of tourists here is relatively small, there is enough room for everyone.
Sveti Vlas does not offer such a huge choice of entertainment as the major tourist centers of Bulgaria, but there is always the opportunity to have a good time:
– Walk along the central street Tsar Simeon, at the same time having made shopping in the shops of local merchants
– Enjoy sea views on Mack Street
– View the Temple of Athanasius the Great
– Go to musical performances and theatrical performances in the amphitheater
– Go to the ancient town of Nessebar and the modern resort center of Sunny Beach, located nearby
And if you come to this resort in mid-July, there is a chance to look at the regatta, which is held here every year.
The largest resort in eastern Bulgaria is 36 km from Bourgas airport and bordering the ancient city of Nessebar, a UNESCO heritage site. The coast of Sunny Beach stretches for 10 km and consists of a wide strip of sandy beaches that are awarded the Blue Flag environmental certificate. Parallel to them is the promenade street, walking along which, vacationers enjoy the sea breeze, seasoned with a light pine aroma. After all, not far from the city is a forest park.
The resort has more than 200 hotels of various categories: here you can find both budget options from 2 * and luxury 5 * all-inclusive systems. And Sunny Beach never sleeps and offers its guests a huge range of entertainment:
– Golf clubs
– Sports grounds (tennis, volleyball, water sports)
– Horseback riding
– Cafes and restaurants
– Night clubs and discos
– Fashion shows, concerts, days of symphonic music
Also nearby is the old town of Nessebar, whose authentic architecture fascinates and falls in love with the first walk. You can get there by public transport or by renting a car.
“Business card” of Bulgaria, won fame thanks to the “brand” sand of excellent quality. Fine-grained, with a spectacular golden sheen, it is considered one of the main advantages of the resort. But the list of advantages does not end there. After all, Golden Sands is an ecologically clean area far from industry, surrounded by a natural leafy park, which is called the “green sea”, with healing springs and health centers.
At this resort, every vacationer will find something of their own. Those who go for a paradise beach holiday, do not make mistakes in choosing – there is a huge choice of places for relaxation and the coast. Also, many come for health purposes – there are many mud baths and balneological sanatoriums on Golden Sands. Finally, this is a favorite place for young people – there are many bars, cafes and nightclubs.
Popular entertainment at the resort:
– Excursion to the rocky monastery Aladja, located nearby (you can even walk)
– Walk through the national park – in the shade of the trees you can relax from the summer heat
– Water activities
– Exploring local cuisine – you should pay attention to the soups of Shkembe Chorba and Tarator, Shopsky Salad, Gyuvech meat dishes, Kyufte and rural-style cuts, and take Banitsa for dessert.
In Bulgaria, there are many other resorts worthy of attention: Balchik, Elenite, Pomorie, Obzor, Sozopol, Ravda and others.