Popular Bulgarian Black Sea coast resorts are:
Golden sands, Albena, St. Konstantin and Elena,
Sozopol, Nesebar, Pomorie, Sunny beach, Primorsko.
The sea vacation in Bulgaria is attractive in EU, Russia and other countries in the world because of the
combination of the unique nature, thousands of years of history, Balkan temperament and European quality.
The high season here is from June to September. The affordable prices help everyone to find its place at the
Black sea coast.
The most popular resorts of the north Black sea coast are Golden sands, Albena, and St. Konstantin and Elena.
The main destinations of the south Black sea coast are Sozopol, Nesebar, Pomorie, Sunny beach, Primorsko.
Our standard offer - „Sea vacation in Bulgaria” – is organized stay with arrival by plane or bus including from 3 to
15 days. The main starting points are the large cities in your country.
The considerable diversity is due to the different variants for destination, hotel, transportation and price level.
An example of 7-days stay:
1 day. Arrival to Bulgaria. Accommodation at the hotel chosen. Free time.
2-5 day. Breakfast. Free time. Optional – trip inside Bulgaria, dinner in traditional Bulgarian restaurant, visit of night club.
You may choose destination. In every destination, you may choose among several hotels.
Golden Sands situated in a 1800 ha broad-leaved tree park at 19 km north-east of Varna and 490 km east of Sofia.
It is a Blue flag sea resort famous for the purest sand beaches, the clean warm sea water and the mineral springs
nearby. The air temperature from May to September is 18 - 28°C, and the water temperature is around 18-24°C.
There are more than 100 hotels of different categories and prices in the resort having total capacity of more
than 36 000 beds. Most of them offer all inclusive accommodation.
Thousands of bars, restaurants, fast-food bars, grill- and toast-bars are scattered along the alleys of Golden Sands.
They offer Bulgarian and international cuisine. The resort is famous for its night life, multiple bars and clubs.
Golden Sands provides diverse sea sports options – yachting, surfing, water skiing, jet skiing, balloons rides, water parachuting, etc. Diving centers, volleyball fields, tennis courts, platforms for archery, paintball, horse riding, bowling hall, over 30 tennis courts, volleyball and basketball fields are available here.
Golden Sands is an attractive resort not only for young people, but for families with children.
There are numerous attractions for children – an aqua park with various installations and slides, sports centers,
pony riding, children discos and animation.
The transport between Golden Sands and the city of Varna is well organized. One of the advantages of Golden Sands is being very close to Varna International Airport, that is why flights are available during the whole year and there are regular bus lines from the city.
There are many minibuses and private taxis.
Some hotels in Golden Sands:
„Intercontinental”, 5 stars, 325 rooms and apartments, SPA center, indoor swimming pool, outdoor panorama swimming pool, beauty salon, fitness, restaurants and bars, parking with 300 places.
„Melia Grand Ermitage”, 5 stars, SPA center, indoor swimming pool, outdoor panorama swimming pool, beauty salon, fitness, restaurants and bars.
„Ambasador”, 3 stars, SPA center, indoor swimming pool, outdoor swimming pool.
St. Konstantin and Elena
St. Konstantin and Elena is the oldest sea resort of Bulgaria.
Situated in a fine park with cypresses, lilies and fig trees, it is popular for the unique combination of clear sea,
sandy beaches, mountain fresh air and mineral springs.
The resort offers around 60 comfortable hotels with more than 11 000 beds, villas and holiday houses.
Located only 8 km from the sea capital of Bulgaria - city of Varna – the resort is served by the Varna
International Airport and bus lines of the Varna public transportation.
Some hotels St. Konstantin and Elena:
„HIS Frederick Joliot Curi”, 3 stars
„Marina” (Sunny day), 5 stars
„Azalia”, 3 stars
Albena is one of the most beautiful sea resorts on the Bulgarian seaside.
The resort is the place where the sea meets the sand.
With the sand lines (6-km long beach), the green parks and the crystal sea, Albena offers a pleasure to every
taste and age.
Albena is situated 30 km away from city of Varna. It has about 17 000 beds in more than 40 hotels
(2 to 5 stars), situated at the very beach or at the picturesque hills with exciting views of the sea and
the “Baltata” National Reserve. Hotels are equipped with all modern facilities: cable TV, telephone lines,
restaurants, bars, Internet cafes, medical services, rent-a-car, congress halls, swimming pools, sports services, etc.
Some hotels in Albena:
„Boryana”, 3 stars
„Gergana”, 4 stars
„Laguna Beach”, 4 stars
Sunny Beach is the largest sea resort in Bulgaria. The resort has more than 130 hotels with capacity for more
than 50 000 guests.
Holidays to Sunny Beach are anchored around fun – you’ve got a long, sandy stretch and lively nightlife right on
the doorstep. This purpose-built, modern holiday town has rolled out brand-new restaurants, bars and energetic
nightclubs across its high rise waterfront. It’s got a spotlessly long beach, too.
The wave of the Blue Flag here means it’s a clean, well-kept stretch – all 8 kilometers of it.
The sand is clay colored, and very fine. Shrub-topped dunes separate the beach from the promenade, with a
line of sun loungers on the other side.
Some hotels in Sunny Beach:
„Riagor”, 3+ stars
„Hrizantema”, 4 stars
„MPM Kalina Garden”, 4 stars
Just a 15 minute drive away from Sunny Beach is Nesebar.
The town was founded in II milenium B.C. by Thracians. Later the Greeks create here a settlement called Mesemvria.
The Old town of Nesebar is included in the list of UNESCO for world cultural heritage because of multiple very
well preserved monuments from different historical periods. Here you can see necropol from III century B. C.,
parts of the fortress walls and the gate of Mesemvria from III-IV century, churches from VI and XI-XIV century.
In the Old Town there are 60 preserved homes from Bulgarian Renaissance (XVIII-XIX century) and 40 churches
from different periods.
Some hotels in Nesebar:
„Sol Nesebar Mare Risort and Aquapark”, 4 stars
„Afrodita Beach”, 4 stars
„Rio Grande”, 4 stars
Sozopol is located on a scenic bay along the southern Bulgarian coast, about 35 km south of Burgas – the second
largest city on Bulgarian Black Sea coast.
Sozopol is one of the oldest Bulgarian coastal towns with rich history. It was founded in IV-III millennium B. C.
by Thracians who practiced fishing and sea trade. Later (VI century B. C.) Greek colonists founded here
the city Apolonia Pontica (in the name of the Greek god Apolo). The city became important port and trade center.
Destroyed in I century B. C. by Romans it was rebuilt five centuries later as Sozopolis – the town of the save.
The city is divided into the Old Town and the modern part of the town.
The Old Town mainly offers romantic old houses for accommodation, whereas the modern part of the town is full of
hotels of different categories and prices.
The resort is famous for its night life, campsites and beaches that offer diverse sports activities
such as jet skiing, surfing, beach volleyball, etc.
Some hotels in Sozopol:
„Koral”, 3 stars
„Selena Beach”, 3 stars
„Apolonia Resort”, 4 stars
The resort occupies a rocky peninsula, jutting out 3,5 km into Black Sea. The town was founded in 5th
century BC near a salt lake, the ancient Thracians called it “sacred” because of its healing properties.
In the year 48 BC the place called Anhialo is a basic centre in the eastern sea part of the Thrace district,
second of importance after the town of Adrianopol (Odrin).
In 812 Bulgarian Khan Krum conquered the town from Byzantines.
On 20 August 917 King Simeon The Great defeated the Byzantine army in the field between Anhialo and the
Aheloy River (the Aheloy battle).
The salt Lake Pomorie determines the development of the ancient craft of the population of the town –
production of salt. It is considered that the salt-pans are older than the town.
Pomorie is the only place producing salt in Bulgaria till 1930.
The salt lake is declared as a protected area and humid zone of international importance, as well as dwelling
place of 63 bird species, threatened with extinction. It is a spot for the birds’migration route Via Pontica.
The sea gives an opportunity for the development of another ancient craft –fishing.
The production of wine, rakia and brandy has reached considerable progress nowdays.
Some hotels in Pomorie:
„Grand Hotel Pomorie”, 5 stars
„Festa Pomorie Risort”, 4 stars
„Regata”, 3 stars
Primorsko is a town and seaside resort in southeastern Bulgaria. It is situated on a small peninsula 52 km
south of Bourgas. The rivers Ropotamo and Dyavolska run close to the town, and the Snake Island reserve is
also nearby. Primorsko is a climate resort and a center of the youth tourism. The site is covered with broad-leaved
trees and bushes and is actually a park with a lot of alleys among an old beech forest.
Accommodation in Primorsko is available in hotels of different categories.
Ropotamo - one of the
largest natural reserves of Bulgaria is located close to Primorsko.
The beaches offer volleyball playground, gym, water ski, pedal boats, surfing, boat trips,
scooters and children’s facilities.
Some hotels in Primorsko:
„Primorsko del Sol”, 5 stars
„Forest Beach”, 4 stars
„Apartments Gardenia”, 3 stars