8 best resorts in Bulgaria

Review of the best according to the editors. About the selection criteria. The the material is subjective, is not advertising and is not serves as a guide to the purchase. Before purchase is needed consultation with a specialist.

Bulgaria – country cultural color and national diversity. Far from the first year she pleases tourists around the world with the wealth and charm of nature, the hot sun, the cool of the Black Sea, and of course the uniqueness and diversity of cultural traditions. To rest in this wonderful Balkan country turned out to be truly unforgettable, It is important to choose the right resort. About the best of them you find out in our rating.

The best holiday resorts in Bulgaria

Nomination a place resort user rating
The best holiday resorts in Bulgaria 1 Golden Sands 5.0
2 sunny Beach 4.9
3 Kranevo 4.8
4 Dunes 4.8
5 Sozopol 4.7
The best resorts in Bulgaria for families with children 1 Albena 4.9
2 Saint Vlas (Sveti Vlas) 4.8
3 Ahtopol 4.7

Golden Sands

Rating: 5.0

Golden Sands

The resort was “opened” by tourists more than 50 years ago, but only in the end of the 80s finally sunk into the souls of the country’s guests when it happened its significant expansion. Considered one of the best marine resorts in Bulgaria due to the diversity and quality of the hotel base, a variety of bars, restaurants, the number of events held. Well, and, of course, thanks to the famous coast stretching for 4 km with velvet golden sand. The resort area is reserved, as it is part of a natural park.

Beaches: the beach, as already noted, one – the length about 4 km. Everywhere – fine sand. The coast is marked in Blue flag for cleanliness and amenities.

Climate: the summer is hot, the sea breeze makes it softer. Average July temperature – +30 C0. Rains are rare here – the number of sunny days reaches 300 per year. Sea temperature in season – about +24 C0.

Rest period: from May to September.

Sightseeing: mineral springs (sulfuric), monastery Aladzha in the rocks (XIV century), chapel of St. John the Baptist.

Attractions: excellent conditions for surfing, water ski, sailing. There are many tennis courts, bowling, you can go horse riding. There is a water park, various cafes, restaurants, including themed ones. Lovers active nightlife will appreciate the variety of nightclubs, discos and casino.

To suit: for active, family, youth recreation.

sunny Beach

Rating: 4.9

Sunny Beach

The resort is a leader in variety and quantity of entertaining, and also nightlife.

Beaches: exclusively sandy, not very wide (about 40 m). The length of the beach strip is 10 km. Those wishing to actively relax are available equipment for relaxing on the water: catamarans, water skiing, possible hang-gliding flight, you can take a trip on a yacht.

Climate: the city stands on the shore of the bay – the sea is rarely here restless. Temperature in the summer + 24 + 30 С0, temperature water +26 C0. The beach is the holder of the Blue Flag.

Rest period: from May to September.

Sightseeing: Nearby is an ancient city Nessebar – will appeal to lovers of antiquity and authentic atmosphere.

Attractions: tennis courts, gyms, there is a horse field and mini golf courses. Many wellness centers. At the resort concentrated a lot of nightclubs, bars, attractions.

To suit: for youth, outdoor activities.

Kranevo

Rating: 4.8

Kranevo

This resort in Bulgaria is primarily associated with children’s camps, an abundance of small private villas and houses, unusually low prices. It is located in a picturesque area, surrounded by lush vegetation.

Beaches: the main beach of the resort has a length of 6 km and stretches all the way to another famous resort – Albena, turning into her coastal zone. The Kranevo coast is exceptionally sandy, the entrance to shallow water. Near the resort is a nudist beach.

Climate: the sea is rarely troubled here. Air temperature in summer + 26 + 30 С0, water – about +26 C0.

Rest period: from May to September.

Sightseeing: Ruins of the Roman Citadel of Katritsa, 3 km from resort area on a remote cape is a lone lighthouse.

Attractions: tennis courts, football fields. It works a lot wellness centers. For lovers of active nightlife There are several night clubs. There are many good restaurants, cafes, pubs.

To suit: for a family, secluded vacation.

Dunes

Rating: 4.8

Dunes

A respectable resort in Bulgaria with a predominance of club hotels. It is considered quite young, but very promising. Dunes – part nature reserve with rare fauna and vegetation. By the way, all hotels in the village operate on an all-inclusive (AI) power system – a rarity for Bulgaria.

Beach: 5 km long beach (100 m wide) with perfect velvet the sand. The coast is the holder of the Blue Flag. The entrance to the water is gentle, the bottom of the sea is sand. Away from the main beach area there is a couple wild beaches with more “riotous” waves.

Climate: the local air can be called truly healing and all due to the fact that the Dunes are surrounded by pine vegetation. The climate is temperate. The air temperature in summer is +26 C0.

Rest period: from May to September.

Attractions: There are many outside the resort natural memos. For example, a jungle-like nature reserve (“Ropotamo”). A couple more protected areas (located near the campsite “Pearl”).

Attractions: numerous restaurants, night clubs, horseback riding walks, tennis, minigolf, active recreation on the water is possible (surfing, yachting). The local amphitheater often hosts evening shows with live music.

To suit: for family, status vacation.

Sozopol

Rating: 4.7

Sozopol

The resort is like a magnet attracting creative bohemia: This city has long inspired artists and poets. Along with Nessebar is considered the most beautiful city in the country. The resort will have to lovers of historical architecture and unusual creative atmosphere. Its old part is an architectural reserve, protected UNESCO. The city cannot be called big and noisy: it’s nice and comfortable.

Beaches: 2 main beaches with luxurious golden sand, similar to quartz. Both are awarded the Blue Flag.

Climate: moderately humid, close to continental. Summer – roast (+ 26 + 32 С0), rains – rarity, water temperature warms up to +28 C0.

Rest period: from May to September.

Attractions: Old churches deserve attention near the city there are several authentic villages. IN the outskirts of Sozopol flows the mouth of the Ropotamo River – natural reserve. 2 km from the city – St. John’s Island (under water a stone forest is located).

Entertainment: Art Festival held in September (photo exhibitions, do theatrical performances, you can see unique films), there are bars and discos.

Suitable for: family, relaxing, cultural recreation.

The best resorts in Bulgaria for families with children

Albena

Rating: 4.9

Albena

The resort can hardly be called the center of nightlife – it is suitable for An idyllic vacation with children of absolutely any age. Albena – Bulgaria’s youngest resort and one of the most fashionable. Is an exclusively tourist.

Beaches: 5 km sandy beach, convenient entry to the water, bottom – sand.

Climate: The climate is clearly divided into seasons. In summer there is no heat (about +26 С0), the sea warms up to +22 С0.

Rest period: from June to early September.

Sightseeing: Museum of History, Icon Gallery, neighboring Balchik – the residence of the Queen of Romania with luxurious botanical gardens.

Attractions: water park “Aquapolis” – one of the most beautiful in Eastern Europe. Active recreation is available on the beaches: water skiing, surfing, diving. There are restaurants and cafes for every taste. For children here open amusement park, shooting gallery, go-karting, school skateboard, there is a disco, a hall with video games, etc. It’s difficult to get healthier in the balneological center – the largest in the country. there is night clubs, sports competitions (tennis, bridge), beauty contests, car shows, etc.

Saint Vlas (Sveti Vlas)

Rating: 4.8

St. Vlas

The small young resort of Bulgaria is located 2 km from Sunny Beach. The resort area is still being actively built up. This is the favorite resting place of wealthy Bulgarians. The resort is different special microclimate due to proximity to the green foot the largest Bulgarian mountain system: the purest mountain air here and iodine-saturated breeze.

Beaches: 3 compact beaches with clean sand (length – 1.5 km). Awarded for the cleanliness and arrangement of the Blue Flag. Free of charge.

Climate: very mild, summer air temperature is about +27 С0. Sea water temperature +24 С0.

Rest period: from May to September.

Sightseeing: Athanasius the Great Temple (1865). Can make a trip to the nearby ancient city Nessebar

Attractions: many restaurants with sea views, central street with vegetable stalls and shops. On stage open amphitheater of the city often conduct shows, do theater staging. The port holds motorcycle parades, fashion shows, etc.

Ahtopol

Rating: 4.7

Ahtopol

The warmest and most sun-kissed quiet sea resort, bordered by Turkey. It has a great climate, low prices. and few tourists. The town of amazing beauty pleases the purest water in the sea, a cozy atmosphere and warmth. It is an ideal place for “lazy” family vacation.

Beaches: a clean 2 km beach with the finest golden the sand. The entrance to the water is gentle. There is a nudist beach in the city.

Climate: mild, without rain, due to the proximity of a mountain range, air warms up not very much. The maximum temperature in summer +28 С0. The average water temperature in the season +24 С0.

Rest period: from June to early September.

Sightseeing: Anchor Museum, Ascension Church. Can visit the attractions located near the resort, – an ancient castle in Sozopol, a nature reserve with an exotic flora (“Ropotamo”), the Strandzha park (the largest in Bulgaria). By the way, Istanbul is within easy reach, so you can visit immediately 2 country.

Entertainment: restaurants, there are several discos. Insofar as the town is very quiet and small, tourist infrastructure not very developed.


Attention! This rating is subjective, is not advertising and does not serve as a guide to the purchase. Before the purchase consultation with a specialist is necessary.

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