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The most beautiful holiday resorts in Bulgaria

The most beautiful and exotic beaches of the Balkans are located on the territory of Bulgaria – clean, hospitable and inviting for an unforgettable summer vacation! Wide sandy beach, clean sea and great nature. This makes the beaches in Bulgaria a popular holiday destination for tourists from the neighboring countries of Romania and Macedonia, as well as from far-flung countries such as Germany, Austria, Poland, the Czech Republic, and others.

Visit Varna – the maritime capital of Bulgaria!

Varna is the largest city in northern Bulgaria and is located on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. The city’s population is estimated at 336,505, which puts Varna in third place in Bulgaria (after Sofia and Plovdiv). Varna is often referred to as the “capital of the sea” or “summer capital of Bulgaria” and is an important tourist and educational center, as well as a starting point for resorts on the northern Black Sea coast. The city is home to a gold treasure from the Chalcolithic period, which until recently was considered the oldest gold treasure in the world. Nearby are holiday resorts that attract with their beautiful beaches. The town’s restaurants with their delicious cuisine and the beach bars are a real treat for the soul after the long cold months.

Varna is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Bulgaria – vast golden sandy beaches, green freshness, clear sea and a variety of resorts and localities, recreation areas and places of relaxation. Everyone will find their paradise here – families with children, young people looking for fun and nature lovers who prefer a quiet and peaceful holiday. The Black Sea coast of Varna offers numerous opportunities for recreation and entertainment – on the wide, up to 32 km long coastline there are over 22 beaches, some of which have been awarded the “Blue Flag” – a symbol of a clean and ecological environment.

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Albena – Peace and Security

Albena, Bulgarian Black Sea Coast
Extensive beach in Albena, Image: Michael Dechev / shutterstock

Millions of tourists around the world know this name – Albena. The Bulgarian brand, which has become a symbol of high-quality family holidays, is a popular holiday destination. The hotels are lined up like a white chain along the long, fine sandy beach. The shallow and clear sea caresses the beautiful coast, and the nearby nature reserve “Baltata” fills guests with healthy air. Sunny Albena is the most popular holiday village for young and old. This paradisiacal spot on earth, surrounded by forest, sea and beach, is the ideal place for a relaxing family holiday. Albena attracts its guests with cozy hotels and thousands of recreational and sports facilities.

Albena Holiday Village is the perfect place for happy children and relaxed parents, because here the little ones have plenty of space to let off steam to their heart’s content, ride a bike, rollerblade, kick a ball without worrying. The children can let off steam in Albena without hindrance, because Albena’s Green Mission and the parking policy limit car traffic in the complex to a minimum. For an even more memorable holiday for Albena’s youngest guests, the resort also has bungees, trampolines, roller coasters, gondolas, bumper cars and water shock absorbers.

Zlatni Piasaci attracts with its picturesque coast, cozy beaches, clean air

Zlatni Piasaci (Golden Sands) is located 16 km north of the maritime capital Varna in the cool forest of the nature park of the same name, very close to the golden sandy beach. The name of the resort is very meaningful in itself. Legend has it that Black Sea pirates buried a wonderful treasure of gold on the shore of today’s resort. The sea, however, avenged the injustice of the bandits by turning the gold jewels and money into beautiful, fine, golden sand…
Do you want to enjoy a romantic sunrise or sunset on the beach, go fishing or drive as close to the beach as possible? Whether relaxing, swimming or walking, playing with the kite or building sand castles, the most beautiful beaches of Zlatni Piasaci offer something for everyone.

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Sunny Beach – not everything is alcohol in Bulgaria’s largest resort!

Sunny Beach is the largest resort on the Black Sea. With its hotels and apartment complexes located along the coast and hidden in the greenery, Sunny Beach seems like a magical oasis. The resort of Sunny Beach is located on the southern Black Sea coast, about 30 km from the regional center of Burga, 100 km from Varna, the Bulgarian capital on the Black Sea, and 3 km from the ancient city of Nesebar. It is located in a wide, semicircular bay that is open to the east. In the north, the resort is surrounded by the heights of the Stara Planina Mountains, which coexist harmoniously with the sea, and in the south it borders on the picturesque Nessebar. The beach is 8 km long and 30 to 60 meters wide, covered with fine golden sand and natural sand dunes. Many rare plants grow here. The sea is clean, without dangerous fish. The average temperature of the sea water is 20-26 degrees Celsius and the salinity is twice that of the Mediterranean. The sunshine duration between May and October is about 1700 hours. Sunny Beach has been awarded the Blue Flag because it has been proven to offer clean beaches and a clean sea, as well as fresh air from the nearby mountains. In recent years, Sunny Beach has established itself as a destination for alcohol and youth tourism – but there is something for everyone! Try it out!

Shabla – lots of unspoiled nature and tranquility!

Shabla, Bulgaria
You will find peace and relaxation in Shabla, Image: naskopi / shutterstock

Shabla is a small town in northeastern Bulgaria that, with its beautiful, unspoiled nature, is a popular place for tourists who love peace and quiet. Guest houses, campsites, villas and small family hotels are fully occupied in the summer season. The locals are distinguished by their hospitality, and for tourists there is an unfathomable magic of the north that attracts them every year to the vicinity of Shabla, Tyulennovo, Krapets, Durankulak and other beautiful places.