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Golf Holidays in Bulgaria

Bulgaria may not immediately spring to mind as leading golf resort destination, but rest assured this nation is making the mark on the fairways of European golf. Indeed the IAGTO - the International Association of Golf Tour Operators has voted Bulgaria as the 'Undiscovered Golf Destination of the Year 2012' - quite an accolade to have, but when you read on and discover the quality that exists on the many golf courses of Bulgaria you will understand why.
 

Bulgaria Golfing Experience

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Thracian Cliffs Golf & Beach Resort
Cape Kaliakra (Golf), Bulgaria
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Lighthouse Golf and Spa Hotel 5*
Cape Kaliakra (Golf), Bulgaria
 

Golf Resort Guide

A golfing holiday requires far more careful planning than a traditional holiday and understanding golfers needs is extremely important. We make every effort to put the right golfer on the right holiday, in the right hotel and on the right courses. We offer honest unbiased views and have holidays to suit all tastes, from large group's to single travellers, mixed or all ladies or men and all at the very best prices.

• Convenient choice of regional UK departures
• Flexible durations from 2-14 nights
• Low package deposit
• Group Discounts
• Golf club carriage

We have been offering holidays to Bulgaria for 50 years and by harnessing this knowledge we can offer our clients the perfect golfing experience.

Golfing in Bulgaria

Over many years tourism in Bulgaria has concentrated on its superb summer beach or winter ski programmes and does not have a long golf history, but the speed in which the sport has developed in recent years has destined the country to become a favourite golf destination for tourists from all over the world.

Today, with investment in state of the art facilities, the game of golf is now firmly on Bulgaria tourist map. One major factor that has contributed to its rise in popularity is the stunning natural surroundings within which the courses have been developed.

The golf resorts in Cape Kaliakra, North Eastern Bulgaria are built along the Black Sea Coast where white sandy beaches and cliff tops dominate the coastline. Add to this natural beauty, high quality golf facilities, warm coastal climate, superb quality accommodation and courses designed by legendary golfers including Ian Woosnam and Gary Player, you really do have a hidden gem of a golfing destination.

For a different challenge there are also two golf resorts in South Western Bulgaria one close to Bulgaria's capital city, Sofia and the other near the pretty mountain town of Bansko situated close to the Rila, Pirin and Rhodope mountains.

Bulgaria is just a 3-4 hours flight from the UK and benefits from being a non-Euro destination ensuring that your money stretches that little bit further. With numerous excursions, nightlife, water sports and places of interest in the local area we hope that you will enjoy teeing off in Bulgaria this summer.

Thracian Cliffs Golf & Beach Resort

A jewel in Gary Player's portfolio this Signature Golf Course dominates the resort, hugging the cliff tops for 4.5km of rugged terrain above the sea. Sea views are in abundance and there is stunning view from every hole. The course will really challenge the golfer in difficulty and length but its modern design and several sets of tees will make this great experience available to all levels of golfers. More arrow

• Course designed by Gary Player
• Par 72
• 18 holes
• 6452m

Lighthouse Golf and Spa Hotel

Lighthouse Golf Course is designed by the famous ex-Ryder Cup Captain, Ian Woosnam. The championship golf course is of a 'links' design. Contributing to the stunning scenery are the outstanding natural landscapes around which Ian Woosnam has created a brilliant selection of holes. The golf course offers an exciting challenge to both professional players and amateurs alike. More arrow

• Course designed by Ian Woosnam
• Par 71
• 18 holes
• 6100m

Things to Do

On any golfing holiday we are aware that your golf during the day forms just a part of your overall enjoyment. The beach holiday resorts of Golden Sands, St. Konstantin and Albena are approx. 40km away and can easily be accessed by taxi. Below we detail some of the key attractions within a range of your golfing resort.

• Sightseeing in Varna (Bulgaria's third largest city)
• Cape Kaliakra Fortress
• Queen Maria's Castle in Balchik
• King Boris Castle in Evksinograd
• Shabla Lake National Reserve
• Vineyards & Wine Tasting Tours
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Quick Facts
Capital
Sofia
Language
Bulgarian
Time Zone
GMT +2
Arrival airports
Bourgas, Varna
Flying Time
3hrs - 4hrs
Golfing Resorts
1

Currency
Currency
Bulgarian Lev (BGN)
Typical cost of
Lunch Pizza - £3
Local Beer - under £1
Three Course Meal - £10

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