As Bulgaria's most popular holiday resort, summer holidays to Bulgaria don't get any more exciting than Sunny Beach. This vast resort has everything you could possibly need, while being bathed in sunshine for most of the year. With 8 kilometres of Blue Flag sandy beach, sparkling azure waters, and proximity to a large amount of historic Bulgaria, it's no wonder sun worshippers and culture seekers alike choose Sunny Beach as their ideal holiday resort.
Over recent years, the resort has gone from unknown to undisputed, with facilities for families, couples, groups and single travellers, plus throw in a good handful of renown Bulgarian hospitality, the resort has gone from unknown to undisputed and has been growing steadily over the last 10 years. Only a 40 minute transfer from Bourgas airport, means that your holiday can start almost as soon as you land, and you can start your much deserved rest and recuperation immediately.
If you're feeling a bit adventurous during the day, you can try your hand at one of the many water sports on offer. From calm relaxing pedaloes and swashbuckling fun on the resident Pirate Ship to jet ski's, windsurfing, para-sailing, hand gliding and much more. Or maybe you prefer to soak up the sun on the Blue Flag beach, and watch the world go by from one of the beach front bars while enjoying some local delicacies? If you walk along the main resort road, you will find many different shops and boutiques to whet your shopping appetite, in these shops you can find everything from local handicrafts to designer boutiques and quirky market stalls.
If that isn't enough to fill your days, then how about visiting one of the two water parks in Sunny Beach! These water parks are ideal for everyone, even the biggest of kids. With lazy rivers to float down and relax to massive water slides that make you scream all the way down, these are truly not to be missed so save a day for a visit!
If water parks, slides and rides aren't your idea of a fun day out, Sunny Beach is only a short ride away from the UNESCO Heritage Town of Nessebar, often referred to as the "Pearl of the Black Sea", this culturally rich town is perfect for those who love to explore the diverse and enriching history of the country they're visiting. At one point, this stunning town was said to have the highest number of Churches per capita in Bulgaria! A staggering 40 churches still remain fully intact in the town, perfect if you love to take pictures of the amazing sites and views!
When the sun goes down, Sunny Beach comes alive, take a stroll down the main strip of the resort in the evening and you will find over 130 different restaurants, ranging from traditional Bulgarian cuisine to French, Italian, and even a good fish & chip bar! Add to this numerous bars, live music venues and pubs, there really is just as much to do at night as there is in the day!
The whole resort lights up, and there is a definite hum of happy holiday makers and people enjoying themselves to be found. Parts of Sunny Beach can become very lively at night, so, if you are travelling with small children or want a relaxing evening, try one of the local tavernas or beach front venues for a more relaxed, welcoming environment, fantastic food and a good laugh with the local people! Or maybe head to Khan's Tent, where you can indulge in a delicious four-course meal before being entertained with fantastic live music, and entertainment to rival the West End, these shows always sell out fast, so be sure to ask your representative in resort about booking this fabulous evening as soon as possible!
Sunny Beach isn't just any old resort, it is THE resort of Summer 2016.