20 Sep 2018
Could this be THE best ski resort to visit this winter?
Ski holidays to Borovets offer great value for money and are a short transfer of just 1.5hours from Sofia airport. The Bulgarian ski resort of Borovets is surrounded by the highest mountains in the Balkans, the Musala (meaning "near God" or "place for prayer") and sits at an altitude of 1320m.   Balkan Holidays offer a range of hotels & apartments within Borovets to suit all budgets including the popular hotels 4* Rila & Rila Studios, 4* Samokov and the 3 & 4* Iglika Palace. These hotels are not only popular for their excellent services and facilities but are also
08 Sep 2018
Bulgaria Winter Ski Weekends With Balkan Holidays
Surely sometimes you've just wanted to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and get away for a holiday but end up finding you simply don't have the time available for an entire week off? On many of these occassions we will just give up the thought of getting away and leave it for another time, but that doesn't need to be the case any more with Balkan Holidays offering a range of Winter ski weekends to Bulgaria - ideal for those who only have 3 or 4 days to escape. With the widest choice of accommodation available in Bansko and Borovets to suit everyone, and with flights available departing every Thursday, Friday or
13 Sep 2017
Borovets Bike Park
 Ever wondered what to do in a mountain ski resort during the summer? Here is an idea: our Lakes & Mountains Holidays to Borovets offer a wide range of outdoor activities at the mountain resort, for example an exciting day at the Borovets Bike Park. The Bike Park covers more than 20km of marked mountain trails with different levels of difficulty, suitable for beginners and experts. Click for a larger view of the map.  The park has a 2400m long downhill trail, and a 14km long family track, the latter takes about 2 hours to complete. And how to get up to the hill with your bike? There is a special equipment on the
30 Dec 2016
The birth of Borovets dates back to 1896, when the Bulgarian King Ferdinand commenced the construction of a hunting lodge in the Rila Mountains called "Royal Bistrica". After its completion it quickly became a favourite spot for summer recreation of the royal family.     The royal family's example was soon followed by many entrepreneurs, bankers and wealthy families from the capital city of Sofia, who also built villas in the surrounding area. Little by little, this part of Rila became a regular summer getaway destination for many and in 1928, the number of villas has grown to a staggering 74. The
10 May 2016
Borovets Holidays with Balkan
A lovely client of ours left a great review about their recent trip ski trip to Borovets with Balkan Holidays. "I just want to email a picture of my recent skiing holiday in Borovets. We had a great time, and the reps were so welcoming. There was 11 of us and the resort didn't disappoint in skiing, apres-ski and nightlife. We had great conditions with snow the first 3 days and then blue sky on one day which is when the photo was taken. This is me on my snowboard carving down the Markudjik slopes." - Alex Hargreaves, enjoying a ski trip to Borovets from 22nd to 29th January 2011.  Ski Holidays to Bansko Ski
10 May 2016
Great Late Season Ski Holiday Conditions
As the 2010/11 Winter draws to a close, our clients this week have been enjoying excellent snow conditions. All runs in Borovets and Bansko are open and boast fantastic piste conditions. Our Representatives in Borovets have reported that clients have enjoyed the late season skiing and the Apres Ski has been very enjoyable and lively this week. You can still book Ski Holidays for the last few weeks of the season, and Balkan Holidays has some great late season deals to Bansko. For Borovets and Pamporovo we have early booking offers and an online discount Late Deals to Bansko Holidays to Borovets Holidays to
26 Sep 2014
Borovets To Host Men’s 2014 Alpine Ski European Cup
On the 15th & 16th of February 2014, Borovets will welcome the world's best alpine skiers to the resort to take part in the men's slalom and giant slalom races. This event takes on an extra significance this winter as it is the last training session for the skiers before the start of the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Besides this major sporting event which again places Borovets on the world map of international competitions, Borovets is also gearing up for the upcoming winter tourist season. Borosport, operator of the Borovets ski runs, are continuing their large-scale investment program amounting to almost 40m Euro with
07 Sep 2014
Bulgaria & Slovenia Represented at the World Ski Awards 2013
ABOUT THE WORLD SKI AWARDS: The World Ski Awards are the first of its kind to acknowledge, celebrate and reward the best brands in the ski hospitality industry. The World Ski Awards are part of World Travel Awards, which is currently celebrating its 20th anniversary as "the Oscars of the travel industry". The World Ski Awards focus on the leading 20 ski destinations who are shaping the future of this progressive industry. Whilst acknowledging and rewarding excellence across ski resorts and the ski hospitality sector, the World Ski Awards will ultimately strive to improve the ski tourist customer experience and energize both
14 Aug 2013
From the 23rd - 25th August, the unlikely combination of summer sunshine and snowboarding will be brought to life at the Borovets Street Festival 2013. Burton Bulgaria in conjuction with the hotels of Borovets will provide a unique opportunity for all keen skiers and snowboarders to ride. A specially covered jump will be used to host a demonstration of the ski and snowboard technology in summer conditions. The ramp will also host a summer ride competition. The competitors will be divided in three categories – snowboard up to 16 years old, snowboard over 16 years old and ski with the winners picking up some fantastic
29 May 2012
Borovets starts improvement works after record season
Thanks to the ample snowfall and perfectly maintained slopes, Bulgarian ski resort Borovets has had a successful and record long winter season: lucky skier had the chance to use the slopes by early May. The real hard work just starts now for Borosport, the company that runs the resort: they plan to invest a further 40 million euros in renovation and improvement of skiing infrastructure. Snow cannons on the central slope just outside the Rila Hotel will be developed and new ones installed. The new attraction, Borosport Snow Park will be improved further for a third year in a row with new elements and features for beginners. The
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