05 Apr 2019
Sunny Beach, Bulgaria has once again been crowned the best value family holiday destination according to the latest Family Holiday Report published on the 19th July 2013. Of the 12 European destinations surveyed by Post Office Travel Money, the popular Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach ranked number one overall by offering the cheapest kids’ beach items, drinks and family meal prices. Consisting of 12 various family holiday items, the prices for the survey were provided as typical costs in resort areas popular with UK holidaymakers by national and regional tourist offices, Bulgaria (provided by Balkan Holidays) and the UK (researched
05 Apr 2019
Brilliant news, you can now ski 2 resorts for the price of 1 with your Pamporovo lift pass. For the first time ever the resorts of Pamporovo and Chepelare are offering customers to Pamporovo the unique opportunity to enjoy the slopes of Chepelare with their Pamporovo lift pass. Customers can also enjoy the free shuttle service running between the resorts to get you there and back with minimal fuss. The resort of Pamporovo has a unique claim to fame, this bright, modern ski resort high in the Rhodope mountains is the sunniest mountain resort in Europe. Pamporovo boasts on average no less than 270 sunny days a year and in the winter
04 Apr 2019
We present to you our top 10 Interesting facts about Bulgaria. 1. Here is an interesting fact about Bulgaria, that not many people know: the famous Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg has a Bulgarian origin and he is named after his Bulgarian grandfather - Marko. His grandfather emigrated from Bulgaria in 1940. 2. Bulgarians express approval by shaking their heads rather than nodding. Say what?? 3. The Bulgarian national football team finished fourth in the 1994 World Cup. Their best footballer, Hristo Stoichkov, finished the tournament as a top scorer, netting six goals in seven games. Later that year, he also went
20 Mar 2019
The International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) named Bulgaria as the 2012 Undiscovered Golf Destination of the Year. The Undiscovered Golf Destination of the Year is voted for by the International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA), incorporating 159 of the worlds leading golf travel journalists in 33 countries. Tasked with identifying an undiscovered gem among the worlds golf destinations, members assess each nomination against the following criteria:     * Qualities that make it an interesting golf destination;     * Attractiveness of the region and courses;     *
23 Nov 2018
For the sixth consecutive year the Eastern European resorts of Bansko, Bulgaria and Kranjska Gora, Slovenia have emerged as the cheapest ski destinations in the world, offering consumers the best value for their money this winter. This welcoming news was announced in the recent Post Office Ski Resort Report which compiles data from leading ski resorts around the world to put together a comprehensive report detailing which destinations provide the best choice available to clients. With the pound currently enjoying a better exchange rate against other European currencies and the US dollar, the report found Bansko over £80 cheaper
13 Jan 2017
Scheduled boat trips to the Island of St Anastasia off the coast of Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Bourgas will begin in May 2014, with trips five times a day, Bourgas Municipality have confirmed. Return tickets will cost 9 leva (£4) and 6 leva (£2.50) for students and senior citizens, while children under seven and people with disabilities will be able to travel free. St Anastasia Island is approximately 6.5km south-east of Bourgas, between Cape St Anastasia and Cape Atia. Composed of volcanic rock, the Island is just 0.01 sq km and offers a small guest house and accommodation for those who wish to stay the night.
18 May 2016
The Deputy Minister of Economy in charge of Tourism, Branimir Botev says Bulgaria ranks fourth in Europe by the rate of development of winter tourism. Speaking at a meeting with the international media present at the World Travel Market exhibition in London last week Botev said "During the past winter, the country has been visited by over 1 million tourists, which is an increase of 8.2%. Hopes are for this positive trend to continue during the 2013-2014 season". He also added that the 2013 summer season was also successful in Bulgaria with the country being visited by 3.5m tourists between June - August 2013, an increase of 5.4% from 2012.
17 May 2016
As we all know, keeping an eye on your budget is especially important at the present time. That is why at Balkan Holidays, we can help you plan your Summer Holiday this year and ensure that most of your costs are taken care of before you travel. We have a range of All Inclusive properties in Bulgaria that will suit everyone's pocket and taste. From 2 Star All Inclusive right through to our Premium Selection of All Inclusive hotels that includes the SOL Nessebur Palace and the Marina Palace in Duni. For those on a tighter budget we have a selection of 3 and 4 star All Inclusive Holidays in Sunny Beach and the Elenite All Inclusive
17 May 2016
Balkan Holidays Summer Hotels. All Balkan Holidays Hotels, Globus, Fenix and Pomorie are ideally located in the Summer Holiday Resort of Sunny Beach in Bulgaria. Balkan Holidays have over 46 years experience of providing summer holidays on the British Holiday Market to Bulgaria, we aim to satisfy all the needs of the British Holiday Maker to Sunny Beach, Bulgaria. The Hotels Globus, Fenix and Pomorie are Exclusive on the British Holiday Market to customers of Balkan Holidays and are not available through any other Summer Holiday Operator. Hotel Globus The Hotel Globus is a well established landmark in the centre of the holiday
16 May 2016
Balkan Holidays has its very own British Run Childrens Club based in Hotel Fenix in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria. Join our Childrens Representatives, Michelle and Christine for a fun filled programme of activities. The childrens club is open to all Balkan Holidays clients who are travelling with us. The club is conveniently located in Hotel Fenix and offers a full programme of fun and adventure for the children. Some of the activities that take place are Garden Games, T-Shirt Painting, Movie Nights, Pirates Cruise and talent shows. These are just a few of the activities that take place. There will be plenty of fantastic new games and toys to
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