11 Jul 2024
Nessebar – The Perfect Choice
The enchanting town of Nessebar is a perfect choice for a holiday this summer. It has everything you could want from a holiday; wonderful weather, glorious beaches, a historic old town, quality hotels and there’s plenty to do when the sun goes down too. There is lots written about this beautiful town overlooking the Black Sea, mostly by us! We would like to tell you why Nessebar is such a great choice for a holiday and how it has something for most holidaymakers, here goes…. Wonderful Weather and Beaches As Nessebar is in Bulgaria, a country which borders Greece and Turkey, the weather here is fabulous! The mercury hovers around
11 Jul 2024
Keeping the Kids Happy on a Budget
When you’re on holiday with children keeping them entertained is vital, especially as you don’t have access to things like games consoles. So, it’s time to go old school!   If you grew up pre 2000 and something then you spent a fair chunk of your childhood bored! You know what we are talking about here, you were dragged to your parents friends who didn’t have any children themselves, or pets, or even an outside space so you were faced with hours of sitting in their house listening to adults talking about 70s, 80s or 90s things. Kids these days don’t know they’re born do they?!   So you’ve got to keep you’re
15 Jun 2024
Bulgaria on a Budget
We all like a bargain don’t we? And this definitely applies to booking a holiday, after all it is one of the major purchases we make each year. As we have been offering great value holidays for 58 years we like to think we know something about the subject and so we’d like to give you some tips about holidaying on a bargain, so here they are…   When to go There are times during the summer when prices are lower, like June or September. Demand in these months is lower than other times and there’s not so many people in the resorts so if you can, book your holiday for travel in these months, you’ll find the price you pay will
05 Jun 2024
June and Early July are a Great Time to Go on Holiday
June and July is a great time to take a break from the daily grind and book a holiday to re charge. There are lots of reasons why now (June 2024) is a great time to book a holiday, here are a few of ours…  Low Prices   During June and early July we have some unbeatable deals on our package holidays to Bulgaria with prices starting from around £249! So that’s the main reason, because these prices are the lowest of the summer season! Add to that the very low prices in Bulgaria (this year you can still buy a large beer for about £1!) and you can see what great value a holiday in Bulgaria with Balkan Holidays is.  Beautiful
05 May 2024
10 Great Activities in Sunny Beach
Sunny Beach has something for everyone. A hotel to suit any need or budget, a restaurant to suit any taste and as for entertainment, well you name it and you can do it in and around Sunny Beach! Here we have chosen 10 different things to do that we think you’ll enjoy while on holiday in this bustling resort… A day on the beach When on holiday in Sunny Beach you just have to spend some time on the beach! It stretches for miles around the bay, from St Vlas to Nessebar. You can relax on the beautiful sand, take a dip in the cool waters of the Black Sea and then enjoy a cold and refreshing drink or a bit to eat in the numerous
01 May 2024
Our Tips for the Best Things to do in Nessebar
We’ve written numerous blogs about Nessebar, and why not, it is most definitely the jewel in Bulgaria’s Black Sea crown. It is a city with a history dating back thousands of years so there’s plenty to see. It’s not all history though as there’s plenty of modern attractions too, so read on for our tips of the best things to see and do in Nessebar… Wonder through the old town. If you do one thing on this list, please make sure it’s this one! Nessebar is a UNESCO Heritage Site for a very good reason. This is because it has thousands of years of history that can be witnessed as you wander through the cobbled streets. While
24 Apr 2024
Bansko Voted ‘Bulgaria’s Best Ski Resort’ in the 2023 World Ski Awards
BANSKO has been voted ‘Bulgaria’s Best Ski Resort’ in the Prestigious 2023 World Ski Awards.   The World Ski Awards are voted for by a combination of ski professionals, tour operators, ski journalists and the general public. Over 4 million votes were cast making the World Ski Awards the ski industry’s leading awards.   Bansko have won this award every year since 2013, only the Austrian resort of Kitzbuhel, Val Thorens in France and Deer Valley in the USA can say the same.   ‘We are happy to win this Oscar of ski tourism for the eleventh time in a row, because it
19 Mar 2024
Great news, the fantastic ski resort of Pamporovo is back on sale.
Pamporovo is a fantastic ski resort. It is set high in the Rhodope Mountains among magnificent pine forests at a height of 1,620 metres, it has 38 km of marked ski runs, including the a new 7km long run and 25 kilometers of cross country tracks. There is another new feature, lift passes will give you access to the Mechi Chal ski zone at Chepelare resort with a free shuttle bus service to take you between the two. Chepelare is just 10kms from Pamporovo and it has the longest ski run in Bulgaria. Pamporovo itself is perfect for beginner and intermediate skiers. It has a wide choice of nursery slopes plus there are plenty of easy and
19 Mar 2024
‘Cracking’ Easter Sale Save up to an ‘Eggstra’ £100 off Summer 2024 Bookings
Here at Balkan Holidays we are well known for offering great value holidays. We lower our prices as much as possible plus we offer Early Booking, Online and Loyalty Discounts. And we do like a sale! So, here is news of our latest sale with even more savings! To celebrate Easter, we’re offering discounts of up to £100 per booking off all of our Summer 2024 Holidays. This represents ‘eggscellent’ value for money! Below are details of how you can save up to £100 together with the discount codes. All you have to do is book your holiday by Monday 2nd April, so don’t delay, BOOK today! Summer 2024 Holidays to Bulgaria Summer 2024
16 Feb 2024
Wet & Wild Fun in Bulgaria
Our Guide to Aqua Parks & Hotels with Waterslides in Bulgaria… Bulgaria enjoys such glorious sunny weather a day of fun at an aqua park is a must! Well, we are pleased to say that Bulgaria has plenty of Aqua Parks to choose from. There’s one in Sunny Beach, Nessebar and Albena and many hotels have their own aqua park or waterslides. Here is our guide to aqua parks in Bulgaria... (Aqua Parks) Sunny Beach - Action Aqua Park Action Aqua Park is attached to Hotel Aqua Nevis and anyone can use it. It’s a great day out as it has all types of slides. For thrill seekers there’s the Kamikaze, turbulence or the twister, perhaps go
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