05 Apr 2019
Bulgaria's popular Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach has been crowned the cheapest summer holiday destination for the fourth time, according to new research carried out by Post Office Travel Money. Famous for its clean sea water and golden Blue Flag awarded 8km stretch of beach, Sunny Beach has been attracting holidaymakers from the UK for over half a century as they seek a great value beach resort offering all the necessities for a memorable summer break. In the latest Family Holiday Costs Barometer, which is released annually, the value for money resort of Sunny Beach beat 13 other popular destinations that were surveyed when it
05 Apr 2019
New for the summer 2016 season, the 4* Hotel Laguna Park is now offering a new water attraction for it's guests. The newly built "Aqua Club Laguna" water park is located on the current Main pool area and consists of three pools and the following new water facilities: - One Kid's pool (333 m2; depth – 40 sm) with a Pirate ship that includes four slides, two water guns, water mushroom, six water rings and a dolphin shower. - An Attraction pool for adults (135m2; depth – 1.20m), with 3 slides:       - Blackhole & Rafting Slide (height – 10.60m, length –
05 Apr 2019
The Bulgarian resort of Bansko, usually in the news as Eastern Europe's best ski resort, can now add a new summer achievement to its history as the home of Europe's longest inflatable water slide. At a length of 350 meters, the slide has been built at Bandreshka meadow. Similar such slides built for entertainment purposes can only be found in the US, New Zealand and Australia. In addition to the new water slide, which has already proved a huge hit with tourists to the area, visitors can also enjoy the new mini golf, football, inflatable castles, swings and play areas for the younger children. Ulen director Ivan Obreikov said
05 Apr 2019
With the pound continuing to fall against the euro, the cost of a skiing holiday in popular French, Swiss and Austrian resorts has drastically increased with unfavourable exchange rates meaning holidaymakers could pay up to 26% more than last season. In this year’s Ski Resort Report, compiled by Post Office Travel Money, the relative costs of ski passes, equipment hire, lessons and refreshment on the slopes was compared across a range of skiing resorts, finding that Val d’Isère was the most expensive French ski destination. The survey found that the cost of a holiday at Austrian ski resorts including Kitzbühel
05 Apr 2019
Bansko Ski Holidays offer a unique combination for holidays to a modern winter sports resort and a living town, offering an affordable holiday alternative to the Alps at a fraction of the price. Skiers and Snowboarders of all abilities are well catered for as Bansko has over 70 kilometres of marked pistes, which are easily accessed by a fantastic network of lifts. As the day draws to a close, the apres-ski is centred around the local 'Mehanas', a friendly taverna type restaurant serving traditional Bulgarian cuisine and drinks, often with roaring log fires and live entertainment. Recently voted by Post Office Travel Money as the
05 Apr 2019
Once again Bansko has outdone itself by winning the Best Ski Resort in Bulgaria award for the 4th time in a row with a record vote. The director of the World Ski Awards Zion Rapson said "Bansko can be proud that it won in the year with the most recorded votes in the 4 year history of the competition” A huge 1,6 million online votes over 16 weeks saw consumers determined the winners of the four main categories, “Best resort “, “Best Hotel”, “Best Boutique Hotel ” and “Best Chalet” from among the nominations from 25 countries over 5 continents. The Bronze trophy, which looks like
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
05 Apr 2019
In the 2017 Post Office Travel Money Holiday Costs Barometer, Sunny Beach offers the best value for money in Europe. They compared the price of ten items you normally buy on holiday including an evening meal for, suncream and a cup of coffee in resorts across Europe and of course Sunny Beach was the best value, with second place £20 or 56% higher! The other resorts just couldn't match the exceptional value Bulgaria offers, such as an evening meal for two people costing under £20! This is the fourth year in a row that Sunny Beach has won this award and it confirms that Bulgaria offers the best value for money holidays in
05 Apr 2019
We are delighted to announce that our summer 2019 programme is now on sale, the earliest we have ever been on sale for the next summer season! Initially there will be a selected number of our best selling hotels in Bulgaria available, however, it won’t be long until all our great value holidays to Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovenia and Montenegro will be on sale.    Despite the weakness of the pound we have held prices on hundreds of holidays for summer 2019. This, together with Sunny Beach coming top of the recent Post Office survey for the cheapest holiday resort confirms that Balkan Holidays offers the best overall value
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;     *
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