15 Jun 2025
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 2025
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
08 May 2025
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
10 Apr 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
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
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
09 Feb 2024
Turkish Delight in Northern Cyprus
When we decided to add a new summer destination we had to think very carefully. We didn’t want to offer somewhere that millions of people visit every year. We wanted to offer somewhere new and different and as soon as we looked at Northern Cyprus our mind was made up, this beautiful part of this Mediterranean island has over 30 unspoilt sandy beaches lapped by the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean, towns and cities crammed full of ancient history and of course those hot summers where the sun shines 340 days a year! Cyprus is split into two separate countries, the southern part is Greek and Northern Cyprus is the Turkish part.
01 Feb 2024
Luxury Holidays in Bulgaria
As the true specialist tour operator to Bulgaria, we are the first to say that whatever your budget we have a holiday for you. With that in mind let’s have a look at the luxury end of things in Bulgaria and ask the question, what luxury holidays does Bulgaria offer? Well, we sent a crack team to check out a selection of luxury hotels along the Black Sea coast…(it’s a difficult job, but hey, someone has to do it!). This is what they came back with… First, let’s define luxury. Of course one person’s idea of luxury isn’t the same as someone else’s, but generally we would say a luxury hotel would be an high grade 4 Star or
26 Jan 2024
Get a Taste of Bulgarian Food
We know that All Inclusive Hotels are very popular these days but there is still something special about a day spent on the beach and then going back to your hotel for a shower and then hitting the town for a lovely dinner as the sun sets. This is what helps make holidays special… So, if you are Booking Self Catering or Bed and Breakfast then this blog is for you! There’s a wide choice of restaurants in the resorts we offer. Big restaurants on the beach, restaurants on the main street, small restaurants tucked away in a side street …all of them serving food from all over the world. So, which one do you choose? Well, it’s said
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