16 Sep 2019
After England's monumental last 12 months which saw them finish third in the inaugural UEFA Nations League and reach the semi finals of the FIFA World Cup, Gareth Southgate's side turn their attention to Bulgaria looking to extend their excellent run of 12 consecutive European Championship qualifier wins. Bulgaria have never beaten England, with the only two matches between the sides this century ending with a 7-0 aggregate defeat for Bulgaria in the Euro 2012 qualifying campaign.
This Saturday Bulgaria will be looking to end their disastrous record against a formidable England and we've put together our list of some of the
28 Aug 2019
For some, a summer holiday means one thing only: a beautiful beach lapped with warm water under a clear blue sky. And why not - it's not too much to hope that your longed-for break is a hot and sunny one.
While many celebs of the Mediterranean are go-to beach destinations, the Balkans is increasingly popular with those after a slightly different type of seaside escape, where your Sterling will stretch that much further and the weather is simply delightful in summer*.
Did you know that Bulgaria has a bustling beach scene that’s well-equipped, maturing fast and a real hit throughout summer?
While the capital,
08 Apr 2019
According to the latest Post Office Worldwide Holiday Costs Barometer, Sunny Beach, Bulgaria has taken the top spot for the first time with a clear margin of victory over its two closest rivals, Japan and the Algarve.
Its reputation for value made 2017 a good year for Bulgaria and the Bulgarian lev’s appearance in the Post Office’s Fastest Growing Currencies chart was evidence of increased consumer demand. At £37.92 for eight tourist items including a meal for two, drinks, suncream and insect repellent, Sunny Beach can expect to attract more bargain-hunters in the year ahead.
Andrew Brown of Post Office Travel Money
05 Apr 2019
Over the last few years the 5* Melia Grand Hermitage has become a great choice of hotel for family holidays. The hotel's fantastic children's program starts by welcoming the kids with two unique Kids Clubs.
The first is the Outdoor Kids Club, located in the serene park of the hotel with a wonderful playground. The second is the Indoor Kids Club, brand new and well furnished, decorated with some of the children's favourite characters including Winnie the Pooh, Batman & Spiderman. Next to the outdoor pool there is a newly decorated and colourful children's pool.
In order to make the children's stay even more
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
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
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
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
21 Feb 2019
If you're thinking of heading off to Sunny Beach, Bulgaria for the first time this summer or perhaps you've been before and are looking to try a new hotel? We've taken our expert knowledge and over 50 years of experience in providing quality holidays to the resort of Sunny Beach to offer you 4 new Sunny Beach hotels we think you may want to try out and will prove popular in 2019.
Best Western Plus Premium Inn ✩✩✩✩
Situated in the heart of Sunny Beach resort, a pleasant couple of minutes walk takes you to the magnificent sandy beach. The aqua park, casino and outdoor gym available within the