02 May 2018
Established in 1958, the resort of Sunny Beach is situated approximately 42km north of Bourgas & 430km east of the capital city of Sofia. The resort's spectacular 8km long beach has been awarded the prestigious International Blue Flag award, which guarantees that tourists are provided with ecologically clean beaches, water and air to compliment more than 1700 sunny hours from May to October. The soft golden sand of Sunny Beach forms dunes along the beachfront, considered to be a unique natural phenomenon.
The resort has over 100 hotels and more than 130 catering establishments ensuring there is something for every type of guest that
17 Jan 2017
These are just a taster of what you can do in Sunny Beach with kids. If you’re looking for a great value holiday destination with cuisine that caters to the British taste, Western European conveniences at cheaper Eastern European pricing, plenty of sunshine and beaches, then Sunny Beach is the resort for you. Over 1 million holidaymakers visit each year, so there must be something to it...
1. Sunny Beach Aquapark
The Action Aquapark boasts an impressive number of flumes, slides and crazy rivers sure to make your day at the park one to remember. Tickets to the park are pre-bookable locally with the Balkan Holidays
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.
21 Jul 2016
10 Best Sunny Beach Restaurants
21 July 2016
According to the popular travel website TripAdvisor, the restaurants featured below have been selected as their choice as the 10 best Sunny Beach restaurants to eat at based on customer reviews and feedback. Nine of these ten restaurants have also been awarded TripAdvisor’s prestigious “Certificate of Excellence” which is awarded to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travellers.
As one of the UK’s most trusted travel portals, TripAdvisor has rightly propelled these fantastic Sunny Beach restaurants to the forefront of many
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
A is for Albena - An All Inclusive Resort on the Northern Black Sea Coast.
B is for Bourgas - The main Airport for Balkan Holidays Beach Summer Flights. Serves the Summer Beach Resorts of Elenite, Sunny Beach, Nessebur, Pomorie, Sozopol and Duni.
C is for Croatian Riviera - Discover the beautiful Adriatic Coastline from either one of our resorts or on a Boat or Coach Tour.
D is for Dubrovnik - The pearl of the Adriatic. Discover the old town and enjoy a walk on the ancient city walls
E is for Elenite - An All Inclusive Resort, situated in the Southern Region of the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. and close to the biggest
17 May 2016
The resort of Albena, Bulgaria were delighted to announce the recent opening of the very first beach library in the European Union and only the third of its kind in the world. Located near the Hotel Kaliopa, the new beach library boasts 140 shelves with over 2500 books available in more than 10 languages.
The library is completely free for guests to enjoy and the titles available have been carefully selected for all tastes including world classics, thrillers, mysteries, romantic readings and memoirs. An extra special treat for foreign tourists is a collection of stories by Jordan Yovkov entitled "Albena", published in six
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
11 May 2016
Bulgaria has a great history that goes back 100's of centuries and much of the past remains today for your eyes to witness...
Here you have many places that will inspire and interest you including the spirit of Baba Vanga. She is Bulgaria's beloved mystical prophet who has saved many lives due to her ability in identifying the exact causes of illness and lived in the tiny mountainous village Rupite in southern Bulgaria. While there you can go and visit the house where she lived which offers outstanding views of the local mountains.
Visiting this area would probably be best during late summer (Sep-Oct) as the sunshine is not as
11 May 2016
In the latest issue of the Travel Weekly Perfect Places magazine, Bulgaria has been chosen at the 4th best value for money in the world.
Travel agents have long been recommending Bulgaria to their clients for its excellent value summer and winter holidays.
In addition to Bulgaria's rich choice of beach and ski holiday options, its capital city of Sofia has firmly placed itself on the map in recent years as a short break destination that offers incredible value for money, helping stretch your pound even further.
Travel Norwich Airport representative Sarah Billington said "Being a non-euro destination, Bulgaria offers