24 Feb 2022
Planning on visiting Bulgaria for a family holiday soon? Make a splash this summer at Bulgaria's best water parks around Sunny Beach! You’re in for endless spills and thrills at Sunny Beach’s water parks. Days fly when you’re whooshing down water slides and swimming in wave pools. Between the two water parks in and near Sunny Beach, you’ve got hours of wet and wild fun in store. Action Aquapark Spreading across nearly nine acres of lush tropical gardens, Action Aquapark features more than 30 water attractions. Here at Bulgaria’s first water park, the slides will have you screaming as you whizz and
21 Jan 2022
What is there to do in Bulgaria’s ski resorts when the skiing stops? What is the apres ski scene like? Well if you really want to you can go night skiing in Borovets and Bansko, but come one, have a day off, or should that be a night off! So if you can tear yourself away from the ski runs you’ll find that at night in Bulgaria’s ski resorts is when the fun really starts!  Let’s start with dinner at a local restaurant, or a mehana (meaning tavern) as they call them in Bansko. Bulgarian food is delicious, especially in the numerous restaurants you’ll find in our three featured resorts. All food is sourced
26 Nov 2021
Sunny Beach is the most popular resort on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast and among the most popular hotels with Balkan Holidays customers are hotels Globus, Fenix and Pomorie, they are good hotels in great locations plus they are exceptional value for money, the perfect combination. Then there’s hotels such as the Melia Sunny Beach and the Laguna Park, both high quality four star all-inclusive hotels, the type of hotels so popular with holidaymakers these days.  However, there are plenty of other hotels to choose from, what is right for one person isn’t necessarily right for another person but there are plenty of
16 Jul 2021
Six of the best things to do in Bulgaria Bulgaria’s mix of wild nature and culture is an irresistible one. Come in winter for exhilarating ski holidays in its three mountain ranges, and let Black Sea resorts entice you in the summer. There’s a wide range of things to do in Bulgaria, but these are a good place to start. Visit Sofia Bulgaria’s capital dates back to Roman times, and you can see this in the excavated Serdica ruins. Jump forward to the 6th century to find St Sophia Church, which gave the city its name. It’s just next door to the magnificent neo-Byzantine Aleksandar Nevski Cathedral, a riot of
16 Jul 2021
4 Amazing Things To Do In Sunny Beach Big, beautiful and buzzing – Sunny Beach curves around Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast for eight blissful kilometres. With a huge range of water sports, restaurants, nightclubs and excursions, you never run out of things to do in Sunny Beach. Sunny Beach is consistently one of the best value holiday destinations in the world in the Post Office Holiday Costs Report Hit the beach Sunny Beach’s sheltered Blue Flag sands are the star of Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast – and the biggest. Families love the soft golden sands, where you can join volleyball games or go
04 Jun 2021
Top 5 Things to See & Do in Sunny Beach Aquaparks, Balkan Holidays, Bulgaria, Cruise, excursions, History, Nessebar, summer holidays, Sunny Beach Your ideal holiday to Sunny Beach may simply be a perfect combination of sunbathing on the soft, golden 8km stretch of beach and swimming in the clean, warm water of the Black Sea however if you are looking for something different to get more out of your Sunny Beach holiday experience than look no further as we have put together a list of the top 5 things to see and do when in Sunny Beach. 1. Day Trip to Nessebar Neighbouring Sunny Beach, the resort of Nessebar offers a completely
16 Apr 2021
There’s more to Bulgaria than just unbeatable value for families this summer. As the leading specialist to Bulgaria with over 55 years of experience, here's our list of 8 reasons why we think families will love our resorts this summer. 1. Unbeatable Value In January 2020, Sunny Beach, Bulgaria was crowned the world’s best value holiday resort by the Post Office. This is the third year running that Sunny Beach has won. For Mum and Dad, a pint of beer costs less than £1; for the kids, a pizza for lunch is £3. 2. Water Parks Galore The coast in Bulgaria is full of Water Parks, and a day here suits
25 Feb 2020
The Rila Monastery is the most revered holy site in Bulgaria, stirring up huge enthusiasm and devotion amongst locals. Everyone who visits is captivated by its beauty, making it an absolute must see for those on holiday in the country. The approach to the Eastern Orthodox edifice is nothing special. It’s hidden away in a narrow and forested valley in the Rila Mountains, just over 100km from the resort of Borovets. Enter the courtyard however, and be prepared to be overwhelmed by ancient charm. This is Bulgaria’s largest and best known monastery. It was founded in AD 927 by Ivan Rilski, the leader of a monastic colony of
17 Feb 2020
Is it because Bulgaria is so famous for its long sandy beaches and ski peaks, that many don’t realise how green a country it is? Feedback received by Balkan Holidays reps often includes surprise at how lush and vibrant guests find towns and resorts. One top attraction is the Sea Garden in Bourgas. However, when flights for the coast come into Bourgas, guests are whisked off to Sunny Beach, Nessebar or Aheloy or other popular resorts. So a good day trip is to take the local bus the one-hour journey back to Bourgas to see the Sea Garden. (About 6 Leva, available from our southern coast resorts). The Bourgas Sea Garden is a
12 Feb 2020
Balkan Holidays is a proud partner of online forum Silver Travel Advisor (silvertraveladvisor.com), a website full of useful travel information for the over 50s. On 29th January 2020 their annual survey revealed some fascinating insights into the travel habits of the over 50s, from how travel research is done, how a holiday is booked, and the aspects of the holiday which are most important. Balkan Holidays launched ‘Time of Your Life’ holidays for Summer 2020, in the hope of providing everything a holidaymaker over the age of 50 wants and needs. Nine hotels are offered in this range, and they will include one or more of the
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