Bulgaria may not immediately spring to mind as leading golf resort destination, but rest assured this nation is making the mark on the fairways of European golf. Indeed the IAGTO - the International Association of Golf Tour Operators has voted Bulgaria as the 'Undiscovered Golf Destination of the Year 2012' - quite an accolade to have, but when you read on and discover the quality that exists on the many golf courses of Bulgaria you will understand why.
Discover an experience like no other. The 5-star Lighthouse Golf and Spa Resort is part of the Cape Kaliakra Signature Golf Coast. Here one will find green land and stunning coast that is as bold as it is beautiful.
A golfing holiday requires far more careful planning than
a traditional holiday and understanding golfers needs
is extremely important. We make every effort to put the
right golfer on the right holiday, in the right hotel and on
the right courses. We offer honest unbiased views and
have holidays to suit all tastes, from large groups to single
travellers, mixed or all ladies or men and all at the very
• Convenient choice of regional UK departures
• Flexible durations from 2-14 nights
• Low package deposit
• Group Discounts
• Golf club carriage
We have been offering holidays to Bulgaria for 56 years
and by harnessing this knowledge we can offer our clients
the perfect golfing experience.
Golfing in Bulgaria
Over many years tourism in Bulgaria has concentrated on
its superb summer beach or winter ski programmes and
does not have a long golf history, but the speed in which
the sport has developed in recent years has destined the
country to become a favourite golf destination for tourists
from all over the world.
Today, with investment in state of the art facilities, the game
of golf is now firmly on Bulgaria tourist map. One major
factor that has contributed to its rise in popularity is the
stunning natural surroundings within which the courses
have been developed.
The golf resorts in Cape Kaliakra, North Eastern Bulgaria are
built along the Black Sea Coast where white sandy beaches
and cliff tops dominate the coastline. Add to this natural
beauty, high quality golf facilities, warm coastal climate,
superb quality accommodation and courses designed by
legendary golfers including Ian Woosnam and Gary Player,
you really do have a hidden gem of a golfing destination.
For a different challenge there are also two golf resorts in
South Western Bulgaria one close to Bulgaria's capital city,
Sofia and the other near the pretty mountain town of Bansko
situated close to the Rila, Pirin and Rhodope mountains.
Bulgaria is just a 3-4 hours flight from the UK and benefits
from being a non-Euro destination ensuring that your
money stretches that little bit further. With numerous
excursions, nightlife, water sports and places of interest
in the local area we hope that you will enjoy teeing off in
Bulgaria this summer.
Lighthouse Golf Course is designed
by the famous ex-Ryder Cup
Captain, Ian Woosnam. The
championship golf course is of
a 'links' design. Contributing
to the stunning scenery are the
outstanding natural landscapes
around which Ian Woosnam has
created a brilliant selection of holes.
The golf course offers an exciting
challenge to both professional
players and amateurs alike. More
• Course designed by Ian Woosnam
• Par 71 • 18 holes • 6100m
Things to Do
On any golfing holiday we are aware that your golf during the
day forms just a part of your overall enjoyment. The beach
holiday resorts of Golden Sands, St. Konstantin and Albena
are approx. 40km away and can easily be accessed by taxi.
Below we detail some of the key attractions within a range of
your golfing resort.
• Sightseeing in Varna (Bulgaria's third largest city)
• Cape Kaliakra Fortress
• Queen Maria's Castle in Balchik
• King Boris Castle in Evksinograd
• Shabla Lake National Reserve
• Vineyards & Wine Tasting Tours
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