Perhaps surprising to some, holidays to Bulgaria can include lounging on beautiful beaches that rival those in more tropical areas of the world. Bulgaria's Black Sea coast makes up the whole eastern edge of the country and is home to numerous resorts and beaches, including the resort of Duni with its pale caramel-coloured stretch. Holidays to Duni, Bulgaria offer a relaxed beach experience, away from the bustle of livelier resorts nearby. Once an area of dunes and untouched countryside, Duni is now a much sought-after beach holiday destination.
Tucked in a bay that's hugged close to mountain slopes and rich in rolling green woodland, Elenite offers a sublime alternative to the more crowded resorts in Bulgaria. It has a long beach backed by greenery, with watersports, plus spa and shopping opportunities.
Over 3,000 years of history has converged in Nessebar, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Centre and also happens to have some of the finest beaches on the Black Sea. A peninsula reaches out into the water to embrace a cluster of quaint cottages and grand classical architecture.
Obzor Beach is a small seaside resort with a magnificent backdrop of the Balkan Mountains, alongside miles of forest and grape vineyards. It's got almost 10 kilometres of sandy beach offering plenty of space to enjoy the warm weather on your holidays to Bulgaria, and is located just a short distance away from Sunny Beach and Nessebar.
The Black Sea Coast is the go-to holiday destination in Bulgaria, thanks to its warm weather, beguiling coastline and diverse culture. Of the many coastal resorts you could stay at, Pomorie, just 12 minutes away from Burgas airport, offers something special. Sitting on a peninsula jutting out into the Black Sea, this small town also borders Lake Pomorie, a salt lake thought to have healing powers. Throw in bright blue water, narrow streets and wooden houses, and you've got the perfect spot to relax and recharge those batteries.
While holidays to Bulgaria may be famous for world-class nightlife, this sleepy village couldn't be any more different. Nestled into the geologically impressive Bourgas Region, Sinemorets heralds a slow pace of life. A holiday in Sinemorets is all about getting back to nature, soothing the soul and calming the mind. The luscious countryside and sandy coves look almost untouched, and the volume is barely louder than a whisper, wherever you go. Sinemorets sits near the mouth of the Black Sea, giving way to otherworldly rock formations, challenging hiking trails and miles of uninhabited coastline.
The pretty town of St Vlas lies between the Black Sea and the majestic Balkan Mountains. It has a relaxed, laid-back feel with spacious, sandy beaches, popular with families and couples looking for the best place to book a package holiday to Bulgaria. It also has a smart yacht marina housing a generous selection of excellent restaurants and bars.
Sunny Beach lies on the palm-fringed coast of the Black Sea and is the largest resort in Bulgaria. Attracting visitors from all over Europe and beyond, holidays to Sunny Beach have a lively, cosmopolitan feel, where friends and families can have fun on wide stretches of sandy beach and enjoy the lively nightlife.
Bulgaria's Black Sea coast is home to some of Europe's best beaches, with sands that range from white through to the warmest golden hues. Paradise is much closer than you think as you don't need to travel to some distant tropical island to enjoy an idyllic beach. Holidays to Tsarevo are extremely popular and it's not hard to see why. This town and seaside resort lies close to the Strandzha Mountain range and features an attractive stretch of sand and quiet, uncrowded streets. Characterful, lively towns are within easy reach as are many areas of outstanding natural beauty.