Beach Hopping in Bulgaria
Bulgaria stands out with its prominent sandy beaches perfect for adventure, family outings, even just for a stroll and sun bathing for sand and sea lovers; experience facilities such as sun-beds, parachuting above the sea, diving, bungee jumping, surfing, trampolines, parasols, kite boarding and even food trip to some of the best barbeque restaurants in the area.
Let’s look at Bulgarian Black Sea’s best beaches.
Eight kilometer long and 50 meter wide beach strip is the Cacao Beach in Sunny Beach which has been awarded with the Blue Flag prize.
Enjoy fine sand and natural sand dunes matched with calm and clean water. Sunny Beach has 2 campsites, 100 hotels and over 130 catering services ranging from bars with floor shows, restaurants, café with discos, casino, and night clubs. It also has cultural programs to offer like folklore and symphony concerts, Miss Sunny Beach contest and the Golden Orpheus International Festival of Bulgarian Pop Songs. You can also find arts and crafts bazaar, market with some of the finest farm produce, and even a shopping center.
Popular for its fine magnificent sand and long beach coast is the Golden Sands Resort. And together with its hot mineral spring it is then called “The pearl of the Bulgarian Black Seaside”. Notable with Golden Sands are trees, bushes and lush vegetation giving visitors the feel of a real park. It has been venue to several events like Miss and Mister “Golden Sands’ Competition, Strongest Man Competition, International Festival for Standard and Sport Dances, Old-fashioned Auto Rally, and Satellite Tennis Tournament.
If you are looking for a perfect family getaway, Albena is a good choice – located just 30 kilometers from the Varna international Airport. Climate within the area is temperate; summer temperature is usually at 25°C or even 29 to 30 °C. Albena is home to several fests including Pop-rock festival, Golden Antenna Festival of Musical and Entertainment TV Programs, Coast of Hope Festival and the International Children’s Fest.
Located 7 kilometers off Sozopol is the Dyuni Holiday Village, characteristically forested and hilly yet the water is calm and safe. You can find 3 and 4 star villas with Bulgarian architecture which include Marina, Zelenika and Pelican. The place is great for sporty people and families on vacation with children. Migratory birds are visible in the area as Dyuni is amidst the natural reserve.
Home to over 80 summer camps and holidays homes is Primorsko Beach located about 52 kilometers from Bourgas between Diavolski and Stomoplo bays. It has the longest sea coast of all the Bulgarian Black Sea beaches of about 10 kilometer long. It is famous for the younger generation of Bulgarians because of several options for hostels, campgrounds, student dorms and rest homes. Climate in the area is highly Mediterranean; peak season comes from May to October. It is also awarded with a Blue Flag by foundation of the Environmental Education in Europe in 1998. Primorsko is also home to the River Ropotamo, one of Bulgaria’s biggest natural reserves renowned for its rare collection of plants and birds.