- The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes. Marcel Proust
Go to Sunny Beach, Bulgaria
Sunny Beach is the largest and most popular beach resort in Bulgaria. It is a Blue Flag winning resort, located in a picturesque and ecologically clean gulf on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, close to the town of Nesebar, the yacht port of St. Vlas resort and the international airport of Varna (30 km). Sunny Beach is situated along the widest beach strip. With its hundreds of bars and restaurants, multiple entertainment and shops and its developed infrastructure, the resort attracts thousands of tourists from around the world. The tourist season here lasts from May trough October.
There’s always a party at Sunny Beach – Sunny Beach is full of tourists during this time of the year. There’s always a party going on and everyone just wants to chill and have fun. You can do what you like at one of these parties and nobody would mind. It’s such a big change from 9 to 5 grind back home in Ireland.
The Music Festivals – Every summer, Sunny Beach gets its fair share of music festivals and rock shows, The Spirit of Burgas is a popular musical event held in Burgas, not far more Sunny Beach. Here you will have some of the world’s biggest EDM artists participating. Then there is the Kavarna Rock Fest, which is a must for those who love rock music. Some of Europe’s biggest rock concerts are held at Sunny Beach during this time of the year.
The Beaches – Sunny Beach is situated on the Black Sea Coast, which is largely unspoiled and stretches for miles and miles, no matter where you look. The coastline is so vast that it will take you a couple of weeks to explore the beaches of Sunny Beach. There are always a plenty of tourists here, so you will never feel alone. Sure, there are spots where you can spend a few private moments with your partner; you only have to know how to look for them. It’s just a great place to get the tan that you have always wanted.
Explore the Black Sea Coast - One of the most popular activities at Sunny Beach is to go on a river tour to explore the Black Sea Coast by going on a guided river tour at the Marinska Village. The Black Sea Coast is rich with natural beauty and wildlife. The place is full of rare wild animals and exotic reptiles. Be sure to get your best camera with you. There are a plenty of spots to have a family picnic as well.
Your Family Will Love It - Sunny Beach is a great place to visit with the whole family. It is a very child friendly place with lots of fun activities for children, such as go-karting, riding, merry-go-rounds, etc. For older kids and parents, there is water-skiing, scuba diving, snorkelling, banana-boating, parasailing and a lot more. Fancy a game of beach volleyball? You can do that at Sunny Beach too!
Explore the History of Eastern Europe - At a 10-minute drive from Sunny Beach is Nessebar, one of the oldest cities in Europe. Nessebar is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Nessebar has been around for more than 2,000 years and has seen it all. The Greeks, Thracians, Romans and Byzantines – they have all been here. You will find ruins of so many ancient civilizations here. Explore the rich history of Eastern Europe in Nessebar.
Have A Mud Bath! - Ever had a mud bath? It’s a lot of fun! One of the things to do when you visit Sunny Beach this summer is to have a mud bath in the Atanasovsko Lake, just outside the coastal city of Burgas and a short drive from Sunny Beach. It will cool you down for sure and your kids will really love it. It is also believed to have healing qualities.
Value For Money - Just compare the market! According to the latest Holiday Costs Barometer published by Post Office Travel Money in April 2015, Bulgaria was this year’s best holiday bargain. This means that meals, drinks and other tourist staples are cheapest by far in Bulgaria. It is much cheaper to have a Summer Holiday here than in Greece, or the Adriatic, or maybe Spain, let alone the French Riviera.
The Widest Choice - An incredible choice of entertainment is at your disposal while on summer holiday to Sunny Beach. Restaurants, bars, pubs, nightclubs, cafés and 2 Aqua Parks await those wishing to spend a day or night out. Yachting, windsurfing, water ski and other water sport facilities are also available at Sunny Beach, as well as tennis, mini golf, equitation, go-kart and beach volley ball for those wishing to stay on the shore.
Plenty to See & Do - There’s plenty to see and to do in the area! The famous UNESCO World Heritage town full of byzantine monuments, Nessebar is very close and is well worth a daytrip. Another point of interest nearby is Pomorie, founded by Roman conquerors, famous for its salt works.