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Bulgaria Holidays

An underdog of the beach world, Bulgaria has tons of luxury coastal resorts. Whether it’s fun with the family or beach partying, Bulgaria is alive and ready!

Destination highlights

  • Luxury coastal resorts

  • Tons of family fun

  • Beach party vibes

  • Excellent sea swimming

What are the best beaches in Bulgaria?

Break the mould with a beach holiday in Bulgaria, where the Black Sea coast is home to these stunning seashores that cater to every taste:

  • Sunny Beach – The number one destination for partying by the sea, where kids play by day and world-class DJs rule the night. It also has good wheelchair access with wide pavements and dropped kerbs.

  • Golden Sands Beach – A sociable beach famous for its pure sands and beautiful views, it’s a hub for water sports fans.

  • Pomorie Beach - Clean water and calm surroundings make this beach a top spot for relaxation.

  • Kavatsite Beach - Close to the historic town of Sozopol, with safe shallows ideal for kids to swim.

  • South Beach - The UNESCO-protected sand dunes of this Nessebar beach are a treat for nature lovers.

  • Irakli Beach - A chilled-out place to escape the crowds and take a dip in the warm and clear water.

What are the top hotels in Bulgaria?

You won’t need to compromise, because cheap Bulgaria holidays are still packed with the good stuff. The beachside resorts here promise heaps of fun in the lap of luxury. Get the best of both worlds at these hotspots:

  • Melia Grand Hermitage - A great family-friendly hotel just 50m from the gorgeous beach of Playa Mogan

  • Emerald Beach Resort & Spa - This is the perfect place for couples to take a romantic retreat close to Sunny Beach, with its own impressive spa.

  • Sunset Resort - Enjoy every activity imaginable at this five-star complex, with the Pomorie beach on your doorstep.

  • Hotel Sol Luna Bay Resort - Beachside access, relaxing spa treatments for the grown-ups, and a waterpark for the kids make this a great choice for family holidays in Bulgaria.

  • Festa Panorama - Relax by day and party by night at this Nessebar hotel with its own nightclub, ideal for groups of friends.

  • Sol Nessebar Palace - A bay-side haven of five-star luxury, complete with all the pools and play areas kids could need. There are also plenty of accessible rooms for disabled guests.

Popular Bulgaria hotels

Weather in Bulgaria

























The sunniest season runs from May to September, which is when the coastal resorts really come alive. If you’re considering a last-minute holiday to Bulgaria in the winter, you can expect temperatures to drop quite significantly.

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What currency do they use in Bulgaria?

The official currency of Bulgaria is the Bulgarian Lev.

What language do they speak in Bulgaria?

The official language spoken in Bulgaria is Bulgarian.

How long does it take to fly to Bulgaria?

It takes about 3.5 hours to fly to Bulgaria from the UK.

What’s the time difference between the UK and Bulgaria?

The time in Bulgaria is 2 hours ahead of the UK.