For the latest guidance and travel updates, see our COVID-19 travel info page.

Hotel Riu Palace Helena Sands

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 495 reviews

Read more about this Hotel


Located on a beautiful stretch of white Bulgarian sands, this beachfront hotel is surrounded by lush gardens and picturesque bridges. Just a short distance from the centre of the Sunny Beach resort, the Royal Palace Helena Sands provides modern accommodation, a selection of delicious food options and entertainment for all. Making this hotel the perfect choice for families and couples looking to enjoy a relaxing break by the beach.

How far is the nearest beach?

The hotel is situated 100m away from the sandy beach.

Distance from Airport

The hotel is located 35km from Burgas Airport.


All rooms are furnished in a modern style and are fitted with double or king-size beds, an en suite bathroom with bath or shower and a hairdryer. Each room is fully equipped with a satellite TV, air conditioning, telephone, minibar, internet access and safety deposit box (additional charge). Guests can enjoy the breathtaking beachside views from their own private balcony or terrace.

Food & Drink

At the main restaurant, guests can enjoy delicious wholegrain delicacies for breakfast, freshly prepared at show cooking stations. For lunch, guests can visit the pool bar, beach bar or barbeque area for a delicious bite to eat. In the evening, the main restaurant provides an extensive selection of hot and cold dishes, vegetarian options and a dessert buffet. Guests can also visit the hotel’s themed restaurant which offers marvellous Mediterranean and Bulgarian style cuisine. In the day guests can sip refreshing cocktails in the sunshine from the hotel's pool and beach bars and during the evening the hotel lobby bar is the perfect place to enjoy an after dinner drink.

Sports & Entertainment

Guests can relax and soak up the Sunny Beach sunshine from the large outdoor pool and terrace area that overlooks the blissful bay. With a children’s swimming pool, playground and entertainment provided there are plenty of fun options for the little ones at the Royal Palace Helena Sands. For those that like to keep active, there is a fully-equipped fitness facility and there are also activities on offer such as table tennis, tennis and billiards. For a spot of relaxation, guests can visit the spa to enjoy the Jacuzzi, sauna and variety of treatments available. Guests can also enjoy the white sands and crystal waters of the beachside just a short stroll away from the hotel. There is a daytime entertainment programme for guests of all ages and in the evening live music and shows are also performed several times a week.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Aerobics
  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning in public areas
  • Bar
  • Basketball
  • Beach Bar
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Breakfast
  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Buffet Restaurant
  • By the Beach
  • Cafe/ Snack Bar
  • Casino
  • Entertainment
  • Family Hotel
  • French Bowls
  • Gym
  • Hairdresser
  • Hairdryer
  • Heated Swimming Pool
  • High Chairs
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Internet Access
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kids Club
  • Kids Playground
  • Kids Pool
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Lifts
  • Lounge
  • Minibar
  • Pool Bar
  • Pool/Billiard Table
  • Reception
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Satellite TV
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Sport Facilities
  • Steam Bath
  • Sunbathing Terrace
  • Sunbeds
  • Swimming Pool
  • Table Tennis
  • Telephone
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Terrace
  • Whirlpool