Shipka

  • 200m to beach
  • Sun terrace
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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Shipka in Golden Sands has 216 rooms, spread over 11 floors. The hotel is located 200 m from the sandy beach. The closest cities to the hotel are Varna (25 km) and Balchik (30 km ... Continue reading

Shipka in Golden Sands has 216 rooms, spread over 11 floors. The hotel is located 200 m from the sandy beach. The closest cities to the hotel are Varna (25 km) and Balchik (30 km). To make your stay more comfortable a hairdresser, 5 elevators, a lobby, air conditioning and a reception are available. A playground for children is available. The hotel features a swimming pool with an integrated children's pool. Guests can unwind with a drink at the poolside bar. Sunshades and sunbeds are available for an additional fee at the beach and free of charge at the pool. Accessible from the hotel: airport VAR (28 km), airport BOJ (28 km), train station (25 km) and disco (200 m). The hotel is within easy reach of bars and restaurants, tourist information and bus stops. Vehicles may be parked in the parking lot.

Activities

  • Billiards
  • Children's playground
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Table tennis

Other facilities

  • Garden
  • Sun terrace

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Bridal suite
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Gift shop
  • Lift
  • Mini-market on site
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Non smoking throughout
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shops (on site)
  • VIP room facilities

Food and Drink

The breakfast type is Buffet. The hotel has one restaurant. Evenings can be spent at the lobby bar.

Other Information

Payment facilities include Visa Card and Euro/Master Card. Additional fees may apply for certain facilities, amenities or activities.

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Shipka in Golden Sands. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Shipka in Golden Sands easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Shipka with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Golden Sands ( Zlatni Piasaci) is one of the biggest holiday resort complexes along the northern coastline, famous for its healing hot-water mineral springs as well as its beautiful two-mile (4km) stretch of fine sandy beach, making it a popular holiday destination. The resort is 11 miles (18km) north of Varna, and sits at the foot of the forested hills of the Zlatni Piasaci National Park, which is one of the oldest in the country and features a variety of interesting flora and fauna. Golden Sands offers the whole family ideal holiday conditions with plenty of entertainment, sporting activities, warm and clean water, year round luxury hotels and villas, restaurants, bars and spa treatments, making it one of the more desirable vacation destinations on the Black Sea Coast.

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Activities

The holiday resort of Golden Sands offers a huge array of activities for visitors of all ages, both in and out of the water. Some of the options available are indoor and outdoor swimming pools (including mineral pools and waterslides), tennis and volleyball, bowling, mini-golf, fitness centres, horseriding and cycling. A wide range of watersports includes yachting, jet skiing, waterskiing and a scuba diving centre. For the more adrenaline-seeking, hang-gliding and parasailing are offered. A balneotherapy centre provides natural spa treatments and medical programmes for those seeking healing, or just avid for a bit of pampering.

Restaurants

Golden Sands has a range of restaurants, cafés, snack bars and local tavernas that serve a wide variety of first-class international cuisine, as well as traditional Bulgarian dishes, at reasonable prices to suit all diners' wallets. Restaurants like Chiflika and Old House serve a range of Bulgarian food, while others serve Chinese, Irish, and international cuisine, or simple western favourites like pizza and barbecue. Bulgarian wine and brandies appear on most menus.

Nightlife

Golden Sands' nightlife features a wide range of beach bars, discos and nightclubs where holiday visitors can keep the action going until the early hours. A casino will satisfy the gambling spirit and there is always a variety of shows and entertainment to be had, ranging from live music and deejays to floor shows, cabaret, and a go-go bar.

Shopping

Visitors can enjoy browsing in the numerous shopping arcades and outdoor bazaars while on holiday in Golden Sands. While Golden Sand's shopping opportunities are fairly commercial, most of the hotels have large gift shops.

Negatives

Golden Sands is a large tourist complex and one of the biggest on the northern Black Sea Coast. For this reason it is a little characterless and visitors will miss out on what real Bulgarian life along the Black Sea is really all about amidst the commercial attractions.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: German,

This week's weather forecast

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A selection of available rooms is shown below. More options may be available.
  • Single Room
    • Additional Beds
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Bathrobe
    • Bathroom
    • Twin Bed
    • Bathtub or Shower
    • Carpet
    • Mini Fridge
  • Double or Twin Room
    • Additional Beds
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Bathrobe
    • Bathroom
    • Twin Bed
    • Bathtub or Shower
    • Carpet
    • Mini Fridge
  • Economy Double or Twin Room
    • Additional Beds
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Bathrobe
    • Bathroom
    • Twin Bed
    • Bathtub or Shower
    • Carpet
    • Mini Fridge
  • Apartment with Balcony
    • Additional Beds
    • Air-Conditioning (Individual)
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Balcony
    • Bathrobe
    • Bathroom
    • Twin Bed
    • Bathtub or Shower
    • Carpet
    • Hairdryer
    • Mini Fridge
    • Phone
    • TV (SAT TV)
  • Economy Double Room
    • Additional Beds
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Bathrobe
    • Bathroom
    • Twin Bed
    • Bathtub or Shower
    • Carpet
    • Mini Fridge
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony
    • Additional Beds
    • Air-Conditioning (Individual)
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Balcony
    • Bathrobe
    • Bathroom
    • Twin Bed
    • Bathtub or Shower
    • Carpet
    • Hairdryer
    • Mini Fridge
    • Phone
    • TV (SAT TV)
  • Double Room with Balcony
    • Additional Beds
    • Air-Conditioning (Individual)
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Balcony
    • Bathrobe
    • Bathroom
    • Twin Bed
    • Bathtub or Shower
    • Carpet
    • Hairdryer
    • Mini Fridge
    • Phone
    • TV (SAT TV)
  • Economy Single Room
    • Additional Beds
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Bathrobe
    • Bathroom
    • Twin Bed
    • Bathtub or Shower
    • Carpet
    • Mini Fridge

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