The Helena Sands has grabbed one of the best spots in Sunny Beach. It's at the quieter end of the resort, facing the beach, and just a 15-minute or so stroll away from the town ... Continue reading

The Helena Sands has grabbed one of the best spots in Sunny Beach. It’s at the quieter end of the resort, facing the beach, and just a 15-minute or so stroll away from the town centre. Elegant interiors come as standard at this hotel. A grand staircase sweeps to the upper floors under elaborate chandeliers, and rooms are decorated in shades of peaches and cream.

Swimming Pool

The pool is set into wide sun terraces. It’s home to a metal pergola that morphs into an illuminated water feature by night.

Children's pool

Indoor pool

Pool towels

Outdoor pool

The centrepiece columned dome decorates the pool making it look really attractive. There are clear waters all around and sunbed with parasols on the terrace.

Other facilities

Calming treatments like hot stone therapy and honey face masks come courtesy of the wellness centre*.


Opening Times: [09.00-19.00]

A key factor of the hotel is the luxurious spa with treatments such as facial purifying, varieties of massages for the whole body, back and neck. Also make-up, body wraps, hot stone and anti-cellulite treatments.



Beauty treatments*




Steam room*




Opening Times: [08.00-20.00]

The gym is open everyday offering the latest professional equipment by Techonogym. There's also a mirrored aerobics room and personal fitness trainers.



There’s tennis* and beach volleyball on offer here, plus more unusual activities like pistol shooting* and beach tennis.


Pistol shooting*


The playground comes with swings, climbing facilities, plus a small pool.


There are two tennis courts as well as regular beach tennis matches.


Aqua aerobics




Table tennis

Beach volleyball

Food and Drink

The restaurants are awash with high ceilings and sparkling chandeliers. International fare stocks the buffet place, while the barbecue* has Med-style lunches on the grill.

A la carte dining*

A la carte dining is available at the seafood restaurant. You'll need to book to avoid disappointment.

Blue Lagoon Mediterranean barbecue restaurant*

Opening Times: [10.00-16.00]

This restaurant is over in the Helena Park hotel. A dress code applies to eat here. Charges depend on package type and make sure you book a table with reception as it's really popular. Highchairs area available.

Poseidon international buffet restaurant

Opening Times: [07.30-10.30, 18.00-19.30, 20.00-21.30]

The buffet restaurant offers delicious dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There's a dress code here, and you'll need to make a reservation at reception. Highchairs are available.

Dolphin à la carte fish restaurant*

Opening Times: [10.00-24.00]

The Dolphin restaurant comes with views over the pool and out to sea.

Lobby bar*

Opening Times: [8.30-24.00]

During May and September, this bar is open between 8.30am and midnight. In June, July and August the opening times extend to 24-hours a day.

Price Overview

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

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Payment Options

All these options at no extra cost.

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 Helena Sands in Sunny Beach easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Helena Sands with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above. Package holidays to Helena Sands are available from Thomson .

Lying about 22 miles (35km) north of Bourgas, the Sunny Beach is the largest Bulgarian sea resort situated on a wide semi-circular bay along the southern part of the Black Sea Riviera, with a five-mile (8km) strip of beach backed by natural golden sand dunes, which is regarded as the best beach along the coast and is a widely popular holiday destination. It is naturally protected by the Balkan mountain range to the north, and with its warm Mediterranean climate, clean and calm water and safe swimming, it is a perfect all-round holiday destination, living up to its motto 'Where families come first'. Only the most world-weary of visitors could get bored here among a wide variety of activities and entertainment, including almost every kind of sport imaginable and plenty of fun and games for children. The resort comprises of more than 120 modern hotels, and offers a wide range of services as well as organised day trips to surrounding attractions, including the ancient town of Nessebur.

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Besides sunbathing and swimming, the holiday resort of Sunny Beach offers so many water and land-based activities that it is impossible for holidaymakers to be bored. Sports include windsurfing, sailing, water skiing, parasailing, beach volleyball, mini-golf, horse riding, climbing, cycling and tennis, and there are also fitness centres, swimming pools and spa treatment centres. Coaches and equipment are provided. Children are more than adequately catered for and will find an endless supply of organised activities, competitions and playgrounds.


Over 130 restaurants and taverns in the Sunny Beach holiday resort cater to foreign tastes with a wide range of cuisine for holidaymakers of all nationalities. Places to eat in Sunny Beach range from the authentic British Red Lion pub for the homesick, to traditional Bulgarian mehanas and an unusual Bulgarian experience offered at the Hanska Shatra (Khan's Tent), which has a superb setting, mosaic interior and live folk music, but is expensive and touristy.


Nightlife in Sunny Beach is varied and ranges from nightclubs, discos, casinos and bars, to cafés, folk-style spots and a variety of acts and entertainment in the local taverns.


Sunny Beach features several big shopping centres provide plenty of opportunities for visitors to find clothes, souvenirs and food while on holiday. You'll find traditional Bulgarian souvenirs like leather and textiles, wooden toys and puzzles, and jewellery alongside touristy fare like t-shirts, sunglasses, and postcards at places like the Royal Beach Mall in the centre of town.


The Sunny Beach holiday resort can get very crowded during peak season with over 100 hotels and two large campsites accommodating thousands of visitors.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: German,

This week's weather forecast

25°C Low 14°C
Today: Sun 24 May
24°C Low 14°C
Mon 25 May
Patchy rain nearby
25°C Low 14°C
Tue 26 May
Patchy rain nearby
25°C Low 14°C
Wed 27 May
23°C Low 16°C
Thu 28 May

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