Brilliant Bourgas holidays 2019
Set on the south-east coast of Bulgaria, holidays to Bourgas are perfect for those wanting to enjoy sun, sea, sand, nightlife and a touch of culture. There is plenty to do in the town, which is fast becoming a holiday hotspot, with beautiful beaches, hotels with incredible views, a large marina and lots of shops, restaurants and bars just waiting to be explored. And if you prefer to get to the know the history of the area during your stay here there are plenty of opportunities as well.
Bourgas holidays’ main attraction is the beach. You can walk along this wide stretch of golden sands for miles, giving you plenty of space to stretch out and soak up the sun. The nearby holiday hotspot, Sunny Beach, has an amazing 8km of sand and a vibrant party scene. Nearby Nessebar offers a fascinating insight into the history of the area and the old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, while you’ll also find plenty of buildings which date back to the Roman and Middle Ages. And if you prefer activities and adventure there is plenty to try in Bourgas, including water sports and tours up into the pretty hills and landscape surrounding the town.
Bourgas holidays are ideal for those wanting to explore the local cuisine of Bulgaria while making the most of the cheaper prices. Most of the restaurants serve up delicious traditional dishes, as well as fresh seafood and produce from the local area. If you like to enjoy international dishes and food from home while away there are plenty of options for you too. Try Italian dishes, pizza, pasta, sushi and more, either right on the beach or in the lively town. And if you consider yourself a wine lover, or want to find out more there are some fantastic local varieties of Bulgarian wine to try on your holidays to Bourgas as well.
Families will love the many activities and amenities on offer on holidays to Bourgas. Head to the Sea Garden for a day of fun with kids of all ages and enjoy the stunning views, statues, fountains, playgrounds and more. The amusement park offers rides, bouncy castles, bumper cars, and even trampolines, with activities for little kids as well as big kids to try. Ground Zero is a fun compass the kids will enjoy running on as they learn about geography, or you could try one of the many water sports and day excursions on offer here. Rent a boat for yourselves and discover pretty coves and secluded beaches, or hire a skipper for the day and let them take you to all of their favourite spots. Picnics are often included and you can swim, dive and snorkel in the sea around the boat.
Action & Adventure
There is plenty on offer for those who like action and adventure on their holidays to Bourgas. Head to the beach and try out some of the many water sports on offer, with ringo rides a favourite with tourists and locals alike. You’ll be tied to the back of a motorboat as it pulls you through the water in a large inflatable ring. For activities on the land, there is plenty of beautiful scenery to be explored, and you can choose the pace you want to go. Book yourself onto a Quad bike tour and race through the stunning countryside, stopping off for photo ops along the way or take it slower with hiking or mountain biking.
The beach in Bourgas is wide and deep, making this the ideal place for those who want to find their own patch of sand and simply relax, as well as those who are looking for some action. Kayaking and canoeing are the perfect way to discover the coastline for yourself, with pretty little coves and secluded beaches just waiting to be explored on foot or by boat. The beach is backed by restaurants, bars and cafés, ideal for those who want to spend the whole day on the sands, while some of the restaurants even offer waiter service so you can order straight to your lounger. Although Bougas's sandy offering is enough to please even the fussiest beach-bum, should you want a change of scenery there are plenty of nearby resorts with their own golden bays. Sunny Beach is exactly what it says in the name, and has a great party scene to boot, while Obzor is a little more tranquil and absolutely stunning.
Bulgarians love to party, and a holiday to Bourgas is no different. Enjoy delicious cool beers and wine or exotic cocktails from the comfort of your sun lounger during the day before heading into the town to dance the night away. Visit one of the beer bars for a huge choice of delicious options, or try a cocktail shaken and stirred in endless varieties at one of the cocktail bars. There’s live music for those who like to experience some of the local culture in the evenings, or if you’re feeling really brave you could even try your hand at karaoke.For even more night-time extravagance, nearby Sunny Beach is a great place to head for a party.
Hit the nightlife on your holidays to Bourgas, or simply relax in the sun and make the most of your well-earned break. Whatever you like to do there’s a couples holiday in Bourgas for you. Spend the day on the beach with your cocktails, snacks and lunch delivered straight to your lounger, or make the most of the water sports on offer here. Try out jet skiing, sailing or windsurfing, or discover the exotic fish underwater with snorkelling and scuba diving trips. If you prefer a more relaxing way to explore the coast book a boat trip or rent canoes and kayaks. And for the ultimate indulgence why not head to the spa? You can splash out on a range of treatments, including massages and facials, or simply enjoy the relaxing atmosphere.
Bourgas holidays are ideal for those wanting to explore the history of the area. One of the main communist strongholds a century ago, and home to some fascinating Middle Ages and Roman ruins there is so much to be discovered. Visit the Bourgas Archeological Museum for an insight into the traditional handicrafts here, or the Armenian Church Saint Cross and St Cyril and Methodius Cathedral to delve into the religious history. A visit to the Temple of Saint Ivan Rilskiy is a magical experience, with its incredible interiors, or you could head to the Roman Baths and combine culture with pampering.