The popularity of the Bulgarian coast and sea resorts has seen a robust growth in recent years, following the fall of communism and the opening of borders to foreign tourists. The tourism industry has grown into one of the main drivers of the national economy with double-digit growth rates of the number of tourists each and every year. Bulgaria offers a budget alternative to more expensive European resorts, while quality of service does not fall behind Western European standards in high-class resorts such as Albena, Golden Sands, Sunny Beach, Duni or the local Riviera holiday club. White and tender sands and warm waters from June to September go together with a marvelous nature and hundreds of places of interest along the coast, ranging from old pagan sanctuaries to remains of ancient Roman and Greek civilisations, and authentic cultural and historical monuments of the Bulgarian state.
Black Sea. 380 km marvelous strech of beaches, calm and safe sea, clear water and healthy air, fine golden sand and natural dunes, mineral water springs, blue flag winning resorts, holiday villages and campsites.
Average air temperature in the summer is about 28°C, water tempe- rature - 25°C. There are more than 240 hours of sunshine in May and September and more than 300 hours in July and August. The two international airports of Varna and Bourgas connects the Bulgarian Riviera to the world
Northern Black Sea coast
Clean and calm sea with shal low sloping sandy bottom, wide beaches with fine grain golden sands, venerable forest and numerous mineral springs. All these feathures make the Northern Black Sea coast an atractive place for Bulgarian and foreign holiday-makers. Even the most refined reqirements will be satisfied by the mothern resorts of Zlatni Piassatsi (Golden Sands), Albena, Roussalka, Riviera, Slanchev_Den (Sunny Day), St.Konstantin and Elena.
The greatest fans of natural beauty and historical places can find peace in the Balchik Botanical Garden or the museum at Kaliakra horn.
Southern Black Sea coast
Picturesque bays and whimsical rocks, spacious beaches with sand dunes and warm sea create the attractive force of the Bulgarian Southern Black Sea coast. Wonderful nature in combination with modern construction - this is the magic of the holiday villages of Elenite, Sunny Beach, Nessebur, Sozopol...
To the north the long and indented coast line is bordered by the farthes spurs of the Balkan range and to the south - by the heights of the Strandzha Mountain. Even nowadays the unique cultura in Strandzha is a part of attitudes and habits of Ahtopol, Tsarevo, Kiten, Primorsko.
In restaurants and bars foreign tourists are enchanted by the unique artistic atmosphere of the Strandzha fire-dances.
Histhory, culture and luxary combined together - this is the Bourgass Black Sea coast!