Beach resorts near Varna, Bulgaria

North of Varna there is a cluster of seaside resorts all with fine  sandy beaches but differing in size and style.

Golden Sands

Golden sands is located 17 km north of Varna. It deserves to be called “the pearl” of the Bulgarian Black Sea coast thanks to its unique park, the cool freshness of the woods, the vast stretch of fine golden sand. It combines uniquely calm and clean sea, rich vegetation in a park of 8 000 ha and curative mineral springs. The beach strip is 3,5 km long and up to 100 m wide.

Golden Sands offers excellent holiday conditions with lots of entertainment, sports and new encounters.

The hotels have been reconstructed and refurbished to create excellent conditions for rest and recreation in the summer. The hotels nestle in the magnificent forest sloping down to the very waterfront and offer excellent conditions.

Golden Sands – breathtaking scenery, superb and picturesque beaches, clean sea, sun and mineral springs. The beach strip is 3.5 km long and up to100 m wide. Bask in the sun from May through October. Summers are not too hot thanks to the mild sea breeze. The average air temperature in July and August is 27C, water temperature is 24C.

St.St.Constantine and Helena

Bulgaria’s oldest seaside resort – St.Constantine and Helena is only 8 km north of Varna. It is small and secluded and offers excellent opportunities to rest and relax in peace and quiet.The little base and fine beaches of fine sand are ideal for underwater diving and fishing.

Today there exists many reasons to visit this resort; the specific microclimate with a high concentration of soothing lightweight negative ions; the perfect harmony of the sea breeze at an altitude of 25 meters, cool, bracing air, the scent of century old fig, cypress and lime trees, and the abundance of mineral springs. The winter comes but what of it – the sea is charming even during this season.


Situated 17 km north-east from Varna right on the shore. Peace and quiet reign over the beautiful parkland with rare plant species, calm bays with fine sand contribute to the atmosphere of coziness and immaculate luxury. The six hotels at the Riviera Holiday Club (Imperial, Oasis, Lotos, Nimpha, Rousalka and Romantica) can  accommodate a total of 550 guests.
The “pearl” of the complex is the 5-star Imperial hotel which is fully air-conditioned and open all the year round. Riviera offers ideal conditions for water sports, diverse touring events, animation events
of mirth and laughter.

Riviera is a renowned exclusive center of business tourism, which offers excellent environment for convention – and business meetings and enjoys an array of technical support and room facilities.

The Sunny Day Complex

Ten kilometers north of Varna, a quiet bay in the resort of St.St.Constantine and Helena has given shelter to the Sunny Day Complex. It meets all the requirements of the club type of tourism: luxury hotels, a wide beach strip of fine golden sand, a yachting marina, playgrounds, a tennis court, facilities for spa treatment and preventive medicine.

Away from the hustle and bustle of large beach resorts, the Sunny Day Complex offers the best conditions for holiday makers to rest, relax and enjoy the sun and the sea. Sunny Day is a posh place for holiday and relaxation located at the far end of a secluded scenic bay with fine sand beaches just 10 km away from the Bulgarian town of Varna.



Albena is located in a picturesque bay in the north part of Bulgarian Black Sea Riviera. It is a fairy tale place where you will be in a full harmony with nature. The sea water here is crystal clean. The sea is with shallow bottom and the beach strip is 7 km long and 150 m wide.

Albena is surrounded by the deep vegetation of Baltata hill Preservation. The nature here has been preserved from the encroachments of the civilization and treasures some very rare plants and animals.One of Albena’s latest acquisitions is the Maastricht Hotel, which houses the Dutch Hotel Management School.

Albena is a Blue Flag winning resort, located in a picturesque and ecologically clean gulf on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, famous for its flower gardens.