Varna is the second largest city in Bulgaria and there is everything one would expect to find in such a Metropolis. From the ancient cathedral, museum and theatre area with the designer shops (without the designer prices), to the bustling markets and stalls, to the peaceful Primorski park which stretches almost the entire length of the Cities coastline (including an observatory Dolphinarium childrens play park and museums).
The quiant Hamlet of Balchik is approximately a 30 minute drive set in a picturesque harbour containing boats and yachts of all descriptions. The promenade contains a host of eateries serving excellent food for you to enjoy in this relaxing environment. After dining you can take a stroll around the shops or along the newly developed coastal walkway to Albena.
General Kantardjievo is a typical Bulgarian village close to the Northern Black Sea coast. Rush hour in General Kantardjievo consists of the shepherd collecting the goats and sheep in the morning and taking them to graze on the land surrounding the village until its time to return in the evening.There are two shops in the village which supply general groceries and local delicassies. The panoramic view from the top of the village is well worth a look!.
Kranevo is the nearest beach resort to the villa. The town is a thriving summer destination, where you will find a variety of bars and restaurants to choose from, all at very reasonable prices. There are also a couple of large supermarkets which sell some English branded foods, and provisions as well as alcohol.
Albena and Golden Sands have even more to offer and are only a short drive away. These are packed with plenty of restaurants and other nightlife entertainment including a Casino. The beaches which are sandy - golden and clean are amongst the best in Europe. On the coast many boat trips and watersports are available. In Golden Sands you can visit the Aquapolis Waterpark, where you will find enough to occupy the most active members of your family.
Head towards Varna to find Vinitsa Go Kart/Paintball/Buggy centre. Easy to find as its on the main road to Varna and well worth a visit.
On the way to Balchik there are three new luxurious "Links" golf courses with stunning views over the Black Sea which are only a 20 minute drive from the villa:
Black Sea Rama - A Gary Player course
Lighthouse Golf Resort - An Ian Woosnam course
Thracian Cliffs - A Gary Player course
The route to the villa from Varna Airport bypassing the city could not be easier to follow - full directions will be provided on booking.
The owners are willing to arrange car rental on your behalf with a trusted company who will meet you at the Airport with your selected vehicle.
2012 flights to Varna are available from Gatwick- Luton-Manchester-Glasgow-Edinburgh and Newcastle.
Flights to Bulgaria are not cheap, but do not be deterred as the savings on food and drink will easily make up the
difference when compared to other European holiday destinations - Bulgaria is the jewel of the Black Sea - see it for yourself!.
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A tranquil villa in Iznate, Nerja. Offering stunning sea views, a private pool and shaded areas you can enjoy a holiday in a peaceful location, where the Spanish live and tend their grapes, olives and almonds.