Wednesday, 8 August 2012

A summer to remember

After an unforgettable winter season with record snowfall in Bulgaria, it looks like this summer season will be leaving it's mark in the history books too. Yesterday alone (August 7, 2012), saw a total of 37 temperature records in Bulgaria, the National Meteorology and Hydrology Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has announced.

The warmest place in the country was the Danube city of Ruse with a scorching 41,9C.! The thermometers in Burgas showed the hottest 7th of August since 1912,  with a record breaking 36,5C. Varna beat it's 1963 record and set a new one of 34,6C. The water temperature is around 26-27C.

Record breaking temperatures, plenty of sun, golden sands, warm blue sea - all of this a short flight away from your local airport. It's not too late to book your holiday - check out our late deals and snap up your summer bargain


Sunny Beach, Bulgaria

Sunny Beach, Golden Sands, Nessebar, Sozopol… everybody has heard of the magnificent seaside resorts of Bulgaria. On the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria there are hundreds of well-equipped and comfortable hotels and apartments waiting for holidaymakers.

From Balchik and Cape Kaliakra in the north to Duni and Sozopol in the south, Balkan Holidays offer fantastic package holidays to the two main regions of the Black Sea Riviera: Varna and Bourgas.

Many of Bulgaria’s beaches have been awarded the Blue Flag for their impeccable cleanliness and high level of safety. Some of the Blue Flag beaches are the ones of Albena, Pomorie East, Sunny Beach North & South and Elenite, just to name a few.

Golden Sands, Bulgaria

And what makes Bulgaria a really ideal destination for your summer holiday? According to the latest new Holiday Costs Barometer of 15 European and mid-haul destinations by Post Office Travel Money, Bulgaria is this year’s best holiday bargain. Key findings include that meals, drinks and other tourist staples are cheapest by far in Bulgaria.

For fantastic value for money and a perfect family holiday, book one of our package deals to Bulgaria for Summer 2012 today!

Sozopol, Bulgaria