25 Oct 2016

Our Top Reasons Why You'll Love Learning to Ski In Bulgaria

You've thought about learning to ski, but you find yourself asking the question "is it for me?". Well, the answer simply has to be YES! Why? Because not only is skiing an incredibly fun hobby that will take you to some of the most breathtaking places, but provided you are in good hands, skiing is also easier to learn and more affordable than most people think.

Not much can compare to the cocktail of positive emotions racing through your body when you find yourself at the bottom of the slope having just completed your very first run. Almost instantly you find yourself craving for more and it won't be long before you realize that your perception of winter has changed completely - you are no longer counting down the days till next summer, but find yourself wishing winter lasted all year round! OK, so where is a good place to start? At Balkan Holidays we believe that Bulgaria, with it's fantastic ski terrain, cheap apres-ski and established ski traditions, is a great place to begin your skiing adventure. We offer incredible value for money package holidays which include flights, transfers, accommodation, ski hire and lessons especially tailored for beginners with friendly and patient English speaking instructors in all of Bulgaria's leading resorts - Pamporovo, Borovets and Bansko.


Bulgaria Ski Slopes
Bulgaria is a great place to begin your skiing adventure
The resort of Pamporovo offers beginners a wide choice of gentle nursery slopes and is host to the highly recommended ski school which makes it easy for beginners to learn quickly and correctly. With the shortest transfer time from Sofia airport, the resort of Borovets provides an excellent mix of skiing for beginners and for the intermediate skiers making it an ideal choice if you are travelling with someone who has skied before. Probably our most popular destination - Bansko, offers a unique experience with the perfect blend of an old Bulgarian town and a modern ski resort providing some excellent skiing to intermediate, advanced and beginner skiers.


Ski School Pamporovo
Pamporovo is well known for its impressive Ski School
Balkan Holidays offer a range of Learn to Ski packages as pre-bookable extras for all our ski holidays and it is highly recommended to book these extras when booking your holiday as these prices are often better than what you could expect in resort. Our Learn to Ski pack prices start from £115 for an adult and £84 for a child and includes your lift pass, ski & boot hire and ski school for 6 days. 


Skiers in Bansko
Skiers enjoy the modern facilities of Bansko.
These ski service prices are known to be the cheapest in Europe and offer clients excellent value for money as recently shown by the annual Post Office Travel Money Survey which saw Bansko voted as the number one value for money destination in Europe.

To find out more or to book your ski holiday visit click here.