Sunny Beach Introduction
Sunny Beach lying midway between Varna and Bourgas is the largest resort on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria. A purpose built resort, it has a six kilometre stretch of sandy beach lapped by gentle tideless waters. The sand shelves gently into the clear blue sea where a variety of water sports are offered. Most of the accommodation is close to the beach, as are the many restaurants and cafes which serve a wide variety of food. Sunny Beach nightlife is vibrant with lively bars, tavernas and discos. There are many recreational activities to keep the whole family entertained throughout the holiday. It is very popular with British tourist looking for a relaxing beach holiday on a low budget.
Why Go To Sunny Beach?
A Sunny Beach holiday is perfect for those on a budget who want to relax in the sun, bathe in warm clear waters and expend a little energy on water sports. With a guarantee of summer sunshine and a range of recreational activities both in and out of the water, Sunny Beach keeps everyone happy.
Who Is Sunny Beach Popular With?
Sunny Beach is popular with a variety of holidaymakers. It is popular with families, many of which arrive with three generations. The lively nightlife attracts groups of young adults who like to party into the early hours of the morning. Those seeking a more active holiday will find a large range of sporting activities both in and out of the water.
When To Go To Sunny Beach
The summer season lasts from April to October with average temperatures of twenty-eight degrees and with a daily average of eight hours of sunshine
Sunny Beach - The Place
Sunny Beach, or Slanchev Brjag as it is known locally, is a large purpose built resort dedicated to the pleasure of beach lovers. Its long stretch of soft golden sand slopes gently into the gentle waters of the Black Sea, providing safe bathing for children and less confident swimmers. A wide variety of water sports are available from the beach including snorkelling, jet skiing, riding banana boats, water skiing and wind surfing. A pedestrianised promenade with bars, cafes and shops lines the beach providing daylong refreshments.
Much of the accommodation is comprised of high rise hotels and apartments which offer good amenities. Sunny Beach has a large number of eateries serving and a variety of cuisine which satisfies all tastes and its many bars, pubs and discos provide a vibrant nightlife. There are shops for essentials as well gifts and holiday souvenirs. There are also street bazaars and roadside stalls where you can haggle over bargains.
Apart from the provision of water sports, Sunny Beach offers a range of land based recreational activities. These include bowling, golfing, tennis, bike riding and horse riding. There is also a fairground for children.
Although Sunny Beach is without a history of its own, there are a number of historic sightseeing opportunities in the area. The old town of Nessebar is certainly worth a visit as is Balchik, a little further afield, with its botanical gardens.
A sunny Beach holiday offers sun, sea and sand, interspersed with a wide variety of sporting activities and, if you desire, a little culture on the side.
Sunny Beach Nightlife
Sunny beach has many bars, pubs and discos where the parties continue until dawn. The traditional bars and tavernas often entertain guests with folk music and dance.
Sandy Beach has a good number of tourist shops, as well as outdoor bazaars and roadside stalls, selling the usual range of holiday gifts and souvenirs. Many of these are locally crafted with wood carvings, boxes, jewellery, leather goods and hand embroidered linens being popular purchases.
Sunny Beach Eating
Sunny Beach has a large number of restaurants serving a wide variety of food from fine dining to fast foods and from pizzas to kebabs. Traditional dishes are generally spicy with lots of fresh fruit and vegetables. Stuffed vine leaves and peppers are popular. Try the speciality ‘Banista’ a cheese pie which melts in the mouth.
Bulgaria is a large European wine producer. The north is noted for its whites and the south for its reds. They are of good quality and are inexpensive.