With three miles of sandy beaches
Golden Sands holidays are situated on the north coast of Bulgaria. This purpose built resort is one of the most popular in Bulgaria and only exists in the summer months from May through till September.
Holidays to Golden Sands focus on the three miles of superb sandy beach which flows gently into the warm turquoise waters of the Black Sea. The beach has been awarded the EU Blue Flag for safety and cleanliness. There are plenty of sun loungers and parasols lining the beach to take a welcome rest from the afternoon sun. There’s an abundance of water sports on offer along the beach from windsurfing, paragliding and parachuting to waterskiing, pedalos and jet skiing. Holidays in Golden Sands are fantastic for diving with the resort boasting its own PADI and SSI school. The yacht port next to the marina organises many yacht excursions, from panoramic two hour cruises and night parties to full day sails and fishing trips. Golden Sands is an excellent resort for families and the Aquapolis water park is a fun day out for the young and old alike with a plethora of waterslides and flumes, a wave pool and lazy river.
Throughout the water park are plenty of tavernas where you can enjoy an afternoon snack. There is a children’s fun park in the resort with a car and karting track. Mini golf and bouncy castles will ensure that children of any age enjoy their holiday in Golden Sands. Near Golden Sands is a plethora of unspoilt areas such as the Zlatni Pyasatsi nature park which is home to wild boar, deer and is abundant in a variety of bird species. The Icamchia nature reserve has a tropical forest appearance where climbing plants join trees. Above Golden Sands stands the Aladzha monastery and caves which have been occupied since the Stone Age. Tourists will be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining out. There is an abundance of snack bars, restaurants and cafes offering a wide selection of mouth watering cuisine with steak houses, Chinese and Italian restaurants to name a few. The traditional Bulgarian cuisine is widespread amongst the restaurants in the resort and eating out caters for all budget and palettes.
Quick Golden Sands Tips
The currency needed for holidays to Golden Sands is the Bulgarian Lev
The time difference between Bulgaria and the UK is GMT +3
For holidays to Golden Sands you would normally fly into Varna Airport (VAR)
Flights from the UK to Varna take around 3 hours and 30 minutes
Transfers from Varna Airport to Golden sands take approximately 25 minutes
Golden Sands is an excellent resort for families
Holidays in Golden Sands really come alive at night with plenty of open air bars, cocktail bars and discos staying open until the early hours. The bars play live music and some have big screen TVs for the major sporting events. Many of the hotels provide family entertainment with the resort hosting folklore evenings. The PR club is very popular with the younger crowd and has many guest DJ’s over the summer with a chill out area facing the shoreline. The Orient has a Middle East ambience with sheesha pipes and Arabic music and offers a great evenings entertainment.
Holidays to Golden Sands offers tourist the perfect shopping opportunity with the seafront pavements lined with stalls and shops selling a range of jewellery, ceramics and beachwear. The mini markets in the resort have all the holiday essentials from sunscreen and beachwear to basic food and wine. The resort is awash with accommodation which caters for all needs and budgets from self catering apartments to half board and luxury all inclusive hotels. Holidays in Golden Sands offer long sunny days and mild evenings with the average summer daily temperature reaching around 30°c with July and August being peak season. Book Golden Sands holidays at Latedeals.co.uk. today.
Top Places To Visit
Located just outside of Varna, it is unclear as to how old these caves are exactly, however it is believed they have been home to the monks since the 12th century.
Aquapolis Water Park
Visit Bulgaria's first ever water park, try the Wild River, Black Hole, Niagara, Slalom or Kamikaze. don't worry about the little ones, they can enjoy the hospitality of the Dragon with its slides, turtles and dinosaurs.
Zlatni Pyasatsi Nature Park
Definitely one for nature lovers, follow trails through wonderful scenery, discovering exciting flora and fauna along the way.