Among Bulgaria’s many fantastic beaches, Varna Beach distinguishes itself by being located in the heart of a thriving city as well as within a stone’s throw of a host of other destinations. And that’s not to say this isn’t a great beach; in fact if you are looking to get the most out of your Bulgarian beach-going experience and want to make sure you see a lot in a small span of time, staying in the Varna Beach area could be your best bet.
The beach at Varna is fairly centrally located, right next to the main harbour. If watching the ships coming and going from the comfort of your lounger isn’t your thing there are plenty of other activities on offer both on and off the beach. Varna beach is a lively strip of sand with a host of bars and restaurants right on the beachfront. Younger visitors are well catered for too with a water park situated right on the beach (as are a couple of swimming pools).
Of course, it gets busy here during the summer months when locals and visitors flock to take a dip in the Black Sea to escape the summer heat. And even though this is a good-sized beach it is worth getting here early to grab a bit of the soft golden sand for yourself.
If you feel the need to take in a little more culture, Varna Beach is a great starting point. Nearby you’ll be able to find a treasure trove of wonderful historic and cultural sights. The yachting port of Balchik is home to Botanical Gardens and a Palace where Marie of Romania stayed for summer getaways. Further on you’ll be able to find the Stone Forest and Aladzha Rock Monastery, two of the oldest features in the area.
For ageless elegance rich with history, culture, and sunny beach beauty, Varna Beach doesn’t disappoint.
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