Golden Sands

Golden Sands, Bulgaria

The Golden Sands resort is famous for it's long, golden beaches and hot water mineral springs. There are many activities available such as cycling, horse riding and a good variety of watersports, ideal for sports enthusiasts.

Golden Sands

This magnificent resort is famous for it's long, golden beaches and healing, hot water mineral springs and is just 18km north of Varna. With plenty of watersports, activities such as horse riding and cycling, entertainment, shops, and nightlife, Golden Sands is definitely a place that suits the whole family.

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Golden Sands Hotels (77)

Admiral Hotel Photograph of Admiral Hotel
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In a great location on the beach, the Admiral Hotel offers a good range of amenities for all to enjoy....

4.5 / 5 from 2 reviews

Perla Hotel Photograph of Perla Hotel
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Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and comfortable surroundings at this friendly hotel, which is surrounded by natural scenery and in easy reach of the resort amenities....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

Grifid Arabella Hotel Photograph of Grifid Arabella Hotel
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The Grifid Arabella Hotel has a great variety of facilities, coupled with a good central location, ensuring an enjoyable holiday is had by all....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Helios Spa Hotel Photograph of Helios Spa Hotel
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The Helios Spa & Resort Hotel has plenty of activities and facilities on offer, whether its rest and relaxation, or fun and actives this complex provides it all....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Marina Grand Beach Hotel Photograph of Marina Grand Beach Hotel
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The Marina Grand Beach Hotel offers luxury accommodation and amenities, along with a peaceful environment for those who just want to relax....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Photograph of Doubletree by Hilton Hotel
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Offering a great location, comfortable accommodation and a good range of facilities on site ensuring a relaxing holiday for all....

4.3 / 5 from 3 reviews

Orchidea Boutique Spa Hotel Photograph of Orchidea Boutique Spa Hotel
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Situated in the Chaika area away from the noisy and busy centre of Golden Sands Resort, make the Orchidea Boutique Spa Hotel an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

Viva Club Hotel Photograph of Viva Club Hotel
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A friendly team of staff and great entertainment make the Viva Club a good choice for couples and families....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

Edelweiss Hotel Photograph of Edelweiss Hotel
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Edelweiss Hotel is based at the quieter northern end of the Golden Sands resort, and offers comfortable accommodation with good facilities on site....

2 / 5 from 1 reviews

Pliska Hotel Photograph of Pliska Hotel
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With a range of facilities on offer, this hotel is just a short stroll from the resort centre and the long stretch of sandy beach....

3.7 / 5 from 3 reviews

Silver Hotel Photograph of Silver Hotel
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Surrounded by greenery and close to Cabacum Beach, the hotel enjoys a peaceful location away from the lively resort centre....

2 / 5 from 1 reviews

Erma Hotel Photograph of Erma Hotel
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The Erma Hotel is in the centre of Golden Sands, just a few minutes from the sandy beach and offers a good standard of accommodation to all holidaymakers....

4.3 / 5 from 3 reviews

Preslav Hotel Photograph of Preslav Hotel
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The hotel's peaceful location is ideal for couples and families looking for relaxation and plenty of onsite facilities will see that guests are well catered for. This hotel may be unsuitable for those...

1 / 5 from 1 reviews

Gradina Hotel Photograph of Gradina Hotel
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The Gradina Hotel is situated a short stroll from the beach and offers comfortable accommodation with a restaurant, bar and wellness centre on site....

3.5 / 5 from 2 reviews

Melia Grand Hermitage Hotel Photograph of Melia Grand Hermitage Hotel
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The Melia Grand Hermitage is located on a quiet hillside surrounded by a green park and lush green terraces leading down to the promenade and the beach in the Golden Sands resort....

3.8 / 5 from 6 reviews

Prestige Hotel and Aquapark Photograph of Prestige Hotel and Aquapark
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The Prestige Hotel and Aquapark is ideal for those who want to be right in the middle of all the action....

3 / 5 from 4 reviews

Ambassador Hotel Photograph of Ambassador Hotel
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Ambassador Hotel is situated just a short stroll from the sandy beach and a mere 200 metres to the resort centre. The hotel offers numerous facilities to ensure its guests utmost satisfaction and comf...

2 / 5 from 3 reviews

Alen Mak 7 Hotel Photograph of Alen Mak 7 Hotel
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Situated in the resort area of Chaika 5km from Golden Sands, the Alen Mak 7 Hotel provides simple accommodation with ample facilities, perfect for a quiet holiday....

Allegra Hotel Photograph of Allegra Hotel
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Comfortable complex suitable for families and couples looking for a large hotel with a good standard of accommodation, close to the resort amenities....

Amphora Palace Apartments Photograph of Amphora Palace Apartments
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Set amongst the trees and adjacent to the aqua-park, the Amphora Palace complex offers comfortable self-catering apartments in a good location....

Aphrodite Hotel Photograph of Aphrodite Hotel
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Aphrodite hotel is situated just a few minutes from the beach and the resort centre. Offering comfortable and well equipped guest accommodation coupled with a good range of facilities on site....

Aqua View Hotel Photograph of Aqua View Hotel
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All 33 rooms at the Aqua View Hotel enjoy a sea view and a cosy setting in which to enjoy a well deserved holiday....

Astera Hotel & Spa Photograph of Astera Hotel & Spa
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Centrally located and on the beachfront, the Astera Hotel & Spa provides a good range of on-site facilities coupled with comfortable accommodation....

Astoria Hotel Photograph of Astoria Hotel
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A well established central hotel with a good location for the local area. The Astoria Hotel will appeal to those looking for a great location and comfortable accommodation....

Atlas Hotel Photograph of Atlas Hotel
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The Atlas is a modern and well-equipped hotel in the centre of Golden Sands resort; ideal for a comfortable holiday in luxurious surroundings....

Bendita Mare Aparthotel Photograph of Bendita Mare Aparthotel
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The Bendita Mare Aparthotel is a pleasant complex close to the local amenities and only minutes from the beach. The hotel is ideal for those looking for a comfortable self catering base....

Berlin Golden Beach Hotel Photograph of Berlin Golden Beach Hotel
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This impressive hotel boasts a beachfront location, set at the northern end of the resort directly overlooking the long white sandy beach of Golden Sands....

Berlin Green Park Hotel Photograph of Berlin Green Park Hotel
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The Berlin Green Park is situated on the edge of the resort, just minutes from the beach and the yacht marina....

Blue Sky Hotel Photograph of Blue Sky Hotel
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The Blue Sky Hotel has a central location, just a few minutes walk from both the beach and resort aqua-park....

Bonita Beach Hotel Photograph of Bonita Beach Hotel
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A high rise beach front hotel offering views of the sea. The hotel features an outdoor seasonal swimming pool, sun terrace and lobby bar....

Briz Hotel Photograph of Briz Hotel
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The Briz Hotel is in the upper part of the Golden Sands resort and is set amongst a woodland of evergreen pine trees. The hotel has a quiet location and provides comfortable accommodation, a good choi...

Cabacum Beach Residence Photograph of Cabacum Beach Residence
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Offering high levels of service with good quality studios and apartments with up to 3 bedrooms, this residential complex is situated in the Chaika area and just steps from the beach....

Central Hotel Photograph of Central Hotel
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The Central (Siniger) Hotel is well placed for easy access to the beach and resort amenities, coupled with its comfortable guest accommodation make this hotel an ideal base for a relaxing holiday....

Dana Palace Hotel Photograph of Dana Palace Hotel
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A good choice for those on a budget seeking comfortable accommodation in a central location....

Dana Palace Park Hotel Photograph of Dana Palace Park Hotel
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Offering simple accommodation in a central location, the Dana Palace Park is well suited to the budget minded traveller....

Detelina Hotel Photograph of Detelina Hotel
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Set in its own park in the quieter Chaika area, this appealing hotel is close to the beach and within easy reach of all that Golden Sands has to offer....

Excelsior Hotel Photograph of Excelsior Hotel
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The Excelsior Hotel sits close to the beach area of Golden Sands. The hotel offers a host of facilities to entertain the whole family....

Exotica Hotel Photograph of Exotica Hotel
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The Exotica Hotel lies on a picturesque hillside on the outskirts of the seaside resort of Golden Sands; ideal for that quiet, relaxing holiday....

Gladiola Hotel Photograph of Gladiola Hotel
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Centrally located for the beach and resort amenities, the hotel offers simple guest rooms and a relaxing outdoor pool complex....

Gladiola Star Hotel Photograph of Gladiola Star Hotel
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The Gladiola Star Hotel has a central location, close to the beach and numerous shops, stalls, restaurants and night bars....

Glarus Golden Sands Hotel Photograph of Glarus Golden Sands Hotel
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Set on the beachfront, the Glarus Hotel is situated in the quieter northern end of the resort and provides a comfortable base for a relaxing holiday....

Grifid Bolero Hotel Photograph of Grifid Bolero Hotel
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Just steps from the beach in a central location and an extensive variety of amenities make the Grifid Hotel Bolero a popular choice....

Grifid Metropol Hotel Photograph of Grifid Metropol Hotel
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The Grifid Metropol Hotel has a prime location on the seafront and offers a Premium All Inclusive package, comfortable accommodation and a good range of facilities on site and close by....

Grifid Vistamar Hotel Photograph of Grifid Vistamar Hotel
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This hotel will appeal to families and couples looking for a good standard of accommodation situated on the beachfront....

Holiday Park Hotel Photograph of Holiday Park Hotel
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A pleasant complex offering good value for money conveniently located just 400 metres from the beach and resort centre....

This 5 star complex offers all the amenities you will need to have an enjoyable stay in a great central location just steps from the beach....

Joya Park Complex Hotel Photograph of Joya Park Complex Hotel
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The Joya Park Complex has a quiet location in the resort of Golden Sands; close enough for a leisurely stroll down to the beach, but far enough to avoid the hustle and bustle....

Kaliakra Palace Hotel Photograph of Kaliakra Palace Hotel
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The Kaliakra Palace Hotel is ideally situated on the beachfront and offers comfortable accommodation with a good range of facilities on-site....

Koraba Hotel Photograph of Koraba Hotel
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A small and traditional hotel located in the peaceful Chaika area, just a few minutes from the beach and within easy reach of all that Golden Sands has to offer....

Kristal Hotel Photograph of Kristal Hotel
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The Kristal is ideal for those looking for a relaxing holiday with all amenities close at hand....

Lilia Hotel Photograph of Lilia Hotel
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With it's superb front-line location and roof top swimming pool, the Hotel Lilia provides a comfortable base in an ideal location....

Ljuljak Hotel Photograph of Ljuljak Hotel
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Offering spacious guest rooms and suites, this welcoming hotel is ideal for families and has an attractive outdoor pool complex and gardens....

Luna Hotel Photograph of Luna Hotel
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The Luna is a beach front hotel with a warm and relaxed atmosphere suitable for families and couples....

Malina Hotel Photograph of Malina Hotel
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The Malina Hotel has a central location close to the beach. Well suited to the budget traveller the hotel offers simply furnished guest rooms with limited on-site facilities....

Mimosa Hotel and Spa Photograph of Mimosa Hotel and Spa
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The Mimosa Hotel and Spa is based in the heart of Golden Sands, just minutes from the beautiful sandy beach....

Palm Beach Hotel Photograph of Palm Beach Hotel
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Well appointed guest rooms and a range of leisure facilities make the Palm Beach a great choice for both families and couples....

Palma Hotel Photograph of Palma Hotel
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A small and friendly hotel situated in a quiet spot in the centre of the resort, offering a relaxed atmosphere and comfortable accommodation....

Paradise Green Park Hotel & Apartments Photograph of Paradise Green Park Hotel & Apartments
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Paradise Green Park Hotel is a residential apartment complex set in a quiet position providing an ideal setting for a relaxing holiday....

Park Hotel Golden Beach Photograph of Park Hotel Golden Beach
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The Park Hotel Golden Beach has all the modern comforts and amenities you would expect from a hotel of this category....

Park Hotel Odessos Photograph of Park Hotel Odessos
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This impressive hotel offers many activities for a fun and relaxing holiday, with the choice of hotel rooms and self-catering accommodation....

Perunika Hotel Photograph of Perunika Hotel
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After a busy day on the beach or by the pool guests can relax in the hotel's beautiful gardens....

Primasol Sunlight Sunrise Hotel Photograph of Primasol Sunlight Sunrise Hotel
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The Primasol Sunlight Sunrise Hotel offers family entertainment, with comfortable guest accommodation and a convenient location to enjoy all the resort facilities....

Riu Dolce Vita Hotel Photograph of Riu Dolce Vita Hotel
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The Riu Dolce Vita Hotel provides a great base for enjoying the resort of Golden Sands, the hotel features 2 swimming pools one with a childrens section, a Spa centre and a kids club....

Riva Hotel Photograph of Riva Hotel
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In a central location the Riva Hotel provides a comfortable base well suited to those on a budget....

Riviera Beach Hotel Photograph of Riviera Beach Hotel
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Situated on the outskirts of the resort with a beachfront location the Riviera Beach Hotel offers comfortable guest accommodation coupled with a good range of facilities on-site or close by....

Royal Hotel Photograph of Royal Hotel
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The hotel is situated very close to the centre of the resort within easy reach of the beach and resort amenities....

Sentido Golden Star Hotel Photograph of Sentido Golden Star Hotel
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This beachfront complex consists of two hotels the Sentido Golden Star and the Sentido Golden Star Family, offering comfortable accommodation coupled with a good variety of entertainment and facilitie...

Shipka Hotel Photograph of Shipka Hotel
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Enjoying a prime location in the heart of the lively resort centre the Shipka Hotel offers a good range of on-site facilities....

Smartline Arena Mar Hotel Photograph of Smartline Arena Mar Hotel
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The Smartline Arena Mar Hotel offers activities and entertainment for guests of all ages, situated just 150m from the beach....

Smartline Madara Hotel Photograph of Smartline Madara Hotel
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Madara Hotel is an all inclusive hotel set in a quiet location, though still within easy reach of the resort amenities. Facilities at the hotel include indoor and outdoor pools, kid's pool and a kid's...

Sofia Hotel Photograph of Sofia Hotel
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Modern hotel suitable for families and couples with on-site leisure facilities for adults and children and a short walk from the beach and aqua park....

Strandzha Hotel Photograph of Strandzha Hotel
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Situated in the quieter Chaika area, the hotel is surrounded by a park and just 150 metres from the beach. The hotel offers family accommodation and a friendly atmosphere....

Sunshine Magnolia and Spa Photograph of Sunshine Magnolia and Spa
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Located in the quieter Chaika area outside the busy resort of Golden Sands, Magnolia Hotels and Spa consists of Magnolia 1 and Magnolia 2, and a modern Spa centre. Ideal for those looking for a restf...

Tintyava Hotel Photograph of Tintyava Hotel
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The hotel is surrounded by greenery and enjoys a central location, just a short walk from the beach....

Varshava Hotel Photograph of Varshava Hotel
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The hotel Varshava is located in an elevated position in the resort with some rooms offering a spectacular sea view. The outdoor swimming pool and friendly hotel staff make this hotel a good choice fo...

Vezhen Hotel Photograph of Vezhen Hotel
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Setin the Chaika area outside of Golden Sands, this traditional hotel offers a friendly and relaxed atmosphere and is a short walk from the Cabacum Beach....

Zdravets Hotel Photograph of Zdravets Hotel
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The Zdravets Hotel features a large pool area and is well placed for enjoying the beach and resort amenities....

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Golden Sands Reviews

Mr I Taylor, Mitcham

Holiday Date:9th Sep 2017
Accommodation:Edelweiss Hotel
Room:Single
Board:Half Board
(4 suns)

Weather was exceptional so using the well maintained beach was a pleasure. There are lots of bars and restaurants around so self catering would be a good option here. You got to try the Cuba bar on the beach, fantastic good staff there, Aloha another good night out and some like the Serine bar do live music.

Mr D Girling, Woodbridge

Holiday Date:6th Sep 2017
Accommodation:Prestige Hotel and Aquapark
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(3 suns)

Plenty of restaurants, fairly cheap, food not bad, lovely beach but does get quite crowded, £6 to hire a sunbed, not many excursions available most take taxis instead (but these can be pricey), shops are fairly cheap, be warned we found most Bulgarians in shops extremely rude.

Mr A Has, Ramnicu Valcea

Holiday Date:19th Aug 2017
Accommodation:Perla Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

Do not miss Eiffel tower bar!

Mr S Suppiah, Bristol

Holiday Date:12th Aug 2017
Accommodation:Ambassador Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Garden View
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

Amazing and I loved it.

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Beaches

This aptly named resort has wide golden sands run for approx 3.5km alongside the entire resort and slope gently into the calm waters of the Black Sea. Legend states, that mother nature transformed the sands from the golden treasures buried by pirates.

The resort has a yacht harbour and plenty of opportunity for water-sports such as diving, yachting, para-sailing, jet-skiing and banana rides.

Things to Do

Golden Sands has a number of land-based sports facilities including tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, an outdoor gym, an archery centre and a bowling alley.

The resort has several ancient mineral water springs which, in turn, means there is a choice of Spas to relax in.

For family fun, there is a small water park, the Aquapolis and a beach front fairground where you will also find a scaled down replica of the Eiffel Tower, complete with an observation deck and restaurant.

Out and About

Golden Sands backs onto the Zlatni Piasatsi Nature Park, a natural area of forests and terraced hill-sides. There are walking paths and hiking routes through the forest with picnic areas by the ancient fountains and panoramic view points. The Park is also home to the remains of the medieval Aladzha Monastry which is carved into the rocks.

Nearby Attractions

Nearby places to visit include the Botanical Gardens in Balchik (24km), the city of Varna (18km) and the Spa resort of Saints Constantine and Elena (8km).

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