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.
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.Read more about: Beaches | Things to Do | Out and About | Nearby Attractions | Golden Sands Reviews
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 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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