St. Constantine & Helena
St. Constantine & Helena, Bulgaria
Noted as the oldest resort in Bulgaria, St Constantine & Helena offers a great chance to sample some local traditions, mixed in with a beach based relaxing holiday.
The beaches and coves are sandy and slope gently into the calm swimming waters. The resort has a marina and sailing and water-sports are available.
Things to Do
Sports and leisure facilities available in the resort include tennis, horse-riding, cycling and spa centres.
The Evksinograd Residence (3km) is set in a beautifully landscaped park with a lake, an arboretum and themed gardens. This attractive 19th century building, reminiscent of French Renaissance palaces has an impressive interior, a boutique winery and guided tours run throughout the day.
Out and About
This small and secluded resort, famous for the healing waters of its mineral springs, is named after the centuries old St Konstantin and Elena Monastery. You can visit the Monastery, which is set in an attractive courtyard and has a holy spring attracting pilgrims from afar.
Behind the resort lies the EcoPark Varna, home to the University Botanical Gardens, an ecological park and the Academic Jockey Club where horse-riding lessons and carriage tours are around the park are available.
Nearby you can visit the city of Varna which is approx 8km away and the large beach resort of Golden Sands which is approx 7km.
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