Sunny Beach (Bulgarian: Слънчев бряг, Slanchev Briag / Slančev Brjag / Slanchev Bryag / Slunchev Briag / Slunchev Bryag) is a major seaside resort on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria, located approximately 35 km north of Burgas in Nessebar municipality, Burgas Province. The biggest resort, with the longest and widest beach strip, with hotels spread along the beach.
Location and Features:
Sunny Beach is the largest resort in Bulgaria. It is situated on a bay in the shape of a crescent between the town of Nesebar and the resort Sveti Vlas. With its hundreds of hotels, multiple entertainment and catering establishments, shops and its developed infrastructure, the resort complex can presently receive thousands of tourists.
The climate here is distinguished by hot summer and average July temperatures of 22-23° С. The beach line is over 10 km in length and in some places it is more than 60 meters wide. The fine sand, the natural sand dunes and the gradually deepening sea bottom attract thousands of tourists from around the world. The beach of Sunny Beach is the holder of the Blue Flag prize in 2011 – a distinction of a clean environment.
The accommodation options in the complex are exceptionally diverse – there are luxurious five star complexes here, as well as various categories of hotels, villas, guest houses, apartment hotels, etc. The catering and entertainment establishments in the resort are numbering in the hundreds and offer diverse Bulgarian and international cuisine.
The clubs and discotheques of Sunny Beach are famous and known all over the world. Popular DJs and performers are often guests here, and their parties attract many young people.
Entertainment of tourists is guaranteed by diverse attractions – water sports, surfing, beach volleyball, aqua park, bowling, various installations for children, etc.
The resort has also established itself as one of the largest complexes in the country, offering wonderful conditions for conference and business tourism. The big hotels have large conference rooms and installations, required for these types of services.
The town of Nesebar is situated in close proximity. Due to its multiple cultural monuments it is included in the UNESCO list of cultural inheritance sites.
The largest yacht port on the Bulgarian Black Sea shore is situated in the nearby resort of Sveti Vlas.