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Sunny Beach, Bulgaria

Location map: Sunny Beach
Known also as: Slanchev Bryag, Slunchev Briag

Distance to district city: 42 km.

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Sightseeing nearby: Kamchiya River - Emine Cape

Location: Sunny Beach (Slanchev Bryag) Resort is situated 42 km north of Bourgas. Practically, the resort occupies the entire territory stretching from the village of Vlas to the north and the town of Nessebar to the south. The resort offers more than 120 hotels and two camping sites, and is rich in entertainment facilities.

History: The resort's construction began back in communist times, in 1958. Construction works began at a site, where two old wells supplying Nessebar with water in ancient times and during the Middle Ages, had been.

Places of Interest: The village of St. Vlas and the Elenite holiday city are situated just a few kilometers away from Sunny Beach. The forest along the Hadzhiiska River and the dunes stretching between the road and the resort are very attractive to naturelovers. The picturesque town of Nessebar is also extremely close to Sunny Beach, as its newly built houses to the north almost merge with the resort. Noteworthy, lots of excursions in the country and abroad are organised for holiday-makers and tourists during the weekends or at the end of their holidays. Not far from Sunny Beach is located the beautiful Emine cape.

Accommodation: The most famous are Kuban Hotel, Bourgas Hotel and Diamond Hotel. The Delta, Amphora, Zephyr, and Esperanto hotels are a part of the Black Sea Complex of the resort. Hotels and luxurious family villas are also being built to the south of the Hadzhiiska River. Two campsites - Emona and Slanchev Bryag - cover a large area and therefore are practically unlimited. There are also bungalows in the camps, but these need to be booked in advance. The resort has tennis-courts, swimming pools, bowling clubs, and mini-golf playgrounds. It also offers opportunities to practice horse riding and all kinds of water sports with the help of instructors. The holiday city has a policlinic, and several big shopping centres for food, clothes and souvenirs. There is an amphitheatre with more than 1,000 seats.

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Catering: Hotels' restaurants typically fall in one of three broad categories - luxurious, high or average class. Apart from these, there are plenty of other restaurants with different types of cuisine and entertainment. Some of the most famous restaurants are: Chuchura, Neptune, Hanska Shatra, Variety Show Bar, Strandzhanski Kolibi, Magoura, Ribarska Hizha. The Vyaturna Melnitsa Restaurant (Windmill) and the Fregatata Restaurant are also attractive for their coziness, marvelous cuisine and show programs. Besides, there are lots of private restaurants, refreshment stalls, and shops. Prices are traditionally high but supply is rich in high-quality products.

Transport: The holiday complex has its own city transport - a gas-fuelled mini-train travelling from one end of the ten-kilometer beach to the other. There is regular bus transport from Nessebar and Bourgas to Sunny Beach, and plenty of private minibuses, route and ordinary taxis. Besides, there is also water transport to and from Nessebar and Bourgas. Ticket fares are moderate because of high competition.

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