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Sunny Beach Travel Guide: 156 reviews and 280 photos

Sunny Beach - Our lovliest and biggest resort

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or check Sunny Beach 3D interactive map to find the location of the hotel you're staying or just see the resort from a bird's view.

Resort Capacity - 400 000beds ( 30 . 04. 2008)

Sunny Beach and Nessebar 2200 hours of beach party
2200 hours by year is the time that the sun is shining upon our most famous resorts on the Black Sea. The party there is always to its fullest, even with the enormous amount of construction going on in the latest years.

In the bay between Nessebar and St Vlas is the resort of Sunny Beach. It stretches from the last hills of the Balkan mountain at north,to the Ancient Peninsula of Nessebar at South .
Seperated from the capital with 400km distance, 100km from Varna and 35 from Burgas.Every summer thousands of tourists are choosing this sunny coast for their vacation.
Only for the season summer 2005, 250 millions euro were invested in building new hotels and infrastructures. The expectations for the season are that its capacity will be filled at 100%.

In 2005, on the south Black sea coast spreading from Saint Vlas to Sinemoretz will be opened 40 new hotels. Only in Sunny Beach they are 11 and along with them the total amount of hotels becomes 130. The capacity of the resort is 50 000 beds.
In the middle of may was finished the construction of 6 of the new hotels in Sunny Beach - 100 millions of euros are invested in them. Their first guests are expected at the beginning of June.The biggest one is "Majestic",that can accomodate up to 1000 gusts. "Meridian"and "Imperial" are among the new names too.

info from "Your Bulgaria" a free guide for tourism june 2005

Sunny Beach back in history

In medieval times, the bay situated between Cape Emine and Nessebur had two large fresh water wells; residents earned a living by selling drinking water to Nessebar, which had none of its own. This area is now known as Sunny Beach. Started in 1958 and the largest of the country's beach resorts. Today, the wide, six-kilometer-long beach is generally regarded as the best on the coast with 6 km sand line and water temperature between 22 and 28 degrees .

As the time for summer holidays approaches, you might be looking for info on Sunny beach resort. If you have not decided yet, Sunny beach is definitely worth it. With its endless opportunities of entertainment, sports, good and cheap food if you know where to look,cheap and unlimited alcohol, long beach , warm water , clubs ,beautiful girls, and....and.....Are you still not sure? Go get a your ticket,I might see you there....If You 're looking for a PARTY resort - Sunny beach is the place to be.

And last but not least don't forget to visit is the wonderful Old Nessebar town,located on a peninsula just some 6 km from the center of Sunny Beach.
check out my Nessebar page.
Nessebar - part of UNESCO world heritage

The Beach

The beach of sunny beach is absolutely amazing - 6 km long ,covered with powder fine white sand is always there awaiting you. various sport activities, water adventures, pirate cruises, beach volleyball and beach bars , horse riding , parachute , banana boats, jet ski etc are here for your amusement.

Sea water has healing properties and does wonders to your immune system , don't miss a chance to have a swim >> Virtues of the sea water - in french

Sunny Beach through the season
(Important to know when planning your holiday)
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May - In may construction going on at some places that need to be finished for the season. The resort is slowly waking up from hibernation. Bars and restaurants are opening. Still Quet. Beach not set yet with parasols and sunbeds. Sea is crystal clear but cold for swimming.
June - Everything working , resort not too crowded.
July and August - Welcome to the "ALCOHOL TOURISM METROPOLE"
Turning more and more into a youth preferred resort , especially in july and august, for its reputation of cheap alcohol and 24hrs drinking parties. What happens is basically this : drunken hoards of young kids stroll through the central streets and the hotels - they could be on organized disco tour for example - which makes them scream like they're going on a football game,shouting and singing in all the languages all night long ,knocking on wrong room doors , throwing up everywhere, drinking more etc etc..... if this is not your type of party , avoid at any price "Lazur"disco ,"Mamacitas" the beach bars in the center around "Amigo" bar, and all the hotels with central location. Or alternatively bring couple of pairs of earplugs.
"Mania" club is mainly a place for Bulgarians.So is "Tiffany" where you go to be seen , Bedroom and Cacao Beach.
September - Has still everything open but the crowds of druken kids have gone home for school. Sea water is still warm. Best time for holiday!!!
October - Sunny Beach is similar to a Ghost Town- very few hotels are still operating and the feeling of abandon is floating in the air. Beach Bars are wrapped in planks and plastic foil to survive the harsh winter winds. All streets are deserted and night lights are off. It's pure joy if you meet one or two people walking around.

SO , WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE / CIRCUS :) HOPE YOU"LL HAVE FUN...
USE YOUR BRAIN , STAY ALERT AND YOU'LL LOVE IT :)

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lynne30 Mon Aug 20, 2007 18:08 EEST
We have been to Sunny beach it was a great holiday your tips and comments were very helpful.

"May 19, 2007 12:36
hi anna what a wonderful country Bulgaria really is, we ate at Djannys food divine and the staff so helpful . we will return again in September, and
hopefully explore more of this beautiful land, thank you so much for your help . regards, marcia & mandy."

keithjreed Sun Jul 15, 2007 08:31 EEST
This was a great tip. Ate in Djannis three nights and Condor once. Each night was really good. Don't be put off by having to queue to get in, the short wait is well worth it. You can tell how good it is by the number of locals who use them.

LINKS:
Sunny beach homepage

Sunny Beach - resort and hotels review

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Unlimited opportunities for entertainment and fun
  • Cons:Insane amount of construction , doubling from year to year!!!
  • In a nutshell:The Best Resort on the Bulgarian Coast
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  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Dec 30, 2011 at 6:14 AM

    Hello, Anna! Thanks for your great informative pages about all those splendid places!

  • giampiero6's Profile Photo
    Aug 15, 2011 at 2:29 PM

    Hello your royal princessness. I was just checking some stats and it seems that this page is up 223% on engagement since the new design. Keep up the great work!

  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Nov 17, 2010 at 1:52 PM

    This beach sounds like it is a huge success for the visitors who want sun and fun. YOur comments and pictures are very helpful, especially the warning/danger reality of where you are with so many people.

  • May 4, 2010 at 4:19 AM

    I agree with giving a slap/beating if you can catch them. We had a lot of trouble with them at some of The London Underground Stations when I lived there.

  • midnightflyers's Profile Photo
    Feb 3, 2010 at 6:33 AM

    Staying in Sunny Beach in June 21st fiesta hotel, looking for good live music rock / 50s Rock n roll is there any? Thanks Brenda

  • Aug 18, 2009 at 9:29 AM

    Hello. I am leaving for Sunny beach tommorow. I am from Lisbon, Portugal. Can you help me in finding a nice place for having nightlife fun without hords of teenagers, but with beautifull 20s 30s people? thanks, João

  • Aug 15, 2009 at 2:44 PM

    i dont think Janny is realy good only couse some local people who came from the deep province are going there...,the food is prepared long time before serving,just like in the army..

  • Tripack's Profile Photo
    Aug 22, 2007 at 1:21 PM

    After the Sunny Alps the Sunny Beach... The After Beach looks like the After Ski, a vibrant nightlife in view ;-)

  • Aug 20, 2007 at 8:08 AM

    We have been to Sunny beach it was a great holiday your tips and comments were very helpful.

  • Aug 19, 2007 at 10:53 AM

    Do not reccomend having a picture with a snake that is drugged, and has it's mouth taped shut. You ***!!! Anyone else that has a picture is also a ***!!!!!!

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