Can Bulgaria Build on Its Sunny Beach Success With British Holidaymakers?

2019-06-19   |  novinite.com

The summer months are edging ever closer and people across the world are getting ready to travel to a range of locations to enjoy some sunshine, a bit of culture and – perhaps most importantly – unwind away from the world of work.

Of course, Bulgaria has a lot to offer from a tourism perspective, but new research has revealed that one of its resorts, in particular, could prove to be a big hit with British holidaymakers in the coming months.

Great value

According to the Holiday Costs Barometer created by Post Office Travel Money, Sunny Beach is the best value holiday destination for Britons ahead of Eurozone areas including the Algarve and Marmaris in Turkey.

The result means that it is the sixth consecutive year that the Bulgarian beach resort has topped the poll, which found that the price of key tourist purchases including coffee, beer, sun cream and evening meals in the location was around a third cheaper than in any of the Eurozone destinations included in the study.

Such findings undoubtedly highlight how Sunny Beach is effectively competing against rival destinations, while the research also reflects well on Bulgaria tourism in general. In 2014, it is thought that the country welcomed more than seven million international tourists, while tourism contributed 3.7 per cent of the country’s GDP.

More to offer?

However, while the success of Sunny Beach as a destination is undoubtedly welcome, should more be done to promote other areas of Bulgaria to tourists coming from regions including Britain?

Bulgaria can offer a diverse range of experiences to holidaymakers, from the history and heritage of Sofia to major historical landmarks sites like the Rila Monastery – a large Eastern Orthodox monastery founded in the 10th century which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Skiing holidays are also on offer within in the country across regions like Bansko and Borovets, while those seeking a casino break could find it here too.

Building on success

The success of Sunny Beach as a tourist destination for British holidaymakers is undoubtedly very positive for Bulgaria, but many may well be hoping that steps can be taken to also promote other aspects of what the country has to offer.

With Bulgaria providing so many different types of holiday experience these days, it may well be time for the country to build on Sunny Beach’s standing see how it can get more Britons enjoying other aspects of the region too.

View our top properties in Sunny Beach area

Sell your property with us!

View our top properties in beach resorts in Bulgaria

  Read more news

Share
Beach Villas on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast
Searching for your own place in the sun?
Explore our selection of lovely houses and villas situated in the beach resorts and in the villages nearby! Prices with no competition in Europe!
See More
Properties in the Bulgarian Beach Resorts!
Check our selection of properties on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast! Attractive prices starting from just 15,000 Euros for a furnished studio! Regular flights to Burgas and Varna international airports. Perfect for frequent visits, summer holidays and more
See More

More News

Company news
BULGARIAN PROPERTIES Agents of September

Hello, September!

The new season has begun and we look forward to seeing you at our offices around the country to fulfill all your real estate dreams and to help you buy, sell or rent property easily and securely, with the highest protection of your interests!

Let's see who our AGENTS OF SEPTEMBER are that we recommend with two hands!

All of them deserv...

04 September, 2019
latest news
Bulgaria Air Launches Joint Flights to Caribbean, Seychelles and Maldives with German Condor

Bulgaria Air starts offering flights to some of the most exotic destinations in the world. The Bulgarian airline has signed an agreement with the German airline Condor, part of the Thomas Cook Group, allowing passengers from Sofia, Varna and Burgas to travel to exotics such as the Caribbean, Seychelles, Mauritius, Maldives and dozens of destinations in Malaysia, with convenient connections via Fra...

02 September, 2019
latest news
Foreign tourists choose to spend summer vacation in Bulgarian mountains

Whether because of the summer heat or the favorable conditions for mountain tourism, the number of foreigners who chose to spend their summer vacations in Bulgarian mountains is on the rise. A popular place is the mountain town of Elena, which attracts with its tranquility and authentic Bulgarian houses that have preserved the spirit of the National Revival period. Along with the Bulgarian tourist...

30 August, 2019
latest news
Tips from an Experienced Holiday Home Owner in Bulgaria

We are always happy when we receive feedback from our clients and they share their personal experience of acquiring real estate and living in Bulgaria! Marat shares his story of purchasing an apartment in Sunny Beach, check out his tips.

The Tarsis Complex (Tarsis Club & SPA, Sunny Beach, Bulgaria) was originally planned, designed and built as a club-type resort for cosy and comfort...

13 August, 2019

REQUEST DETAILS

Find a property with the biggest available choice
Choose what marketing communication you would like from us: