Discover Obzor – “the City of Sun”

Discover Obzor, Bulgaria


In the middle between Varna and Bourgas, located on the Black Sea coast, with beautiful sandy beach, stunning nature and cultural heritage, the city Obzor is popular summer destination in Bulgaria, but still not so crowded. If you are looking for your perfect place for summer vacation, especially for a family holiday, we have the best proposal for you! :-)

Discover the ancient history of Obzor

Ancient remains in ObzorThe history of Obzor dates back in the 1st millennium BC, when the Thracians have created their village of “Navloh". Later, the Romans had used another name - “Heliopolis”, which means “the city of the sun”. In the area around today's' city the Romans also had a fortress to defend their maritime trade routes between Constantinople and the Danube. Numerous architectural remains, fortress walls and columns speak to the long history of the city. You can see Roman bath ruins, columns, and other ancient remains in the park in the center, and in the museum of Obzor. Quick advice - if you are spending your summer holiday in Obzor, pay attention to its history, not only to the beach! ;)

Explore the stunning nature and the beach

The city of the sun - Obzor is located in the middle between Bourgas and Varna district. It is situated in a bay, surrounded on the north by the Cape St. Athanasius and to the south by the Emine Mountain. The incredible combination of sea and mountain is the biggest advantage of the resort, which is the cause of a favorable climate, suitable for the treatment of various diseases of the respiratory and nervous system, allergies, laryngitis etc., and offers opportunities for tourism during each season.

Green park in ObzorThe beach area of Obzor is one of the longest in Bulgaria - about 10 km. The most beautiful are the southern beach and the Irakli beach. The sand is fine-grained with golden color. You can find small cozy beach bars and nice restaurants on the promenade.

Stara Planina generously goes down its green hills to the sea, reaching almost the seashore, so the visitors to the city can walk around and discover coolness and relaxation, exploring the fascinating nature near Obzor.

Attractions in Obzor

If you are wondering what to do in Obzor, do not worry - it is not boring, despite it is not so popular place like Sunny Beach or Golden Sands. During your stay you can take advantage of numerous sport opportunities: running, cycling, beach volleyball, swimming, surfing, diving, jet skiing and water skiing. You could participate in cultural trips, wine tasting, mountain safari and more trips from Obzor. The city offers different entertainment options as well - bars, restaurants, taverns and cafes. Unique for Bulgaria is the authentic folklore, so the rich cultural life of Obzor with the observance of centuries-old traditions and customs will make your summer holiday an unforgettable experience.

If you want to explore the area, find here the best tours from Obzor that you can book online:

Find the best accommodation options in Obzor

An additional plus is the extremely favorable combination of the prices and quality of the tourist services in Obzor. You can choose between famous hotel chains, boutique hotels, private apartments and family guest houses for your stay. In Obzor everyone will find the best place for accommodation! Obzor is the perfect resort for a summer holiday with children – it offers peace, calm streets and quiet atmosphere, playgrounds and relaxing park.

Some of the newest and well-equipped hotels in Obzor, that we could recommend are:

  • "Sunrise Blue Magic Resort" 4*: new complex, from 2018, with large lush garden and spacious pool area. It is located within 30 meters of the beach, but far away from the city center. The complex offers opportunities for a quiet family vacation;
  • "Marina Sands All Inclusive Hotel" 4*:  offers all-inclusive and ultra all-inclusive dining in a luxury atmosphere. The hotel is away from the center of Obzor. The famous beach Irakli is just 15 minutes by car.
  • "The Cliff Beach & SPA Resort" 4*: provides you perfect combination of luxury accommodation and SPA treatments: outdoor Jacuzzi garden, indoor hot tub, steam room, sauna, and fully equipped gym.

How to reach Obzor?

Obzor is situated on the panoramic road, connecting the southern and the northern Black Sea coast. The city has well-developed transport links and infrastructure. The proximity of the resort to the biggest towns on the Black Sea coast – Varna (60 km.) and Burgas (70 km.) is a doubtless advantage when arranging your summer holiday. Obzor is located on the equal distance from both airports Varna and Burgas, so you have more flight options available. The transportation from the airport to the hotel in Obzor is the easiest part. Reserve here online your airport transfer to any hotel or private address in Obzor. With Bulgaria Transfers your holiday starts after landing at the airport ;)

Obzor is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Bulgaria, where you will spend an unforgettable summer holiday and definitely will come back!

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