Golden Sands Resort Bulgaria

Golden Sands is one of the biggest seaside resorts and the biggest on the northern coast of Bulgaria. It is located close to the city of Varna and has easy access to Varna International Airport and major motorways.

The name Golden Sands comes from an old legend, that tells of pirates who dug a huge gold treasure in the ground along the coast, north of Varna. Then the land took revenge on the bandits and transformed the gold into wonderful sand! :) Learn more interesting facts about the resort in our blog:

Distance from airports:


When asking which is the nearest airport to Golden Sands, the answer is definitely Varna Airport (VAR). The distance is only 25 km. which takes about 30 minutes by car. Find here the best way to reach Golden Sands:


Top 3 attractions in Golden Sands, Bulgaria:

  1. Waterpark “Aquapolis” is the first one in Bulgaria, established in a unique Mauritian - Mediterranean style.  It is situated in the forest, with a unique sea-view and a view of the whole resort.
  2. Harry’s Diving Center provides modern equipment and yachts for underwater adventures!
  3. Natural Park Golden Sands: It was created in 1943 and covers an area of 1320 ha. The forests of the park go along the sea coast, surround the Golden Sands resort and reach the city of Varna.

Top 5 Excursions and trips from Golden Sands, that we recommend:



Top 3 Best Hotels in Golden Sands, Varna:

  1. "Griffid Club Hotel Bolero", 4 stars - takes the first place in TripAdvisor’s Travelers Choice, among all 103 hotels in Golden Sands!
  2. "International Hotel Casino & Tower Suit", 5 stars- a fully renovated complex with a perfect location in the centre of the resort, offering casino, shops, bars, nightclub and SPA centre- all you need for a perfect summer vacation!
  3. "Holiday Club Riviera" – is a vacation complex, that offers 5 hotels with their own beach, 10 restaurants, beautiful green parks, conference centre.


Top 3 places to eat in Golden Sands:

  1. Steak House "Old Oak" is a traditional Bulgarian restaurant with music program and national cuisine. You will find it in front of the Hotel Golden Line, between Admiral Hotel and Melia Grand Hermitage Hotel.
  2. "Golden Dreams Boat" attracts all tourists in Golden Sands with its boat- exterior and international cuisine.
  3. "Old Lighthouse" is a very popular beach restaurant with international and traditional cuisine.



Golden Sands resort is located in the North- East, near Varna- the Bulgarian Black-sea capital! The nearest airport is Varna International Airport- only 25 km, and it provides easy access to the resort. 

Directions to the nearest cities:

  • Golden Sands - Varna city: 18 km
  • Golden Sands – Albena: 11 km
  • Golden Sands – Balchik: 22 km

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