Bulgaria is one of the best SPA destinations in Europe, due to its mineral waters and favourable climate with a lot of sunny days. You can enjoy a spa holiday in some of the best spa resorts and spa hotels during every season at very reasonable prices. The country offers SPA tourism near the Black Sea coast as well in the mountain resorts.
Bulgaria’s mineral springs have been noted for their recreation effects since the ancient times. With more than 700 mineral springs Bulgaria is rich in hot and cold mineral water with temperatures varying from 37°C up to 101°C, spout out from a depth of over 2000 meters. Bulgarian hydrothermal, bioclimatic, mud treatment, sea cure and other health resources are ranked among the best in Europe!
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1. Velingrad - the SPA capital of the Balkans
The best-known spa resort in Bulgaria is Velingrad, famous as the SPA capital of the Balkans. The lake Cleptusa, which is the biggest cavern water spring in Bulgaria, is located in Velingrad. The beautiful nature, mineral springs and beneficial for treating a variety of diseases climatic features make Velingrad preferred destination by Bulgarians and foreigners. You can choose among 32 hotels and holiday complex, offering all kinds of spa services and more than 20 indoor and outdoor thermal pools. The best Spa hotels in Velingrad, that we recommend are Balneo-Complex & Spa Aquatonik, Maxi Park Hotel & Spa, Royal Spa Hotel, Balneo Complex Saint Spas etc.
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2. SPA holiday in the ski resorts in Bulgaria
Relaxing in the SPA centre after long day skiing is the best finish of the day in the mountain. When spending your ski holiday in Bulgaria, you have the unique opportunity to take advantage of the SPA facilities in some hotels in Bansko, Borovets or Pamporovo. Many hotels offer sauna, massages and spa treatments for body and soul. Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena in Bansko takes the first place in TripAdvisor’s Chart for the best SPA resorts in Bulgaria, 2016. The hotel provides splendid mountain views to the Pirin, combined with excellent SPA services.
Among the best, but not so popular SPA destinations in Bulgaria are Devin, Pavel Banja, Sapareva Banya, Hissarya, Sandanski. All of them have the advantage of being located in very favourable climatic regions, affording the exceptional possibility of combining balneotherapy with climatic treatment.
The natural beauty of the spa regions, combined with modern hotels and spa facilities provide excellent opportunities for effective treatment of many diseases and also provide a unique atmosphere for a nice and relaxing spa holiday.
3. Summer vacation in Bulgaria with SPA and balneological treatments:
The Black Sea coastline is rich in thermal water resources which are slightly mineralized, with a height value of pH. Plenty of thermal springs, curative firth mud, lake brine, lye, favourable sea climate and attractive landscape can be found in some of the most popular beach resorts in Bulgaria.
- SPA resorts near Varna:
The north coastline of Black Sea is rich in mineral waters and some of the best SPA hotels are in Golden Sands (Helios Spa Hotel, Komplex Riviera, Orchidea Boutique & Spa, Grifid Hotel Arabella, SENTIDO Golden Star etc.), St. Konstantine & Helena (Grand Hotel Varna), Balchik (Lighthouse Golf & Spa Resort, BlackSeaRama Golf & Villas), Kavarna (Topola Skies Golf & Spa Resort), near Kamchiya (Long Beach Resort & Spa), Byala Beach Resort and many more.
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- SPA resorts near Burgas:
Bourgas’ thermal baths are among the most ancient balneological regions, dating back to the 4th century BC. The best SPA hotels in the area are in Nessebar and Sunny Beach: Barcelo Royal Beach, Sol Nessebar Palace, Iberostar Sunny Beach Resort, DIT Evrika Beach Club Hotel, Duni Royal Marina Beach (in Dune), Emerald Beach Resort & Spa (Ravda), Sol Luna Bay (Obzor). Pomorie is one of the best-known places for mud treatment and seaside resorts possess a unique nature which makes it an attractive place for recreation and treatment of various diseases. If you are looking for the best SPA hotel in Pomorie, check here the reviews for "Festa Via Pontica Resort", 5* or "Grand Hotel Pomorie", 5*.
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The Bulgarian Black sea spa resorts have the advantage of being located in very favourable climatic regions, affording the exceptional possibility of combining balneotherapy with climatic treatment. The modern, spa and beauty centres offer luxurious and indulging spa treatments for the body and the soul.
If you need to relax and want to be healthy and full of energy, close to nature, visit the richest spa country in Europe - natural and virgin Bulgaria! We will be happy to arrange your transportation from any airport to any resort.