Golden Sands resort is situated 19 km north-east of Varna and 490 km east of Sofia. North of Golden Sands resort is located Kranevo resort and south is Chaika holiday village. Golden Sands merges with Riviera resort and St. St. Constantine and Elena Resort resort.
Beach and climate
Golden Sands resort occupies more than 1800 hectares in the Northern Black Sea coast. Golden Sands is famous for the purest sand on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. The resort resembles a park with its numerous trees and bushes.
Hot mineral water springs and lush woodlands cascading from the Franga Plateau turn the resort into one of the most preferable tourist sites. The air temperature from May to September is 18 - 28°C, and the water temperature is around 18-24°C.
The combination of mineral waters and a specific climate is successfully used for treatment of neurosis, arthritis, asthma, stress, chronic pharyngitis, bronchitis, etc.
The sea and the beaches of Golden Sands resort are clean and pollution free, that why Golden Sands is marked as a Blue Flag resort.
The beach of Golden sands is full of sunbeds and parasols. You can pay to use them or you can place your towel at the free zones behind the sunbeds.
There are hundreds of hotels of different categories and prices in the resort. Most them are located amidst broad-leaved forests. Most of the hotels offer all inclusive accommodation. Check out the hotels in Golden Sands in the left menu, book online or contact us for more information.
Bars and restaurants
Thousands of bars, restaurants, fast-food bars, grill- and toast-bars are scattered along the alleys of Golden Sands. They offer Bulgarian and international cuisine. The resort is famous for its night life, multiple bars and clubs.
Golden sands offers abundant of activities for all ages. There are casinos, mini-golf playground, attractive carts, horse-carriages, over 20 outdoor swimming pools, water slides. Golden Sands offers an aqua park and plenty opportunities for water sports.
Golden Sands is an attractive resort not only for young people, but for families with children. There are numerous attractions for children – an aqua park with various installations and slides, sports centers, pony riding, children discos and animation.
A number of events and competitions take place in Golden Sands such as the Strongest Man Competition, competitions for all breeds of dogs, Miss and Mister "Golden Sands" Competition, Satellite Tennis Tournament, International Festival for Standard and Sport Dances, Old-fashioned Auto Rally, etc.
The Aladzha rock monastery that is one of the most interesting landmarks is situated 4 km from Golden Sands. There are also multiple places of interest in the nearby city of Varna, such as the Dolphinarium, the Maritime Museum, the Archaeological Museum, the Aquarium, etc.
Golden Sands provides diverse sea sports options – yachting, surfing, water skiing, jet skiing, balloons rides, water parachuting, etc. Diving centers, volleyball fields, tennis courts, platforms for archery, paintball, horse riding, bowling hall, over 30 tennis courts, volleyball and basketball fields are available here.
The transport between Golden Sands and the city of Varna is well organized. One of the advantages of Golden Sands is being very close to Varna International Airport, that is why flights are available during the whole year and there are regular bus lines from the city. There are many minibuses and private taxis.