Saint Constantine and Elena resort is located on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, 7 km from Golden Sands and 8 km from Varna. The resort is situated in an old park with cypresses, fig tree and lilies, quiet bays with sand beaches and curative mineral water springs. It is Bulgaria’s oldest resort complex, also known in the past as Varna and Druzhba resort.
Beach and climate
The popularity of the resort is due to the perfect combination of the sea with sandy beaches, mineral springs and mountain clear air.
Saint Constantine and Elena offers balneology complexes and open-air swimming pool with hot healing mineral water.
The climate in the region is continental Mediterranean, with hot dry summers. The average temperature in June is 22 °C.
The beach at Saints Constantine and Elena is 3.5 km long.
Saint Constantine and Elena offers different hotels, holiday houses and villas dominated by Grand Hotel Varna. Check out the hotels in Saint Constantine and Elena in the left menu, book online or contact us for more information.
Bars and restaurants
The complex offers modern restaurants serving national Bulgarian and European cuisine, stores and bars.
The landmarks of the resort include the Sofia University Botanical Garden, the Eastern Orthodox monastery of St. Constantine and Helena (16th c.), the royal summer palace of Euxinograd, winery and park. St. Constantine and Elena was founded in 1908 as a balneology center. It is the oldest resort on the Bulgarian black sea. It was first visited by Germans, Poles and Czechs.
The name of the resort comes from the monastery of St. Constantine and Elena (18th c.). Nowadays, the only surviving structure is a small church halfway under the ground with regular services. Visitors can stay at the monastery. It disposes a restaurant.
Attractions besides the thermal baths include a dock for yachts, tennis courts, football pitches, and a variety of water sports and seaside attractions.
Regular town buses run every 10 minutes (from 6.00 a.m. till 11.00 p.m.) from St. Constantine and Elena to Varna. Minibuses and route-taxis are available, as well. The resort is served by the International Airport of Varna and bus lines of the public transit system of Varna.