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Friday, October 1, 2010

Sunny Beach in Bulgaria

Sunny Beach is a major seaside resort on Black Sea coast of Bulgaria located nearly 35 km north of Burgas in Nessebar municipality in Burgas Province. The details of Sunny Beach are explained in world tour guides below.

Sunny BeachSunny Beach is biggest and most popular holiday resort in Bulgaria and is home to over 800 hotels. There are 130 restaurants and numerous live music bars, pubs, nightclubs, discos and cafes in Sunny Beach. It has been undergoing continuous expansion for many years. In recent years almost the whole hotel base has been renovated and several new luxurious hotels have been built as well as many apartment complexes. It is widely believed in Bulgaria that Sunny Beach was heavily overdeveloped in the 2000s to the detriment of its greenery, former serenity, safety and the quality of public services.

Sunny Beach has a very low permanent population. In summer the resort is home to many thousands of tourists. The main strip of high-rise hotels backing onto the beach is several kilometers long and extends along a wide bay between Sveti Vlas and Nessebar. The resort construction began back in Communist times in 1958. Construction works began at a site where two old wells supplying Nessebar with water in ancient times and during the Middle Ages had been located.

The climate of the area is Mediterranean explain Sunny Beach popularity with tourists since the Soviet Union existed. Since that time resorts popularity has grown among German holidaymakers, who add to the already large numbers of Russian visitors. More recently, Sunny Beach has begun to attract the attention of the British, Irish, Scandinavian and Dutch for which it is a more affordable alternative to the established Mediterranean resorts.

Sunny BeachSunny BeachThe tourist attractions in Sunny beach are beach sunning, water sports, nightlife and nearby historical site of Nessebar. There are two new Aqua Parks near the resort. Sunny Beach is mainly popular amongst young people. The Golden Orpheus International Festival of Popular Song, the Decade of Symphonic Music, part of International Folklore Festival, fashion shows and various beach competitions are held there.

The Airports near to Sunny Beach are Bourgas and Varna. There is no Train facility available here. The nearest passenger train station is in Bourgas. The Sunny Beach is well connected by Bus with all larger Bulgarian Cities.

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