For travellers who want to experience the beauty of a European beach resort without paying outrageous prices, there’s nothing like the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria. Bulgarian Black Sea coast has 380km (230 miles) of marvellous beaches, a calm and safe sea, clear water and healthy air, fine golden sand and natural dunes, luxuriant vegetation, mineral water springs, refined modern resorts, lovely ancient towns, holiday villages and campsites.
Average air temperature in the summer is about °C28/°F82, water temperature °C25/°F77. There are more than 240 hours of sunshine in May and September and more than 300 hours in July and August. The most famous resorts are: Zlatni Piassatsi (Golden Sands), Albena, Roussalka, Riviera, Slanchev Den (Sunny Day), St.Konstantin and Elena, Elenite, Slunchev Briag (Sunny Beach) and Dyuni, there is water skiing, wind surfing, yachting, cycling, tennis, mini-golf, horseback riding, hunting, fishing etc. Nessebur and Sozopol are lovely ancient port towns with a unique romantic atmosphere, picturesque Byzantine churches and lovely 19th century houses. The two international airports of Varna and Burgas connect the Bulgarian Riviera to the world.