Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This newly build 4 Star, and newly furnished apartment, has self-catering, and located just a few minutes walk from the gondola station and town center. You can enjoy a fabulous view from the apartment over the mountains.
You get it all here, 24h security, jacuzzi to enjoy after a hard day on ski, poolside cafe, ski equipment storage, same complex as the Georgia Cafe, mini-market store, and loads of good restaurants walking distance from the building. Perfect base for a good vacation.
The fully furnished apartment is ideal for couples or families with its 2 bedrooms (1x double, 1 x twin & infant cot available on request), kitchen / diner / lounge with sofabed & dining table. Cable TV & entertainment systems (CD & DVD). Bathroom with shower.
- Fully fitted kitchen - with composite worktops, cupboard units and appliances (oven, hob and extractor)
- Central Heating with constant supply of hot water
- Bathrooms - fully fitted with shower cabinet and all accessories, toilet bowl, wash basin, and the highest quality floor and wall tiles.
- Modern interior design with homey/cosy feel
- Quality laminated or wooden flooring
- Plastered and latex painted ceilings
- En-suite bathrooms to larger flats
- PVC Double glazed
- Apartment with balconies and stunning mountain views
- External insulation on all walls for maximum efficiency
- Internet or Wi-Fi ready.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace|
The Pirin/Rhodope Mountains region
Bansko is Bulgaria’'s number one ski resort. As well as having the best snow record and the longest ski season (15 Dec – 15 Apr) of all Bulgarian resorts, the new multi-million Euro investment in the ski area has provided Bansko with one of the most advanced ski centres in Europe, the highlight of this being the direct gondola ride which carries skiers and snowboarders from the town, right up to the first stop in the resort in around 20 minutes. Bansko also has the newest technology in hands free ski passes fitted with micro-chips readable through the pocket of a ski jacket. The resort also has an excellent ski school and equipment hire facilities. Some stats are below:70km Downhill Pistes*
16km Longest Downhill Route
9km Cross Country Trails
16 Ski Lifts
2560m Highest Lift
45 Snow Cannons
Night skiing, paragliding, Fun Park with rails, bumps and jumps for extreme skiers and snowboarders.
* 2 nursery slopes, 8 blue runs, 11 red runs, 1 black run.
The Pirin mountain range with its lakes, waterfalls, caves and pine forests along with some 70 glacial lakes scattered throughout offer fantastic hiking trails to suit all levels of ability. Everyone, from the social walker enjoying the outdoors, to the most dedicated hiker will find a trail to suit their requirements, whether it be a couple of hours, a day or even a 5 day hike you will be guaranteed breathtaking views with the added bonus of breathing pristine mountain air.
Opportunities for fun in the mountains are endless, here are just a few of the activities to be found.
* Hiking - Marked trails For All Levels
* Mountain Biking - For All Levels
* Rock Climbing/ Mountaineering
* ATV - Quad Biking
* Jeep Mountain Safari
* White Water Rafting
* Canoe & Kayak
* Horse Riding
* Trout Fishing
Dobrinishte is approx 4 miles from Bansko and takes around 10 minutes to reach by car. There you will find a huge open air, free form swimming pool and the spa resort with 17 mineral springs and water temperatures between 30C and 43C. The pool is fed by this same mineral water and is said to have Healing Powers. Whilst there, you may like to take advantage of the swim-up bar or lunch at the poolside snack bar. Entry is around £2 and that includes a sun bed and a parasol!!
The town of Bansko is situated in Southwestern Bulgaria (Blagoevgrad province), at the foothills of one of the most beautiful Bulgarian mountains - Pirin (which is a national preserve, included in the WORLD NATURAL HERITAGE list). It is the newest Bulgarian winter resort, recently discovered by the foreign tourists. Bansko provides an interesting combination between the virgin nature of Pirin Mountain and the atmosphere of the ancient Bulgarian town.
Surrounded by the Pirin, Rila and Rhodopi mountains, Bansko is a climatic mountain resort with a short hot summer and long mild winter. The average temperature during January, the coldest month, is - 1.9?C. Snow falls are abundant, providing a constant winter snow cover up to 2 m thick. The skiing season along the Pirin slopes starts in the middle of December and ends in mid-April.
The Bansko / Predela area
Bansko is the gateway to the Pirin mountain region and offers an irresistible combination of high mountains and ancient history. The town centre founded in the 10th century is a world heritage site.
The resort offers good skiing from the end of December through to April and has the best snow conditions in Bulgaria with 160 snow cannons to guarantee this. It boasts 70km of marked pistes with exceptional off–piste and x-country skiing. The longest ski run is 16km from the top of the mountain right into town. Night skiing is also an option on 7km of floodlit slope from Banderishka to the village. Bansko has a first class Gondola and 25 km of modern high-capacity lift infrastructure for comfort and minimal waiting times. In addition, fans of extreme winter sports will enjoy the fun park and the half pipe that will give them an enormous adrenaline rush while showing off their latest tricks in front of an enthusiastic crowd.
There are a variety of ski schools to join. The Bansko Ski School is excellent, has English speaking instructors and ski classes for five levels. Children above the age of five can attend. Nursery and Ski school give attentive and adept care to children and teenagers, ensuring improved ski ability in a short time.
No one has to bother about not having the right ski or board equipment on arrival, as there are an abundance of equipment hire shops close to the Gondola and reasonably priced.
There are always a cosy restaurants ‘Mehanas’ or ski-bars close by, serving inexpensive tasty local and international dishes along with fresh drinks.
Although a mountain resort, temperatures in the summer are high, making this an excellent destination for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits. Additionally there is the annual Jazz festival held in August for those who enjoy live events.