Studio | No Bedrooms | sleeps 5
Flora Violet Residence - Studio Apartment 14 (414), Borovets, Bulgaria
SPACIOUS NEW STUDIO APARTMENT located in the new Flora Residence Violet. Fully equipped for up to 5 people, close to the main Gondola station, ski lifts, restaurants & shops. High quality furniture. South facing balcony. Access to sport & leisure facilities within the Flora Complex.
It has no building opposite, only the mountain and the trees. Facing South, you will be able to enjoy relaxing on the balcony. Ski depots including ski/snowboard hire within the Flora Residence complex. Access to all Flora Complex facilities.
The Apartment is in an enchanting setting with all the benefits of a modern resort equipped for winter skiing as well as for your summer holidays.
The building is located in the central part of Borovets resort, just 75 meters away from the ski lift and 20 meters away from the beginners slopes.
Our studio is located in a prime position close to the gondola station, the ski lifts and summer facilities, providing first class yet cheap accommodation.
As a guest in the modern Flora complex, you will have access to a wide range of facilities. These include full fitness facilities with swimming pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, and gym. These facilities can be used for a small fee. All enquiries can be made in Reception at the Flora Complex.
Within the Flora Hotel, there are a range of shops, as well as a beauty salon and medical centre. There is a restaurant offering traditional Bulgarian and international cuisine as well as a Pub.
To get to Flora Violet, Borovets, fly to Sofia International Airport, then by road, Borovets is 72km from Sofia.
You can hire a taxi from the airport to reach Borovets.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, Studio|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Sofia International Airport|
|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
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Parking, Lift access|
The Sofia/Rila Mountains region
Rila is a mountain range in southwestern Bulgaria and the highest mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkans, with its highest peak being Musala at 2,925 m.
The climate is typically alpine, with 2,000 mm of precipitation on Musala yearly, about half of which is snow. The lowest average temperature ever measured in February on Musala is –11.6 °C and the absolute minimum is -31.2 °C. An average temperature for August is 5.4 °C, the maximum being 18.7 °C.
Culturally, Rila is famous for the Rila Monastery, Bulgaria's largest and most important monastery founded in the 10th century by Saint John of Rila. Alongside the cultural landmarks the mountain is also famous with The Seven Rila Lakes.
The Rila Monastery is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria. It is situated in the southwestern Rila Mountains, 117 km (73 mi) south of the capital Sofia in the deep valley of the Rilska River at an elevation of 1,147 m (3,763 ft) above sea level.
Founded in the 10th century, the Rila Monastery is regarded as one of Bulgaria's most important cultural, historical and architectural monuments and is a key tourist attraction for both Bulgaria and Southern Europe.
The Seven Rila Lakes are a group of lakes of glacial origin (glacial lakes), situated in the northwestern Rila Mountains in Bulgaria. They are the most visited group of lakes in Bulgaria. The lakes are situated between 2,100 and 2,500 metres elevation above sea level.
The Seven Lakes chalet are a main tourist attraction in Bulgaria because of the inspiring natural beauty of the place. The lakes are located one above the other and are connected by small streams
Sofia - Capital of Bulgaria:
Founded seven thousand years ago, Sofia is the second oldest city in Europe and the largest city in Bulgaria. It's just 72 km from Borovets.
Sofia is located at the foot of Mount Vitosha in the western part of the country. It occupies a strategic position at the centre of the Balkan Peninsula. Sofia's history spans 2,400 years. Its ancient name Serdica derives from the local Celtic tribe of the Serdi who established the town in the 5th century BC. It remained a relatively small settlement until 1879, when it was declared the capital of Bulgaria.
Sofia has a humid continental climate, with an average annual temperature of 10.1 °C (50.2 °F).
Winters are cold and snowy. In the coldest days temperatures can drop as low as -15 °C (5 °F) or even lower, most notably in January.
Sofia receives a total snowfall of 90 cm (35.4 in) and 60 days with snow cover.
Summers are warm and sunny. In summer, the city generally remains slightly cooler than other parts of Bulgaria, due to its higher altitude. However, the city is also subjected to heat waves with high temperatures reaching or exceeding 35 °C (95 °F) in the hottest days, particularly in July and August.
Borovets known as Chamkoria until the middle of the 20th century, is a popular Bulgarian mountain resort situated in Sofia Province, on the northern slopes of Rila, at an altitude of 1350 m. Borovets is 10 km from Samokov, 72 km from Sofia.
Borovets is a modern ski resort located in the Rila mountain in Bulgaria. The resort features spa facilities, restaurants, bars, shops and a good choice of pistes and lifts.
Borovets is an Alpine type resort, providing very good conditions for snow sports during the winter: skiing, night-skiing, snowboarding, ski-doo, etc. There are ski runs for beginners, intermediates and advanced skiers.
The total length of the ski pistes is 58 km. The ski runs vary in difficulty. The pistes are grouped in 3 ski centres: pistes of Sitnyakovo – Martinovi Baraki region; 4 pistes of Markudjik region and 3 pistes of Yastrebets region. The best ski slopes are those of Ystrebets ski centre where all winter sports competitions take place.
The climate is also considered to be healthy. The winter in the resort is mild and of course with loads of snow! The average temperature during the coldest month January is 4.8ºC. Usually the slopes of Borovets have snow cover from mid December till April.