Penthouse | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 5
The penthouse is on the 7th floor (lift access is to the 6th floor) of this 5 star complex situated in the exclusive upper Borovets area it is a purpose built ski village in the very heart of the Borovets extensive ski network. Flanked by picturesque woodland on three sides, Semiramida Gardens takes full advantage of its idyllic pine forest setting with a southerly facing balcony opening on the dramatic landscape.
This is an all year round location with skiing in the winter and a mountain holiday location in the summer located 2.5km up the mountain from Borovets 150 meters from the yastrebets ski run.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Sofia 65 km, Nearest railway: Kostonets 35 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
Fully equipped luxury 5 star penthouse suite with lift access to the 6th floor (apartment is situated on 7th floor)
Idyllic location set in the heart of Borovets extensive ski network.
Doorstep access to slopes - Yastrebets 2 and 3 ski runs adjoin the grounds of the complex.
Bulgaria's capital Sofia just one hour away.
WIFI is provided in the apartment
Shuttle to slopes available free of charge with ski equipment hire booking.
|Further details outdoors|
Further details outdoors:
The 5 Star complex offers the following with additional charges:
State of the art spa & wellness centre (Sauna, Turkish bath, Russian bath, Temperature contrast pool, Hot-tub, Whirlpool bath, Vichy bath, Pearl tub, Tanning beds, Cosmetics treatment parlor, Physiotherapy section, four medical massage parlors and doctors' offices).
Indoor heated swimming pool.
The adjoining Borovets Hill Hotel boasts the following
International cuisine restaurant seating 140.
Lobby bar with an open fireplace.
*please note some of these facilities may not be available outside the ski season
Welcome by local English speaking representative
Transfers, Ski packs etc can also be arranged at time of booking (these can be paid on arrival locally) However a deposit of 20% is required at time of booking
The Sofia/Rila Mountains region
Modern Borovets is one of the largest and increasingly popular winter resorts in the Balkan region. It is situated on scenic northern slopes of the Mousala Ridge in the east of the panoramic Rila Mountains. The resort lies huddled in thick pine forests some 1390 meters above sea level. The area has a long history - attracting people to ski here since as early as 1896 - taking advantage of the many pistes which rise to a staggering 2,600m!
The resort is a perfect place to enjoy excellent facilities off pist as well as on the snow. Many restaurants are clustered around the well appointed and superbly equipped major hotels, making dining a real pleasure with an endless array of contemporary and traditional eating places available. Borovets is the perfect place to relax and provides many other recreational opportunities throughout the year. The climate is considered to be healthy, enjoying beautifully clean air, mild winter temperatures and of course mountains of snow! Usually the slopes at Borovets are covered in snow from mid December through to April.
The climate around Borovets isconsidered 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 In summer the temeratures get to around 19ºC. Usually the slopes of Borovets have snow cover from mid December till April. The air in Borovets is clear, free of any pollutants.
Borovets is also easy accessible- 12 kilometers long first class road connects it with Samokov; Sofia (the capital of Bulgaria) is just 72 kilometers away. There is a regular bus transport as for Samokov every 30 minutes.
The real charm of Borovets can be felt during the winter. It is then when the harmony with the nature is complete.
The excellent equipment for ski sports attracts thousands of mountain lovers from Bulgaria and from foreign countries. They can use the 45 kilometers various in difficulty and length ski pistes grouped in three regions: Sitnqkovo – Martinovi Baraki – pistes; Markudjik- 4 pistes and Qstrebec- 3 pistes. The pistes on Qstrebets are the best- and all of the competitions in the resort are taking place there! The resort is a regular host of various winter sports competitions. It has twice hosted World Cup competitions in Alpine skiing. Its biathlon track is one of the best in Europe.
Borovets has developed into a modern ski resort of high class with luxury hotels, restaurants, discos, shops and a good choice of pistes and lifts.
Borovets is a resort of Alpine type and provides very good conditions for snow sports during the winter: skiing, night- skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, ski jumps and biathlon, ski-doo, in the resort, etc.
There are available ski runs for beginners, intermediates and advanced skiers, designed with international markings and multilingual signs. Pistes are bashed and maintained to the high standard.
Borovets has plenty of good restaurants and bars, whatever your taste. Being a small village at the base of the mountain, it is very easy to get round. Most of the main hotels are within 500m of each other, as well as the gondala, and a lot of the nursery slopes. This makes it very easy for families with smaller children; in fact Borovets is the ideal resort for families. It has an excellent nightlife, at a price that won't break the bank.
Restaurants in Borovets, range from authentic local, to exotic foreign, and just about everything in between. If you want to eat a quick snack, there are plenty of little stalls that sell pancakes, kebabs etc.
Borovets has a cosy "village" feel to it. A five minute walk will get you from one side of the village to the other. The local bar and restaurant owners are very warm and welcoming. An excellent ski resort, perfect for families there really is something for everyone.
Places to visit
The world famous Rila Monastery or the busy city of Sofia(70km) for sightseeing or shopping. You can also visit the palace "Carska Bistrica" which is just 10 minutes walk from the new centre of the resort.
Medical and Dental
The Emergency ski patrol service is available 24 hours a day. Ambulance and clinic (with doctor and nurses) are available, as well as first aid serving all ski slopes. A fully equipped and functioning hospital is available in Samokov. Highly qualified dentists are available at the resort too.
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28 Jan 2012
"5* - simples!"
We couldn't rate this apartment higher! Great location, 5 minutes from the centre of Borovets. The apartment is spacious and well furnished, with modern kitchen and bathroom facilities. We would … More
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