Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
PRICES SLASHED - LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION - Just 2 minute walking distance to the gondola lift station and chair lifts. Fully furnished 1 bedroomed apartment in the 4* Royal Plaza Complex. The apartment "Borovets 201” is situated at the rear of the complex. Its central location to ski lifts as well as shops, bars and restaurants will ensure an enjoyable time for all. For larger groups other apartments are also available.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Sofia 70 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Utilities||Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors||
Lounge Area - Extended lounge seating area with optional double sofa bed and arm chair and coffee table. Also bring your own CD’s and DVDs as there is a CD / Radio HiFi unit, TV and DVD player.
Dining Area - Comprising Kitchenette with built in sink and drainer, 4 ring electric hob with stainless steel hood, toaster, kettle and microwave. Also dining table and chairs for 4 people matching the kitchen units.
Cloak room - Wardrobe, set of draws and wall mounted coat hangers.
Bedroom - Double Bedded room with side cabinets, double wardrobe with drawer unit and mirror.
Bathroom - Comprising WC, Shower and bath (great for those aching limbs after a wonderful days skiing).
Heating - By individually controlled electric radiators. Lots of hot Water.
|Further details outdoors||
Great location, shops and restaurants just outside the front door. Ski lifts and ski school less than 2 minutes walk way.
Ski Depot and full use of the swimming pool and SPA centre in the nearby Samakov and Rila Hotels.
Ski packs and transfers can be arranged.
The Sofia/Rila Mountains region
Borovets is the oldest international and most popular mountain resort in Bulgaria. It is located at 1350 above the sea level (with highest pistes at 2600 m), on the Northern slopes of Rila mountain among age-old pine woods, at the foot of Mousala peak (2925 m) the highest one on the Balkan peninsula. Borovets is easily accessible, being at a distance of only 70 km from Sofia (the capital of Bulgaria) and 126 km from Plovdiv.
Established at the end of the 19th century as a hunting place for the Bulgarian kings, BOROVETS gradually developed into a modern ski resort of high class and luxury hotels, haute-cuisine restaurants and the varied leisure-time entertainment opportunities besides an excellent network of ski runs and lifts along the slopes of the Rila Mountain.
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. The ski runs of Borovets are located in three different regions. Cross-country and biathlon tracks are located 2 km away from the resort together with the cross-country tuition tracks. Borovets ski centre is serviced by well organised lift system, inclusive Gondola lift. 8 snow cannons for artificial snow are installed to guarantee the snow cover if needed. The Borovets ski school has been known as one of the best in Bulgaria. There are more than 200 ski instructors fluent in foreign languages and some of them are former professional skiers.
Borovets is full of bars, cafes, night clubs, discos. The night life is excellent at this resort (Buzz bar, Mamacitas, Bonkers disco, etc). This resort is known as the most interesting ski centre regarding party time. Its been catering for foreign tourists for many years now, the staff are known to be friendly and professional. Most of the places work till the early morning, and offer good prices and special 'happy hour' discounts Music played is mostly international dance music. Very often special shows are presented at the clubs. There are available restaurants and taverns with Bulgarian national folk music and 'horo' dancing, which some people find very interesting.
Further details outdoors:
The gondola lift station is 2 mins walk down the road, the chair lifts and ski school are 1min down the road in the other direction.
Ideal location for shops and restaurants, less than a minutes walk.
Ski depot storage Inc in price.
As well as skiing BOROVETS offers scores of scenic walking routes, by experienced guides. The organised trips lead to picturesque spots in the Rila Mountain like Seven Rila Lakes, peak Malyovitsa, peak Moussala, etc. A photo Safari and a visit to the Bulgarian kings' residence of Bistritsa are also regularly organized. Various trips to different tourist attractions throughout Bulgaria are offered as well.
Try horse riding along the treks and around the mountains
Great for good, inexpensive food and wine!
Places to go
We would certainly recommend the world famous Rila Monastery or the busy city of Sofia for sightseeing or shopping