A modern fully fitted 2 bedroom apartment in the International Bulgarian ski and mountain resort of Bansko, Bulgaria sleeping up to 6 people. Consists of one double bedroom, one twin bedroom and sofa bed in lounge. Bathroom with bath/shower and additional shower room. Balcony off lounge and double bedroom. Combined kitchen/lounge/diner. Fully fitted kitchen with electric ceramic hotplate, oven, microwave, kettle and refrigerator. Additional facilities include central heating, log fireplace, television, DVD player, bed linen, towels, crockery, utensils - everything needed to provide a relaxing and pleasant break after an exhausting day out on the slopes or just touring the local countryside.
Full central heating and instantaneous hot water facilities. Car parking space is available close to the main entrance to the apartment block.
There are frequent flights from the UK to the International airport at Sofia. Although public transport facilities are available to travel to Bansko, transfer is generally by personal hire car with pick up/drop off at the airport or by using one of the courtesy services available.
There is an ice skating rink near the gondola station. Golf, horse riding facilities exist in and around Bansko as well as go-cart driving in Blagoevgrad.
As an alternative to the fast pace of skiing or snowboarding try a snowshoeing trek in the Pirin, Vitosha or Rila mountains. Exploring the beauty of nature amidst the magic of winter. Experiencing the serenity of the spectacular winter backcountry in three of the most appreciated mountains ranges in Bulgaria. Tours can be arranged that introduce you to snowshoeing – enjoyable activity that anyone who can walk will quickly master. A variety of 'mixed' packages involving skiing and snowshoeing and pricing for 1 – 6 persons are available.
For non winter sport visitors there are a variety of interesting activities available. Golf at the nearby Pirin golf and Country Club. A course designed by Ian Woosnam. This is open from 1st April to 31st October each year and offers various 'packages' for training and playing. Horse riding, hill walking, sightseeing (Rila Monastary for example), relaxing in the old town atmosphere, or even a trip south into Greece.
Local contact in complex should there be a problem.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Sofia International Airport 160 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
Bansko is the best ski resort in Bulgaria with the longest ski runs, excellent facilities and the richest cultural history. The town of Bansko is situated at the foot of the Pirin mountain in south-western Bulgaria, 160 km from Sofia and 6 km from the town of Razlog. It lies on the banks of the Glazne river at the foot of the Pirin mountains, right below the highest and most beautiful part of it. The Pirin mountains have a predominantly Alpine character. The highest peak is Vihren (2914 m). The town is situated at an altitude of 925 m and ski area at 2000 - 2600m.
The resort offers excellent ski and snowboard conditions and infrastructure.
The Bansko mountain resort is an excellent choice for a ski or snowboard holiday in Bulgaria offering something for all age groups and abilities and hosted the 2012 world downhill ski championships.
Bansko has the best snow record and the longest ski season (15 December - 15 May) of all Bulgarian ski resorts. It has had large investment programmes over recent years to improve resort infrastructure and local facilities. With further developments planned.
Equally attractive in all four seasons, Bansko provides an interesting combination of natural beauty mixed with the unique architecture, and atmosphere of an ancient historic Bulgarian town.
Apres ski - the resort offers hundreds of bars and traditional restaurants called 'mehana'.