Studio | No Bedrooms | sleeps 2
The prestigious Grand Monastery Aparthotel complex has first class facilities such as restaurant, swimming pool, spa centre, bowling alley, night club, shop, coffee bar etc. The apartment is perfect for enjoying all year round holidays in the beautiful surroundings of the Rhodope Mountains. Pamporovo is known as the sunniest resort in Bulgaria and a day on the slopes can easily top up your tan. The resort sits snuggled within part of the Rhodope mountains 1650m above sea level. The resort is 240km from Sofia and 85km from Plovdiv.
The ski runs in Pamporovo come in all hardship levels. They are located between 1926 and 1450 m above the sea level on the northern, eastern and western slopes of The Snejanka peak.
The most difficult ski piste is "The Wall". All major ski runs start from the peak of the mountain, where the TV tower is located. Great off-piste skiing and snowboarding is available in this resort, however we recommend using a local guide when going off-piste.
All ski runs are safe guarded and maintained in a very good condition. More than 100 highly qualified ski instructors fluent in different languages are here to teach both beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. Ski rentals are available near the ski runs and the lift stations, you can book ski equipment rental, ski school, lift pass etc The Emergency SKI PATROL service is available 24 hours a day. Ambulance and clinic (with doctor and nurse) are available, as well as first aid, on all ski slopes.
Rich selections of excellent leisure time opportunities are available in Pamporovo. Activities available to the weary skier include toboggan rides, bowling, archery, indoor swimming pools, saunas and gyms. There are shopping Arcades for souvenirs, sporting goods and numerous fashionable boutiques.
Pamporovo has a large choice in night-life opportunities with its many night-clubs bars and discos. The ski carnivals and ski shows are great fun too. Guests of Pamporovo would be well advised to try the original cuisine of the Rhodope region and the world-famous Bulgarian wines, which are usually accompanied at the different taverns by excellent folk groups performing lively, centuries-old dances.
There are scenic tours for seeing the Rhodope Mountain on foot, as well as opportunities to visit some interesting tourist attractions, such as: Pedestrian routes to the top of Rojen and the Smolyan Lakes; Trips to the Stoykite village and the picturesque rocks of Orpheus; Visits to the ancient town of Chepelare and the only Speleological Museum in Bulgaria, Smolyan and the Shiroka Laka architectural, ethnographic and folklore preserve; trips to the centuries-old Bachkovo Monastery and to history-rich Plovdiv, founded millennia ago by Philip Makedonski; Trips to Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria and to the Rila Monastery - the most impressive monument of the Bulgarian Renaissance; Trips to Gabrovo and the open-air ethnographic museum Etura, to Veliko Tarnovo - the city of the Bulgarian Tzars, and many, many others.
The use of Plovdiv Airport by more airlines from the UK and other parts of Europe means that the airport transfer to/from Pamporovo will be only 1.5/2 hours. Also, Pamporovo is now only 2 hours by car into Greece and the Aegean Sea via the newly opened Zlatograd Border.
Facilities on offer include: 24 hour Reception, Shop and Bars in Lobby Area, Internet Cafe & Business Centre, Two Restaurants & Panorama restaurant, Private Dining room for functions & parties, Nightclub, Tavern, Disco & Sky Bar, Vienna sweet shop, Tea shop, Complete Spa Centre with sauna, massage rooms, solarim, sauna, jacuzzi, showers, tangentor, vapour-bath, 20m Swimming Pool and Plunge Pool, Sports Centre with 10-pin bowling, Amusement Hall with snooker tables and fruit machines, Ski-in, ski-out facilities, Ski cloak rooms and escalators, Ski lessons and equipment arranged for you, Parking, Car hire and airport transfers can be arranged, Trips and tours off road in the mountain
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, Studio|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Plovdiv 85 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|