If you are looking for location, space and comfort look no further, our apartment is a home from home. A 2 min walk to the Gondola from a heated ski room to leave your equipment after a hard days skiing or 2 mins from the bars at the bottom of the slopes for a well earned apre' ski drink. The apartment is a large spacious 2 bed apartment that sleeps 7 comfortably (no sofa beds) with a large and very comfortable corner settee to relax and recharge after a good days skiing. We have 2 balconies, the front looking off the lounge with fantastic views over the grassed pool area catching the morning rays for breakfast and from the master bedroom at the back the balcony catches the evening rays to relax with a glass of wine. There are table and chairs on both.
The Royal Towers has a superb spa area with sauna, steam, jacuzzi and plunge pool for tried aching muscles. It has a fully equipped gym, indoor table tennis, indoor and outdoor pools and in the summer an outdoor volley ball court and small play area for children. The on-site Spa treatments offer a peaceful haven to relax, unwind and recharge from hectic life styles, with professional people at reasonable prices.
Bansko is a great resort for all types of skiers/snowboarders, great child friendly English speaking instructors, to cater from novice to experts, while ski runs are maintained in excellent condition, for most visitors Bansko is just a synonym for having a good time - and it really has a lot to offer: its location and its people.
Situated at the foot of the Pirin Mountain range Bansko offers some spectacular views and is an ideal starting point for all kinds of excursions in summer and for skiing in winter. The Bansko Mehana's with unique charm and style offer local cuisine, open log fires crackling in the winter, where as the new modern style restaurants, clubs and pubs offer variety and atmosphere staying open till late. Souvenir shops offer the creations of the local artists, and plenty of ski equipment and clothing to suit all budgets. Bansko has it all: from your dream ski vacation to the heritage of the old town, visitors are left captivated by its charm. Much of this charm comes from the fact that it never started out as a purpose built resort, back in the nineteenth century it was one of Bulgaria's richest market towns, as the maze of the stone houses at its centre still affirm, look for the church with the huge stork nest on its tower. Not only is Bansko a fantastic ski resort, it is beautiful in the summer, with amazing walks in the mountains, jumping in the glacier lakes (if brave enough). Mountain bike safaris and river rafting on the glacier river, grade 4 in the spring.The Jazz festival is the hub of activity in August, a truly great mix of winter and summer sun resort.
Our apartment is a large 2 bed, 2 bath, 2 balcony fully equipped home from home. We have tried to cater for all your needs, from a coffee machine to a playstation, to keep those tired children happy, selection of DVDs, games, to hairdryers in both bedrooms.
Our master bedroom comprises of a kingsize bed, and ample storage, (hangers provided) also a wall safe for your use, the second large bedroom has a double bed and three single beds so no one has to sleep in the corridors or in the lounge on a sofa bed. We have supplied a travel cot, high chair and even a water aid for babies in the pool area.
The lounge benefits from a large LCD HD TV with 16 channel cable package, large luxurious corner suite and sumptuous rugs. As well as the complex having wi-fi zones our apt now has a router to make it wi-fi enabled. We have power showers in both bathrooms and towels are provided for use in the apartment.
The Royal Towers has a superb spa area with massages that are to die for, fantastic after a weeks skiing, a cold plunge pool to freeze those aching muscles a steam room 2 saunas and warm jacuzzi to warm you back up, or just relax around the indoor pool.
Throughout the summer months the large outdoor pool is well equipped with comfortable sun loungers and parasols. It also benefits from an attended bar service. During the Bansko Jazz festival live music is played daily from the poolside stage area. Each year Bansko Royal Towers hosts the musicians playing at the jazz festival.
The old town is only a short walk away where the local Mehana's are friendly warm and inviting.
So if Space, Quality, Comfort, Service and Location are what you are looking for on holiday, you will NOT find better in Bansko.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 shower rooms|
|Check in time:||04:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Sofia; 160 km, Nearest railway: Bansko: 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Private indoor pool, Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|Pool||Private indoor pool, Private outdoor pool (unheated), Children's pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Table tennis, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1), Single Beds (1), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Private indoor pool, Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, Bicycles available, Swing set|
|Access||Secure parking, Lift access, Wheelchair users|
|Further details outdoors|
All guests of our apartment are offered free use of all facilities (excluding treatments). Air conditioned gym, table tennis, large heated indoor pool with children's pool, outdoor pool with children's pool, ice cold plunge pool, steam room, 2 saunas , large jacuzzi, and massage facilities.
Secure/manned heated ski locker, restaurants on two levels, coffee shop with large terrace overlooking the slopes and peaks of the Pirin mountains, snack bar, large inviting bar Zero with friendly hospitable staff.
Rossignol ski/hire shop. 24/7 security throughout the complex, 24/7 reception desk. Bank with ATM and free secure parking. Mountain bikes and ATV (all terrain vehicles) available to hire from reception.
Bansko is the newest and the most rapidly developing ski resort in Bulgaria. 40 million Euros have been invested creating state of the art ski lifts, electronic ski pass system, snow canons, and new gondola, whilst still retaining the atmosphere of the ancient Bulgarian small town.
There are 14 pistes totalling 65km, including a 16km, a 7km floodlit run direct to Gondola, cross country and excellent off piste skiing. Top class snowboarding facilities including a halfpipe.
Fantastic, child friendly (English speaking) ski schools for all levels of ability. The ski season is one of the longest; roughly mid December until the mid April.
Apres-ski is friendly, Bansko's nightlife is excellent with nightclubs, bars and restaurants. The traditional taverns 'Mehana' offer great local cuisine (grilled lamb, sausages and a must try shopska salad) live folk music. There are casino's, bowling alley and ice rink.
Highest Lift: 2560m
Km of Piste: 65km
Longest Run: 16km
Cross Country Trails: 9km
Beginner Slopes: 8 (Blue)
Intermediate Slopes: 11(Red)
Advanced Slopes: 2(Black)
Mountain Restaurants: 10
Lifts: 15 (1 Gondola, 7 High Speed Chairs, 7 Drags)
+30 Snow Canons
Pass Photo Required: NO - Auto read chip cards use.
Bansko is not only a great ski resort, but in the summer hosts one of Europe's largest International Summer Jazz Festivals, Bulgarian Folk Festival and many other cultural events. During the summer months Bansko is popular with visitors for white water rafting (grade 4 in May/june) canoeing, paragliding, mountain biking, horse riding, walking, mountain lake fishing, and a fantastic golf course designed by Ian Woosnam.
South of Bansko is the Pirin National Park which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and hosts bears, wolves and many rare species.