Golden Sands holiday apartment rental with private pool, beach/lake nearby and jacuzzi/hot tub and internet access

Riviera 12, Penthouse

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Excellent 4.5/5

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Bright & modern penthouse apartment.

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 Home 24902

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Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

5*Riveria 12 is a large 3 bedroom luxury penthouse apartment, 120sq metres (1300sq ft), only two minutes walk from beautiful Chaika beach. With stunning sea views from a very private balcony, it is located in a quiet peaceful area on the outskirts of Golden Sands resort.

This is a small development of 12 luxury apartments & is walled & gated with 24 hr security & secure parking. There are plenty of restaurants, bars & shops close to the complex & is within walking distance to the Golden Sands resort . It is about 15 mins from the centre of Varna by bus or taxi. There is a pick up & drop off service from the airport to the apartment provided.Fully furnished with Sattelite TV & internet Wi Fi. Complex has gymnasium, sauna, steam room and poolside bar/ barbecue area. Local beach (Chieka) is only 200 metres.

Bedroom 1 has king Size bed & En suite bathroom, Room 2 has Twin Beds, Room 3 has Bunk Beds, Open Plan Kitchen / Living room with good size balcond with fantastic sea view. Air conditioning throughout.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Nearest beach 200 meters from apartment 200 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Varna International Airport 18 km, Nearest railway: Varna
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The interior of the penthouse is finished to a very high standard with marble floors throughout. The windows are solar glass which keeps the apartment cool in the Summer & warm in the Winter.There is a lovely fully fitted modern kitchen & fully fitted bathrooms.There is air conditioning in every room.Most of the ground floor is set aside for the facilities that are shared among the clients ie: Jacuzzi, Turkish steam room, sauna & gym.

Further details outdoors

The outside of the apartment complex is very secure & private to the clients. There Is a lovely outdoor pool area & shared BBQ area.The street is quiet at night with no nightclub or bar noise while at the same time there is plenty to entertain you very close by . This is also the ideal family friendly location.

The Varna Province region

The Rivera Complex is situated along the Black Sea Coastline on the Golden Sands Riviera. We are situated close to the Golden Sands resort itself & are only 200 metres from the lovely sandy beach. Along the beach front are plenty of restaurants, bars & shops. This region of the Black sea is fast becoming more popular with British tourists because of the variety of activities and things to do at great value for money prices.

The black sea is non tidal and is normally at a pleasant temperature throughout the holiday season, which makes bathing a popular and safer activity. The average Summer temperature is 24C. Cool breezes flow in from the sea which makes balmy evenings drinking cocktails by the beach or on the balcony a delight

Golden Sands

Balchick located 20km away hosts beautiful botanical gardens & also a palace worth visiting. Cape Kaliakra is home to a beautiful nature reserve. Dolphinarium is close to Varna & has several shows running throughout the day that last 1 hr. Varna is about 15 mins in a bus or taxi & is worth a visit.

There are tennis courts opposite the complex where you can avail of very reasonable lessons. Golden Sands resort offers a large variety of bar's and restaurants. The resort has a range of restaurants, cafes, snack bars and local tavernas that serve a wide variety of 1st class cuisine as well as traditional Bulgarian dishes at very reasonable prices. Bulgarian wines and brandies appear on most menus.

Night life: A wide of beach bars, discos and nightclubs keep the action going until the early hours. A casino will satisfy the gambling spirit and there is a huge variety of entertainment and shows to be had.

Activities: The resort offers a huge variety of activities for children and adults, both in and out of the water. Available are both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, some mineral, including water slides; tennis and volleyball, bowling, minigolf, fitness centres, horseriding and cycling. A wide range of water sports including yachting, jet skis, water skiing and a scuba diving centre. For the more adrenaline seeking, hand gliding and parasailing is offered. A balneoology centre provides treatments and medical programmes for those avid for a bit of pampering or seeking healing.

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Review 1-8 of 8

20 Jun 2011


"Affordable, situated very near cost and within 15 minutes of Varna"

The penthouse was tastefully furnished with air-conditioning (very necessary in the summer) and a balcony with a good view of the surrounding area. The one problem we had with the flat is that it wasn't quite as described (had only 2 bathrooms, as one was an ensuite we shared one between 4 people) and it was on the top floor with no lift or escalators, just stairs. Apart from that the property was lovely with a sauna, jacuzzi and pool downstairs. The penthouse is perfect for a holiday with friends or a family, though there is a balcony so it may not be quite suitable for children. The stairs make it unsuitable for any mobility-impaired visitors. It was wonderfully situated very close to the coast, within a very easy walk. The beach is beautiful and there was an amazing seafood restaurant that we went to often. There is plenty of cafes and restaurants within an easy walk. On our very first night (we arrived at approx 1am) a couple of us spent most of the morning until 7am drinking at a 24/7 bar that was 5 minutes down the road. It is also within a short taxi ride to Varna, the nearest city. There is a sightseeing bus that goes round several tourist areas - we visited several places like a huge shopping centre in Varna and a water park. Prices are very reasonable in Bulgaria, and much cheaper than Sofia. For younger parties - alcohol is easy to get hold of and we almost never got ID'd. However, we were warned to be extremely careful with our passports, money and belongings. The owner was able to arrange for us to be transferred by taxi to and from the airport, and also able to recommend other taxi drivers for us to use. All in all we were quite happy with the holiday.

20 Jun 2011



Apartment was every bit as good as the advert, had every thing you needed, location for us was perfect, situated away from Golden sands ( which was perfect for us as we found Golden sands to be too busy .) The local people could't do enough for us, they were wonderful.Very safe accommodation with security 24 hours.No complaints, would like to stay here again.

20 Jun 2011


"Not a bad place but not worth your hard earned vacation"

First the Pros: * the owner was pretty flexible with payment (we used Paypal to pay from the States) * the place is clean and well maintained * the kitchen included pots and pans enough to allow us to cook, eat meals, etc. * the maintenance staff allowed us to park inside the property (although, only because I speak Bulgarian, I think) * the security staff was friendly and helpful * the place has AC that cools the place really fast * cute balcony for having drinks / coffee Now the Cons: * not at all in an area I would call tourist * no elevator/lift and the place is 8 flights of stairs * did not provide anough linens, etc. * once paid, the owners could bother to respond back to emails etc. and left us to deal with their Bulgarian maintenance guys * the description does not mention that one of the rooms is a bunk bed, which may work well for kids but not for adults.

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