Golden Sands Travel Guide

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Golden Sands Travel Guide

Golden Sands Local History

The largest beach resort on the Northern Black Sea coast, Golden Sands commenced building in 1950 and is still going on. The capital, Sofia, is 490 km to the east and 19 km north-east of the town of Varna.

In Turkish times it was known as ' Ouzounkoum the long sands.

Golden Sands Attractions

Golden Sands Shopping

There are number of 'tourist type' shops within the resort selling postcards, sun hats, film and most bits and pieces one would want to buy whilst lazing in the sun.

If it's serious shopping you would like to do, head into Varna, which offers shops from the very quaint and interesting to the usual supermarket places.

Golden Sands Activities

Marine Gardens Varna A visit to these gardens will have the children in awe and occupied for hours with the Natural History Museum, Planetarium, zoo and aquarium. You may be fortunate enough to see the dancing bears.

Resort Facilities From the beautiful beach to indoor and outdoor swimming pools, organised activities, puppet shows and jungle gyms, the children will be entertained from the time they open their eyes, to the time they go to sleep.

Golden Sands Parks & Gardens

The entire resort has abundant lush vegetation with numerous bushes and trees, resembling a real park. The resort contains 6 outdoor and one indoor mineral water swimming pool, 10 tennis courts, volleyball and basketball playing fields, a bowling alley and grounds for horse riding.

Frangen Plateau Bordering the resort are the marvellous woods of the plateau which can be enjoyed by walking or cycling.

City Gardens Varna Home to the Old Clock Tower, from here one can walk through the residential quarters of the town along streets dotted with chestnut trees.

Golden Sands Beaches

Known as one of the pearl's of the Black Sea coast, it is said to have the purest sand along the coastline. Mineral water is pumped out of several large pipes onto the beach, which is pure and healthy.

Golden Sands Restaurants and Bars

As in the whole of Bulgaria, the dishes consist of meat, potatoes, fresh vegetables and yoghurt.

Golden Sands Restaurants

Numerous restaurants serve traditional Bulgarian dishes as well as European cuisine and exotic foods to suit every taste and preference. There are also numerous food stalls on the beach and along the shore.

Golden Sands Bars & Clubs

All the main hotels at the resort have bars, discos and nightclubs which cater for every need and preference.

Golden Sands children's activities

Marine Gardens Varna A visit to these gardens will have the children in awe and occupied for hours with the Natural History Museum, Planetarium, zoo and aquarium. You may be fortunate enough to see the dancing bears.

Resort Facilities From the beautiful beach to indoor and outdoor swimming pools, organised activities, puppet shows and jungle gyms, the children will be entertained from the time they open their eyes, to the time they go to sleep.

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