LOCATION: approx. 1 km from the new part of SOZOPOL, by a local road, nearest shops approx. 150 m from the hotel, approx. 2 km from historical centre of Sozopol, approx. 13 km from Ropotamo nature reserve, approx. 11 km from Beglik Tash – ancient Thracian sanctuary; approx. 47 km from the airport in Burgas; bus stop approx. 1,5 km from the hotel (approx. 4 BGN/Primorsko, approx. 5 BGN/Burgas).
BEACH: Harmani Beach, public, sandy, wide, approx. 5 km long, gently shelving beach, approx. 150 m from the hotel, access via road and across the road, umbrellas and sunbeds payable (approx. 5 BGN/piece); Central Beach, public, sandy, narrow, gently shelving beach, approx. 1,5 km from the hotel, access via new part of Sozopol, umbrellas and sunbeds payable (approx. 5 BGN/piece).
HOTEL: three-star, built in 2006, 34 rooms, 1 building, 3 floors, hall, 24h reception, Apolis restaurant with terrace – buffet meals, international cuisine, vegetarian dishes, bar in the restaurant; terrace with sea-view, free wireless Internet in public rooms; extra charges: car and bicycle rental, car park (approx. 5 BGN/day); credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard.
ROOM:standard: 2-person (1 or 2 extra beds for children available), approx. 25-27 m2, individually controlled air-conditioning, bathroom (shower, wc), satellite TV, mini-bar (payable according to consumption); free cot for children up to 2 years old on order before arrival; balcony.
SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT: swimming pool, rectangular, sweet water, approx. 55 m², depth 1.5 m, allocated section for children, depth 0.6 m, umbrellas and sunbeds available by the pool free of charge; playground for children.
CONTACT: 0035/956818026, www.hotel-apolis.com
Times of serving meals and the functioning of certain hotel infrastructure elements may be subject to minor changes due to the season, weather conditions, Guests' requests or force majeure, which the hotel management will not have an influence on.
Pilot: tourists are looked after by a Polish resident, whose tasks include help upon arrival, departure and stay, as well as registration for local trips.
Visas: not required. Passport must be valid min. 6 months longer than the declared stay. Polish citizens may cross the Bulgarian border using their Personal ID. Be sure to remember about a document for the child.
Flight duration: Poland-Burgas: approx. 2 h; Poland-Varna: approx. 2 h. Local time: GMT+2.
Currency: Bulgarian lev (BGN). 1 EUR = approx. 2.1 Lev. Visitor's tax: a visitor's tax is obligatory in Bulgarian, which has been included in the price of the event.
Language: Bulgarian written in Cyrillic. Communication in Russian and English also possible.
Voltage: 220 V.
Prices: in restaurant in the centre of Sunny Beach: lunch – approx. 10 EUR, bottle of water – min. 1 EUR, bottle of wine – 10 EUR, beer – 1.5 EUR, coca-cola – 1 EUR, coffee – 1 EUR; in restaurant outside the city centre 20-30% cheaper; in shop: bottle of mineral water – 0.5 EUR, bottle of wine – 3 EUR, beer – 0.5 EUR.
Beaches: free entry, umbrellas + 2 sunbeds: 11 EUR/day. (in the centre of the resort).
Local trips: organised by local tourist agencies on terms specified by them. There is a possibility, that if there are too few participants, a trip may be cancelled.
Sozopol - one of the oldest towns cities by the Black Sea, situated 35 km south of Burgas. Its rich history dates back to 610 BC, when it was founded as a Greek polis - city-state Sozopol is regarded as the cultural capital of the coast. In the summer there are many concerts, exhibitions, as well as the Apollonia Film Festival, which name comes from the ancient name of the city. Sozopol is the favourite place of artists and photographers, who capture the picturesque alleys, winding streets and old wooden houses from the 18th and 19th century. The old town captivates by its romantic atmosphere. New districts are mainly hotels. An attraction for tourists are of course the beautiful, sandy beaches. Sozopol has 2 beaches: the main one - between the old and new part of the city, as well as Harmani - in the new part. In the vicinity, the beaches Golden Fish and Kavatsi are recommended.
Primorsko - a tourist destination approx. 55 km south of Burgas, which attracts many tourists each year. It is situated on a small peninsula, between the bays Stamopolo and Diavolski. The sandy beaches that are approx. 10 km long are considered to be some of the loveliest on the entire coast. Most of the beaches are prepared, there are umbrellas and sunbeds for hire, bars and watersport equipment rentals. In Primorsko there are 2 beaches: north and south. Primorsko offers many attractions, also for families with children. There is Aqua Planet aquapark with lots of entertainment not only for the kids, it is also worth visiting the nearby Ropotamo reserve, the Perla dunes and Beglik Tash - considered to be a place of worship from the times of the reign of the Thracians.
Sozopol - Ropotamo – day trip combined with a ship cruise along the Ropotamo that runs through the resort of the same name. You can admire unique natural objects: unusual rock formations, swamps and marshes, protected plant life and water birds. In the afternoon tour Sozopol - the oldest Bulgarian city on the coast, situated on a slender rocky promontory, a walk around the Old Town. Free time for shopping in Burgas. Price – approx. 34 EUR, children up to 12 y.o. – approx. 17 EUR (includes lunch).
Varna - Dolphinarium - Alajda Monastery - day trip to visit the Alajda monastery which is forged in a rock, dating back to the 12th century, the most famous monastery on the Bulgarian Riviera. Travel to Varna - the beautiful capital of the Bulgarian coast and city with a rich history, a show at the dolphinarium in Varna. Price – approx. 50 EUR, children up to 12 y.o. – approx. 25 EUR (includes lunch).
Bulgarian evening - dinner and folklore show in an outdoor restaurant. Music, presentation of folk costumes and dances, and above all, the "Nestinarka dance" on burning coal. Excellent meals from the Bulgarian cuisine on the menu, Rakia and Bulgarian wine unlimited. Price – approx. 25 EUR, children up to 12 years old - approx. 17 EUR.
Istanbul (1 day) - one-day stay in the Turkish metropolis. Night travel by an air-conditioned coach to Istanbul. Panoramic tour of the city: Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Hippodrome, Obelisk, pass through the bridge over the Bosphorus Strait to the Asian part of the city. Lunch, free time. Return to Bulgaria at night. Price – approx. 65 EUR, children up to 12 y.o. – approx. 35 EUR (includes lunch). Price does not include Turkish visa - 26 EUR/person. (payable at the border). Polish citizens must travel to Istanbul with a passport. Polish guide for a group of at least 10 people. Optionally: visit to an Egyptian market and St. Stephen Church (25 EUR/person), boat cruise on the Bosphorus Strait (23 EUR/person). Optional trips take place when there is a minimum number of participants which is specified by the guide.
Istanbul (2 days) - two-day stay in the Turkish metropolis. Night travel by an air-conditioned coach to Istanbul. Panoramic tour of the city: Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Hippodrome, Obelisk, pass through the bridge over the Bosphorus Strait to the Asian part of the city. Lunch, free time. Accommodation at *** hotel. On the second day breakfast and free time. Return to Bulgaria at night. Price – approx. 95 EUR, children up to 12 y.o. – approx. 50 EUR (includes overnight stay, lunch and breakfast). Price does not include Turkish visa - 26 EUR/person. (payable at the border). Polish citizens must travel to Istanbul with a passport. Polish guide for a group of at least 10 people.
Local excursions are organized by local travel agencies under the conditions fixed by them. It's possible to disorganize trips due to low number of applicants.