Borovets is Bulgaria’s oldest winter resort, and due to constant investment and improvements, it is now the most modern and popular in Bulgaria too. The dramatic mountain scenery of Borovets means that it is the ideal place to have a really relaxing ski holiday. Borovets’ ski chalets are largely huddled amount the evergreen woods which dominate much of the Borovets Col upon which the ski resort stands. There are very few ski resorts which match Borovets for low prices, letting you enjoy a fantastic skiing holiday without breaking the bank.
Borovets property is mainly taken for skiing holidays. With 45km of pistes serviced by lifts located within minutes of the ski chalets in Borovets and skiing facilities good enough to have hosted two World Cup skiing competitions, it is easy to see why Borovets ski accommodation is in such high demand. Aside from skiing weekends and ski holidays, Borovets property is a favourite for snowboarding, cross country skiing, ski jumping, biathlon and ski-doo for any level of experience. Borovets has a remarkable ability to be able to accommodate and entertain everyone, from the complete beginner to the seasoned expert, with testing pistes and over 200 qualified instructors on hand.
After leaving the slopes, there are plenty of bars, clubs, cafes and fine restaurants in which to take the strain off your feet and thighs. Among the myriad of bars and clubs you can always find one to meet your mood, from the international dance clubs to the authentic local bars which fill the air with local folk music and dancing. If you feel like a day away from the slopes, there is still plenty to do in Borovets. Between the ski chalets in Borovets and the main ski area is a bowling alley, swimming pool and the Bistrista Palace, a beautiful Royal hunting lodge, adorned with a sample of the famous Borovets woodcarvings which first made this region famous.
In summer, Borovets changes from a high paced adventure centre to a calm, tranquil and stunningly beautiful resort. Villas in Borovets become the haunt of hill walkers, birdwatchers and mountain bikers hoping to discover their own haven in the forested mountains. The most loved hiking trail in Borovets is the ‘Black Rock’ trail which takes walkers through ancient forests, open meadows and through streams, and can be done on foot, horse back or by bicycle. There are also mountain biking and mountaineering centre and schools in Borovets too.
When travelling to your Borovets ski chalet or accommodation you will arrive and leave from Sofia. The Bulgarian capital is one of the oldest in Europe, and is stunningly beautiful, well worth taking a few hours to explore on your way to or from a Borovets property.
You would have thought that during your stay in a Borovets ski accommodation, temperatures would mean that you needed to wear a thick jacket non-stop. However, Borovets is remarkably mild for a ski resort, with average temperatures in January remaining around 4.5?C. Despite this, if you take a Borovets holiday rental between December and April, you are almost guaranteed good snow cover, and 14 snow cannons help is snow cover is a little light.
Reaching a Borovets property is brilliantly simple. By catching a flight from one of 14 British airports to Sofia International Airport (SOF), you place yourself within an hour’s drive of any of the Borovets holiday rentals available.