Hidden away near the East Balkan Mountains in the Burgas Municipality of Bulgaria is the peaceful village of Bryastovets. This tiny village is a hidden gem to most tourists and remains unaffected by mass tourism, making it the perfect place to rent a holiday villa for some quality relaxation time. The Bryastovets holiday villas offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside, mountains and the Black Sea. The local people are friendly and will give you a glimpse of the “real Bulgarian” way of life. Renting a Bryastovets villa will give you the tranquillity you crave but it is also close to many other attractions that the region has on offer.
For rest and relaxation, Bryastovets is the perfect location. Far from the bustle of the city, the village offers the opportunity to indulge in some light activities such as walking, cycling, bird watching and swimming. The village is a firm favourite with photographers and painters due to the wonderful scenes in and around the village. Within the immediate area of Bryastovets, visitors can indulge in some fishing, golf and in-line skating.
Approximately 30 minutes journey south from Bryastovets is the town of Burgas. This town has a lot to offer the visitor in terms of cultural and historical attractions. The Archaeological Exhibition Museum is truly worth a visit, with artefacts from the area dating as far back as the 5th century. The museum also has local craftsmen displaying their tools and practices outside of the building during the summer months. To experience a bit of traditional art visitors can stop at the art gallery in the town, which happens to be the oldest in all of Bulgaria. St. Cyril and Methodius Church is the most important church in Burgas and has some fascinating frescos and a beautiful wooden altar.
The weather in Bryastovets varies depending on the season in which you visit. During the winter months the daytime temperature can drop to a chilly 0°C, making it perfect for pursuing outdoor winter sports. During the warmer summer months temperatures can reach a whopping 30°C during the daytime, making a retreat to the coolness of your Bryastovets villa a tempting option! Evenings throughout the year can be quite cold due to the breezes as the village is 300 metres above sea level.
The village of Bryastovets is approximately half an hour’s drive from Burgas Airport (BOJ). Several airlines including Thomson Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines, Monarch Airlines and BH Air offer cheap flights to Burgas Airport. Holidaymakers can fly from many UK airports including Aberdeen (ABZ), Birmingham (BHX), Bournemouth (BOH), Cardiff (CWL), Leeds (LBA) and East Midlands (EMA).