The town of Pomorie is located on the south-east side of Bulgaria on a rocky peninsula that offers visitors the stunning backdrop of the Balkan Mountains. The town is quiet enough to enjoy peaceful evenings in your Pomorie rental accommodation but offers a host of activities that makes for an adventurous holiday during daylight hours. Pomorie is steeped in history and culture, making it an ideal location to learn more about the people and traditions of Bulgaria.
Pomorie is home to some beautiful beaches, the largest of which stretches for 5 miles along the coast of the Black Sea. Not only can visitors relax on the sand or take a dip in the warm waters of the sea, various watersports are available including fishing, sailing, diving and windsurfing. Visitors who love bird watching will also appreciate Pomorie Lake where many species of birds can be found during the summer months.
No visit to Pomorie is complete without visiting the renowned Pomorie Spa. Mud features heavily in the town and it is said to have rejuvenating and healing properties. Visitors can also have a Sea Lye, which is of great therapeutic value for many ailments.
Pomorie is an ancient town and is full of history, some of which can be witnessed at the History Museum. The museum has displays of over 2,500 artefacts including Roman coins, pottery and jewellery. There are also ancient maps and relics from the medieval period to be found here.
The town of Burgas is approximately a 35 minute journey from Pomorie and is home to many great attractions. The town has several beaches offering watersports (the beaches are one of the best places for diving in old sunken military vessels) but many people visit Burgas for its culture and history. There are several beautiful old churches and important buildings to explore as well as the oldest art gallery in the whole of Bulgaria. Burgas is also home to several museums with artefacts including traditional costumes, fishing tools, ornate embroidery and Koukeri masks. Burgas also has many festivals throughout the year and the largest is the International Folklore Festival held annually in the summer months.
Visitors to Pomorie can enjoy long, hot summers and mild winters thanks to the Mediterranean climate of the area. The average daytime temperature during the peak of the summer months is 26°C, making a holiday to Pomorie a great way to experience Bulgaria’s finest outdoor activities. The winter months are somewhat colder with average daytime temperatures falling to 5°C. Visitors can enjoy frequent bouts of snow during the winter, which make for great skiing and snowboarding opportunities.
Pomorie is situated approximately 11 kilometres from the nearest airport, Burgas (BOJ). There are several airlines that offer regular flights to the region including BH Air, Thomson Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines and AviaJet. Visitors can depart for Pomorie from several UK airports including Edinburgh (EDI), Glasgow (GLA), Aberdeen (ABZ), Birmingham (BHX), East Midlands (EMA), Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN) and Cardiff (CWL).