The resort of Albena with its 5 km long and 150 m wide beach is lying in a picturesque bay only 30 km from Varna and 502km north-east of Sofia.
Albena is an ecological resort. The rare combination of fresh air, crystal clear sea and mineral water, remedial herbs, various natural products and perfectly organised Medical and Spa Centre make Albena a perfect location for family holidays.
Most of the hotels have a terraceline structure with well-projected stories. The concept of this architecture is getting more sun in summer days.
The resort has three camping sites –Albena, International and Ekzotika, which offer great opportunities for housing tourists and holidaymakers.
The river of Batov is interesting with its location in a natural forest. To the north the shore is steep, formed of the yellow sandstone and limestone typical of the area. It is these stone slopes that gave the material for building the resort.
Albena has a Congress Centre, which provides the preparation, organization and holding of congress and business events in Albena Resort and coordinates all activities associated with these events within the resort area.
At present the resort disposes of 43 hotels functioning. From four-star to one-star categories the hotels offer different degree comfort and luxury. In general, the resort turns out to be one of the most expensive on the Black Sea coast, alongside with Dunes and Rousalka. The prices often vary during the high season. There are all sorts of discounts for group reservation, students, etc.
Albena resort offers a great variety of restaurants and bars. All restaurants in Albena differ from each other by their peculiar atmosphere, the way they look and the way of serving their guests. In spite of the great variety, we hope you will be able to find out the choice that best suits you, within the first few days after your arrival.
In Albena, you can find 30 restaurants in hotels, 4 snack bars, 4 taverns, 3 cocktail bars at the very beach, and several other inns and bars, with a total of over 17 000 seats. Our highly skilled staff will take care of your culinary desires for the whole time of your stay with us.
In case you like enjoying Bulgarian cuisine and our worldwide famous white and red wines, we offer you to visit the Orehite Picnic, the taverns “Ralitsa” and “Orlov” and the “Staria dab” restaurant, where you will be involved in the unique and fabulous atmosphere of traditional Bulgarian relax and national customs.
If you like exotic and spicy cuisine, or you have just decided on trying something new, you can visit our Chinese restaurant.
Connoisseurs of the classical French and Mediterranean cuisine should not miss the possibility to enjoy the delicious dishes and the unforgettable panoramic views of the Ciel Bleu French restaurant located on the 17th floor of the Dobrudja Hotel.
In all restaurants in Albena you can order fresh Black sea fish, and if you want to try some fish specialties – you are welcome to the Ribarska Hizha where you will be able to try innumerable traditional Bulgarian fish dishes.
Enjoy the exotic taste of various cocktails and other drinks at the karaoke-bar “Karibi” and beach bars “Elitza” and “Ganvie”.
Hospitality and good service are all around you in the small restaurants in the resort and on the very beach.
The most popular and visited places according to public opinion are: Picnic Orehite, Slavyanski Kut,Starobulgarski Stan, Flambe Restaurant, Stariyat Dub, Ribarska Hizha, Arabella ship-restaurant - for delicious seafood,The Tropical cafe - on the main street is very popular with budget-travellers, Dolphin cafe - on the see front also very much in demand.
3 famous night-clubs in Albena:
Laguna – situated on the beachfront and seems to be the most popular.
Uncle Jim`s - (ground floor of Dobrudza) for good beer.
Tzar discotheque - for nightlife entertainment.
Attractions outside of the resort
Balta / Baltata - the swamp-like semi-submerged forest to the south.
Obrochishte and Kranevo - the nearby villages with its well-preserved fortresses dating back to Ottoman and Roman times respectively.
Kranevo - also known for its mineral springs and the beautiful rocky formations along the coast to Albena.
Medical center “Medica-Albena”
Good health requires constant care. We are never 100% insured against accidents. These accidents might disturb our physical and psychological comfort.
Medical center “Medica-Albena” works with:
A team of true professionals
The area is occupied with:
• 8 football fields
• 17 tennis courts (4 indoor)
• 25 swimming pools with mineral water (4 indoor)
• 12-alley bowling hall
• 9 beach volleyball grounds
• A modern horse riding club
• A modern multifunctional sports hall, where 11 different sports can be exercised at one and the same time
• Playgrounds for children
• Bicycles and riding horses, stunts with horses and cascade tricks
• Rented automobiles, cutters, sail-boats, yachts, waterwheels and jets.
There has been developed a whole range of water sports with the assistance of coaches and equipment.
There is an annual auto-rally called Albena held at the beginning of May, a folk festival for songs and dances, Golden Antennae festival for TV programs, bridge competition (in June), beach volleyball competition (in June or July), etc. Albena is a point in the route of the annual regatta; there is a football tournament, too.
Other places of interest in/near Albena