Spa hotels most preferred for Easter holidays
Anita Valentinova, source : expert.bg, 01 April 2010
SPA holidays for Easter in Bulgaria
This year hot deals for the Easter holidays have been offered about two months before the important Orthodox holiday. Most hotels and tour operators have developed special packages for Easter holidays in order to boost sales. Most of the packs are customised to the need of the customers and thus they are for three or four nights.
Apart from packages hearty meals have been offered and various bonuses such as entertainment, free shuttle, excursions, SPA treatments etc.
According to the figures, SPA hotels prevail over other types of accommodation. For instance, Sandanski wellness resort and Velingrad, the SPA capital of the Balkans, have been almost occupied as the occupancy rates is 70%. Most SPA hotels which are classified in the higher category offer packages of 4 overnights as prices are in the range from 110.00 EUR to 175.00EUR.
Almost all packages include festive lunch on the Easter Day and free use of services such as swimming pool, sauna, fitness centre etc.
It was a frequent occurrence to book a package of minimum three overnights and get a discount on the prices for massages and various procedures.
Some hotels offer special Relax programs in addition to packages and prices usually vary from 200 EUR and 250 EUR for four nights.
Winter resorts also have hot offers for the holidays and most of them include festive lunch, churches tour, use of the SPA centre of the respective hotel and many more. Prices in Bansko,Borovets and Pamporovo start from 18.00 EUR per day as most offers are for minimum of three nights on Half Board basis. Seaside hotels used to offer All Inclusive Packages at reasonable prices.
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