Duni holidays

In a secluded bay on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast, Duni is a peaceful and scenic resort famed for its golden sands, crystal-clear waters and protected wildlife. Ideal for families and couples, this purpose-built town offers a range of recreational activities for all ages to enjoy. Whether you’re mastering windsurfing or enjoying an alfresco meal in the neighbouring town of Sozopol, you’re guaranteed stunning views and great service.

Things to do

Away from the party resort of Sunny Beach, holidays to Duni are ideal for families, couples, and the sporty types. Visit the beautiful Blue Flag beach with tranquil hills and forests behind it; this is a part of Bulgaria’s Black Sea coastline, which has tons of things to do for everyone. 

Try windsurfing, water-skiing, or take a boat trip and see the region from the water. With dive schools and shipwrecks, doing a PADI course or a simple try dive will show you a world you never even imagined. Playgrounds, activities, and lots of organised entertainment will keeps kids happy all week. The warm water and gently shelving beach makes it a perfect location for the smaller ones and nervous toe-dippers.

Try some scuba diving

If you’ve always wanted to try scuba diving, now‘s your chance. From Duni, head over to Dive Sozopol for your first taste of this thrilling sport. After your training session, you’ll be able to discover the incredible world beneath the waves, including colourful sea life and mysterious shipwrecks.

Explore Ravadinovo Castle

You’ll feel like you’re in a fairy tale when you visit the stunning Ravadinovo Castle. Even now, people are adding more wonderful bits to this great castle including a mini zoo with lots of friendly animals and some beautiful sculptures. Challenge yourself with the Real Escape Game, where you’ll have one hour to solve all the puzzles to get out of the room.

Get some holiday snaps of the Old Town of Sozopol

In the Old Town you’ll find the all best ruins in one place. Grab lots of holiday snaps of the ancient church and much more, then when you start to feel peckish, head down to the Old Town port and check out the Flaring Bar for some of the finest fish dishes that Sozopol has to offer.

Map of Duni

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24 to 28 ℃

Best time to visit: Mid-summer for the highest air and water temperatures. June and September for warm sunshine and fewer tourists.

3 to 3.5 hours.

Bourgas Airport (BOJ) lies 40km northwest of Duni. 

Duni is best for...

Sun-seekers: With clear blue waters and 4.5km of golden sand, Duni is the ideal destination to work on your tan in peace.

Sporty types: Duni’s Blue Flag beach has lots to offer for you sporty types. Try lots of different water sports, go on boat trips, or dive on the shipwrecks. 

Families: Children will love this resort with its activities, children’s entertainment and playgrounds.

Fast facts for Duni

Language: The language spoken here is Bulgarian.

Currency: The currency used is the Bulgarian Lev (лв) and while you might see prices in Euros, this is for comparison purposes only.

Local time: Duni is 2 hours ahead of GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Burgas Airport. Transfers to Duni take around 2 hours.

Flight time from UK: The flight time to Duni is 3–3.5 hours.

Tourist information: Further tourist information can be found at https://bulgariatravel.org/en

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Getting around Duni

By foot: Walking around the holiday town and the surrounding area is a great way to explore and discover pretty lanes, great views and tiny cafes. 

By taxi: Taxis can be booked through your hotel for trips to ancient Sozopol and Ravadinovo Castle.

By Tour Bus: There’s so much to see in the Duni region that booking on a tour can be the best way to see castles, rivers, botanical gardens, and historic monasteries.

Events in Duni

Sand sculptures: Every summer in nearby Burgas is a truly incredible sand sculpture festival. These intricate and vast sculptures have to be seen to be believed.

Folk music and dance: Watch huge parades, traditional dancing and Bulgarian music at the International Folk Festival in neighbouring Burgas every August. This is an eye-opening look into Bulgarian culture. 

Duni weather

Temperature: Highs of 28 (°C) in mid-summer with June and September still wonderfully warm.

Best time to visit: Travel in mid-summer for the water temperatures. 
Duni enjoys a continental climate with hot and dry summers, cold winters, and the chance of rainfall at any time of the year. August is the busiest time to visit with June, early-July and September seeing smaller crowds. 

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