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Temperature: Averages daily highs of 27 - 30°C in summer and 6°C in winter.

Best time to visit: June to September.

July and August have the highest temperatures, but June and September are less crowded with lots of sunshine and warm temperatures. Most hotels and restaurants are closed in winter, along with the waterparks.

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Families: With a waterpark, mini-golf, and a gently shelving beach with lots of water sports, families can have tons of fun in Golden Sands.

Sightseers: Visit the monastery Kloster Aladzha and explore the labyrinth of rocky caves.

Couples: Lounge next to one of the many outdoor pools each day and watch the sunset on a romantic dinner yacht cruise.

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Language: The language spoken in Golden Sands is Bulgarian.

Currency: The currency used in Golden Sands is the Bulgarian Lev (лв).

Local time: Golden Sands Resort is 2 hours of ahead of GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Burgas airport. Transfers to Golden Sands Resort take 2–2.5 hours.

Flight time from UK: The flight time to Golden Sands Resort is 3–3.5 hours.

Tourist information: More Golden Sands tourist information can be found at

Visa / Health: Before your holiday to Golden Sands Bulgaria, visit for recommendations and advice on visas and health.

Holiday destinations related to Golden Sands Resort:

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    By foot: The beach promenade, with many cafés, bars, and shops, is only about 1.6km (one mile) long. Strolling around is easy, fun and the best way to discover new shops, activities, and spots where you can grab a coffee and a pastry.

    By train: A little tourist train drives up and down the promenade for those fancying a different way of travelling.

    By bike: Hire bicycles and pedal your way around Golden Sands.

    By bus: Buses run regularly between the resort and both Varna’s rail station and the international airport. You can also book onto tour buses for excursions inland and along the coast.


    Competitions: There are plenty of beer festivals, beauty contests, beach volleyball tournaments, and yachting regattas held throughout the summer months. Whether you just want to watch or get truly stuck in, Golden Sands’ competitions are great fun.

    Kid-friendly: Golden Sands Bulgaria is really child-friendly. With tons of play parks, events and activities purely designed for kids, you know they’ll have the time of their lives.

    Folk music: Nearby Varna hosts the International Varna Summer Festival each year which is Bulgaria’s oldest music festival. Get into the swing of things with jazz, opera, ballet, and symphony concerts.