Situated in the Sofia Province of Bulgaria, the town of Borovets is growing in popularity amongst British tourists due to the skiing opportunities within the resort. While it’s not as popular as the Western European alternatives, this resort has massive potential to become a major contender when it comes to favourable skiing destinations. At the moment, it’s much quieter than the big leaguers, giving skiers the chance to enjoy the slopes without the crowding and relax of an evening without excessive revelling.
Perfect for beginner and intermediate skiers, activity holidays here are substantially cheaper than its rivals, providing an excellent value for money ski trip. Rather than paying over the odds, you can benefit from honest prices that will be a welcoming change to resorts you may have visited before.
As the oldest of Bulgaria’s winter resorts, Borovets has shown steady growth over recent years, with a selection of chalets and budget hotels sprouting up across the resort to accommodate the influx of fanatics. While the selection of slopes isn’t huge, the 58km of pistes still provides enough option for all proficiencies; with most of the runs ending near the centre of Borovets for absolute convenience.
English speaking ski schools that operate in the area ensure that beginner skiers are looked after well, helping them to build their confidence on the slopes exponentially. Once the day on the piste is over, the après ski facilities are also good, with a great selection of bars and restaurants offering international cuisine and affordable local beers.
Make sure that you catch the ski show that is performed once a week by instructors you may recognise from the ski schools, as they ski down the mountain showing off their synchronised moves and jumps for spectators to admire.
With plenty of activity holidays available in Borovets for next year, your winter holiday could be much more affordable than normal. Take a look online, today.
Disclosure: This is a guest post.