Borovets

Borovets is the oldest ski resort in Bulgaria, dating back to 1896. Today it is a modern resort offering an excellent choice of runs to suit all levels of skiers. Situated on the northern slopes of the Rila Mountain, amidst thick pine forests – the views for the summit are breath taking. At night the village offers a great choice of restaurants, bars and nightclubs to suit all tastes – all located within a few minutes’ walk from your hotel. Night time skiing is very popular in Borovets and is included in your ski pack.



ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

  • Resort Height: 1350m (4,429ft)
  • Longest Run: 12km
  • Snowboard Parks: 1
  • Altitude of highest ski run: 2,560m
  • Top of highest lift: 1,046m
  • Direction of slopes: N,N/W

FLIGHT DETAILS
Flight Out: 10.00 17th Feb 2019 (Belfast International – Plovdiv)
Flight In: 1650 24th Feb 2019 (Plovdiv – Belfast International)

RESORT ACTIVITIES

  • Bowling Alley (Hotel Samokov)
  • Skidooing
  • Winter walks
  • Rila Monastery
  • Opera
  • Horse drawn sleigh rides

These are provided by local operators or other third parties who are entirely independent of us. They do not form any part of your contract with us even where we suggest particular operators / other third parties and/ or assist you in booking such activities or excursions in any way such as through one of our representatives when you are on holiday

BEGINNERS

Great for beginners, with a high standard of English speaking instruction and gentle nursery slopes, just beside the Rila Complex and three minutes’ walk from the Samokov. The best ski run for absolute beginners is Sitnyakovo 1 (5800m).

INTERMEDIATES

Borovets is a good resort for intermediates, with a variety of runs. The well-planned lift system includes the six-person Yastrebets gondola which opens up a wealth of enjoyable runs, ranging from wide sunny boulevards in the Moussala basin, to scenic looping trails through the trees.

ADVANCED

For the expert skier there is the testing World Cup run, one of the more challenging pistes in the Yastrebets area or the  excellent skiing through the trees and off-piste. For those who want to leave the ground there is plenty of natural hits and rollers.

CROSS COUNTRY

35 km cross country skiing terrains are available in the resort, and are designed according to the requirements of the International ski federation.

SNOWBOARDING

Borosport Snow Park is 520m long and has three lanes with different levels of difficulty suitable for both beginners and experts and everyone in between. The park is situated in a side run of “Yastrebetz 3” ski slope and is serviced by “Yastrebetz Express” Quad and features a great variety of kickers, rails and obstacles.

APRES SKI

The night life in Borovets is excellent, full of bars, cafe, night clubs, and discos. Most places stay open to the early morning and offer good prices and special ‘happy hour’ discounts. Music played is mostly international dance music. Traditional restaurants and taverns may host national folk music and ‘horo’ dancing nights. Mamacita’s and Crown Italian Restaurant are popular restaurants in Borovets. The Buzz bar and Revolution bar & dinner are some of the most preferred places in the resort.

3* HOTEL SAMOKOV

The 3* Hotel Samokov is one of the top hotels in Borovets, surrounded by old pine forests and located at the centre of the resort close to the gondola lift and nursery slopes. Its position allows easy access to the resort amenities and the lively Borovets night-life

Location

Located just 75m from the gondola station, 300m from the nursery slopes and less than a minute’s walk from the resort centre.

Facilities

  • Lobby Bar
  • 2 Restaurants
  • Nightclub
  • Free Use Of Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Sauna
  • Solarium
  • Spa
  • Massage
  • Jacuzzi
  • Fitness
  • Beauty Salon
  • Hairdresser
  • Internet Room
  • Bowling
  • Table Tennis
  • Billiards
  • Ski Storage Room
  • Free Wi-Fi In Public Areas
  • Safety Deposit Boxes At Reception

(Some Facilities & Services May Be Subject To A Local Charge).

Rooms

Spacious twin rooms with a sofa bed equipped with minibar or fridge, direct dial telephone, satellite TV, bathroom with bath, hairdryer and balcony with a view to the mountain. Families can book interconnecting rooms.

Room Types Board Basis

Twin, Twin with extra bed, Single Half Board