BOROVETS

The oldest Bulgarian winter resort is Borovets, with a history dating to 1896! Today Borovets is the second largest and most modern resort in Bulgaria. It is situated in the eastern part of Rila, huddled in pine forests 1390 meters above sea level (with the highest pistes at 2600 m). The average temperature during the […]

The oldest Bulgarian winter resort is Borovets, with a history dating to 1896! Today Borovets is the second largest and most modern resort in Bulgaria. It is situated in the eastern part of Rila, huddled in pine forests 1390 meters above sea level (with the highest pistes at 2600 m).
The average temperature during the coldest month January is 4.8ºC. The slopes of Borovets normally have snow cover from mid December till April. Sofia (the capital of Bulgaria) is just 72 kilometers away.
Borovets has recently developed into a modern ski resort of high class with luxury hotels, restaurants, discos, shops and a good choice of pistes and lifts. The excellent skiing attracts thousands of mountain lovers from all over the world. There are 58 kilometers of ski pistes grouped in three regions: Sitnqkovo – Martinovi Baraki ; Markudjik; and Qstrebec. The pistes on Qstrebets are the best, and all of the competitions take place there! The resort has twice hosted World Cup competitions in Alpine skiing. Its biathlon track is one of the best in Europe.

Resort Statistics
Height of resort:  1350m
Highest skiing area 2560m
Total length of runs: 58km
Longest run:  12km
Direction of slopes: North
Cross country tracks length: 35 km lonG
Lift system: 1 six-seat Gondola lift,
2 High Speed Quad Chair lifts
1 Fixed Grip Quad Chair lift
10 Surface ski lifts and a few baby drag lifts.
19 ski runs with total length of 58 km provide perfect skiing conditions for all tourists from December util late April. All tracks are divided according to their level of difficulty and they can satisfy any skill level – beginners, intermediate or advanced skiers.

 

 

Lodging

 

PRICE ON REQUEST

 

 

LODGING IN BOROVETS

 

Hotel Rila 4****

The four-star Rila Hotel is the most impressive hotel in Borovets, with ski-in / ski-out convenience at the very bottom of the ski runs.

Rila Hotel was completely renovated in 2001 and today it offers 256 double rooms, 266 standard suites (for up to 4 people), 2 superior suites and 2 lofts. All rooms and suites have balconies overlooking the mountain and are equipped with telephone, radio and satellite TV. The standard suites have also a living room with twin beds, small kitchenette and a refrigerator.
An indoor pool, sauna, Turkish steam bath, jacuzzi, gym and nightclub are also offerred.
Buffet style breakfasts and dinners are included.

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Hotel Flora 4****

This grand new hotel has an excellent location right beside the ski lift, so is virtually ski in/ski out!
210 rooms each have a phone, radio, TV, safe, hair-dryer, minibar and large bathroom.

The hotel offers its guests a longe, bar, Irish pub, restaurant, casino, indoor pool, sauna, jacuzzi, Turkish steam bath, and gym.

Buffet style breakfasts and dinners are included.

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Hotel Samokov 4****

Samokov Hotel is situated in the centre of the resort of Borovets (1300 m above the sea level), and just 50 m from the main gondola. It is an alpine style hotel, surrounded by old pine forests, offers pleasant atmosphere and first class service throughout the year.

The hotel offers more than 300 rooms on 11 floors, with Sat TV, balcony, and telephone.
Facilities include restaurants, bars, night club with floor show, indoor swimming pool, gym, jacuzzi, solarium, sauna, bowling, billards, table tennis, ski storage, and parking. Buffet style breakfasts and dinners are included.

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4 star hotels from $1850 (low season) 

Our Ski Bulgaria packages are priced per person, in Canadian dollars, and include:

  • Return airfare from Toronto / Montreal to Sofia.
  • Rental car (transfers may also be arranged).
  • 7 nights accommodation, based on double occupancy.
  • Local hotel service charges and taxes.
  • 6 day ski pass.
  • Meal plan as offered per hotel (see hotel descriptions)

 

 

Notes:* Flight departure tax, fuel surcharges and airport taxes are extra!

* Departures are on a Friday evening, and return the following Saturday.

* Alternative departure cities, Christmas & New Year weeks, trip extensions, and stopovers are all available on request.