What it is the best beach in the Black Sea?, certainly every traveler preferences will determine the answer to this question but for a vast majority of tourists the answer is that the best beach in the Black Sea is to Albena. Now we explain our reasons for extolling the best beach Albena Black Sea.

Albena: the best beach in the Black Sea Why?:

The beach itself is awesome, It has a length 5 kilometers with a width of 150 meters of fine white sand.

The marine platform is also excellent for swimming because the water depth does not exceed 1,60 meters to the past 100-150 meters from the shore, that is not “it covers” suddenly as in other beaches. Therefore it is ideal for all edades.Las waters of this beach are quiet and the water stays crystal clear, ideal for swimming.


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Hotels “All inclusive” Beachfront in Albena


Albena has a long history as a seaside resort, so their services and accommodations are very prepared to give a good travel experience visitors.

Around Albena they are also impressive, Albena is literally within a forest of beech and acacia trees that reach the Black Sea shore. Just outside the hotel you find the trees that surround each building and you can walk along the paths of these forests directly from your hotel.


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Albena surrounded by a garden


You could say that Albena is the safest city in the entire Black Coast. In Bulgaria there is excessive security problems, no tourists shoplifting or other crimes that are prevalent in Spain, however Albena has developed strict control of access to the city so that those who are inside do not have to worry about being watching their belongings while bathing in the sea or in swimming pools, to give an example. This system consists of access to the city by car is made by a single point, are several barriers as in motorway tolls, where the license plates of all vehicles entering and leaving is controlled. In addition there are surveillance cameras in the streets and private security patrolling around the resort for the safety of visitors, some high purchasing power, Russians, German, etc…


Albena access controls


The hotel offer is wide, dominated by large hotels and large gardens and swimming pools, some of them have even small water parks within their own pools. They also have the characteristic that mostly offer full board all inclusive, drinks included, all at very reasonable prices because competition with each other hotels.


minipark water within the facilities of a hotel 5***** Albena


Despite finding large hotel buildings, Albena is a population “open”, in the sense that there is much room to move, large pedestrian avenues and parks between some hotels and other.

Traveling with kids and not so children offering fun attractions and is ideal Albena offers. You can visit the Aquatic Park Albena which has been voted for several years by users as the best water park in Bulgaria and I assure you there are many in the Costa that make competition but this is the best. We have no business relationship with this water park, we recommend it only for being the best reviews of the country by Bulgarian tourists themselves and have tried.


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There are other good beaches on the Black Sea but unfortunately in summer are overcrowded as with the good beaches of the Mediterranean Sea. However, thanks to the vast expanse of this beach and the buildings were built Albena proper spacing between them can enjoy this great beach without crowds even in high season.


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Albena resort, surrounded by natural forests


Albena you will not get bored, There are scheduled activities day and night, for example on the beach games and sports are organized for children and youth, no inflatable floating platforms, Beach library in several languages, etc… and evening activities like dances and outdoor buffets organized by hotels.



However if you want to get away we recommend the following places near Albena so you make the most of your stay in Bulgaria knowing other places of interest:

Palace and Balchik Botanical Garden.

Northbound, by the Black Sea coast, only 11 km you will find the coastal town of Balchik, famous for the complex of Balchik Palace including a former Romanian princess and the surrounding gardens are manicured and placed on top of a cliff with fantastic views over the Black Sea. Learn more details Balchik Palace here.


Jardín Botánico de Balchik

Balchik Botanical Garden


Beach Bolata.

A small beach past Balchik, a 50 km from Albena. It is an excellent tour to change the huge beach of Albena by this small, wild beach. The photo says it all, is a curious beach protected by two small dams offers calm and crystalline waters as if it were a pool. There nearby buildings, You can drive to the beach by a road and is ideal for children because it has very shallow.


Playa salvaje de Bolata

Wild beach Bolata


Varna City.

Located on the coast of the Black Sea 28 km south of Albena, It is the third largest city in Bulgaria with a 350.000 people. Here you will find all kinds of services and activities that can offer you a city, but at very affordable prices. Meet the attractions of this city in another of our articles: “Varna: the capital of the Black Sea Coast“.


Opera building in Varna

Opera building in Varna


Golf course “Thracian Cliffs Golf & Beach Resort”.

For fans of this sport, They have the option to practice in this stunning golf course located on a cliff above the Black Sea.



But all is not perfect in Albena, although for us is the best beach Albena Black Sea we want to be objective and give some data that is not as positive as the previous. For example you can find some outdated hotels, Soviet aesthetics. The whole complex of Albena is the communist era in Bulgaria and some hotels are also unrenovated, therefore we recommend you contact us to find out which ones are best suited to your preferences and avoid unpleasant surprises. Unfortunately sometimes the photos of the hotels that you find online are not recent that should, so you can not trust what you find in the pages of online hotel reservations… However most they do who are reformed and have modern facilities, do not risk our services and features to enjoy your holiday in Albena, we have been there personally!!!

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