the first impression of landing in Bulgaria was ..... er........ what on earth have we booked lol. it looked very dated.
the travelling to the borovets resort was an experience, like some other countries aroud the world, some of them have no road sense! certainly I would pre book a transfer, not a rental. once safely at the resort, the food is reasonably priced and the activities in my opinion were very cheap and you get a lot for your money. however general shampoo etc aint cheap! the borovets area was extremely beautiful and the smell of log fires and outside cooking everywhere in the snow and around the snow topped pine trees was picturesque! the taxis will try to fleece you lol so have your hotel book one as ours did and they were very reasonable. people are very friendly but sometimes as they were with my wife, a bit over friendly. making comments and starring. rude sometimes but some were just being cheeky and paying compliments but after a few days it got a bit annoying. we didn't go into town at night for this reason but to be honest once you've been skiing all day you didn't want to. we did go once and it was ok. better if there is a group of you as less intimidating and im not one to be intimidated but in a country you don't know you have to play safe. most of them are harmless but my wife wanted to go into smakov 10 mins down road into a another town for cheap shopping and we didn't feel very comfortable. stay on your resort area, its massive and loads to do!
sharpey from somerset
Hotel Festa Chamkoria is located in the ski resort Borovets, among the beauty of the century old pine woods. The hotel is …More
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