Golf in Bulgaria
The premier, up and coming European golf destination; Bulgaria is becoming more readily accessible from throughout the UK with daily flights from most major airports. With its modern golf courses and impressive infrastructure, the courses are easily accessed and are kept up to championship standard it is well and truly a must for a European golf holiday. Bulgaria gained praise from many professional golfers after the World Match Play Championship in 2013, which was won by Graeme McDowell. The climate in Bulgaria is mild all year round and is ideal for golf, summer temperatures of high twenties are not uncommon with winter temperatures generally around 5-10°C.
The third largest city in Bulgaria but the largest on the east of the country on the Black Sea coast. Cape Kaliakra, 25 miles north of Varna is without doubt one of the up and coming destinations in the golfing world. The hosting of the World Match Play in 2013 at the Thracian Cliffs Golf & Beach Resortin Kaliakra was a real step towards cementing the region as an exclusive golfing break resort. The Thracian Cliff Resort was designed by Gary Player in 2011, this was the beginning of the golfing boom in the area. The other two notable courses are the Blacksearama and the Lighthouse Golf Course, the latter being designed by Ian Woosnam.These three must-play Bulgarian courses are all set overlooking the beautiful Black Sea, set on top of towering cliffs and will challenge and inspire every level of golfer, while only being a short distance from Balchik Airport. Along with the stunning courses, the hotels are of same high quality with particular mention going to the Melia Grand Hermitage and Mistral Hotels. Away from golf, the Black Sea coastline has an array of sandy beaches perfect for a relaxing break.
Golf courses in Bulgaria
- Bulgaria is the newest and fastest growing golf destination in Europe.
- Within a radius of only 6 km you have 3 spectacular golf course: The Lighthouse, Thracian Cliffs and Blacksearama.
- Bulgaria offers great value for money.
- Bulgaria provides great golf along with beautiful scenery in Cape Kaliarka signature golf coast, a long history in tourism and a safe environment.