Travel Blogs from Balchik
The weekend revellers are absent in the morning and we enjoy the beautiful outdoor pool set-up in peace... no pumping music and only a few other punters. Hilli reads, dozes in the sun, crochets and swims. Guy combines reading, scribbling and the occasional dip with visits to an equally quiet spa area. Lovely. The hotel runs a bus-shuttle service to a beach it advertizes as its own... the 'lighthouse beach'. Guy decides to investigate on ...
... nothing on arriving to service some of the overweight Russian mafia who seem to mingle effortlessly with ordinary families on package holidays. We're definitely the oddity in the place... although there appear to be one or two Italians (?) here on golf or tennis packages. We're loving it!! Hilli's 'summary #1' Lost - 1 glove - Hilli - somewhere in Spain, replaced in Munich Broken - 1 pair sunglasses - Guy - replaced in Vienna Discarded - 1 book - Lottie - in Bucharest Best ...
... fifty miles short of Constanta we suddenly encounter our first proper river in Romania. It has a bank on the far side which can lay claim to being seriously elevated ground. Vines are growing densely along both sides for a while until the plain takes over again. The Black Sea then appears with little warning and with even less to recommend it than the plain. The Romanian Black Sea coast is truly awful! But, soon after, ...
... carpark) late in the day so decided to get a taxi to the hotel rather than risk trying to get a local bus to who knows where. We're really starting to show our lack of language skills now but it's *************e of the words look like anything we recognise (the word 'restaurant' for example, is 'Pectopaht' in Bulgarian). We plonked our stuff in the room and headed for the hotel Pectopaht to see if we could sample some local food. ...
... each weekend 3-4hrs to play here because there are no golf courses in Rumania.
The course was tough and in the wind very tricky. I really liked the course and ended up with a good score, much better then yesterday, a course I didn't like... By the end we were windswept and retreated to the nice clubhouse to have a beer and lunch with our playing partners. They were very keen golfers and played every weekend in ...
Other places to stay in Balchik
6th, Samara Str. , Balchik | 3 star hotelfrom $44
8 Primorska Str, Balchik | 4 star hotelfrom $74
Primorska St., Balchik | Hotelfrom $49
12 Primorska Str, Balchik | 3 star hotelfrom $32
43 Zalez (Sunset) str., Balchik | 2 star hotelfrom $27
12, Sborno miasto, St.1, Balchik | Hotelfrom $34
Albensko shose, Balchik | Hotelfrom $35