How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Airport Transportation
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
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Travel Blogs from Golden Sands
... on the right between tee and green. It's a carry of about a hundred and twenty yards that way. There's a dry land route to the left with a bunker at the top of the slope guarding the entrance that way. Guy encourages his opponent to aim left, not wanting her to suffer the disappointment of a splash. She takes her recovery-weapon (with which she's formed a bag-like relationship), announces that she's aiming left and hits the ball firmly ...
We drive to Balchik itself on a road which stays about a mile in from the sea along mostly limestone cliffs. It winds down through the town until it reaches a small harbour area. On one side of the harbour are rather decrepit industrial workings plus old fishing boats and, on the other, is the face of capitalist Bulgaria doing its best to mimic an Aegean village. We get a drink in a cafe just up from the tourist drag before setting off to try to find Queen Maria's Balchik ...
... the sea which takes us to a brand-new village of holiday houses, flats and a huge hotel/golf development!! Very freaky! We find our luxury room (@ €80 a night) and spend the late afternoon/evening amongst sizeable Russians and their rather more shapely consorts (not the married ones!) by the vast outdoor pool (loud musak of course) and in the impressive spa/fitness centre. Dinner is a €20 help-yourself ...
... for that price.
So, we were pleasant to meet other party-people and having awesome nights with them.
I also went to Varna, 1. to go shopping in the Grand Mall (highly recommendable) and 2. to have a walk in the park. I wasn't that impressed; it was nice.
... is also absolutely glorious to swim in. We were very lucky with the weather actually. It rained on our first day and there was a big storm with incredible lightning out at sea, but after that it was hot and sunny.
So what else did we do? We sat about a bit. We swam in the pool, which was a little 'fresh', and read our books. We swam in the sea and topped up our tan (yes, I've got a tan, it's true!!). We wandered down to the ...