Albena is one of the most important tourist attractions in Bulgaria. The city is located at 32 km north of Varna and 12 Km south-east of Balchik. But what would probably interest our readers the most is the fact that Albena consists of a beautiful coastline, which means that tourists have access to a beautiful stretch of golden sand and clear water.
The city began to be constructed in 1968 and because the building was performed much closer to our days than the previous towns, the result was that Albena is constituted in a modern design. What differentiates this city from others situated near the sea is the fact that it has varied relief characteristics, so to speak. Right at the end of the beach, lays a mountainous prominence which is covered by trees.
The Forest of Baltata (this is the name it bears) which stretches over the hills, in combination with the beach situated beneath, offers a paradisiacal landscape. The architectural design used throughout the resort was developed with a single purpose in mind: that of allowing as much sunlight as possible to be captured by the terraces adjoining the hotels.
Up north, the coastline is quite abrupt, and while it is basically impossible to descend, it does offer a great imagery of the sea and the town beneath.
The whole city was constructed so as to fit the possible requests of tourists so it is no wonder that the hotels are situated right on the beach, thus the guests having the sea in close reaching. Even if the resort has been designed for commercial purposes, the environment is by no means altered. The area still preserves a natural feel to it, even if it abounds with tourists. Besides the beach, Albena has other things to offer, such as cultural sites.
But even so, it is mainly the seaside that attracts visitors to the area. And it is no surprise that people from all over the world come to relax on the 5-km long and 150 m wide sandy beach. The sea is never agitated; on the contrary, you will find calm and crystal clear water. The sea level is not very deep– it reaches as much as 1.6 m at a 100-150m distance from the shoreline.
There are 43 hotels available for tourists, which range from 2 to 4 star hotels. This means that you will have quite a variety of accommodation services to choose from. The hotels offer either a view towards the sea or towards the hill covered by forests. The bottom line is that whichever option you pick, you are going to have quite the scenery to admire out the window.
One thing that might capture your attention is the spa and wellness center located here. The programs here developed with the help of local mineral water which has about 30 degrees Celcius. And because the city wants to offer as many facilities as possible, there are football and tennis courts, golf courses, an indoor stadium, an equestrian facility, bowling alleys and many more – everything developed so as to meet your needs.