There are beaches for every taste and need in Balchik and its vicinity. It is a question of time to discover which beach suits you best.

The CentralBeach, located next to the town port, is the main place for sunbathing. It is the largest beach and can be defined as a family beach. It is preferred by those with young children due to its sandy sea bottom and the wide beach area from which each parent can supervise his or her children.

The beach has life-guards and a medical team on duty. Deck chairs, umbrellas, pedal boats and various water attractions are available for hire. There is room to put up your own umbrella. The beach is well serviced by the adjacent eateries.

The HolandBeach is next to the CentralBeach, separated by a single concrete seawall. This is a small beach, an ideal retreat from the din of the crowds.


Where is the Golf Riviera on the Balkans? There is only one response to this query – Balchik and its surroundings! Evidence of that are the newly constructed three golf courses – the Lighthouse Resort & Spa, Black Sea Rama and Thracian Cliffs.

The three are unique in their essence, considering their exotic location – on the cliffs towering over the sea and the extraordinary wild nature of the region.


Balchik’s marina is one of the best protected yacht harbors due to the natural bay where it is built.

During the summer the marina is inhabited by numerous yachts and tourist boats offering various entertainment packages.

A big attraction are the yacht picnics taking place over the entire day and including sunbathing on a virginal beaches providing all necessary amenities for your comfort – umbrellas, deck chairs, fun games, surfing, food and beverages, etc.

Part of the sea-based entertainment are the fishing outings as well the organizing of private parties, including small wedding celebrations. The selection of yachts includes motor yachts as well as sailboat yachts. Those in search of stronger sensations can take one of the tailor-made day cruises on the Black Sea.

The sea attractions include pirate parties organized for the kids where the cannon balls for shooting are in fact bags full of water.

There are boat trips with destinations such as Golden Sands, Albena, Varna, Sozopol, Nessebar, the Kaliakra cape, Romania, etc.

Horse-Back Riding

The best conditions for horse-back riding in the area can be found in the Albena resort where during a single summer more than 3000 people take classes. 20 elite horses and ponies are available for sports and tourism. The equestrian base features open and closed stalls for the animals. The animals can be used for walks along the shore and the Baltata area, training on sand arenas. It is possible to hire personal riding instructors. The equestrian facilities include stands for the spectators willing to share the emotions during the annual district and republican contests.

The equestrian base in the Bulgarevo village in the municipality of Kavarna also provides horse-back riding facilities. The complex offers both training for amateurs under the guidance of an instructor as well as sports camps for competition teams.