Balkan Ski 2022 - Hotel Samokov, Borovets

Tour Details

Borovets is the oldest and biggest ski resort in Bulgaria, located on the northern slopes of the Rila Mountains. The resort has more of an alpine feel with the impressive Rila Hotel a landmark at the foot of the slopes. The resort is suited for a wide range of skiers, from beginners to those with years of experience, with 58kms of ski runs spread over three ski centres – the longest run being 12km.

Nightlife is extensive with bars and restaurants to suit all tastes – many offering late music and karaoke. Night-time skiing is available at a small additional charge.


Departing 2nd January 2022

From £579 per person sharing


Price includes:

  • Return flights Belfast International to Sofia with Jet2
  • Airport taxes and security charges
  • 1 piece of 22kgs checked baggage
  • Return airport/resort transfers
  • 6 nights accommodation in the 3* Hotel Samokov
  • Half-board basis
  • 5 days Ski Pack including lift pass and ski equipment hire (boots, skis and poles) and 4 hour lessons per day
  • Services of an experienced Travel Solutions resort based representative


Optional extras:

  • Single room supplement – £115 per person
  • Upgrade to snowboarding for £30 per person (snowboarding includes 3 x 2 hour lessons, snowboard hire, soft boots and lift pass – any extra lessons to be paid for locally in resort)


PLEASE NOTE: Twin room with extra bed is a rollaway bed

Prices based on 2 adults sharing


Flight times:
(correct at the time of print)

Departs Belfast 1555 Arrives in Sofia 2150

Departs Sofia 2140 Arrives in Belfast 2345


HIRE OF HELMETS* – Ski helmets for adults is optional. Our resort representative can rent you a ski helmet, please speak with them on your arrival. * Subject to availability

Information for Children in Resort – Borovets
Children age 8 and upwards can attend the ski school

Children 4-7 can attend kindergarten. Ski Kindergarten is open from 8.30am to 4pm, the idea is for children to be dropped off by parents in the morning and collected when parents finish with ski lessons. Lunch Is provided. A typical day will have 1 hour of skiing on nursery slope equipment and helmets are provided, an hour of tobogganing in the afternoon and some indoor activities. Please note that outdoor activities are subject to weather conditions and sometimes if weather is bad children will have to spend the full day indoors.



3* Hotel Samokov, Borovets


Officially a 4* hotel but sold by Travel Solutions as a 3* grade, the impressive hotel sits overlooking the resort. Bedrooms offer resort view or mountain view, and the hotel offers an extensive choice of facilities, including a swimming pool, wellness centre, nightclub and beauty/hair salons.

The ski centre is located in the basement of the hotel and the Gondola station is only a matter of few minutes’ walk away.

Meals are offered on a buffet service for both breakfast & evening meals.

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Day 1:
Check in at Belfast International Airport for your flight to Sofia . On arrival you will be met by a local representative and transferred by coach to your hotel for check in and the rest of the evening free at your leisure.

Your local representative will be available to assist you on making the most out of your holiday, they will visit your hotel on a daily basis and will be able to help with any queries you may have, offer advice on skiing, snowboarding and other activities to make the most of your holiday.


Days 2 to 6:
On the first morning you collect any ski & snowboarding equipment or optional extras you have booked. From this point you are free to enjoy the resort at your own leisure. In the evening you are free to enjoy the hotel’s facilities and relax.


Day 7:
Enjoy your final day before checking out and being transferred to Sofia airport for your return flight to Belfast.


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Departing 2 Jan 2022

Adult prices from £579