Balkan Ski 2021/2022 - Hotel Lion, Borovets

Tour Details

Hotel Lion Borovets is located in one of the most beautiful and peaceful spots of Borovets resort, just a few minutes walk away from the main ski lift station.

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.

 

Departing 26th December 2021 – 26th February 2022

From £669 per person sharing

 

Price includes:

  • Return flight Belfast International to Sofia with Jet2
  • Airport taxes and security charges
  • 1 piece of 22kg checked baggage
  • Return coach transfers airport/resort
  • 7 nights accommodation Lion Hotel, Borovets
  • Breakfast and evening meals
  • 6 days Ski Pack including lift pass and ski equipment hire (boots, skis and poles) and 4 hour lessons per day
  • Services of a resort-based Travel Solutions Representative

 

Optional extra:

  • Single room supplement – available on request
  • 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 time of print)

26 December 2021 Departure

Departs Belfast 1555 Arrives Sofia 2150

Departs Sofia 2240 Arrives Belfast 0045

 

8 January 2022 – 26 February 2022 departures

Departs Belfast 1455 Arrives Sofia 2050

Departs Sofia 2140 Arrives Belfast 2345

 

 

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.

Children under 4 – NO FACILITES IN RESORT

Accommodation

4* Hotel Lion, Borovets

 

The 4* Hotel Lion has 151 rooms in different categories: standard, large, studios, apartments. Six of the rooms are suitable for physically challenged guests.

Each room has central heating, direct phone, Internet, SAT TV, mini-bar, private bathroom with bath-tub and hair-dryer, blackout curtains.



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Itinerary

Day 1

Please check in at Belfast International Airport 3 hours prior to departure, a Travel Solutions Representative will be at the airport for any queries you may have before boarding your flight to Sofia.

On arrival in Sofia you will be met by your local Travel Solutions representative and will transfer to your hotel for check in and then dinner.

 

Days 2-7

After breakfast you will be transferred to Ski Depot for Ski fitting and meet your ski instructor for the duration of you ski holiday, who will advise of timing for the weeks lessons ahead.

Every night an evening meal will be served in your hotel.

 

Day 8

After a leisurely breakfast please check out of your room, you will have free time before you transfer back to Sofia for your return flight to Belfast International.



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Departures between 26 Dec 2021 and 26 Feb 2022

Adult prices from £669