Balkan Ski 2021 / 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 26th December 2021 – 26th February 2022

From £599 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
  • 7 nights accommodation in the 3* Hotel Samokov
  • Half-board basis
  • 6 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 – Price 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 the time of print)

26 December 2021 departure

Depart Belfast 15.55pm – arrive Sofia 21.50pm

Return Sofia 22.40pm – arrive Belfast 00.45pm

 

08 January – 26 February 2022 departure

Depart Belfast 14.55pm – arrive Sofia 20.50pm

Return Sofia 21.40pm – arrive Belfast 23.45pm

 

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.

Children under 4 NO FACILITES IN RESORT

Accommodation

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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Itinerary

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 7:
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 8:
Enjoy your final day before checking out and being transferred to Sofia airport for your return flight to Belfast.

 



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Departures between 26 Dec 2021 and 26 Feb 2022

Adult prices from £599