Balkan Ski 2022 - Hotel Ela, Borovets (EURO)

7 nights - Sofia Flight

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 30th December 2021

From €899 per person sharing

 

Price includes:

  • Return flight Dublin to Sofia with Ryanair
  • Airport taxes and security charges
  • 1 piece of 20kg checked baggage
  • Return coach transfers airport/resort
  • 7 nights accommodation Ela 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 – price on request
  • Please note: Night-time skiing in Borovets is not included in your ski pack.  You can book this with Rep in resort for approximately 35 lev

 

 

Flight Times

  • Depart Dublin 07:30 – arrive Sofia 13:15
  • Return Sofia 13:40 – arrive Dublin 15:40

 

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

 

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Accommodation

3* Hotel Ela

A 3* hotel located in the centre of the resort and beside the Gondola station. The resorts’ main street is only a few minutes’ walk away and the hotel offers skiers a warm and welcoming bar and restaurant area close to reception. This hotel does not offer a swimming pool but does have a sauna and fitness suite.

Guests in The Ela Hotel use the ski centre at The Samakov Hotel, only a matter of a few minutes’ walk away.

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



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Itinerary

Day 1

Please check in at Dublin 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 Dublin.



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Departing 30 Dec 2021

Adult prices from €899

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