Balkan Ski 2019/2020 – Hotel Rila – Borovets – Dublin Departure

Tour Details

For winter sports lovers: the Rila Hotel is among the largest ski hotels in the Balkans, perfectly located at the very foot of the ski slopes.


Convenient Thursday flights to Sofia

Departing January – March 2020

From €1299 per person sharing

Please check availability for departure dates and prices


Price Includes:

  • Return flight Dublin to Sofia with Ryanair
  • Alirport taxes and security charges
  • 1 piece checked baggage & hand luggage
  • Return airport/resort transfers
  • 7 nights’ accommodation Half Board basis
  • Ski Pack (including ski equipment hire, boots, skis and sticks)
  • A lift pass for 6 days
  • Daily ski lessons with a qualified ski instructor (4 hours per day)
  • Services of an experienced Travel Solutions resort based representative


Please Note:

  • Twin room with extra rollaway bed – only suitable for 2 Adults + 1 Child(U12)
  • Prices based on 2 adults sharing


Flight Times (Dublin to Sofia)
(correct at the time of print)


Outward 7.30am – Arrive 1.15pm

Return 1.40pm – Arrive 3.40pm


Information for Children in Resort
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


Hotel Rila – Borovets


The Rila Hotel, with its close proximity to the ski slopes (the classic ski-in/ski-out location), is the most impressive hotel in Borovets. Built in 1986, the Rila Hotel is located amidst the breathtakingly beautiful and unspoiled scenery of Rila Mountain, in the heart of Borovets, at an altitude of 1350 meters. The hotel provides perfect holidays for any age and during any season.

In 2015, the Rila Hotel underwent a massive renovation, offering : an impressive Spa center, featuring a variety of treatments and a relaxation zone; a panorama bar “The Terrace Lounge” with stunning views of the ski slopes; the most modern disco club in Borovets resort – the new “After Eleven”; a dynamic conference centre with approx. capacity of 1300 participants. The restaurant outlets and lobby bar “Champions Bar & Diner” have also been completely renovated, featuring the latest trends in alpine style ambiance

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Day 1

On arrival at Dublin Airport, terminal 1, proceed to the Ryanair bag-drop desk, where there will be a Travel Solutions Representative. We recommend you arrive at the airport at least two hours prior to departure. On arrival in Sofia you will be meet by your Travel Solutions Representative and transferred to your hotel for check in.


Day 2-7

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.

Skiing after Sunset
Night skiing is available from 17.30 until 21.00 on the slope in front of Rila Hotel. A special lift pass for night skiing can be purchased locally in addition to pre-booked lift passes


Day 8

This morning check-out of your hotel before you transfer back to Sofia for your return flight to Dublin Airport.

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Departures between 9 Jan 2020 and 26 Mar 2020

Adult prices from €1299