Bulgaria Resorts

Bulgaria is situated in eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula between Romania and Greece. Relief of the country is the mixture of plains, hills, valleys and mountains of various heights. Presence of mentioned variety of relief and coast of the Black Sea cause respective variety of weather conditions across the territory of Bulgaria.

Actually the country lies in the zones of the continental and Mediterranean climate. Mountains create barriers and paths for air masses. Area of different weather conditions changes with the course of the seasons. In winter influence of continental climate is stronger, while in summer Mediterranean climate prevails. In general northern part of the country is colder and rainier. The Black Sea influences only on coastal regions.


Climate and Seasonality

Sunny Beach

Sunny Beach

The Sunny Beach is located on western coast of the Black Sea. There are 16 km (10 mi.) of beaches and hundred hotels on long shady alleys with lush greenery. Local beaches were awarded by the “Blue banner” as they are clean. Among dunes rare plants grow and Balkan Mountains are looming on the horizon.

Climate Sunny Beach by Season

Sunny beach has humid subtropical climate similar to weather of south-eastern part of USA or Italy. Usually temperature is above freezing throughout a year. Spring brings significant warming from 12 °C (53 °F) in March to 23 °C (73 °F) in May. In summer afternoon averages grow to 27-30 °C (81-86 °F). In beginning of spring nights are chilly with 4 °C (39 °F), but by July and through August they are 21 °C (70 °F) warm. Temperature of the sea is around 26 °C (79 °F) through summer.

Beginning of autumn has pleasant warm weather, but it cools down significantly with course of the season from 25 °C (77 °F) to 14 °C (57 °F). Cooling continues until January when daily range of temperatures is 7-1 °C (45-34 °F). Winter and around it is the dullest time of a year with some 3-4 hours of daily sunshine.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
6°C
43°F
7°C
45°F
10°C
50°F
16°C
61°F
21°C
70°F
25°C
77°F
- -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
27°C
81°F
27°C
81°F
24°C
75°F
18°C
64°F
13°C
55°F
8°C
46°F
-

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
6°C
43°F
6°C
43°F
9°C
48°F
11°C
52°F
16°C
61°F
20°C
68°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
23°C
73°F
24°C
75°F
22°C
72°F
18°C
64°F
12°C
54°F
8°C
46°F
- - -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach

Nessebar

Nessebar

Nessebar is one of the oldest cities on Coast of the Black Sea and in Europe. It is situated on rocky peninsula in 3 km (1.8 mi.) from the Sunny Beach. Gentle sea in crown of peculiar white rocks and dunes 7-8 m (23-26 ft.) tall create atmosphere of a fairytale. Small windmill at entrance to the city is on top of unique face of the city.

Climate of Nessebar for the Seasons

Nessebar is situated to south from the Sunny Beach. It has same variation of tropical climate with warm summers, chilly winters and moderate precipitation. Spring is the time of steady warming when average temperature rises from 12 °C (53 °F) March to 23 °C (73 °F) in May. In summer the air warms up to 30 °C (86 °F) and it is the driest season of a year with only couple of significant showers.

Autumn begins with pleasant weather. The Velvet season may last until early October, but in November daily range of temperatures is 14-5 °C (57-37 °F), so it is pretty cool. Winter is cool too, but temperature usually stays above or equal freezing. Actual frost may occur several times in the middle of a night.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
6°C
43°F
7°C
45°F
10°C
50°F
16°C
61°F
21°C
70°F
25°C
77°F
- -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
27°C
81°F
27°C
81°F
24°C
75°F
18°C
64°F
13°C
55°F
8°C
46°F
-

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
6°C
43°F
6°C
43°F
9°C
48°F
11°C
52°F
19°C
66°F
22°C
72°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
24°C
75°F
24°C
75°F
24°C
75°F
18°C
64°F
12°C
54°F
8°C
46°F
- - -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach


Albena

Albena

Main attraction of Albena is 7 km (4.3 mi.) of clean beach with “Blue Banner” award. Beach of Albena is one of the broadest with up to 300 m (984 ft.) of width. It is the newest resort in Bulgaria and it is completely equipped for many kinds of vacationing including family activities. Also, Albena is a spa resort.

Climate Albena by Seasons

Climate in Albena is bit cooler than in previous two resorts due to it is situated to north from them. Spring progression of temperatures follows from 10 °C (50 °F) to 21 °C (70 °F) and warmth reaches 28 °C in summer. Occasionally it is even warmer. The sea warms up to reaching 22 °C (71 °F) in July.

Velvet season in Albena is shorter and usually lasts to mid-September. Temperature drops from 23 °C (73 °F) to 11 °C (52 °F) through the season. In winter weather is cool with 6 °C (43 °F) at afternoon and down to -2 °C (28 °F) at night on average, but actual night frosts might be even colder.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
5°C
41°F
6°C
43°F
10°C
50°F
14°C
57°F
18°C
64°F
25°C
77°F
- -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
27°C
81°F
25°C
77°F
22°C
72°F
18°C
64°F
14°C
57°F
7°C
45°F
-

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
5°C
43°F
6°C
43°F
7°C
48°F
10°C
50°F
15°C
59°F
19°C
66°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
23°C
73°F
24°C
75°F
21°C
70°F
18°C
64°F
12°C
54°F
8°C
46°F
- -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach

Saints Constantine and Helena

Saints Constantine and Helena Resort

Saints Constantine and Helena is one of the oldest resorts in Bulgaria. It is situated in picturesque park with several mineral springs. It is all about peace and quiet. Small bays with some springs flowing into the sea, freshness of nearby forest and light breeze seem to be intentionally created to restore vital resources.

Saints Constantine and Helena Climate by Season

Weather of the resort is on border of Mediterranean and humid subtropical climates with pronounced seasons and warm summers. It is very similar to weather of other resorts of southern half of the coast. During spring temperature rises from 12 °C (53 °F) to 22 °C (71 °F) and grows to 30 °C in the middle of summer. Nighttime temperatures are growing from 3 °C (37 °F) to 17 °C (62 °F) through those two seasons.

Autumn is somewhat reversed spring. Air gradually cools down from 25 °C (77 °F) to 13 °C (55 °F), so first couple of weeks is suitable for vacationing. In winter air cools down to range of 7 °C (44 °F) at afternoon and -1 °C (30 °F) at night. Though there are two hot pools with mineral water that are open year round and one of them even works 24/7.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
5°C
41°F
6°C
43°F
10°C
50°F
14°C
57°F
18°C
64°F
25°C
77°F
- -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
27°C
81°F
25°C
77°F
22°C
72°F
18°C
64°F
14°C
57°F
7°C
45°F
-

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
5°C
41°F
6°C
43°F
7°C
45°F
10°C
50°F
15°C
59°F
19°C
66°F
- - - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
23°C
73°F
24°C
75°F
21°C
70°F
18°C
64°F
12°C
54°F
7°C
45°F
- - -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach


Sozopol

Sozopol

The city was founded over three thousand years ago. Modern Sozopol offers ancient historical sites, two sandy beaches and wide variety of bars, clubs and cafes. It is one of the best places to fell Bulgarian hospitality of small private guest-houses.

Climate in Sozopol by Seasons

Resort city on Sothern part of the coast of Bulgaria has warm weather conditions with features of humid subtropical and Mediterranean climate. Maritime air masses from the Mediterranean Sea and influence of the Black Sea are forming climate of the region. Warm half of a year attracts plenty of domestic and foreign tourists to the city. Through spring and summer afternoon averages are growing from 12 °C (53 °F) to 29 °C (84 °F). Some of summer day may be even warmer.

Colder part of a year is marked by strong winds and constant reduction of temperature averages from comfortable 25 °C (77 °F) in early September to chilly 9 °C (48 °F) in January. During last days of February weather starts its improvement.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
6°C
43°F
7°C
45°F
10°C
50°F
16°C
61°F
21°C
70°F
25°C
77°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
27°C
81°F
27°C
81°F
24°C
75°F
18°C
64°F
13°C
55°F
8°C
46°F

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
6°C
43°F
6°C
43°F
9°C
48°F
17°C
63°F
19°C
66°F
22°C
72°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
24°C
75°F
24°C
75°F
21°C
70°F
18°C
64°F
12°C
54°F
7°C
45°F
- - -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach

Golden Sands

Golden Sands

The resort is situated in 18 km (11 mi.) from Varna. It was named after gentle sand of local beaches. The region is under protection of the state to preserve local wildlife. As other locations in Bulgaria Golden Sands resort was awarded by the “Blue Banner” for being clean and ecological.

Golden Sands Seasonal Climate

The resort is situated in northern half of the coast, so it has cooler weather partially due to lesser influence of air from above the Mediterranean Sea. Summers are moderately warm and sunny. Warming follows through whole spring from 12 °C (53 °F) to 22 °C (71 °F) and continues to the mid-summer period. Hot summer afternoons may have 30 °C (86 °F) or even slightly higher, but nights will have pleasant 18 °C (64 °F).

Precipitation is distributed evenly over a year and it is moderate. Snow is rare as well as severe frosts. Initial weather of September is completely pleasant too, but progression of the season leads to significant reduction of daily averages. In the middle of winter daily ranges will be between 6 °C (42 °F) and -1 °C (30 °F).

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
5°C
41°F
6°C
43°F
10°C
50°F
14°C
57°F
18°C
64°F
25°C
77°F
- -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
27°C
81°F
25°C
77°F
22°C
72°F
18°C
64°F
14°C
57°F
7°C
45°F
-

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
5°C
41°F
6°C
43°F
7°C
45°F
10°C
50°F
15°C
59°F
19°C
66°F
- - - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
23°C
73°F
24°C
75°F
21°C
70°F
18°C
64°F
12°C
54°F
7°C
45°F
- - -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach