If you want to find the coast in Bulgaria, there is plenty to explore but you will need to head East, the entire Bulgarian coastline is located to the east of the country. The northern Bulgarian coast starts at the Romanian Black Sea riviera and finishes in the south in Northern Turkey.
In total the coastline is 378 kilometres in length, white and golden sandy beaches occupy approximately 130 kilometres (or 34% of the coastline).
The Bulgarian coastline is split into two parts, a northern and southern, the natural divide being the Balkan mountain range, which reach right until the coast at Cape Emine, which is nine miles south of Obzor.
The principle towns along the Bulgarian eastern coast are (in alphabetical order) Balchik, Burgas, Kavarna, Nesebar, Pomorie, Sozopol, Tsarevo and Varna.
A girl looking out to the Black sea at Sozopol:
Significant resorts and destinations along the coast include:
Albena, Atiya, Beglik Tash, Bozhurets, Bulgarevo, Byala, Chaika, Chernomorets, Constantine and Helena, Durankulak, Dyuni, Elenite, Fichoza, Galata, Golden Sands, Irakli, Kabakum, Kamchia, Kamen Bryag, Karadere, Kavarna, Kavatsite, Kiten, Kokodiva, Kranevo, Krapets, Lozenets, Obzor, Pomorie, Primorsko, Ravda, Rezovo, Rusalka, Sarafovo, Shabla, Shkorpilovtsi, Sinemorets, Sunny Beach, Sveti Vlas, Topola, Tsarevo, Tuzlata, Tyulenovo, Varvara and Yaylata.
An image of the coastal resort of Sunny Beach, which is central to the Bulgarian Black Sea coast:
Popular activities on the coast include sunbathing, boat trips, visits to local attractions such as historic monuments, visits to local towns and much more. The majority of Bulgarian coastal resorts have 1700 hours of sunshine from May through until September, so normal tips on sunbathing apply. It is strongly advisable to apply suncream before sunbathing, use a factor suitable for your skin. The average daily temperature for coastal resorts is 27°C.