Sunny Beach is a Bulgarian resort, which is located between the northern and southern part of the Bulgarian Black Sea Riviera, in the municipality of Nessebar. Situated in a gulf in the shape of a crescent, facing east. The northern part of the resort touches the last mountain heights of the Balkan Range, where it borders the town of Sveti Vlas. It’s southern part lies by the ancient town of Nessebar.
It’s rapid growth made it the biggest resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. The southern part of the resort has already merged with the new part of Nessebar.
There are regular transport connections with regional centres – Burgas (40 km) and Varna (90 km). The climate is characterized by 1700 hours of sunshine, from May to October. The resort has a beach with a length of 10 km and a width of 30-60 meters, fine golden sand and natural sand dunes (which grow 16 species of rare plants), the sea has a flat sandy bottom.
Sunny Beach offers many opportunities for sport and entertainment: surfing, water skiing, sailing, tennis clubs, horse riding, indoor and outdoor pools, mini-golf. There are many restaurants, shops and stalls (over 15,000). The complex hosts the international festivals “Golden Orpheus”, “Days of symphony music”, international folklore festivals, fashion shows and various beach competitions.
After construction of the highway “Black Sea”, Sunny Beach will be recognized as a major social-economic centre in Eastern Bulgaria.