The cheap European seaside set to become a top holiday destination for Brits this summer | The Sun

The cheap European seaside set to become a top holiday destination for Brits this summer | The Sun


THANKS to its beautiful beaches, cheap deals and warm temperatures, Burgas in Bulgaria has been a Brits' favourite for many years.

And the destination is about to become even more popular than ever this summer.

Burgas is located on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast and is famous for its many Blue Flag beaches, including Sunny Beach, a favourite for Brits.

Sunny Beach in Bulgaria was also named the "third-best best value holiday location" in the Post Office's Holiday Costs Report.

Temperatures in the area reach 33C during the summer, with a daily average of 27C.

In Burgas, you'll find plenty of activities to do on and off the beach.

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You could enjoy water sports, boat tours, or laid-back walks by the shops.

The region is a great value-for-money destination and is very popular when it comes to family holidays.

However, the city also offers a nightlife scene with many bars, clubs, and pubs open until the early morning.

For culture lovers, you could also visit the neighbouring museum town and architectural reserve Nessebar, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Another must-see is the Sea Garden, the largest public park in the Bulgarian coastal city.

The park is a popular tourist destination and a national monument of landscape architecture in the Balkans.

Flights to Burgas take just over 3 hours, so it's a perfect location if you don't want to travel too far.

Thanks to the incredible demand for the region, Jet2 will be launching twice-weekly flights to Burgas departing from London Stansted from July 21 until late September.

This will give you the option and flexibility to visit the main resorts like Sunny Beach, Nessebar, and Bulgaria's Black Sea coast.

Plenty of options are available for holidays in Bulgaria, with anything from self-catering stays to half-board and all-inclusive.

The cheapest deal we've found is seven nights at Royal Sun Apartments in Sunny Beach, Bourgas Area, costing from £348pp on a self-catered basis.

Here are the best deals we've found:

  • 7 nights self-catering at Hotel Step in Sunny Beach, Bourgas Area – from £499pp
  • 7 nights half-board at Hotel Belleville in Sunny Beach, Bourgas Area – from £599pp
  • 7 nights half-board at Ivana Palace in Sunny Beach, Bourgas Area – from £599pp
  • 7 nights all-inclusive at AluaSun Helios Beach in Obzor, Bourgas Area – from £385pp
  • 7 nights all-inclusive at Aktinia Hotel in Sunny Beach, Bourgas Area – from £665pp

Jet2holidays' packages include return flights, accommodation and a 22kg baggage allowance.

You can even secure your holiday to Bulgaria with £60pp deposits and all the holidays are also ATOL protected.

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We've also found the best Corsica deals with holidays from £297pp.

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