Ski Holidays in Borovets
Without a doubt the best resort in Bulgaria this resort is ideal for beginners, families and those on a budget.
Borovets received its first skiers at the end of the 19th Century and has been pulling skiers in from Eastern Europe steadily since then. Western European tour operators have ,in the last few years, discovered the resort and are attracting customers who want good skiing on a budget.
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Situated on the northern slopes of Rila Mountain at an elevation of 1350m the village has a good selection of restaurants, hotels and nightspots. There is also some shopping to be had on ski holidays in Borovets- bring cash however, the commission rates on credit card purchases are rather high.
For beginners on ski holidays in Borovets - there are over 200 ski instructors working in Borovets and most of them speak English. This and some very good nursery slopes make ski holidays in Borovets an inexpensive and excellent place to learn how to ski. Intermediates on ski holidays in Borovets will find a few challenges but experts will probably find the slopes limiting.
The snow reliability is very good and the local climate yields a very long season. The highest lift lets you off at 2560m, which is an altitude capable of competing with some of the higher Western European resorts. Piste grooming has come ahead in leaps and bounds in recent years and the lift system is being improved all the time. Night skiing is also available on ski holidays in Borovets, especially on Wednesday and Friday nights (depending on weather conditions).