Travel guide with car rental in Ravda
General Information about Ravda
Ravda is located 30 km away from Burgas, 3 km from Nessebar, 5 km from Sunny Beach, Sveti Vlas, and Elenite and 98 km away from the city of Varna. The resort settlement of Ravda is an attractive destination for those who wish to have a rest at a peaceful seaside with the warm climate of Bulgaria and the numerous sunny days. Ravda used to be an international centre of children tourism and vacation, and within the last years it has become more and more popular among the tourists coming from Bulgaria and also from other European countries. The beach is covered by fine sand, and the dunes stretch along the shore reaching the ancient town of Nessebar. During the summer at the resort of Ravda about 5,000 tourists enjoy themselves; these come mainly from Czech Republic, Slovakia, Macedonia, and Germany. The tourists stay mostly in small private hotels. The vicinity of a large resort makes Ravda a rather attractive place for a rest. Ravda is one of the most prospective destinations for large-scale investment into hotel business, for it is the second closest point to the Sunny Beach resort (after Nessebar); here one can observe active development of expensive hotels and restaurants. In Ravda there are many cheap restaurants, 3 disco clubs and a small market. Prices for accommodation, catering and services are approximately 2 times lower than those in Sunny Beach, while location in the direct vicinity of a large resort makes Ravda a rather attractive place for a vacation. In the summer one can take lessons for sailing, surfing, swimming, rowing, and water skiing. On the outskirts of Ravda there can be seen melon plantations and wineries – here you can buy fresh melons and watermelons, various fruits and vegetables directly from the manufacturer. Ultra modern yacht port is expected to be built at the Black Sea resort of Ravda within the upcoming two and a half years.
Sightseeing around Ravda
Nessebar is historical, architectural and cultural centre. In the past it was known as Mesembria. It is considered that it is one of the oldest towns in Europe, existing for 3200 years. The old town has preserved a significant part of its sights and monumets. The ancient town is under UNESCO protection.
Burgas is beautiful city on the sea coast, and is cultural and economic centre of the area. The city is formed in the beautiful Burgas Bay. There are all necessities of the city, and at the same time is used as a resort for holiday and vacations on the sea. The international airport in Burgas makes the city very visited especially in the summer season.
It is the biggest sea resort in Bulgaria. Sunny beach is located in southeast part of the country and a 30 minutes away by rental car from Burgas.There are a lot of restaurants, camps and luxury hotels and complex. It is popular because it provides a lot possibilities for enioy and night life.
Sozopol is a small town with a population of about 7000 people on the Black Sea coast, located 41 km south of Burgas. Near the town are also located the main Bulgarian resorts such as Dyuni, Primorsko, Kiten, while the distance to Varna is just 158 kilometers. The town is very beautiful and is wonderful for a trip. The town has interesting historical past. It is considered to be the oldest town on the coast in Bulgaria. You’ll decide to visit Sozopol if you want to spend a few relaxing days at the seaside without the crowds, who are typical for Golden Sands and Sunny Beach. The sea water in Sozopol also tends to be cleaner as it is further away from the Danube delta. Sozopol is divided into an old part and new part.
It is a village near Burgas along the Veleka river. The location of the village is good for tourist trips, because it provides diverse landscape forms. In the area, have been discover ancient artifacts from 4-5 millennium BC. There are a lot of endangered species.
The best hotels in Ravda
- Emerald Beach Resort & Spa
- Hotel Bijou
- Rutland Bay Ravda
- Hotel Astra
Rent a car in Ravda
If you plan to visit Ravda and have not booked your car yet, you can do so by using our reservations left. If you are traveling from Burgas, Burgas has an office on the airport or in Burgas Plaza Mall, where you can get a car on spot. Ravda is the perfect destination for a day trip from Burgas.