This is how holiday rental owners described Sozopol
The area of Arcoutino and the Cape of Humata are situated on an extremely varied and picturesque terrain. The area borders on a beach strip, cliffs, small cosy beaches among the cliffs, a forested hill and fresh - water lakes with water lilies. The unique conditions favouring rest ...
show more and relaxation combined with the richly varied landscape and the surroundings provide an opportunity for a multifunctional use of the complex throughout the year.
The area of Arcoutino is located 50 km south of Bourgas, 12 km south of the Old Town of Sozopol and 15 km north of the seaside resort Primorsko. The area represents one of the few virgin spots left on the Black Sea Coast. The Cape of Humata is situated near the Alepu Lagoon, the fresh-water Lake Arcoutino, the Saint Thomas Island, the mouth of the Ropotamo River and the Andrea Bair Hill.
Distances from Arcoutino to the major centres:
Bourgas Airport – 60 km
Istanbul – 200 km
Saint Thomas Residences Complex comprises a residential and a hotel part with an entertainment area and a shopping zone. The residential part consists of four – floor buildings with two or three apartments on each floor. The project provides for the construction of a spacious lobby – bar, a luxurious spa-centre and a modern fitness centre. The complex offers various entertainment features and resting facilities, three swimming pools (a relaxing one, an Olympic one and a wading pool) as well as two infinity pools.
The owners and all the guests of Saint Thomas Residences Complex have several open-air bars, clubs and restaurants at their disposal. For their convenience, the shopping zone includes a bank office, a pharmacy, a sports shop, a convenience store, a souvenir shop as well as a photo studio, a rent-a-car office and offices of companies offering tourist and entertainment services. “Saint Thomas Residences” offers multifunctional sports facilities to the sports fans. The limited access of vehicles to the inner part of the complex guarantees the visitors full relaxation and tranquillity. The mixture of virgin nature, extraordinary views from the sea - shore and the lovely atmosphere of cosiness in the complex creates an unforgettable sensation of freedom and offers a unique opportunity for dream fulfilment and realization of innermost wishes.
Saint Thomas Residences Complex has become a multi-award winning vacation village. The luxurious complex has received the award Building of the Year 2008. “Building of the year” contest is under the patronage of the Bulgarian Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works with the support of architecture and engineering industry organizations. The Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant Association has also awarded Saint Thomas Residences the “Most Effective Investment in Tourism”. In December 2008 the Balkan Alliance of Hotel Associations honoured the development with huge recognition: Saint Thomas Residences has become “Vacation Complex Number 1” on the Balkans.
Take a break in holiday homes in Bulgaria
Bulgaria | Bulgaria is a first-class golf destination with contemporary courses designed by celebrated players. The country is also well known for its balneological and wellness tourism with its abundance of thermal springs and spa resorts. A stay in holiday homes in Bulgaria will introduce travellers to adrenalin raising sports like paragliding, hang gliding and bungee jumping.
Conquering the high peaks
Bulgaria has a varied geography of mountains, foothills, plateaus, lowlands, river valleys and basins. Situated to the east of theStruma River Valley, the Rila and Pirin ranges are the highest mountains in Bulgaria. Most towns in the area such as Vratsa and Balchik have fully equipped climbing facilities to outfit hikers and climbers. Rent holiday houses or holiday apartments in this region to explore the mountains using the well established network of eco-trails.
Adventure sports and horse riding
Horse riding is a fun way to discover the beauty of the Bulgarian lowlands as well as its mountain trails. The town of Bozhurishte holds horse riding competitions that are authorized by the World Cup of Equestrian Sport. Horse riding is also a popular activity at the beaches, especially among children. Families can book holiday rentals and holiday homes with fabulous beach views. The Black Sea is ideal for a variety of watersports. Stay in holiday apartments or holiday houses along the Black Sea Coast which offer activities like kite surfing, diving and underwater fishing. Whitewater rafting and kayaking on Bulgaria’s swift flowing rivers like the Iskar and Mesta can really set the adrenalin flowing.
A wonderful family vacation
Bulgaria is a wonderful destination for a family summer holiday. There is something for everyone, from adventure sports like surfing, water skiing and underwater exploration to photo safaris, ecotourism and excursions to architectural landmarks in its capital Sofia. Three world class golf courses can be found in the northern part of the Black Sea. The best way to appreciate the traditional culture, cuisine and lifestyles of the locals is to stay in holiday rentals in Bulgarian villages.