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Virtual Tour of Arda Hotel

Arda Hotel, Sunny Beach, Bulgaria

The Arda hotel is a friendly choice just a few hundred yards from the beach. All rooms have balconies and air conditioning is available for an additional charge. Fridge and television are also available for an additional charge.

There is a large swimming pool with plenty of sun loungers and sunbathing area. A nice restaurant overlooks the pool plus a small outdoor covered terrace area if you want to eat outside. Breakfast is continental style with bread fruits etc and the restaurant also does lunch and dinner if you donít want to venture out. The hotel also has a bar.

The Arda hotel is set back a little from the main drag and so noise levels are not to bad in the bedrooms at night. The historic town of Nessebar is just a 10 minute drive from the hotel and is worth a visit. Also, if you want some good shopping, the town of Burgas is only half an hour away and offers some excellent bargains.

Virtual Tour of Berlin Golden Beach Hotel

Berlin Golden Beach hotel, Golden Sands, Bulgaria

The Berlin Golden Beach hotel is located in the northern part of the Golden Sands on the Black Sea Coast. Itís a 15 minute drive from the city of Varna and also has the Golden Sands National Park right on its doorstep.

Rooms are spacious and are available on a bed & breakfast or half board basis. All rooms have a balcony with sea view and plenty of other amenities including a laundry service and safety deposit boxes. Hotel facilities include a restaurant with a sunny terrace and live music. Internet is also available. Outside there is a large pool with central bridge. There is a pool terrace with plenty of room and good views over the beach. Itís a good half a mile walk into the centre of the resort but there is a nice promenade to walk along with plenty of shops and restaurants.