Sveti Vlas (also known as St. Vlas) is a beautiful coastal village of approx. 3000 inhabitants, situated just 5 kilometers north of Sunny Beach and 9 km from Nessebar. Saint Vlas is 25 minutes from Bourgas and around 1 hour from Varna International Airports.
A settlement was founded in the 2nd century AD by Thracians and Greeks, then called Larissa. It acquired the name Sveti Vlas in the 14th century after Saint Blaise, a monastery dedicated to whom existed in the region, but was burnt down in the 14th-18th century by consecutive pirate raids.
This magnificent resort is a great combination of beautiful seaside at the foot of the Balkan mountain range. The mild climate and the extremely beautiful sea views make Sveti Vlas a perfect place for recreation all the year round. It has been developed into a modern beach destination during the recent years, with brand new hotels and tourist infrastructure . This makes it a preferred destination for holidaymakers, who want to enjoy the spectacular views of the mountain and of the sea.
The town is also famous for its new and beautiful yacht port, which is being developed close to the water base of the local fishermen. Marina yacht port offers everything needed for a yacht lover to enjoy unforgettable summer holiday. People can hire and even buy yachts there. The professional team of consultants will provide you a great service.
Vlas is quieter than Sunny Beach, but is close enough to Sunny Beach to benefit from its restaurants, shops and other facilities. You can practice all kind off water sports in the nearby resort of Sunny Beach or try typical Bulgarian food in one of the numerous of restaurants and taverns placed along the beach.
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