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Two brand new 5 star hotels will be constructed in Velingrad

Velingrad is expected to be officially announced as the SPA capital of the Balkan Peninsula, which was recognized on 17th December last year in Sarajevo.

Velingrad was then officially announced as the spa capital of the Balkans by the Balkan Alliance of the hotel Associations.

Velingrad offers unique nature and well developed tourism infrastructure, offering excellent services all year round.

80 mineral springs, 15 types of water, extremely interesting culture and history...

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Kleptuza Lake in Velingrad to Become a Tourist Atraction

The unique Kleptuza lake near Velingrad will be developed into a tourist attraction, as the lake became a municipality property.

The entertaining water facilities in the park will be renovated. There will be a children playground in the park around the lake, which would become a favorite resting place for the young and the grown-up citizens of Velingrad.

Some changes in the park will be done too. New rare vegetable species will be planted. They will make the park unique such as the...

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Velingrad – Spa Capital of the Balkans

Velingrad is “Spa Capital of the Balkans”. The title was given during the conference of the International Hotel and Restaurant Association (IHRA), which took place in Monterey - Mexico. The official holiday of Velingrad, 4th of July, is listed in IHRA’s calendar. The traditional “Holidays of the culture in Velingrad” will start on that date in 2009.

Since 2005 Velingrad is also “Spa Capital of Bulgaria”, according to Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant Association. Velingrad municipality has no...

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Spa Club "Bor" Hotel in Velingrad in Bulgaria - One of the Best Spa Hotels in Europe

Spa Club "Bor" Hotel in Velingrad was announced for one of the best spa hotels in Europe. It was awarded with a certficate for garanteed quality by the European Spa Asociation. Spa Club "Bor" covers 86% of all 400 criteria of the Asociation and now it can boast its guests are the best served in...

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Summer Events in Velingrad

Velingrad is a nice Bulgarian Spa resort, offering great hotels, perfect weather and high-quality mineral water treatment.
For summer 2008 Velingrad Grand Hotel has organized a special event calendar for their guests.

Enjoy a wonderful summer, full of both relax and pleasant experiences and stay in Velingrad Grand Hotel.
See the programme below:

12 July – Wine Night...

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Two Balneology Complexes to Be Constructed in Bulgaria's Velingrad

Two balneology complexes are under construction in the Bulgarian mountain resort of Velingrad. After their completion they will comprise a small vacation village.

The Sveti Spas I complex is supposed to be ready by December 2008. It will take a total area of 23 540 square meters, and will consist of four residential buildings and a hotel.

The Sveti Spas II complex is expected to be completed by the end of 2009. It is situated on a land plot of 10 472 square meters.

The investor in...

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Velingrad to become world spa and sports tourist centre

The alternative tourism is among the main priorities for Velingrad municipality. “We want to turn Velingrad in a brand new tourist destination and to make the region a world sports and spa centre”, said the mayor of the town Ivan Lebanov.

The strategy includes the development of Velingrad from seasonal to all year round mountain resort. Spa, ski, sports, rural, congress, hunting and fishing tourism, hiking and trekking will help the program to be accomplished. A ski centre and facilities...

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Increased Interest towards Spa Tourism in Bulgaria

Small towns and villages in Bulgaria in which mineral springs are to be found, are already catching the eye of the investors.
Unknown until very recently names on the geographic map of Bulgaria are making the front pages of the national daily newspapers as objects of concentration of business interests.

This tendency is new, but will gain strength as it offers an alternative after the "concreting Bulgarian Black Sea coast took place, real estate brokers say.
The development of the SPA...

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Foreigners Increasingle Interested in Bulgaria's Spa Property Destinations

The interest of foreign investors in the acquisition of property located in areas having mineral springs is growing, consultants from Home for You said.

Velingrad, which has already established itself as a spa destination, is growing in popularity. Research shows it is among the top destinations for both foreign and Bulgarian investors.

Agents said that Velingrad had the potential to develop into a European resort and into one of Bulgaria’s best spa resorts.

Foreigners also continue...

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