Luxury SPA holiday in Velingrad, Bulgaria

Luxury SPA holiday in Velingrad, Bulgaria

8 days in Western Rhodopes

Sofia – Velingrad – Kostandovo – Dorkovo – Velingrad – Sofia


Gather your family and friends and visit Velingrad – a place where the air is clean and fresh and a real pleasure for those who love nature and want to escape from the stressful life in the big cities. It is located in the valley of the Chepino River, surrounded by hills with evergreen pines – the mountain of Orpheus. A place where Roman and Turkish baths have been built centuries ago because of the healing power of mineral water. Imagine spending 8 days in one of the most beautiful resorts in Eastern Europe – the SPA Capital of the Balkans.



Type of accommo-dation


02.01.- 30.11.

6 days/ 5 night

Double room in euro per person

8 days/ 7 night

Double room in euro per person

Arte SPA & Park Hotel НВ 687 879
Grand Hotel Velingrad ВВ 521 646
SPA hotel Rich ВВ 509 629
Infinity SPA & Park Hotel 659 837
Park Hotel Olymp ВВ 467 570
Hotel Velina ВВ 429 517
SPA hotel Zdravets 478 584
SPA Hotel Elbrus НВ 452 549

The price is in EUR  per person and includes:  5/7-night accommodation and breakfast (at some hotels dinner), as well as mineral water pools.



  • Transport during your stay in a comfortable air-conditioned minibus
  • A 5/7 nights stay in a hotel of your choice including breakfast/dinner
  • Professional service throughout the stay by a Bulreisen representative
  • A tour of Velingrad
  • А tour of village of Dorkovo- fortress of Tsepina and its museum Pliocene Park – the lost world of the mastodonts. the church ‘St. Prophet Ilia’ in the village of Dorkovo.
  • Transfer-airport-hotel-airport / group /
  • Tourist insurance
  • VAT and city taxes
  • 24/7 customer support


The following are not encluded in the price:

  • Entry tickets to cultural and historical sights
  • Personal expenses




After 14:00h – accommodation at a hotel of your choice

14:30 – 17:30h – a meeting over a cup of coffee or tea with a Bulreisen representative who is going to familiarize you with the program of your stay. They will tell you more about the hotel you are staying at and help you with the booking of restaurants and other venues in town.

17:30 – 19:30h – time for SPA and relaxation. Enjoy the amazing SPA area in your hotel with its hot mineral water pools, Jacuzzi, sauna, massage studios and many more. The pleasantly arranged relaxation rooms are a good start to an unforgettable stay. A nice beverage will contribute to your breakaway from the stress of the big city.

20:00h – dinner at the hotel restaurant or a previously booked from us restaurant in Velingrad.

The restaurants will welcome you with a rich menu with high-quality dishes and beverages and perfect service. The menu in each restaurant includes international cuisine. The chefs use only the finest products on the market which they personally select. All this can be combined with the finest selection of wine from all regions of Bulgaria and abroad.


8:00 – 10:00h – breakfast at the hotel. You will enjoy a traditional, local and healthy breakfast.

11:00h – a walk around the center of Velingrad (with a tour guide).

12:30h – lunch. You can enjoy a delicious lunch at the hotel restaurant or at one of the many restaurants in Velingrad.

14:00h – SPA

A warm mineral pool with sun loungers, sauna, Jacuzzi and a nice massage will feel great after the walk.

17:30h – a walk to the Chepino district. You will see the largest karst spring in the Balkans – Kleptuza – which is also the emblem of Velingrad. Around the lake you will see a beautiful park and several cozy restaurants. The chapel St. Petka is a 10-min. walk from it.

20:00h – dinner. For you we can book a restaurant with traditional Bulgarian cuisine, a gourmet restaurant, a piano bar or a disco and organize a Drink & Drive.



8:00 – 10:00h – breakfast.

10:30h – a trip to the village of Dorkovo and a visit to:

  • The medieval fortress of Tsepina and its museum. The first written records of the fortress date back to 1220.
  • The Pliocene Park – the lost world of the mastodonts.
  • The church ‘St. Prophet Ilia’ in the village of Dorkovo
  • The carpet workshop of Hemus Ltd. in Kostandovo. They are famouos for making carpets for the British Royal Family as well as many other celebrities around the world.

13:00h – lunch.

14:00h – SPA and relaxation.

20:00h – dinner. For you we can book a restaurant with traditional Bulgarian cuisine, a gourmet restaurant, a piano bar or a disco and organize a Drink & Drive.



8:00 – 9:00h – breakfast.

9:00h – a walk through the forest with a professional mountain guide. Along the way you will see some of the chapels around town, enjoy drinking crystal clear water and feel the healing power of the fresh air. Walking is a good exercise for the cardiovascular and respiratory system.

12:00h – end of the 3-day tour and departure.


DAY 5 to DAY 7 – holiday

For booking 5-7-nights, we offer additional half-day excursions, ady trips and guided walking tours according to your preferences.



8:00 – 9:00h – breakfast.

12:30h – departure.

Additional tours and half-day excursions:

  1. Hemus Ltd. carpet factory in the town of Kostandovo – they have sold hand-made carpets to the British Royal Family and to many other celebrities around the world, visit to the Pliocene Park – the lost world of the mastodonts, visit to the church ‘St. Ilia’ in the village of Dorkovo, a trip to the Batak Dam (lunch in the resort of Tsigov Chark) and visit to the town of Rakitovo.

The price is 15 euro per person if there is a group of at least 6 people.

  1. Sarnitsa, Dospat Dam, the Museum of the Rhodope’s Fountain, lunch on a boat in the dam of Dospat.

The price is 40 euro per person if there is a group of at least 6 people.

  1. The town of Rakitovo, a walk around the Dam of Batak, the town of Batak (and the church), the town of Peshtera, the Museum of the Cars of Socialism, the Fortress Peristera.

The price is 45 euro if there is a group of at least 6 people.

In addition, Velingrad offers entertainment such as:

  • Horse-riding in the mountains with a guide
  • Trout-fishing
  • Tennis
  • Mountain-biking with a guide
  • Carting
  • ATV riding in the mountains
  • Pedestrian walking routes
  • Visit to the Lepenitsa Cave
  • Visit to the Thracian Sanctuary on the peak of Ostrets
  • Trips to the dams of Batak and Belmeken

And many others…

We will be happy to help you with booking some of these things in advance.

Upon request we can arrange a transfer in a luxury bus from/to Sofia Airport or any other desired destination.

For complete price information and all the details to the offer, please, contact us.


Booking and cancellation conditions:

After being provided with all the necessary data, we will send you a reservation request, which will include the payment and cancellation terms, as well as the services you will be offered. You will also receive a contract with the general conditions. The documents will be sent by email. In case you have no objections, sent to us as a written message, within 24 hours we will assume that you agree with the conditions. The reservation request will specify the payment terms for the specific reservation.



Arte SPA & Park Hotel- 5*

From the welcoming embrace to the comfort of living water!

Arte Spa & Park Hotel is the newest five-star resort in the SPA capital of the Balkans – Velingrad. Located at the foot of the mountain, with wonderful views and breathtaking scenery, with fresh air of high ionization, the hotel will enchant you with its picturesque alpine style and its architectural elegance. A moment later you will feel the tranquility of the senses. Then you will immerse yourself in an unforgettable experience of comfort, luxury and vitality. And this is just a small part of all the generous hospitality, positive energy and a piece of love we have prepared for you! Our concept is evolving towards the combination of innovation, modern design, luxury and the atmosphere of comfort and relaxation. It is essential to preserve the relationship with nature and the maximum use of the resources that give life and well-being. Take care of you – our guests, trying to anticipate your needs and desires, in order to meet your expectations of an unforgettable and relaxing holiday.

The restaurant at Arte Spa & Park Hotel will enchant you with a unique atmosphere, a great variety of drinks and good food. We have prepared many taste surprises and challenges that will arouse the curiosity of the most sophisticated connoisseurs of gastronomy. We will also leave satisfied fans of healthy eating.

The conference room of the Arte Spa & Park Hotel is suitable for any type of event thanks to its functional architecture. With a surface of 220 m2 and a rectangular shape, with additional columns and walls allows you to hold your event. At your disposal is a business center, with the room of 200 people and the necessary equipment – multimedia, sound system, flip chart and lighting.

With indoor and outdoor area and territory of 1500 m2. DZEN Spa offers an incredible variety of procedures for beauty and health.

The indoor area includes – indoor pool – 17.8m, indoor children’s pool – 8.3m, 2 jacuzzis, aromatic sauna, Finnish sauna, infrared sauna, hydrochloric room, aromatic steam bath, salt steam bath, Turkish bath, thermal bath, Rotonda pool, ice room, relaxation area, massage centers, bubble baths, family massage studio, gym, beauty salon.

The outdoor area includes – outdoor pool – 22.9m, outdoor children’s pool – 12.10m, Russian house with Russian bath, dining room and wood stove, temperature contrast pools – 4 units and jacuzzi fresh air.


Grand Hotel Velingrad 5*

Situated on a picturesque hill of the Chepino district in Velingrad, this hotel offers its guests wonderful views of the city and the beautiful pine forest around.

Velingrad is recognized for the curative power of its mineral waters and is recognized as the thermal capital of Bulgaria. The hotel has 4 indoor and outdoor swimming pools with mineral water.

This spa hotel offers traditional Bulgarian hospitality combined with a modern approach to service and standards. It guarantees a unique and welcoming reception. Prepare your body and soul to sink into the pleasure of spa treatments.

Moreover, the Grand Hotel Velingrad offers conference rooms and is designed to meet the basic requirements for congress tourism in Bulgaria. The expert staff will be in charge of planning your seminar, conference or other event.

Swimming pools- There are 8 swimming pools with mineral water at the hotel.

Indoors: half Olympic-size swimming pool (22м x 10м) plus children’s one as well as 2 mini thermal pools with hydramassage jets

Outdoors: 2 swimming pools for children and 2 summer swimming pools for adults.

(The use of swimming pools is included in the price for your room / apartment.)

Free access SPA area

Grand Spa & Wellness center of the hotel is the kingdom of hot mineral water. It is a great place for perfect relaxation.

Make the most of your stay and get re-energized at Grand Spa. Grand Spa is divided into two areas – free access for both children and adults area and Spa & Wellness Adults only area.

Free access SPA area guarantees full relaxation with its state-of-the art facilities:

  • Indoor swimming pools – one half Olympic size (22м x 10м), kids pool, as well as two mini thermal pools with massage jets
  • Finnish sauna – ideal place to fight stress, indispensable in body detoxification
  • Herbal steam bath – a variety of steam bath where is used a special selection of herbs, brings relaxation and leaves pleasant aromatic sensation
  • Steam bath impacts the body with both heat and humidity and is an efficient means to restore vitality
  • Salt room is a modern wellness facility where humid aerosol disperses salt particles and is used to strengthen the immune system
  • Kneipp path – also known as reflexology, walking barefoot on alternating surfaces – pebbles etc. to stimulate blood circulation and revitalize both body and senses
  • Laconium – a heat procedure upon lounges, similar to dry sauna, helps relieve stress and regulates blood pressure
  • Showers
  • Vitamin bar – charge your body with vitamins to feel energized

The use of Free access SPA area is included in the price for your room / apartment.


Adults only SPA&Wellness area

Unwind in a relaxed atmosphere in SPA & Wellness Area Adults only area.

SPA & Wellness Area Adults only area follows the concept of “Wellbeing” providing everything needed for the body and the soul. Enriched sound to create the perfect ambience, sauna park (Finnish sauna and Herbal sauna), steam bath, aromatherapy in a volcano room, the latest wellness trend – salt room with a modern halogenerator, ice room – 5 C below zero, relax room, hot tub with jet massage plus a rich selection of spa therapies.

Complete relaxation is guaranteed by the fact that no children are allowed to the area so that all guests can have a rest in tranquility.

SPA&Wellness Area Adults only is the peaceful oasis where everyone can unwind and leave the stress behind  to enjoy the luxury of true relaxation. Make a gift to your senses with any of our SPA rituals, combination of different therapies to feel re-energized and toned. A list of SPA rituals can be found here.

Our specially designed SPA menu lets you choose among fine selection of the best treatments from all over the world. You will discover the power of a luxury of detoxifying algae therapy or the healing effects of the century old Hammam treatment or you can indulge yourself with revitalizing massages. And because we regularly enrich our Spa Menu with new therapies there is always something different you can try!


SPA hotel Rich 5*

The undisputed leader in spa and wellness tourism is the Spa Hotel “Rich”. It is nominated by the Bulgarian Association of Hoteliers and Restauranters as “The Hotel №1 of Bulgaria for 2005 and 2006”. Spa Hotel ‘Rich’ is the perfect choice. It is the complete combination of care for body and soul with the magic of nature and refined luxury. Located in the center of Velingrad, in a park with flower beds, illuminated fountains and small shops amidst the old pines.

The complex is in the middle of a strong energy field, which feels as soon as you enter.

For us, every guest is expensive and important! We appreciate your attention, even in the small details, which are our traditions, the heritage of our culture and Bulgarian hospitality.

Boutique Spa Hotel ‘Rich’ is synonymous with beauty and classic style. We guarantee unforgettable and pleasant moments amidst luxury and comfort. Everything here will exceed your expectations. The only thing you want to have more will be more time.

For Boutique Spa Hotel ‘Rich’ the 5 stars mean a lot! But the most important thing for us are the stars that shine in the eyes of our customers!

Be our guest – to be at your disposal  will be a privilege for us!


Infinity SPA & Park Hotel 4*

Welcome to Infinity Park & SPA Hotelwhere you will find comfort and mountain calmness


Park Hotel Olymp 4*

PARK HOTEL OLYMP was elected Spa Hotel of the Year 2007 by the Bulgarian Association of Hoteliers and Restaurateurs. This high recognition was the greatest award for the efforts of all employees working in the complex!Stylish atmosphere, smiling and helpful staff – a really good reason to visit us, to feel comfortable and to come back again!

The hotel offers excellent facilities for a family holiday, seminar tours and company events.

Accommodation conditions: 18 single rooms, 13 double rooms, 31 studios, 8 studios deluxe with a bath, 1 family suite, 1 family suite deluxe with a Jacuzzi, 1 one-bedroom apartment and 1 presidential maisonette with a Jacuzzi.


SPA Hotel Velina 4*

The modern Hotel Velina SPA is situated in the peaceful surroundings of the famous spa resort Velingrad. It offers beautiful views and a great outdoor and indoor pool; free Wi-Fi and free parking. The two pools are open all year round and have a constant temperature of 30 ° C.

Each room has a TV with cable channels, a minibar and a fridge. In the bathrooms there are a bathtub or shower and a hairdryer.

Hotel Velina’s restaurant has an open-air terrace and serves traditional Bulgarian cuisine. Guests can relax in the lobby bar. The hotel also offers a fully equipped conference room.


SPA hotel Zdravets 4*

The four-star Hotel Zdravets Wellness & SPA offers 88 modernly equipped rooms located on four floors, including:

  • 36 double luxe rooms
  • 14 double and triple VIP rooms
  • 15 double standard twin rooms with twin beds
  • 17 small single rooms
  • 3 Standard apartments
  • 2 Family apartments


SPA Hotel Elbrus 3*

One of the contermporary Spa centers in the town is hotel Elbrus. It uses the healing mineral water of the famous Veliova Banya spring. Its specific healing abilities are: women sterility, neurological, kidney and gall diseases.

The hotel has 61 rooms and 20 apartments, fully accustomed according to its category,. In every room there is a private bathroom, telephone, refrigerator, and cable TV. We count on our guests comfort and coziness.