Chateau Copsa resembles a French castle – rising on a hill among the vineyards of the winery, the magnificent building can be seen from afar. This is a perfect place to indulge in a relaxing weekend spent tasting wines, swimming in the whirlpool, trying food made from the freshest of ingredients in the Chateau’s restaurant, or just being idle in one of the rooms bearing the names of a variety of grapes.
Chateau Copsa, 32 General Kartsov Str., Moskovets, Bulgaria, +359 882 645 452
The mountain ridge where Kostenkovtsi village is located faces south toward Stara Planina (one of the Balkan mountains). The Four Houses complex will impress you with its artistic atmosphere and the witty interior accents enclosed between the thick stone walls of the traditional style houses.
The Four Houses, House #40, Kostenkovtsi, Bulgaria, +359 888 403 740
Omaya is a remote, peaceful eco-complex comprised of a few houses situated in a large forest with two lakes, surrounded by fields. The houses are made of clay, stone, and wood but have everything you need to feel comfortable including electricity, a bathroom, and comfortable beds. There are two restaurants and a pool, as well as endless forest trails designed to make you feel as if you are in a fairytale.
Omaya Eco Village, Hadzhidimovo, Bulgaria, +359 879 889 357
Trinity Retreat House is a guesthouse and a yoga retreat center influenced by both Eastern ashrams, and the travels of its owners. You can join one of the retreats, or just enjoy a peaceful stay in one of the individually styled rooms with a scenic view to the Balkan Mountains.
Trinity Retreat House, Apriltsi, Bulgaria, +359 895 57 1856
Todoroff Wine & Spa is the place for you if you need a weekend to spoil yourself with beautifying treats and some good wine. Spend the night at the hotel and choose among the many wine spa therapies to feel like a god (or a goddess).
A piece of artistic treasure in the heart of Sofia, this apartment (or rather ARTament) is decorated with antique furniture bought all over the world in an attempt to recreate the atmosphere of Sofia from the last century. Original restored 1930’s wood floors and a vintage gramophone are some of its most dashing highlights.
Five reconstructions of Neolithic houses, modeled after an actual Neolithic settlement discovered near the site, overlook Chavdar village. Everything is made of natural materials, mainly clay and hay, which you can spend the night in. It’s absolutely basic, to a Neolithic extent, but you get clean sheets, a pillow and a blanket. It’s suitable for the summer only as there is no heating. Bookings by phone only.
Chavdar, Bulgaria, +359 718 92 448
Kozya Stena Chalet is located in Central Balkan National Park, on the ridge of Stara Planina (Balkan Mountain). It is a unique place to visit, as you’ll need to hike for at least 3 hours to reach the chalet. The rooms are quite basic but the food is great and the view is stunning. Reservations by phone only.
Kozya Stena Chalet, Bulgaria, +359 882 440 757