Borovets (Borovec), Bulgaria

If you are looking for a ski resort, with lifts and nursery slopes, then Borovets is the ideal place for you. A vibrant nightlife, good skiing trails, and lots of activities for the non-skiers – it has it all, for excellent prices. You can ride sleighs, or use Skidoo and toboggans to easily get around the resort. The popular Hotel Flora offers you skiing lessons, and luxury spa, to relax after a long day on the slopes. 
But that’s not all. There you could find a wide range of cafés, bars, and shops, nightclubs. After your hard day of skiing, you can rest in a bar of the restaurant by the wood fire, and enjoy home-cooked food. There is something for everyone. Swimming pools, indoor tennis courts, horse-drawn sleigh rides, bowling, Skidoos, bargain shopping, excursions, snowboarding and so much more…
As the largest international mountain resort in Bulgaria, Borovets is used for World Championship ski events and has hosted twice competitions from the Alpine skiing World Cup. Located at 1,390 m above sea level, with pistes up to 2,600 m, Borovets offers a friendly atmosphere, excellent skiing, and incredible value of money. And it’s not very far from Bulgaria’s capital, Sofia. It only takes one hour’s drive. On 3 minutes walk from the Gondola lift, you can find magnificent, self-catering chalet with sauna, which fits up to 6 people. 
This travel destination is worth visiting, for both beginners and advanced and expert skiers, since there are a variety of difficulty levels on the ski runs. They are grouped in 3 regions: Sitnyakovo–Martinovi Baraki, Markudjik, and Yastrebetz. 
The most attractive feature about this resort is the great nightlife, bars, and taverns, and it also provides you to ski at night. The trails are very challenging and attractive, for skiers, as well as for snowboarders. So if you are ready to get to the “boiling point” of excitement despite the cold temperatures around, this is the right place to escape from your everyday life.