Borovets ski resort is a great value, fun resort and one of our top ten places to learn to ski. This bustling resort is Bulgaria's oldest established ski resort and sits amidst thick pine forests within the beautiful Rila Mountains. Borovets ski area is particularly suited to beginners, intermediates and families who will love the great value ski packages, excellent English speaking ski schools and wide, tree lined slopes. The skiing reaches up to over 2500m and snow conditions are among the best in Eastern Europe. Beginners will get the best possible start and the slopes run straight to the village. Intermediates will find a good variety of runs as well and there are some interesting diversions for experts.


Skidoo safari, bowling alley (Hotel Samokov), swimming pool, sauna, massage and fitness centre (Hotels Rila & Samokov). horse drawn sleigh rides. Folklore evenings are available.

Eating out

In addition, Borovets features a great range of traditional Bulgarian evenings with local cuisine and folklore combined. Eating out is extremely good value for money with a good selection of restaurants and bars providing a whole range of international c

Other amenities

Cleared winter walks, excursions to the Rila Monastery and the capital of Sofia with a visit to the Opera.

  • Transfer time: Sofia: 1hr 30mins
  • Currency: Lev


  • Beginners: 4
  • Intermediates: 3
  • Advanced: 2
  • Snowboarding: 2

Resort statistics

  • Resort height: 1300m
  • Ski range: 1300-2550m
  • Total kilometres of piste: 58kms
  • Number of runs: Blue 8, Red 13, Black 4
  • Number of lifts: Charlifts 4, Gondola 2, Drag Lifts 8
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What our customers say

Huge recommendation for Lindsay Hinchliffe! So glad we booked with her! She moved our holiday super quickly and hassle free after we decided this summer should be about catching up with friends and family and not worrying about our holiday. She's an absolute star.... and the reason we don't book direct Anna

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