Cape Kaliakra is one of the most beautiful and historic Capes in Europe. Situated close to the Romanian border, it is a favourite stop for tourists looking for pretty sights and interesting historic places to visit north of Varna. The fortress was successively used by Tracians, Romans, Byzantines and Bulgarians.
According to legends, the fortress was guarding the treasuries of Lyzimah, successor of Alexander the Great. Today there are quite many remains of those ancient settlements, which can be seen exhibited in a small museum. One can also read there a legend telling the story of several Bulgarian girls who chose to jump from the high cape into the sea but not to be captured and converted to Islam by the Turks. The Kaliakra cape was declared a protected area in 1941.
It is one of the few places where the rare species of sea and bird life. Nearby he Durankulak Lake is famous for hosting more than 250 rare species – fish, reptiles, amphibians, marsh birds and plants, many of them included in the Red Book of Bulgaria. The lake is declared a protected area. But it is not only nature that attracts experts and tourists to this place. On the Big island, in the lake, is located an archaeological park called by the scientists “Bulgarian Troy”
At Cape Kaliakra, you will find endless ways to fill your days from Golf on three of the finest courses in Europe, bathing in several private beaches to indulging in a pampering massage. As the sun sets over the coast, enjoy dining in our luxury restaurants or head into Varna for a taste of Bulgaria’s nightlife at our largest coastal city. Then retreat to the luxury of a spacious guest room or our fully serviced Villas, and let your dreams take flight.