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5 fabulous and favourite things to do at the Balkan Jewel

River rafting near Bansko

5 Fabulous and Favourite things to do at the Balkan Jewel


The Balkan Jewel Spa & Resort is a perfect destination no matter what type of holiday lover you are. If you’re dreaming of relaxing and indulging in the beauty of nature, well the magic of Razlog and Bansko will enchant you. If you’re the adventure type this destination ticks all the boxes and if you’re a history buff and love to indulge in cultural walks and tours get ready to fall head over heels. Here’s our list of fabulous and favourite things, couples, individual travelers and families love to do while they’re here. 

Excursion to Sofia >>>> Read More here>>>

Bassko to Sofia Trip



Sophisticated, stunning, spectacular Sophia – during the Balkan Jewel’s most popular excursion guests will explore the capital of Bulgaria, one of the oldest European cities and visit some of the most important monuments, museums, churches, gardens and spend some time shopping too. Prepare for a super day out.



River Rafting>>> Read More Here

River rafting near Bansko


Adrenaline junkies are in for a treat because this will be one of the most memorable river rafting adventures they’ve ever experienced. The Struma and the Mesta rivers in the scenic Pirin Mountains are nothing less than extraordinary. Guests battle the 11k river trek surrounded by rock formations and stunning nature. It’s a river rafting adventure that will take their breath away. Guaranteed.  




Cave exploration >>> Read More Here

Dedicating one afternoon to visit these caves is a must. This adventure will feel like you’re hopping into a time-machine because you’ll explore the Aeneolithic period 4000 years BC.  The Yagodinska Cave is located near the village of Yagodina in the Rhodopes. It’s 10km of gorgeousness. You’ll see marvelous hanging rock formations, colossal sizes of stalactons and will go back in time – it’s the best type of history class you could ever enrol for.   


Horse-Riding>>>> Read more here

Beginners and professional horse riding enthusiasts alike will find the mountains, lakes, natural waterfalls and abundant wildlife to be nothing short of magnificent. The horse base Peri Volas is just 6km from the town of Razlog and you can even opt to try your luck at fishing while you’re here so it’s highly likelyHorse riding around Bansko you’ll spend a fun-packed afternoon. 




Golf >>> Read More here

golf at the balkan jewel pirin BanskoGolfing lovers can’t get enough of the Balkan Jewel – because it’s situated on the fence of the Pirin Gold and Country Club which features not one but two golf courses one of which is the 18 hole championship course designed by the world famous Ian Woosnam. Golfing in the midst of the beautiful Pirin Mountains is a dream and there are golf packages for beginners, intermediate and professional players – the Balkan Jewel is the Disneyland for golfing enthusiasts.

There’s so much more>>>> See Here >>>. 

You can hike, trek, go on walking tours, book excursions and trips, go mountain biking or opt to treat yourself at the resort’s recently launched spa. You’ll be treated like royalty because that’s what you deserve. Sounds divine? It will be. Secure your booking right here and let our talented team take care of the rest. 

Happy Travels. 

Balkan Jewel Resort