Bulgarian Black Sea Coast
The Council of Ministers adopted decision to include the Black Sea coastal areas of Coral, Kara Dere and Pasha Dere in existing protected zones. Details of the decision were announced at a news conference by caretaker Environment and Water Minister Asen Lichev and caretaker Economy Minister Kiril Petkov.
All beaches on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast are officially open to tourists as of June 1.
The largest southern tourist resort in Bulgaria, Sunny Beach, also started the season today.
There are mainly Bulgarians and Romanian tourists in the resort, who started coming to Bulgaria after the requirement for presenting negative PCR test result upon nerty to the country was lifted.
The Blue Flag eco-label was awarded to 15 Bulgarian beaches in 2020, including Arkutino, Duni, Sozopol, Pomorie East, Nessebar South, Sveti Vlas, Golden Sands and Albena, the representation of Blue Flag international programme in Bulgaria has announced.
The Blue Flag programme encourages the maintenance of ecologically clean beaches and marinas.
In relation with information of the British tabloid Mirror about two British tourists who had passed away from Legionnaires' disease after staying at a hotel in Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Ministry of Health informs that the samples for Legionnaires' disease taken from the hotel in Sunny Beach resort at the Bulgarian Black sea coast, where the British tourists were accommodated before the beginning