THE LIGHTHOUSE GOLF RESORT & SPA BY THE BLACK SEA IN VARNA
5 – 15 September, 2013
Thracian Cliffs .... ‘you will not find a golf course like this anywhere else on the planet’ .... Gary Player .
Discover historic Cape Kaliakra, Bulgaria’s stunning new Signature Golf Coast
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(Deluxe Sea View Room Supplement: £100 per person sharing per week)
Balchik is the closest city and just 15 minutes from our resort. We will enjoy a guided tour of the historic city and the summer palace of Queen Maria of Romania, the seaside gardens and baths followed by a leisurely lunch (for own account) at the seafront promenade with its variety of seafood restaurants, cafés, bistros and bars.
The Lighthouse Golf Resort & Spa is pitched on a spectacular plateau with breath-taking sea views. It features minimalist exterior and interior contemporary design, beautiful outdoor & indoor swimming pools and a Spa & Wellness Centre.
Opened in 2011, it has 168 bright and spacious rooms & 12 suites with lots of storage and hanging space. All have a balcony, mini bar, in room safe, hairdryer, bath & separate shower, air-conditioning, internet access & flat screen cable TV.
Restaurants include International (the Alexandra) a Fish Restaurant (Le Fouquet) and an Italian Bistro at the Golf Clubhouse.
The splendid 18 hole signature Lighthouse Golf Course designed by Ian Woosnam (one of his first ever) spreads over 6,170 metres and offers breath-taking views over the Black Sea. It has a choice of 4 different tees, generous fairways and large, fast, true greens. The charming clubhouse features a bar, bistro, pro shop and spacious changing facilities.
BlackSeaRama Golf Club was the first championship signature golf course in Bulgaria and the first completed project of Gary Player in Eastern Europe. It is 6,648 metres with stunning sea views built in classic links style with excellent greens, and 6 different tees. The bistro and gourmet restaurant at the clubhouse are the home of the famous East European chef Kirin. Just a few minutes from and bordering The Lighthouse Golf Resort ... transfers are by golf buggy.
The Gary Player designed Signature course at Thracian Cliffs, framed by rugged coastal cliffs and the vast blue of the Black Sea, is one of the most dramatic golf courses on earth. Multiple tees on every hole allow players of all levels to be both challenged and inspired by the incredible views. Covering 164 hectares of wild, scenic terrain, the course stretches 4.5 kms along the coast ... a truly exhilarating golf experience. Pro shop, locker rooms and a restaurant are all available. (MEMBERS NOTE - Thracian Cliffs is hosting the volvo matchplay event in may 2013 - for more information see Volvo World Matchplay 2013)
OUTLINE BULGARIA TOUR ITINERARY
Thu 05.09.13: 13:55 - Fly from London Luton to Varna (3 hrs 20 mins) arriving 19:20. Transfer to resort.
Welcome drink at check in ... Group welcome dinner.
Fri 06.09.13: Golf at The Lighthouse Golf Resort. Dinner at the resort.
Sat 07.09.13: Golf at BlackSeaRama Golf Resort. Dinner at the resort.
Sun 08.09.13: Guided tour of nearby city of Balchik including the summer palace & gardens and seafront lunch.
Mon 09.09.13: Golf at The Lighthouse Golf Resort. Dinner at the resort.
Tues 10.09.13: Golf at Thracian Cliffs Golf Resort (transfer included, approx 20 mins). Return for dinner at the resort.
Wed 11.09.13: Free day to relax, enjoy the spa or book an extra round of golf or sightseeing excursion to Varna.
Thu 12.09.13: Golf at BlackSeaRama Golf Resort. Dinner at the resort.
Fri 13.09.13: Golf at Thracian Cliffs Golf Resort (transfer included, approx 20 mins). Return for dinner at the resort.
Sat 14.09.13: At leisure prior to ... Farewell drinks party with canapés and prize-giving dinner at the resort
Sun 15.09.13: At leisure ... optional extra golf or relax in the spa. Pack and check out ... lunch
16:00 - Transfer to Varna Airport for our return flight to the UK. Depart 19:55 / Arrive 21:20.
‘BlackSeaRama is a very special golf course – you have to see it to believe it!’ .... Gary Player .
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