Top 12 Luxury Villas In Bulgaria - Updated 2024

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Located in the Balkan Peninsula, Bulgaria is one of Europe’s most underrated gems. It has a long history stretching back to the Neolithic era, beautiful mountain ranges that are covered in mist during certain times of the day, its fair share of primeval castles and monasteries and, a beautiful collection of golden beaches that line the Black Sea coast. Whether you’re staying in Sofia or other Bulgarian cities, heading up to the mountains or the forests, or going down to resort towns like Varna, you’ll find an incredible selection of luxury accommodations. Scroll down for a list of the top luxury villas in Bulgaria.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to luxury services and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 07, 2024.

1. Villa Heaven Hills, Dobrich (from USD 808)

Have a luxurious vacation at this holiday villa in Bulgaria with a private pool. Breathe in fresh air from the large terraces both on the lower and upper floors, specially designed for you to enjoy stunning views. You can enjoy a quiet night by the fireplace and with a book in hand, or get entertained by the satellite TV with free channels. Or retire to one of the bedrooms, all of which are air-conditioned, have an en suite bathroom and fitted wardrobes.

You can cook your family meals in the fully equipped kitchen or have a barbecue night in the outdoor dining area complete with a grill, seating, and a rose garden.

Stayed at this property?
Tsarkva, Dobrich, Bulgaria
194.69 km (121.0 mi) from Tsarevets Fortress
5 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 1 Bed 16 Guests 8 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

2. Villa Gioia Del Sole, Dobrich (from USD 586)

Translated as “joy of the sun,” this villa is the perfect choice for a holiday home in Bulgaria. It provides beautiful beach views through the terraces. You can go for a swim in the property’s private pool or take a respite from the sun on the sun loungers at the poolside. If barbecuing while playing in the water sounds good, you can take advantage of the grill conveniently placed near the pool area.

If you want to explore nearby areas, the villa is within walking distance of some of the best places to visit such as the Botanical Gardens of Balchik, the Sea Promenade, and the Palace of the Romanian Queen Maria.

Stayed at this property?
Balchik, Dobrich, Bulgaria
205.18 km (127.5 mi) from Tsarevets Fortress
18 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 12 Beds 15 Guests 5 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 15

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool is heated and the view is awesome
amazing (heated) pool and jacuzzi and a nice entertainment area (pool table airhockey dart bbq etc
Cleanliness:
the villa is was spacous and clean
beautiful property clean comfortable with great bedrooms and bathrooms
Host:
velimir and marta are the best host ever
amazing house and amazing hosts had a fantastic week
great and flexible host that was only a quick text or phonecall away
Location:
good location a little bit outside city center but very quiet perfect for families
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3. Villa Marie, Burgas (from USD 300)

Burgas is one of the choice destinations for waterfront holidays in Bulgaria for a good reason— the city is positively crawling with beautiful luxury estate rentals, all designed to give you and your group a wonderful, comfortable stay. One of the top accommodations in Burgas is Villa Marie, a modern Mediterranean luxury real estate in Bulgaria, near the village of Lozenets that gazes out towards the Black Sea.

Villa Marie has five bedrooms and five bathrooms, plus amenities such as a refreshing outdoor pool and a state-of-the-art security system. However, the best thing about Villa Marie is that you can experience a great beach holiday, being located right by the beach and within easy access to Coral Beach, one of the best snorkeling spots on the Bulgarian coastline.

Stayed at this property?

199.88 km (124.2 mi) from Tsarevets Fortress
villa 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

4. Villa Frank, Stara Zagora (from USD 888)

If Stara Zagora is the starting point of all your Bulgarian adventures, it’s best to stay in this luxury accommodation called Villa Frank. Located in the village of Enina, north of the city center and about three hours away from Sofia, Villa Frank boasts breathtaking and awe-inspiring views of the Balkan Mountains and the valley of the surrounding area. There are eight bedrooms and ten and a half bathrooms in this property spread across three levels of beautifully furnished rooms and living spaces. One reason why you should stay at Stara Zagora is that you’ll find plenty of Thracian and Roman ruins here.

Stayed at this property?
Енина, Стара Загора, Bulgaria
49.96 km (31.1 mi) from Tsarevets Fortress
4 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 15 Beds 16 Guests 8 Bedrooms 10 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

5. Villa Almira, Plovdiv (from USD 1220)

If learning about culture is what you’re after, there’s no better city to make your base in Bulgaria than Plovdiv. Here, you will find Villa Almira, a holiday villa in Bulgaria, located just outside of the city’s boundaries. Villa Almira is a 12-bedroom, 10-bathroom modern stunner, with soft curves on the outside and clean and sharp lines on the inside.

Designed and furnished for large groups, you can host an intimate party at Villa Almira or even book the entire property for your New Year’s Eve party, just in case you find yourself in Plovdiv during the holidays. A beautiful outdoor pool, a fully equipped kitchen, free Wi-Fi, and other amenities are all yours to enjoy.

Stayed at this property?
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
129.85 km (80.7 mi) from Tsarevets Fortress
3 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 1 Bed 16 Guests 12 Bedrooms 10 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

6. Villa Ciconia, Veliko Tarnovo (from USD 583)

Stay comfortable in Villa Ciconia, a Mediterranean-style retreat in the village of Mindea in the historic town of Veliko Tarnovo. It’s right at the foot of the Balkan Mountains, making for quite a peaceful retreat that’s still easily accessible from Sofia, the Bulgarian capital. Villa Ciconia is a four-bedroom, four-bathroom property with amenities such as a large pool, an open-air hot tub, a fully equipped kitchen, and beautifully furnished rooms. Within the larger property, you’ll find a spa center that offers hydrotherapy massages and a sauna. Extra requests or local recommendations can be taken care of by the on-site receptionist. Don’t forget to explore Veliko Tarnovo, the so-called City of the Tsars, while you’re here.

Stayed at this property?
Mindea, Veliko Târnovo, Bulgaria
16.45 km (10.3 mi) from Tsarevets Fortress
Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

7. Stylish villa in Paunovo with private pool

This time around, let’s head to the town of Ihtiman, located about an hour’s drive southwest from Sofia. Villa Horizont is a luxurious five-bedroom, six-bathroom estate located in the rolling hills of the area. It boasts scenic vistas of the locale and everything a traveling party of 10 can wish for in an exceedingly comfortable stay. Amenities at Villa Horizont include a private pool and sauna, an open-air hot tub, a play area for the little ones, and three levels of fun and relaxation. The price comes with homemade breakfast for every day of your stay, and if you wish, you can also arrange for catering. Check out Ihtiman’s local history, and learn about how it started out as a Roman outpost and became an Ottoman stronghold.

Stayed at this property?
Paunovo, Sofiyska oblast, Bulgaria
170.12 km (105.8 mi) from Tsarevets Fortress
31 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 5 Beds 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the rooms is simply breathtaking
wonderful view well-equiped kitchen clean great pool
just the charm of a place wrapped in nature the stay is very comfortable
Cleanliness:
there's a large pool very clean and well kept
bedrooms and bathrooms are nice and clean
compliments to the pool cleaning guy and the woman in the village preparing our breakfast every morning
Host:
friendly helpful and accommodating hosts
the host was top class and was very helpful on all issues we had
our hosts were really accommodating bringing us a delicious breakfast each morning and answering any queries quickly
the staff brought fresh traditional pastries for breakfast and was super helpful attentive and accomodated all our needs
the hosts are very service and available for any question including recommendations for attractions
Location:
beutiful place a little isolated but with amazing hosts
further on your house is a peacefull place in beatifull nature to relax and/or plan trips
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8. TARFA Luxury Villa, Burgas (from USD 369)

Bulgaria has fantastic coastal cities, one of which is Burgas, where you can find the charming village of Lozenets. Here, TARFA Luxury Villa is the queen of all vacation rentals. This modern take on Mediterranean villas has lush surroundings, a cool white facade that stands out from the landscape, and outstanding amenities sure to make your stay positively memorable. TARFA Luxury Villa is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom property that’s perfect for a group of seven. Amenities include an outdoor pool, king-size beds, furnishings for kids and babies, central air-conditioning, outdoor seating and dining, and a state-of-the-art chef’s kitchen. Local attractions include Burgas Lakes, Sea Garden, and Burgas Archaeological Museum.

Stayed at this property?
Lozenets, Burgas, Bulgaria
202.05 km (125.6 mi) from Tsarevets Fortress
9 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 5 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
villa tarfa is brand new beautifully designed and sparkling clean
Host:
anna is one of the best host on the platform
anna is an excellent host very responsive and kind
do not hesitate to book it anna is an excellent host
Location:
the pool is great and it is super close to the best beaches in the area
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9. Villa Chelyustnitsa (from USD 333)

From the coast, we’re heading straight to the higher altitudes and on to Montana Province, a stone’s throw away from the Bulgaria-Serbia border and a scenic two-hour drive away from Sofia. Perched on the rolling hills of one village is Villa Chelyustnitsa, a supreme eight-bedroom, eight-bathroom property surrounded by endless nature and breathtaking scenery. Villa Chelyustnitsa comes with its own spa zone so you and your companions can truly relax and enjoy the serene countryside. There’s an outdoor pool best enjoyed in the summer, a hot tub for cooler days and nights, and building staff on-call, ready to tend to your needs.

Stayed at this property?
Chelyustnitsa, Montana Province, Bulgaria
217.78 km (135.4 mi) from Tsarevets Fortress
12 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 11 Beds 16 Guests 8 Bedrooms 8 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool and amenities are great for groups
the pool was excellent - the shallower section for the smaller kids was perfect
the pool and yard are fabulous and perfect for sitting outside for dinner or drinks
Cleanliness:
the pool was nice and they cleaned it each day
the place was very clean and had a good feeling
Host:
the host was very nice and helpful before we came and once we were there
veselin is very good at communicating and is a very great host we will be back
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10. Villa Gioia del Sole, Balchik (from USD 458)

There are a couple of things the seaside town of Balchik is known for: its white hills, its origins as a Thracian settlement, Balchik Botanical Garden, Balchik Palace, and its fantastic collection of summer luxury villas. Among the latter is Villa Gioia del Sole, which is Italian for “joy of the sun.” Aptly named, this five-bedroom, six-bathroom luxury property in Balchik was specifically designed and furnished to let its inhabitants take advantage of the beautiful weather in the region. Amenities include an eight-person hot tub, a large outdoor pool, a grill area, and terraces where you can view the Black Sea.

Stayed at this property?

205.17 km (127.5 mi) from Tsarevets Fortress
1 review   Wifi Available
villa 15 Guests 5 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 15
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy :

11. Villa Rosa dei Venti, Balchik (from USD 334)

Stay in a terracotta-colored luxury villa by the water for that Mediterranean feel. If you’re staying for quite some time in Balchik, consider making Villa Rosa dei Venti your home away from home. Italian for “Rose of the Winds,” Villa Rose dei Venti has several areas for relaxation and recreation, including “Ponente,” where you can find the pool and the hot tub, “Mistral,” which is the highest point of the villa, and “Sirocco,” a chill hang-out place under the shade of a big walnut tree. There are a total of five bedrooms to this property, each one distinctly different, and three bathrooms. Other amenities include a home gym, a courtyard, and even a Play Station 3 console.

Stayed at this property?

204.82 km (127.3 mi) from Tsarevets Fortress
5 reviews   Wifi Available
villa 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Host:
wonderful holiday luxury villa fantastic and helpful owners we recommend it to everybody
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12. Waterfront luxury villa in Balchik with panoramic views (from USD 220)

Can’t resist the Bulgarian coastline? We can’t blame you. The Black Sea is certainly alluring, and one of the best places to admire it is from this cozy two-bedroom, two-bathroom luxury villa in the town of Balchik, overlooking the sea. Located within the prestigious Blacksearama Golf Resort, the property’s main highlight is the outdoor pool, where you can take a dip, swim some laps, or just hang out while taking in panoramic views of the Black Sea and this part of the Southern Dobruja area. The entire property is yours to use except the two other bedrooms within the home.

Stayed at this property?
Balchik, Dobrich Province, Bulgaria
210.77 km (131.0 mi) from Tsarevets Fortress
51 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the most the ourdoor garden and pool with projector radio and tv
absolutely stunning and cozy place
Cleanliness:
spotless and comfortable all around
the villa was very clean luxury equipped
stylish super clean house with great garden and pool
very comfortable well decorated and clean
everything about this place is amazing : outstanding view beautiful house perfect communication sparking clean
Host:
great service from the host
svilen is a fantastic host very polite and friendly and always available
svilen is a kind and really helpful person
super place and super host
Location:
we had a great time the location is really nice
beautiful place in a peaceful and beautiful location
the location within the blacksearama resort is good nearby to the clubhouse and the gym/soccerfield/tennis
clean modern the location is outstanding and i hade the pleasure to stay in this magnificent place
this place is super fabulous
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Different experiences, one country

Have a taste of what Bulgaria has to offer by booking some of the best luxury villas in the country. Now that you know to set your sights on Bulgaria for your next holiday, pack your bags and book the next flight. Whether you focus your trip on city culture, the coast, or the Balkan Mountains is up to you. Rest assured, you’ll know you’ll find beautiful luxury rentals wherever you choose to go in Bulgaria.

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