Albena is a large Black Sea resort located 25 km northeast of Varna and only 12 km southwest of Balchik. The resort is surrounded by a dense green forest and offers a relaxing recreational experience. The beach is long and wide, with fine white sand. The complex offers accommodation in various hotels and villas – from 2 to 5 stars. Most of the hotels operate on an all-inclusive basis. Albena is the preferred resort for families with children because of the numerous entertainment facilities for the young and the excellent possibilities for relaxation. The complex also offers sporting activities – football pitches, tennis courts and a sports center. Three of the most attractive golf courts in the country are located nearby. The resort also offers wonderful restaurants, shops and personal services.