St. Vlas

St. Vlas

History of location

The small charming village of St. Vlas is located 5 km away from the biggest Bulgarian Black Sea resort Sunny Beach. Here you will enjoy an unforgettable summer holiday and indulge in comfort and true relaxation. The infrastructure of St. Vlas is being developed steadily and since 2006 the resort town has acquired the status of a town. The regional administrative center of Bourgas is about 40 km away, and the beautiful towns of Nessebar and Pomorie are right next to it. The city is located in the northern part of the shore, and is a unique combination of sun, soft sand, clear blue water, mountain slopes and a lovely climate. The history of Vlas dates back to the 2nd century when held the name Larissa. Today’s name is adopted by the town since the end of the 19th century, thanks to Saint Vlas, the patron of all merchants and breeders.

Tourist guide

The town is part of municipality of Nessebar and attracts many famous people from Bulgaria, thanks to the exceptional natural features and attractive recreational spots. The beach is approximately one and a half miles long and is divided into two smaller beaches and one central. Its popularity is due to the modern yacht port located in the city, which is one of the largest in the country. Every year there are competitions and yacht events spreading lux and class like the international sailing regatta “Victory”. The yacht harbor has a capacity of 300 vessels and will pleasantly surprise you with modern and luxurious setting. provide you with unforgettable emotions while spending your time here.
Complementing the sea, the fresh air coming from the green mountains falling down the city indulge you in never-ending pleasure, vitality and pure relaxation.

Transport services

The location of the city is conveniently connected through air, land and water. Bourgas Airport is only 40 km away from the city. The transport services available are bus or using car rental company. By renting a car you can quickly and easily visit a number of landmarks on our Southern and Northern Black Sea coast. Rent-a-Car is the safest and most secure way for the comfort you want to provide for you and your family during your holiday. Renting a car from St. Vlas, you will be able to join all exciting entertainment activities that the Bulgarian Riviera has to offer. Become part of the most visited tourist area of the Black Sea coast and have the chance to do it easily by renting a car!


St. Vlas is one of the oldest seaside villages in the municipality of Nessebar. In the immediate vicinity of the town is one of the most emblematic Bulgarian natural landmarks – Cape Emine. The point is accepted to be a dividing line between our northern and southern coast.
The city has an incredibly good climate, suitable for treatment of pulmonary and bone diseases.


The city offers some really good time. Here you can buy a yacht or rent one, while being pampered by specialists and get an impeccable service. St. Vlas is a quiet resort in the immediate vicinity of Sunny Beach. This allows for tranquility and romantic days spent on the beach and hot nights in the numerous pubs, bars and attractions in the region. St. Vlas is a resort suitable for families with children and for all who come here to enjoy a well-deserved rest. If you get bored just lying on the beach and you’re in need of adventures, look no further! The resort offers dozens of restaurants, shops, cafes, aqua parks and hiking opportunities, leisure activities and natural landmarks. At the beach you can indulge in your favorite sports such as water skiing, beach volleyball or boat trips.