Even at the height of the summer, the preparations for the new 2017/2018 ski season in Bansko don’t stop even for a moment. With each season our most popular ski resort manages to surprise the lovers of winter sports with something new and unique.
What makes Bansko such a popular and preferred winter resort?
*The town has a unique location. It’s in the embrace of one of the most beautiful mountains in Bulgaria – Pirin. Located at an altitude of 927 m, snow cover on Bansko ski tracks is held from December to mid-May, which is quite a long ski season.
*It has maintained tracks of varying lengths and difficulty levels allowing even inexperienced skiers to easily and safely run down the track.
*It is easy to reach the tracks (located at about 10 km above Bansko) thanks to modern Gondola type ski lifts that start from the town itself.
*Even if the natural snow cover is not enough, there are 45 snow cannons placed and the tracks are worked with modern machines.
*In addition to the world renowned tracks, Bansko has also with a one of a kind big snowboarding park where lovers of this sport can practice it and have fun.
In order to guarantee a perfect and unforgettable experience for all gusts of the town (regardless of whether they come to Bansko to go down the ski tracks or want to live their winter romantic fairy tale), the town offers accommodation in hotels of different types and stars do that anyone who’s decided to visit Bansko during the ski season can find their paradise winter place.
What’s new for the guests of Bansko in ski season 2017/2018?
Snowboard World Cup
The International Ski Federation appreciated the high image of Bansko as an elite ski resort and entrusted the town with the organization of the World Snowboard Cup. Snowboarders from all over the world will compete in a race for the World Cup on January 25, 26 and 27 in Bunderishka polyana.
A few days ago, the FIS inspection was completed, from which the inspectors remained fascinated by the largest track of the Alberto Tomba resort and its adjacent track 9A.
There is a great chance for Bansko to make a boast of an extended speed boardercross track next year. The currently functioning track is 330 m long but there is a proposal to extend it to 500 m.
What’s new about the accommodation places in Bansko?
At the moment hectic preparations are in full swing and all accommodation places and almost all hotels offer a possibility for early bookings for the 2017/2018 ski season. Early bookings will be valid if they are made by the end of October or November this year.
Luxury hotels such as Apart Hotel Lucky Bansko SPA & Relax are getting ready for the new ski season by offering a discount for early bookings. The visitors of the five-star hotel will not only enjoy an unforgettable ski vacation in luxury and comfort but can also benefit from various spa treatments, dip into the indoor biopools, relax and unwind in the sauna, the salt room or the steam room. And if they are ski lovers and spend the entire day on the track, after the interesting and fun day they can sit with friends over a bottle of wine in the best Italian restaurant of Apart Hotel Lucky Bansko SPA & Relax or simply relax in front of the fireplace in the luxury apartments of the hotel.
And they are in full swing so that all lovers of winter sports can spend their ski vacation just as they have planned it.
Are you ready for the white tracks of Bansko?