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Summer in the Bulgarian Mountains

Summer in the Bulgarian Mountains

Bansko, 09 May 2019 – At the foot of the majestic Pirin Mountains, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko offers a huge range of choices for an adventurous and relaxing summer holiday in Bulgaria. Voted as the Best Hotel in the country by World Travel Awards, guests of the five-star hotel may now benefit from early booking rates and offers, which include a room or a suite with town or mountain view, an exclusive breakfast buffet crafted by Kempinski with more than 100 different items, free access to the brand-new Kempinski The Spa with unique thermal facilities, four types of saunas, designer aroma steam bath, adventure showers, ice fountain, snow room, indoor and outdoor pools,  jacuzzis, and a fully equipped 24-hour fitness centre. The early-booking rates start at only  EUR 62 per night and are bookable through the hotel’s website.


Especially in summer, the Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena and its surroundings offer an abundant choice of activities for families travelling with kids or colleagues and friends on a team building mission. From the free Kids Club with caring staff and an outdoor kids’ pool at the hotel to activities such as mountain picnics, mountain hikes, off-road safaris, rock climbing, Quad tours, canyoning, rafting or day trips, the Bansko area is extremely divers for all kind of tastes. Only 30 minutes away by car or by Gondola ride up from the hotel to the mountain families may also reach Banderishka Polyana, a complex of attractions with mini golf course, football, inflatable castles, swings and playgrounds as well as the longest water slide in Europe.


Themed culinary summer evenings are tailor made for gourmet lovers at Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko, be it at Come Prima, the Mediterranean restaurant where executive chef Trevol Portelli, born in Malta, reveals secrets of his native cuisine on 20 July or a St. Tropez inspired pool party on 24 August offering guests the pleasure of tasting classic Provençal specialities combined with top wines from the most famous Provence winery – Château d'Esclans – and fine champagne.



While theatre art is in the luxury hotel’s focus between 8 and 15 June, the month of July concentrates on a folklore festival, a hip-hop tour and cinema under the stars. Highlight of the rich summer program will certainly be the famous international Jazz festival from 6 to 10 August including stars such as the godfather of swing, Ray Gelato, singer and songwriter Malina Moye or legendary Maceo Parker will rock the jazz scene in the town centre while at the hotel’s bar Bulgarian Jazz musicians like Angel Zaberski or Arnau Garofe entertain guests.

Opera lovers are welcome at the end of the month, when from 22 to 24 August, the tenth edition of the Bansko Opera Fest will be held, with Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko being one of the main sponsors.


For more information, prices, special offers and reservations: or phone +359 749 88888.



About Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko: Being the only ski-in and ski-out hotel in the area, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko is located in the very heart of the most popular and vibrant winter resort in the Balkans - Bansko, right across from the Gondola lift station that gives access to 75 km of ski runs groomed at high international level, suitable for all skiers from complete beginners to advanced ones. The luxury hotel is the only international branded winter resort in this part of the Balkans and is open year-round. It features 157 Alpine-style rooms, including 25 suites and an exclusive Presidential Suite, fully renovated Kempinski The Spa with brand-new and unique thermal facilities, four conference rooms and eight restaurants and bars with spectacular views of the majestic Pirin Mountains. Graced with European flair, the hotel grants the ultimate Kempinski ski, gourmet and SPA experience.


About Kempinski: Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now manages a portfolio of 78 five-star hotels and residences in 34 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Each one is imbued with the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands. · ·


Media contacts:

Emiliya Belcheva ▪ PR and Marketing Manager ▪

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko

96, Pirin Street ▪ 2770 Bansko ▪ Bulgaria

Tel. +359 749 88568 ▪ M +359 889 920030 ▪

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