Live Local

Live Local

Travel might have changed… But with our new Live Local concept, indulgence is just around the corner.

GHA DISCOVERY

As part of the reimagined GHA DISCOVERY, we’re looking out for your new priorities: staycations, short bursts of relaxation and discovery within driving distance. Live Local is geared towards this new vision of travel. Incredible moments and memories just got a lot closer to home!

Our new Local Offers and enhanced Experiences help you encounter the authentic tastes and charms of Bansko.

Are you ready to celebrate with us?

 

Local Offers

After so much time at home, get back out there safely and celebrate life! With GHA DISCOVERY, you'll get privileged access so you can make the most of your trip without a stay required. Find incredible dining and spa offers at Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko.

The best part is that any member can purchase Local Offers regardless of membership level. So, get ready to enjoy the best of our hotels wherever you might be, at home or away.

"Sweet delights and complimentary Kids Club access"

Feel the Christmas spirit and sweeten your day with a festive culinary experience with delicious hot chocolate and a tempting dessert of the day at our Lobby Bar. Our valued members can also enjoy complimentary parking and access to Kempinski Kids Club. May this festive season be memorable for you and your loved ones!

Offer Includes:

  • Dessert of the day and a complimentary hot non-alcoholic beverage (hot chocolate, tea or coffee) at our Lobby Bar.
  • Complimentary use of Kempinski Kids Club for kids above three years old.
  • Complimentary parking for members only.

Read the terms and conditions and book now here.

"Seven-course gourmet dinner for two"

Executive Chef Nikola Todorov and his team are reaching for the stars in Bulgaria's Best Hotel Restaurant - Come Prima. Members can treat themselves and their loved ones to a seven-course menu that will touch and please senses with carefully selected, corresponding champagnes and premium wine. 

Offer Includes:

  • Seven-course gourmet dinner for two adults.
  • Corresponding premium wine and champagne served with every course of the meal.
  • Complimentary parking for members only.

Read the terms and conditions and book now here.

"Traditional Thai massage and tea ceremony"

Experience an authentic combination of acupressure and yoga-like stretching techniques to clear energy blockages and balance the body. In addition, all members get a refreshing tea ceremony and complimentary parking.

Offer Includes:

  • 60-minute traditional Thai massage.
  • Refreshing tea ceremony.
  • Complimentary parking.

Read the terms and conditions and book now here.

 

Experiences

Are you an adrenaline junkie? Culture connoisseur? Nature explorer? Curious learner? All the above? We are too. And we’ve revamped our Local Experiences concept to be simpler, more accessible to all members and (quite frankly) fun! Each distinct Experience immerses you in the soul of Bansko and the local area, and all of them are outside the hotel.

"Fly above Pirin Valley"

Looking for memories to last a lifetime on your next trip to Bansko? Increase your adrenaline levels with a breathtaking 20-minute flight with a professional pilot and a motodeltaplan. The flight at an altitude of 200 metres will reveal unforgettable views and scenery of the magnificent Pirin Valley.​

Experience Includes:

  • 20-minute flight with a professional pilot and a motodeltaplan.
  • Helmets and safety gear.
  • Professional pilot for the flight.
  • Complimentary round-trip transfer from the hotel to the starting point and back.

Read the terms and conditions and book now here.

"Quad bike tour to explore Pirin wonderlands"

Indulge yourself with a thrilling tour of the magnificent Pirin mountains on a quad bike accompanied by a local guide. Get a chance to meet the wildlife as you experience an adrenaline rush. Going through forests, roaring rivers along lakeshores, and sloping ditches will get you to the best reachable views and places in the region.

Experience Includes:

  • Quad bikes for two.
  • Helmets and safety equipment.
  • One signature drink per person.
  • Guide - a local specialist.
  • Member-exclusive cоmplimentary return transfer to the starting point.

Read the terms and conditions and book now here.

"Local crafting and traditions in Bansko"

Entice yourself by diving into Bulgarian costumes with locals from the mountains. Enjoy two-hour cooking of traditional dishes with homemade vegetables, meat and spices, looming and knitting folklore items, all while being dressed in a national costume. Dancing "Horo" and gaining insight into the local folk beliefs will get you far ahead of a superficial culture class.

Experience Includes:

  • Transport to Gorno Draglishte village.
  • Cooking class.
  • Knitting class.
  • "Horo" dance class.

Read the terms and conditions and book now here.

 

Plus, did we mention that Experiences are now available for purchase by any GHA DISCOVERY member at any level? Book them from Day One at any Kempinski hotel worldwide, using the payment method of your choice: cash, credit card or any other form of payment accepted at that hotel.

Along with Local Offers, our enhanced Experiences are part of our Live Local concept… created to help you enjoy more wherever you are.

For more information, you can contact us on +359 749 88888 or send us your request via email to [email protected]