Sveti Vlas is located at the foot of the southern slopes of Stara Planina, in immediate proximity to the Black Sea coast. It occupies the northern part of the bay, near which Sunny Beach and holiday village Elenite are located, 35 km south of Burgas and 10 km away from the historic town of Nesebar. On 2 February 2006 Sveti Vlas acquired town status by a decision of the government.

Beach and climate

With its unique combination of fresh mountain air, sea climate and beautiful scenery, Sveti Vlas is a favourite place for relaxation of many Bulgarians and foreigners.

The beach of Sveti Vlas is facing south. The sand is fine and golden. Summer days are characterized by quiet mornings and relatively cool afternoons.

Unique long, warm and quiet autumn. In recent years temperatures of 15oC in mid-December have been observed. The winter here takes no more than a month.



The town of Sveti Vlas is one of the oldest settlements in the municipality of Nesebar.

The settlement was founded in the 2 C by the ancient Thracians. It bore the name Larisa at that time, it took the name of Saint Vlas yet in 14 C – the protector of merchants, stockbreeder, a healer. A monastery existed in 14-18 C in the name of the saint; it was burned during the countless forays of pirates. Saint Vlas is a revered saint by both the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church.

In the year 1963 Vlas was declared a climatic seaside resort. The microclimate here is favorable for the treatment of pulmonary diseases.

In 2007, the largest Marina in Bulgaria with a capacity of 300 yachts – MARINA DINEVI was found in Sveti Vlas.

Dinevi Resort

DINEVI RESORT is the foundation of Sveti Vlas, but with its individual charm and attractiveness it also possesses the main features of a resort, that lives its own life.

DINEVI RESORT unites more than 40 scenic complexes, nestling in the nature as a unified architectural ensemble. They are tied together with a modern infrastructure, landscaped and lighted shopping streets, chic boutiques, elite restaurants and bars, golden blue flag beaches, beauty salons, sports facilities, churches, Amphitheater, medical centres and countless entertainment options.

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