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Address: in the Rhodope Mountains | 85 km south of Plovdiv, Smolyan, Bulgaria

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Nice place for learning and intermediate skiers. Suitable for family ski holiday.

This is the most suitable place in Bulgaria for family ski holiday. There are slopes for advanced but also for beginners and for skiers with intermediate skills. Relatively wide... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
Guingana
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Burgas, Bulgaria
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Burgas, Bulgaria
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is the most suitable place in Bulgaria for family ski holiday. There are slopes for advanced but also for beginners and for skiers with intermediate skills. Relatively wide choise of acommodation. Also ski schools and private ski-teachers at very reasonable prices. Lovely and picturesque surroundings, round-shaped mountain peaks and venerable trees.

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London
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This resort some will say is a bit small with shorter runs. But its perfect for families and learning to ski. I have gone from being afraid to ski down green slope to calmly skiing down the red slopes in 9 days. Near Malina one person lift tfood is cheaper I loved everything about Pamporovo and got hoocked on skiing.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Don't listen to beyaz2015 Don't know what he's talking about, been to Pamporovo twice and it's been brilliant. Nice people, good food and excellent value for money with good tuition - I paid 168 euros for ski pass, skis and 4 hours with instructor per day for 6 days all in so 60 quid for 3 hours is absolute rubbish... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

returned from first time ski holiday(cant wait to ski again)our ski instructor was brilliant and funny when he caught onto our Belfast humour. the views were breath taking and I overcame my fear of heights and enjoyed the ski lifts.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I never recommend this ski resort to anyone even if I was born in Bulgaria.The service is so poor, the staff who work at the lifts are so rude. Once I had an argument just because I couldn't open the locker of the seat, the guy threw me the seat and it hit my board. He is not aware of... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

beautiful nature, good ski tracks and facilities, overbuilt, hotels and restaurants average, frendly staff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

We have just returned from a fantastic week ski-ing with my 7 and 8 year old. Hotel 5 minute walk from central ski area and can actually ski into hotel. Ski instructor fantastic! Friendly, safe and child friendly ski resort and my kids loved their 1st ski holiday. Food fantastic and very cheap, alcohol very cheap and locals very friendly.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Booked with Crystal Ski, My wife and I had never Skied before, we went here. It's not door to door skiing, you need a bus transfer to the ski area. But that was ok. The ski school as great very little fuss to get the boots fitted, and skies sorted know your height in CM and Weight in KG. then... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

What a great place to visit, I am a beginner at skiing not quite master the art skiing . Pamporovo is a great place to learn everybody is so friendly and helpful , I live the place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

a bit late writing my review but Pamporovo is a great place to learn to ski best instructor is nelly with balkan holidays après ski is amazing Daks and pampo bar also went on pub crawl best laugh ever food hit and miss in hotel but Gloria mar is amazing and fairly priced met some other reps and ski instructors... More 

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