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Branta Birding Lodge

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Reviewed June 2, 2016

Fantastic location for birdwatching around the lake and the seashore. Highly recommend the lodge, our friendly hostess Tatyana treated us like family and helped make our stay a wonderful experience. The road from Shabla along the coast to Kaliakra was a very pleasant drive, if you have the time. We visited in May and saw lots of birds, we will...

Thank Mikko P
Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Reviewed June 8, 2015

We enjoyed the familar and very friendly accomodation with nice rooms in a beautiful environment. Pavel is an excellent ornithologist and his support on our plans of day trips and even on our further trip through Bulgaria was outstanding. Thank you Tatjana and Pavel. We can highly recommend the Branta Birding Lodge to all birders and friends of nature.

1Thank FamilieBischof
Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 2, 2015

Tatiana and Pavel great hosts, good home made food, friendly service, great birding tips from Pavel. Location is superb. Superb walk down to the island if you like to get out before breakfast great variety of wildlife.

Thank Steve B
Ra'anana, Israel
Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Pavel and Tatiana were great hosts, pavel took us for 2 days of birding with his 4x4 car, and shared his love for nature with us. They have a good idea of creating an association of lodges that are birding oriented. The accommodations were clean but not lush Want to come again in the winter

Thank shmuel b
Christchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 1, 2014

We spent 10 very enjoyable nights with Pavel & Tatyana at Branta Lodge, our first visit to Bulgaria. Views from the lodge over Lake Durankulak were spectacular. We have been very impressed with the quality of the birds found in the area, if not the sheer quantities of some species. With Pavel's help as a guide we managed to see...

2Thank Bridget S
Reviewed September 13, 2013

I stayed at Branta Birding Lodge during two weeks at the end of august and beginning of september 2013, not as a bird watcher, but as somebody who wanted to escape civilisation for a short time. The weather was still fine at that time, going to the beach and swimming was possible practically every day. The lodge and the village...

2Thank Reinhold_K2013
Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed July 17, 2013

The place is brilliant, it's the second time me and my boyfriend are coming here this summer and I am really really happy we found this place. We are not bird watchers and just wanted to spend a few days at the seaside, however we fell in love with the beautiful surroundings and we believe it’s great to find such...

Thank DinuSilviaMonica
Ithaca, New York
Reviewed May 13, 2013

I staying for 3 nights in the Branta Birding Lodge in April 2013. It is a great place to be and of course watching birds. Form the lodge is has a beautiful view over the lake and the black sea behind it. I was at that time the only guest in the lodge but that was not a problem I...

2Thank Lowyr
Reviewed April 10, 2013

It is nearly five years since I last stayed at Branta Lodge; the welcome was just as warm and the stay no less comfortable due to Tatanya's excellent cooking and Pavel's selection of wines. Indeed I count it one of the best places to stay in Bulgaria both for comfort and excellent birding".

1Thank Cain
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed April 8, 2013

We stayed for six nights this early April. Birding is a hobby that gives us an excuse to see the countryside and get away from big city hustle and bustle. This is the ideal place.....a beautiful view overlooking trees, farmland, marshes and Durankulak Lake with the Black Sea directly behind the lake. The area is an important migration route as...

2Thank Judy4Joe
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Birth place of Bed & Birding concept - Comfortable, well-located and clean accommodation providing the basis for your visit to the region. Overlooking Durankulak Lake and Black Sea, Branta Birding Lodge is ideally situated for visiting many top birding locations, important protected areas and many sites of archaeological interest. It lies in a very strategic position along the Via Pontica flyway. From the Lodge it’s easy to get to the sandy beaches or to the protected wetlands. It is close to the Romanian border and to the international motorway E-87. Dinner and Packed lunches can be provided by prior arrangement. It provides high standard accommodation rated to 3-star quality; 8 upstairs two and three-bedded rooms each with en-suite facilities and 2 downstairs double/twin rooms, each with bathroom, available as the norm and accommodating up to 18 people; as well as refreshment room (bar) and kitchen. For a small charge a laundry service is available as well as soft and alcoholic drinks. All rooms are equipped with double glazed mosquito screened windows, air-conditioning, central heating, mini bar refrigerators, Internet (wi-fi) access and colour TV. In the facilities of the lodge are included also ping-pong table, piano bar, reception area, parking and nice garden offering outstanding view on the sea and the lake. The lodge also provides transport (4WD), knowledgeable bird guides and escorts, TV/video, Swarovski spotting scopes and binoculars. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Branta Birding Lodge

Address: Durankulak BG-9670, Bulgaria
Location: Bulgaria > Dobrich Province > Durankulak
Price Range: $20 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“The rooms with sight on the lake are recommended.”
 of 5 bubbles FamilieBischof, Jun 8, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms looking over the lake / sea best”
 of 5 bubbles SteveB316, Jun 2, 2015 | Read review
“Look for the room with lake view!”
 of 5 bubbles Lowyr, May 13, 2013 | Read review
“Room #9 has it's own balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Judy4Joe, Apr 8, 2013 | Read review
“There are rooms with a view over the lake.............awsome”
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 of 5 bubbles Ed_W_Michels, Mar 7, 2013 | Read review
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