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Swimming Pool and Jacuzzi
Villa and Garden
Terrace, Pool and Jacuzzi
Outside Dining area with Barbecue where you can cook after a day in the Pool.
Open plan Living room area
Kitchen Dinning area
Indoor Dining room
You have a magnificent View from all areas of the Villa
View of Albena by Night from the Villa.
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 1 Balcony
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Bedroom 3
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Bedroom 5
Bedroom 5
Games Room
Villa and Gardens
There is a Private Garden with Children's Play Area
Albena Beach
Queen Marie's Summer Residence in the Botanical Gardens in Balchik
The Water Park at Golden Sands is a great day out for all the Family.
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5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Albena, Dobrich Province

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KoniK3
2 reviews
“Great location, wonderful Vila, recommended for families”
Reviewed August 22, 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We stayed four days at Clive and Linda Vila with our family. It is located ten minutes from the beach and very close to Balchic - a town with all the necessary facilities.
The landscape from each of the rooms is amazing, the space is very big and we all enjoyed the swimming pool in the yard.
The only problem we had was when the water company made works and stopped the water for one day. We know that it was not under the owner control and we get from them the assistance they could give but this day was not very pleasant.
As it is a very seldom situation, I would warmly recommend Vivienta vila

Date of stay: August 2017
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 25, 2017
Thank you so much for your review and we hope you will remember us if you decide to visit Bulgaria again in the future. We are so sorry that you had trouble with the water when the Water Board cut the water to the whole area for one day, an event which we have never known before. However, We do hope that we will be able to welcome you again one day.
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Lee190783
Hinckley, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great holiday”
Reviewed August 2, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Great villa. We are a group of two families with 5 adults and 5 children. The villa has plenty enough space for our group. All bedrooms were very nice and spacious with fantastic views from all but one room over the lovely bay of Albena. The layout was great with balconies and different areas to suit us all. The villa was well equipped and best thing for the kids was the wifi was fast and worked well! The pool / hot tub was only small but was fine for a quick cool off. The games room was a bonus with a full size table tennis table and bar football. The location of the villa is up a very steep hill . The local town of fish fish down the hill had a couple of small supermarkets but no restaurants or bars. We would walk down to Albena for the beach or to eat ( 20mins down hill and taxi back 20 lev fixed price ) Albena had a great beach but did lack bars and restaurants due to the big hotels being all inclusive which kills off the local trade. But for us we went by taxi to a gem of a town most nights "Balchik". ( 10 mins away )This town had a great promenade with restaurants and bars along the promenade stilted over the waters edge. Lots of choice with great fresh sea food and of course pizza for the kids. We had a deal from the villa for a mini bus 20 lev each way. Balchik also had a large Lidl supermarket which is where we did most of the shopping. I would recommend if staying at the villa to hire a car of make use the local taxis. The adults did a trip to the local winery which was a very nice couple of hours sampling the local wines. We did a trip to the water park in Albena which I would recommend for the kids. Overall we had a great time and the villa was an excellent choice for our group. I would highly recommend the villa and the area.

Date of stay: July 2017
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Aug 4, 2017
Thank you so much for the lovely review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay in our villa and that you found it had everything you required for your comfort and enjoyment. If ever you return to Bulgaria, we would be pleased to welcome you again.
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Rob_e_lov...
Hertford, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
2 reviews
“Absolutely stunning. A little gem. Will certainly be back…”
Reviewed August 7, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We have recently returned from our family holiday to Albena, Bulgaria. My partner and I took our 3-year-old daughter away for 10 days to stay at the fabulous Villa Vivienta. We read the good reviews about this villa on Trip Advisor prior to booking and are pleased to say that our holiday thoroughly lived up to expectations.
The Villa was massive, we had so much space for just the three of us! The villa was very clean and extremely well equipped. It was home from home as literally everything we could possibly need was catered for, the owners really have thought of everything! Upon arrival we had an unexpected welcome pack left for us by the owners which included bread, milk and a bottle of wine which we felt was a lovely touch.
The pool and Jacuzzi were an added bonus and a huge hit with our daughter and a welcome relief from the heat! Our daughter also enjoyed playing on the swings in the garden in the evening and ‘attempting’ to play table tennis and table top football in the games room!
What made this villa extra special for us; was the impressive views of the bay. We enjoyed magnificent stunning sea views from every room in the house and enjoyed many evenings sitting on the veranda by the pool looking out at the stars, it was just beautiful.
In terms of things to do as a family, there was so much that we could have done with staying for longer. The wonderful family friendly golden sand beach of Albena was about a 20 min downhill walk with our little girl, but without a toddler I’m sure this would be quicker! We found it easier to drive down to the beach as parking is free and it meant we could load up the car with all of our beach stuff! There’s loads to do with the kids in Albena with parks, children’s rides, shops and restaurants. (Top tip - throughout our stay, it was particularly hot for that time of year, it made us laugh how the locals park their car's literally in the bushes and tucked between the trees in a bid to keep their cars cool throughout the day; so rather than search for an appropriate car parking space, we would search for an available bush)!... I attached a few photos to show what I mean!...
We also visited Golden Sands beach which was also boasted stunning golden sands but I would say the resort is suited more for the youngsters with lots of big hotels, restaurants, bars, clubs and a huge array of stalls at the far end which is well worth having a mooch around.
The City of Varna is well worth a visit and if you have little ones there are two fabulous water parks not too far from the villa. We spent a day at the Aquamania Aqua Park in Albena and cannot recommend it enough! It’s best to get there fairly early as it does get busy but there are water slides suitable for all ages there and a fantastic Lazy River with waves! The park was so clean and well thought out, one of the best we've been to. If we’d been staying longer we would have definitely gone back there!
We went to Balchik several times, it’s a lovely quaint town just 5 min drive away where you can enjoy a relaxed laid back atmosphere. We enjoyed some lovely seafood lunches overlooking the marina and revisited one evening enjoying a fantastic (albeit a little pricier) meal in one of the restaurants built on stilts over the sea. I wish I could remember the name, it was double fronted, with huge wrought iron candle chandeliers opposite a hotel with rattan furniture if that helps!...
The owners recommended several restaurants including the Mexican in Albena, Fiesta Bulgaria (close to the villa), Korona, Sylvias and Veronis in and around Balchik.
We had fantastic nights at each of these, but the food in a restaurant in Kranevo was amazing the best freshly barbecued leg of lamb dish I've ever tasted, it was so tender. The Mexican restaurant in Albena strip was fantastic, the manager was extremely helpful, the food delicious and they had a mariachi band which serenaded our tables during our meal!
Veroni’s BBQ restaurant was based in a pretty outside garden surrounding a small dance floor area where we were entertained with a professional singer and traditional dancing. This was excellent value for money, we had another very enjoyable evening here.
We wouldn't hesitate in recommending Villa Vivienta to anybody considering a stay in Albena, Bulgaria. We had a fantastic time and didn't want to come home! We cannot wait to book up again in the very near future.

Date of stay: June 2016
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Liked best: The villa itself, the views, the pool and the beach.
Liked least: It is a steep hill to walk up to the villa if you don't have a car.
Traveling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
Aug 7, 2016
Thank you very much for your wonderful review and we are absolutely delighted you enjoyed your stay in our villa and so pleased that you enjoyed your meals out and visiting the Aqua Park, Balchik and Golden Sands. With thanks again and we look forward to welcoming you to our villa once again should you decide to revisit Bulgaria.
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Erixke
Central Romania, Romania
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“For us perfect!”
Reviewed August 7, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Actually the villa is perfect, the view is amazing, the little pool is refreshing. The only thing which could be a bit of a disappointment for those who don't like steep walks to the beach is the steep road to the beach. But if you don't mind driving 10 minutes, as I said, perfect!

Date of stay: July 2016
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Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
Aug 7, 2016
Thank you so much for your review and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in our villa and we hope to welcome you again one day in the not too distant future.
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Paul B
Orpington, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic 10/10”
Reviewed September 22, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

My family and i had a wonderful 10 days in Bulgaria and the villa was perfect.it had everything we wanted and then some more.The kids loved the pool and the games room.my youngest children enjoyed the swings in the garden and there really was something for everyone.There were 7 of us and the villa offered so much room.In the evening we enjoyed sitting out on the balcony admiring the stunning views of the sea and coast line.

Overalll we loved everything about Bulgaria and 10 days just wasnt enough. We plan to go again next year and we hope Villa Vivienta will be available.

Date of stay: September 2015
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Aug 7, 2016
Thank you so much for your review and we look forward to welcoming you and your family back to our villa sometime in the future.
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Staceandg...
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Excellent!!!”
Reviewed September 7, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

This was our second visit to the villa-never dissapoints. The villa is set up in the hills and has amazing views of nearby Albena, It's well equipped with everything you need, lovely bbq area which we used frequently, and good size pool which the kids were never out of.
The nearby towns of Balchik and Albena have some good restaurants and very cheap we spent many nights there sampling the local cuisine and enjoying the atmosphere.
Overall an excellent holiday.

Date of stay: August 2015
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Liked best: Views
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
Sep 8, 2015
We are so pleased you enjoyed your second visit to our villa and thank you so much for taking the time to write a review.
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E M
Gillingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Amazing views, brilliant holiday!”
Reviewed August 17, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Beautiful villa with stunning views, day and night. The villa was absolutely perfect for what my family needed allowing us to have a relaxed holiday with a very excitable 3 year old. The whole family enjoyed the pool!

We have already started to talk about returning next year!

Date of stay: August 2015
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Liked best: The views and the pool
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Sep 8, 2015
We are absolutely delighted you enjoyed your stay in our villa and would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to welcoming you again some time in the not too distant future.
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