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Golden Sands
Port of Entry
43°18.090'N, 028°03.160'E Chart icon.png
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Satellite view of Golden Sands

Golden Sands or Zlatni Piassatzi (Bulgarian: Златни пясъци, Zlatni pyasatsi) is a major seaside resort town on the northern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast, adjacent to a national park of the same name in the municipality of Varna. Located 17 km north of downtown Varna, it is virtually connected to the city by a continuous swath of resorts and villa communities.


See Bulgaria.


See also Bulgaria.


See Bulgaria.


Add here VHF channel for coastguard, harbor masters. etc.

Also see World Cruiser's Nets


The breakwater of Golden Sands can be seen form 1-2 nM offshore. But,

Danger: Monastery Reef is to the SE, but is marked by a buoy. Also, there are fishing nets, on poles, to the E of the breakwater.

The approach from the S is easier.

A few miles off, hail the marina on either VHF channel 77 or 16.


Golden Sands is a port of entry for Bulgaria. For details see Entrance: Bulgaria.

The marina will arrange for the officials will come to the boat and clear it.


Marinas & Yacht Clubs

The marina personnel will direct you. There are laid mooring and pontoons. It is an excellent all-round shelter.




Water On the marina pontoons
Electricity On the marina pontoons
Toilets ?
Showers ?
Laundry ?
Garbage ?
Fuel Can ne arranged by the marina
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers See Varna
  • The marina can make repair arrangements
  • See also Varna
Internet ?
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals ?


Stand along the beech with fruits, vegetables, beer, etc.

Eating out

  • Lots of restaurants and cafés
  • Chinese restaurant in the Zlatna Ribka hotel
  • Golden Lion pub near the marina


  • Buses to Varna
  • Small trams along the beech and promenade



Give a short history of the port.

Places to Visit

Golden Sands Nature Park
  • Visit the Golden Sands Nature Park
  • Visit Varna
  • Enjoy the lovely beech


Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.


List links to discussion threads on partnering forums. (see link for requirements)



See Bulgaria.


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