By Ahmed Taleb
Choosing Bulgaria as a destination for health tourism is a matter of weighing the pros. Here you can enjoy the best of both worlds – high quality facilities at surprisingly low prices.
Alternatively, you can head out into the countryside and discover a proud, patriotic people who offer a warm welcome and strive to make a good impression.
A tasty legacy of Bulgaria’s oft conquered past is its food, with elements of Greek, Turkish and Balkan cuisine fusing to create memorable meals.
One of the biggest attractions that bring medical tourists to Bulgaria is the thousand or more natural spas across the country. These have been attracting visitors since Roman times, with warm, mineral rich waters and muds laying claim to all manner of healing and rejuvenating properties. The most famous of these spas have been fully developed into major tourist centres, with high quality hotels and facilities for the most discerning guests.
Bulgaria’s major claim to fame as a healthcare tourism destination is the proliferation of high quality, low cost private clinics for medical treatments, cosmetic surgery and dentistry.
Combine this with the stunning scenery and relaxed pace of life along the Black Sea Coast resorts, or the breathtaking vistas and fresh air of the mountain retreats…