Albena is Bulgaria's nost northerly holiday resort and lies 6km North of Golden Sands and 40km North East of Varna Airport. Albena's wide sandy beach is its best feature, and in the summer watersports, parasols and sunbeds are all available for hire. The beach is patrolled by lifeguards making this a good resort for families with children. There is also a bowling alley and toddlers funfair.
Eating out is limited to mainly hotel restaurants, although there is a handful of pizzerias and cafes at the beach promenade. The small Bazaar shopping centre offers a few souvenir shops and one department store. Better shopping is available in Varna.
Nightlife is low-key, although there are a couple of lively bars in the resort centre. The most popular late night venue is the nightlub at the Hotel Dobrudja. Day and overnight trips available through tour operators to Cairo, Varna and Istanbul.