April Weather Averages for Sunny Beach, Bulgaria
What's the Weather Like in Sunny Beach in April
The noticeable difference in the weather in Sunny Beach as April hits is that rain increases a little, although not too much towards the wet end of the scale, with an average of around 54mm throughout the month, affecting 8 days overall. Simply throw an umbrella in you...
Daily April Averages for Sunny Beach
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What's the Weather Like in Sunny Beach in April
The noticeable difference in the weather in Sunny Beach as April hits is that rain increases a little, although not too much towards the wet end of the scale, with an average of around 54mm throughout the month, affecting 8 days overall. Simply throw an umbrella in your bag as you get out to explore Sunny Beach during this time and you should be fine.
The great news is that temperatures are also beginning to creep up, with an average of 12°C at this time, hitting a high of 16°C – very pleasant indeed, with a low of only 7°C, showing a marked improvement on previous months.
Officially in the spring category of weather, Sunny Beach shows some signs of tourist life during April, and cheaper holiday deals are very possible at this time. Bars and restaurants begin to open up, and beach life slowly starts to emerge as the water temperature warms up slightly, however still at a chilly 11°C during April.
Sunshine hours are beginning to shoot up, with an average of 9 bright hours per day, meaning getting out and about is a great idea, and a tan is certainly a possibility.
Hotels for Sunny Beach in April
Marack 1 & 2 Apartments
Whether you decide to go self-catering or you go for something a little more holiday traditional, such as half board, full board, or all-inclusive, is a totally individual decision. Sunny Beach has plentiful options that tick all those boxes, but if you are looking for a self-catering route, with a comfortable, furnished apartment, then Marack 1 & 2 Apartments are for you. These offer a large children's play area, a large pool, and are set within a picturesque green area of the resort, just 10 minutes away from the main beach.
Barcelo Royal Beach Hotel
If you prefer to have all your whims catered for, Barcelo Royal Beach Hotel is the way to go. This large hotel, set right on the beach front, screams luxury with its five star tag. The large free-form pool is a good option during the cooler months, as an alternative to the still rather chilly sea, and a full entertainment programme means your evenings are sorted.
Beaches for April for Sunny Beach
Pleasantly warm temperatures, yet not too hot, mean the perfect excuse to explore and the same can be said when looking for a new beach to spend a few hours. Just over an hour's drive away from Sunny Beach you will find the unspoilt Shkorpilovtsi Beach, just south of Varna.
This is a popular spot during the height of summer, but when the quieter months are in place you will find a wild, unspoilt, and very clean destination for your day's beach entertainment.
Restaurants and Bars for Sunny Beach in April
April also means more in the way of choice for night-time activities, and you will find bars and restaurants are starting to open up for the summer season. Sunny Beach is famed for its bright and sometimes raucous night-life, and if you are wanting to party until the sun comes up then you're more than catered for. On the other hand however, if you want to relax, this is also there for you.
Bubbles Beach Bar
Bubbles Beach Bar is a fun night out if you're wanting to dance and drink cocktails, and although it won't be that busy in April this mean you will simply have more room! This is also a great place for families during the day and early evenings.
Hawaii Restaurant and Bar Sunny Beach
Alternatively, head to Hawaii Restaurant and Bar Sunny Beach. This restaurant has a reputation for quality and is a very popular choice amongst those who return time and time again to the resort.
Things to Do in Sunny Beach in April
Warmer temperatures and increasingly open facilities mean fun is certainly to be had during April in Sunny Beach! You can find some cheap deals at this time of year, which is always a bonus, especially if you are travelling with children as a family.
Sunny Beach Luna Park
There are some great fun activities to be enjoyed in Sunny Beach if this is the kind of holiday you're after, including Sunny Beach Luna Park, a large amusement park for all ages, which offers rides and fun to be enjoyed. April is a particularly good time to head here, to avoid large queues for rides.
Sunny Beach Karting Track
Alternatively, grab some fresh air and a little adrenaline by heading to Sunny Beach Karting Track, a fun few hours the kids will love, as well as the big kids too!
We've talked a lot about avoiding crowds and hot temperatures, and if you're wanting to explore historic ruins and places of interest then April means you should be heading over to Nessebar Village. Here you will find history in front of your eyes, with narrow cobbled streets, old buildings, plenty of architecture to check out, and a really picturesque scene for your camera lens. There are a couple of beaches around here too, so perhaps take your towel with you just in case you decide to go for a dip.
April events in Sunny Beach
19th April 2019
Good Friday commemorates the moments leading up to and including the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, as told in the New Testament of the Bible. The most common symbols in observing Good Friday are the cross and crucifix, as well as traditions which include the venerations of the cross and the preaching or singing of the Passion of Christ.
20th April 2019
During Holy Saturday it is customary for the clergy and people to hold candles during the singing of the Lamentations and at the procession of the Epitaphios, an icon most often found as a large cloth, embroidered and often richly adorned. This practice is rooted in ancient Christian burial practices. Candles are lit to symbolize the victory of Christ over death, and to express as well the church's belief in Christ’s resurrection.
21st April 2019
In Bulgaria and the rest of the country, many worshippers celebrate outside churches after midnight liturgy, carrying candles to symbolize the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Painted eggs are cracked or smashed and richly-painted Orthodox churches are filled with clouds of incense and choir songs.
22nd April 2019
Easter Monday is also referred to as “Bright Monday” or “New Monday” in many Orthodox churches. “Bright Monday” falls on “Bright Week”, which is a seven-day period that begins on Easter Sunday. For many Orthodox Christians, the fast and the time of mourning is over and it is a time to be joyous and happy.
St. George's Day
23rd April 2019
The holy martyr St. George the Victorious has been considered one of the most important Saints ever since Christianity became the official state religion in Bulgaria in the 9th century.