The Hotel Riu Pravets is situated on the shoreline of a vast lake in the city of Pravets in Bulgaria, just a few minutes from the capital Sofia.  This is an ideal location for a budget golf break.

This hotel offers excellent sporting facilities for keeping fit, such as table tennis, a gym and a Spa centre with a VIP area including a sauna, steam bath, beauty salon and massages but particularly for golf lovers. At close proximity to the resort you have the opportunity to, after the golf, go horse riding and cycling.

Sample local Bulgarian cuisine in the Hotel Pravets’ buffet and à la carte restaurants. The chefs will prepare dishes for you using the best flavours the destination has to offer.

If you’d like to get a feel for Bulgaria, we recommend you to visit places such as the elegant capital of Sofia, Rila monastery, embedded in the land of a valley filled with woods, or Koprivshtitsa, an architectural jewel from the cultural Bulgarian renaissance.

Visit the Hotel Riu Pravets and discover the marvellous sights this destination has to offer for your next golf break in Bulgaria


  • Directly on Pravets lake
  • 66 km from Sofia airport
  • Indoor swimming pool and sun terrace
  • Grill and buffet restaurant
  • Spa (3,000 m²) with VIP room, a variety of treatments, massages, sauna, steam bath and beauty salon
  • Conference centre
  • 18-hole PGA standard championship golf course and golf academy

We create tailor made golf breaks to all our locations. Please email us at for your own bespoke quote (Also, see example packages tab on the left). We wont be beaten on price.

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Nature and tranquillity is what you will find in Pravets, a lovely municipality near Sofia. The pretty green meadows and rolling hills that surround it invite you to enjoy a relaxing getaway or an active holiday for hiking or cycling or playing golf. The Hotel Riu Pravets Resort is located on the edge of a pretty lake. Its spacious facilities, rich gastronomic offer and exclusive amenities will make your holiday unforgettable.

Places and landscapes of Pravets

Seeing the incredible landscapes and interesting places in the area is essential during your holiday in Pravets. If you enjoy hiking, we suggest exploring places like the St. Teodor Tiron Monastery, from which various well-marked trails depart, or visiting the Stara Planina mountains to enjoy the marvellous trails that cross forests and streams. Another place we recommend visiting, if time permits, is the Rila Monastery. From the outside, its sober walls conceal an unimaginable beauty on the inside, where various levels of arches and balconies enclose a large inner courtyard. The complex is splendid and represents an obligatory stop.

You can also discover other places, like the picturesque town of Koprivshtitsa and its house-museums showing the development of the Bulgarian Renaissance of the 19th century. Those who don't know Bulgaria should take advantage of the trip to see its capital: Sofia. Its historic centre consists of elegant avenues and ornate churches, city parks, a large central market and the Presidential Palace. You can also see the Church of St Nicholas, Sveta Nedelya square, Borisova Gradina Park and Boyana Church, Sofia's best-known and most cherished monument.

Bulgarian gastronomy

The influence of its Balkan neighbours and the Turks is very notable in Bulgarian cuisine. The majority of the dishes are heavily spiced and represent authentic gastronomic experiences. Amongst the most common recipes you'll find meat dishes like kavarmá, méshana skara and sarmí; dishes made with yoghurt or cheese, like cold tarator soup, airán and shopska salata; and delicious desserts like baklava, tolumban and kadaif.

The Golf

If you are passionate about golf this hotel is located near some great golf courses. We know that holidays is not only for golfing, but also to have the best stay. That is why you will find a pleasant atmosphere and the personalised service you deserve. So you can enjoy your favourite sport without losing sight of comfort and good service.

Golf Course close by include:

Pravets Golf Club, Peter Harradine design

Pravets Golf Club, Peter Harradine design 

St. Sofia Golf Club, Paul McGinley design

St. Sofia Golf Club, Paul McGinley design

Example Packages

The packages include:

  • Accommodation: 4 nights at RIU Pravets Golf & SPA 4*
  • Meal plan: bed & breakfast
  • Golf rounds: 3 rounds at 2 different courses 2 golf rounds at Pravets Golf Club, Peter Harradine design 1 golf round at St. Sofia Golf Club
  • Airport transfer: Sofia airport – hotel – Sofia airport
  • Golf transfers: Shuttle to the golf club and 1 return transfer hotel – St. Sofia Golf - hotel Meeting at Sofia airport and assistance during the stay
  • Other services included: Free access to the indoor pool & gym; Free access to the SPA thermal area. Complimentary internet access.

4 night 3 round stay from only £350pp from April to October