BlackSeaRama Golf & Villas


Balchik, Dobrich Province 9600

  • Office

    +359 884 004 071
  • Pro shop

    +359 889 901 957
  • Golf pro

    Krasi Panayotov (PGA, Head Golf Professional).
  • Academy

    The Golf Academy at BlackSeaRama

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Mainly open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Open countryside, limited residential and many sea views.

  • Designer:

    Gary Player

SSS or slope






How to get there:

10 km E of Balchik / 51 km NE of Varna.

BlackSeaRama Golf & Villas

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 2009

BlackSeaRama Golf & Villas: set back from and high above the Black Sea on the Bulgarian coast, you'll find the Gary Player-designed BlackSeaRama course. It sits directly alongside the Ian Woosnam-designed Lighthouse Resort golf course. A few kilometres to the east, and perched on cliffs directly above the sea, is Thracian Cliffs, another Gary Player design. All three are exemplars of Bulgaria's relatively new attraction to resort golf.

The first completed project of Gary Player in Eastern Europe, the "links-style" open parkland layout of BlackSeaRama provides endless sea views from a height of 200 m above sea level. You look out onto a magnificent bay, extending from Cape Kaliakra south to Cape Galata.

From relatively flat terrain, this cliff-top links golf course was created with generously sized fairways and greens ... the wind, as is usual on clifftop courses, is often a factor.

Stay&Play at BlackSeaRama: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

List of courses: Bulgaria


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: €95 (all days); resort guests €80; 2-seat golf cart/buggy €40.

Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2023].

Other information

Walking permitted. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Excellent (incl a double-ended driving range).

Did you know?

On the northern Bulgarian coast between the towns of Balchik and Kavarna, and facing out onto the Black Sea, three top quality Stay&Play golf resorts have recently come to the fore. The Ian Woosnam-designed course at Lighthouse Resort blazed the trail in 2008, quickly followed by two Gary Player designs, one at BlackSeaRama (2009), the other at Thracian Cliffs (2011).

Published ranking

Bulgaria's 2nd best course (Golf Digest, 2022).
Continental Europe's 197th best course (Golf World, 2023).


  • BlackSeaRama Golf Villas

    Hwy E87, Tabiata area, 9600 Balchik.

    +359 886 601 158

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    BlackSeaRama Golf & Villas offers its guests various types of accommodation to suit every taste and personal requirement. The residential area consists of one- and two-storey villas, small villages like the "Bell Tower" and the Club Residence. Many of the 100 villas and suites have breathtaking views of Cape Kaliakra and the golf course.

    • Golf at this hotel:


    • Golf within 10 km:

      Lighthouse Resort; Thracian Cliffs.

    • Golf within 30 km:


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