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Follow a couple on their August 2007 visit to The Villa and to Borovets. From arrival and relaxing around the villa, to shopping and dining in Borovets, hiking and horseback riding in the Rila Mountains, see what you can do in 2 days in Borovets! Travel Diary Gallery


"What to say -- Best in the Balkans!"

"The Villa Stresov is the idyllic 'home away from home.' It's just perfect."


"September 2010: Quite simply the best getaway in Bulgaria- Couples, Friends getaway We had a remarkably pleasant weekend at Villa Stresov made all the more so by Nikolay and his wife who were impeccable on site hosts. I've been in Bulgaria for 8 years and never before found such a place - everything was perfect and to the highest standard. And from the look of the comments in the guestbook, we are not alone. Bring some good friends, good food and good wine and kick back for a first class weekend."

"Thank you for the hospitality. It was a fantastic stay in your Villa!"

"Simply the best, most charming and elegant villa in Bulgaria!"

"It's great to know that there is a gem like this in BG. Fantastic ambiance, warm, hospitable and totally relaxing. Many Thanks -- We will be back!"

"It is beautiful, luxurious and peaceful -- need I say more?"

"Can it be better? NO! This place is the bomb, it rocks!"

"I will come back here again and again."

"The most pleasant place I've been recently. I wish to spend more nice days here and more often to enjoy this wonderful house and friendly atmosphere. For sure I'll bring my friends here to share my unforgettable memories. Thank you for everything!!!"

"We had a wonderful time at the Villa which really is unique in Bulgaria. It combines an elegant yet cozy surrounding with a personal touch. It certainly merits its five star rating... "

"We enjoyed the catered five-course Gourmet Wine Tasting Dinner – part of our reservation ‘package' – the likes of which I can honestly say I have never had in Bulgaria. Each course was accompanied by a different bottle of wine. The wines' qualities were explained to us by Ognian Tsvetanov, an internationally renown sommelier who speaks excellent English. Ognian helped us discover the true taste of each one and made us look at Bulgarian wines with new eyes."~ Excerpts from Article in March 10, 2003 edition of Sofia Echo.


"This place is heaven on earth -- excellent!" The caretakers are the best. We will highly recommend Villa Stresov to friends and colleagues and will return. Thank you very much!!


"Thank you for a beautiful and relaxing time. Musala Peak was a nice hike, after which it was wonderful to jump into a Jacuzzi."

"We had lovely holidays at the Villa Stresov! Thank you!"


"We have been here more than 20 times! We love this place!"


"September 2010: Upon returning home to Berlin we would like to thank you very much for the hearty welcome at Villa Stresov. Those were 5 days in paradise! Your kind support helped us to find the most beautifull places around and come safe back home. Please forward our best regards and thanks also to Mrs. Stresova for building this jewel of comfort and letting us enjoy it. We would love to recommend your house to our friends and family around Europe. We wish all the best to you and your family and hope visiting Villa Stresov soon again. "

"What a dream place! Thank you very much! It is a lovely house with great attention to details."

"A wonderful time... A wonderful place ... Thank You!"


"You can't but fall in love with the place! Unforgettable! "

"Congratulations! It's a wonderful place to stay on holidays or any time!!!"

"Thank you for a great time at your wonderful villa!"


"A great home away from home where I enjoyed every minute. I hope to visit this lovely place again. Thank you!"


"Excellent Vacation!"

"This is truly a beautiful place and we had a great holiday here."


"Great place, wonderful hospitality! Excellent facilities!"


"Our stay was excellent. We loved the Villa's peaceful setting. We will come back again."


"Un excellent acceuil dans une maison ravissante qui nous laisse un magnifique souvenir de la Bulgarie."


"A wonderful place to remember and come back to."

"Prima! Fantastic! Everything was like a fairy tale. It was a great vacation!"

"Second time here. We'll come again! It was again nice. See you again next time!"


"Great stay with outstanding welcome. The caretakers are not only very friendly, but also perfect at their job. We plan to invite friends and come back!"

"Many thanks! We were delighted to have spent our holidays in this fairytale villa! We wish you all the best."

"Everything was wonderful! Thank you for the cordial hospitality, the pleasant service of the caretakers, the hearty breakfasts, and the welcome quietude."


"We had a great time here in the summer enjoying the Villa very much!! We'll be back!!"


"Excellent! Enchanting! Exceptional service by the caretakers!"

"The Villa is a beautiful home magnificently furnished and located in delightful surroundings! "

"Our stay was fantastic! We enjoyed the cordial feeling of being at home and the peaceful ambiance."


"The wonderful time we have spent with our family in Borovets in the splendid Villa Stresov will always remain in our memory."


"This is a wonderful place. I'll come again as soon as possible. Many thanks for everything!"


"A very nice villa with fabulous facilities. We enjoyed the sauna and hot tub. Kolio and Vili were fantastic hosts. We would like to return in the snow."

"We have had a wonderful holiday here at Villa Stresov. The accommodation is outstanding, the setting is so peaceful and the service first class. The villa exceeded our expectations and was worth paying for. We hope to visit again. Thank you, Kolio and Vili, for looking after us so well. We have lovely memories of our stay at Villa Stresov."

"We fell in love with Bulgaria, but more in love with the Villa Stresov. We will be back again. The caretakers are perfect people. Thank you so much for what you did to make this a perfect stay."

"We found the quality of your Villa and its facilities to be exceptional. It was enjoyable to come back to the comfort and quiet of the Villa at the end of a day of leisure strolling in the environs. Equally important, we discovered that the Villa Stresov has a true “heart” in your caretakers, Kolio and Vili, who were always discreetly on hand to ensure the time spent here was memorable. Our sincere thanks to all your team! We’ll return in the near future to savour your place again!"

"What we liked most about Villa Stresov is that it made us feel at home."

" Yours is the only villa in Borovets meeting international standards of high quality, refined comfort and superb service. "

"We loved the stylish comfort and warm hospitality."

"The finest Villa in Bulgaria for a memorable family holiday! It's idyllic and exclusive."

"The hot tub is spectacular! We'll definitely be back."

Jamadvice Travel's Monthly Travel Guide: "It would be no exaggeration to say that the Villa Stresov would be equally at home in the most exclusive ski resorts of France or Switzerland. It is pure unashamed luxury. Owned by the Nielsen Family, no expense has been spared both in the design and building of the villa as well as in the furnishings and appliances within it. From sauna to the whirlpool tubs in the bathrooms to the state-of-the-art kitchen; the villa is quite simply second to none."

"Voted one of the top 30 Villas in the World by Condé Nast Traveller (UK)!"


"Between Kolio's warm welcome and caring service, soothing background music from the CD collection, and the luxurious details of the Villa Stresov, one could not ask for anything more. Many thanks!"

"Lovely visit. Our first stop on a trip to discover this wonderful country and meet its people."

"Thank you for the very cordial welcome to your exquisitely decorated Villa with its gracious, well maintained quarters! The garden is beautiful, the spa a hit, the gazebo a pleasure – the perfect setting for relaxing, enjoying the barbeque and the company of our friends after walks in the mountains."

"Wonderful, beautiful, peaceful, relaxing -- a fantastic place for a break."

"Most beautiful home!! Should be featured in Architectural Digest. Paradise found! Such a lovely retreat. We loved it and we will be back!"

"Comfortable, Tasteful, Peaceful -- in short, lovely!"

"Your Villa is delightful with the gracious hospitality of the caretakers and the great wine tasting dinner. It was a very restful place to end our hiking tour through Bulgaria’s lovely mountains."

"The hot tub and Villa: they are paradise."

"A tremendous place to spend a vacation!"

"A great place, truly beautiful."

"Thank you Kolio and Vili for a wonderfully relaxing stay! Your hospitality was outstanding. We thoroughly enjoyed everything at the Villa, especially the warm fireplace and delicious breakfasts. We will return!!"

And of course we are very proud of our 5 star rating from the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture & Tourism.

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