The Sveti Vlas town is located at the Black Sea coast in the foot of the Southern slopes of the Balkan Mountains. The town is at a short distance from Bourgas – 40km, from Nesebar – 8km, from Sunny Beach – 3 km. Sveti Vlas has been founded as a Thracian village in 2nd century AD named Larisa. During 14th century AD it is renamed to Sveti Vlas – stockman, healer and protector of the tradesmen.
Sveti Vlas is a settlement with a unique climate – superb combination of mountains and sea – favourable for healing pulmonary deceases.
The city has a great variety of restaurants and taverns with the typically calm and cozy atmosphere of Sveti Vlas. The full length of the beach is 1,5km, and the approximate width is 15m. The main beaches are the Central (below Hotel Siesta), the Small (the camping) and the beach next to the new modern yacht port. The water base of the local fishermen is situated on the Eastern side of the beach strip. The town is located in the most significant tourist area in Bulgaria. It is part of the unrecognized Bulgarian Riviera formed by Nessebar, Sunny Beach and Sveti Vlas.