Nessebar is one of Bulgaria’s most popular and well visited holiday destinations. Featuring both old and new town areas, Nessebar offers visitors the chance to take in historical sights and sample the many bars, cafes and restaurants. The lively Sunny Beach is only a 5 minute drive away and Bulgaria’s main water park, Aqua Paradise Nessebar, can be found here.
The area has been named the ‘Pearl of the Black Sea’ with many beach side hotels stretching up the coast. Many holiday makers travel to Nessebar each year, and many find a pleasant and satisfactory experience awaits them, however this is unfortunately not the case for everyone.
Sickholiday.com have dealt with cases of avoidable and unacceptable holiday illnesses from holiday makers who have stayed in Nessebar. If you are staying in the area and are served raw or contaminated food you may suffer from a holiday illness. Illness caused by bacteria such as Salmonella, Shigella and E. coli are not uncommon.
Poorly maintained swimming pools can also lead to serious stomach illness such as Gastroenteritis as a result of contracting Cryptosporidium.
Whilst staying in Nessebar it is important to follow these guidelines to reduce the risk of food poisoning and other holiday illnesses:
- Avoid foods not prepared hygienically.
- Avoid food not stored at the correct temperature.
- Frequently use an alcohol-based hand gel.
- Avoid salads and any uncooked fruits and vegetables (these may have been handled unhygienically)
Suffering from illness on an all-inclusive holiday to Nessebar will obviously affect your health but can also leave holidaymakers out of pocket from costly local medical treatment.
It is your tour operators’ responsibility to make sure you are provided with a safe, clean and hygienic hotel.
If you have fallen ill whilst on an all-inclusive holiday to Nessebar, get in touch with a member of our team on 01625 253 020.
We have over 10 years industry experience and we will be happy to help you through the process of claiming back the cost of your holiday plus any additional compensation you may be owed.