Sinemorets is a small town on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria. The area is home to a variety of luxury hotels but still has a slow paced atmosphere, and as such is popular with holiday makers looking for relaxing break.
Although many of the hotels in Sinemorets can claim to offer satisfactory levels of safety and hygiene, there are still unfortunate and unacceptable cases of avoidable holiday illness reported.
Sickholiday.com have dealt with cases of holiday illness in Sinemorets including reports of symptoms including diarrhoea and vomiting, some visitors have reported low standards of hygiene and under cooked food at their hotels.
Although the tap water is safe to drink in Bulgaria all holiday makers visiting Sinemorets are advised to drink only bottled water, as the local water may have an odd taste. Poorly maintained swimming pools can also lead to serious stomach illness such as Gastroenteritis as a result of contracting Cryptosporidium. Avoid foods not cooked thoroughly and/or re-heated incorrectly.
Suffering from illness on a package holiday to Sinemorets will obviously affect your health but can also leave holiday makers out of pocket from costly medical treatment.
- Avoid foods not prepared hygienically.
- Avoid food not stored at the correct temperature.
- Frequently use an alcohol-based hand gel.
- Avoid street food.
- Avoid salads and any uncooked fruits and vegetables (these may have been handled unhygienically)
In the event that you do get ill Sickholiday advise that you seek medical attention whilst on holiday as this will greatly increase your chances of making an eligible claim upon your return.
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 a package holiday to Sinemorets, 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.