A lively area on Bulgaria’s Black Sea Coast, Sunny Beach is a purpose-built holiday town that is fast becoming popular among all-inclusive holidaymakers. With 8 kilometres of beach it should represent the ideal destination for visitors looking for relaxing days and energetic nightlife. Despite Sunny Beach offering some holidaymakers a wide variety of hotel options, many of which feature good standards of health and hygiene, there are still unfortunate cases of avoidable holiday illness reported.
Sickholiday.com have dealt with cases of holiday illness in Sunny Beach including reports of symptoms including diarrhoea and vomiting, some visitors have reported low standards of safety and hygiene.
Although tap water in Bulgaria is deemed safe to drink, it can often have an unpleasant taste or appearance. As such Sickholiday.com advise all holiday makers visiting Sunny Beach to drink only bottled water. Poorly maintained swimming pools can also lead to serious stomach illness such as Gastroenteritis as a result of contracting Cryptosporidium.
Whilst staying in Sunny Beach 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 street food.
- Avoid salads and any uncooked fruits and vegetables (these may have been handled unhygienically)
Suffering from illness on an all-inclusive holiday to Sunny Beach 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 Sunny Beach 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.