The resort Pomorie possesses
the unique nature which makes it an attractive place for year-round
recreation and treatment of various diseases. The town of
Pomorie (about 14 500 inhabitants) is situated on a narrow
rocky peninsula, jutting out 3,5 km in The Black Sea, 20 km
away from Bourgas and 18 km away from the resort Sunny Beach.
The town was founded in IV
B.C. near the salty lake called by the ancient Thracians "sacred"
because of its curative abilities. The climate is extremely
favourable: continuing sunshine which reaches up to 2360 hours
annually. The average temperature of the air and the water
in July is 23,6oŅ. Consequent, following each other winds
(breeze) from the sea to the shore and from the shore to the
sea rhythmically refresh the air.
In the morning, before sunrise
the the air is rich in ozone and negative ions, ultraviolet
rays and iodine, released in the form of gas from seaweeds.
Because of the slow cooling of the sea water, the autumn is
warm and continuing.
The average autumn temperature
is 20,5oŅ. The snowfalls are minimal as the snow lasts no
more than 5 to 7 days. From the middle of October until the
beginning of March the sea warms the air.
The average temperature in
spring is 14oŅ. Such a climate allows the resort to be used
from early spring until late autumn for sun treatment and
sea treatment, and the fruit - vegetable belt which encircles
Pomorie from 17 200 decares vineyards, 2 200 decares orchard
and 800 decares vegetable gardens assure the resort abundance
in fruit and vegetables.
It is proved that according
to its qualities Pomorie curative mud, extracted from the
salty lake, is among the best in the world. In the modern
sanatorium different diseases are cured all year round diseases
of the bone-muscular system of the body; gynaecological, surgery
and traumatical, skin, peripheral nerves, non-typical of the
breathing organs, liver, heart and other diseases. In the
resort of Pomorie, the shore is low, sandy, with a fully open
horizon to the east and to the west. It is defended to the
north from the Balkan mountain.
The beach line covers an area
of 18 700 sq. m. It is 4 200 m long and its sand is rich in
iron. The shallow and flat coastal line, bottom of the sea,
with a slight slope and the cold sea currents make it safe
for children and inexperienced swimmers. In its 25 century
history Pomorie (until 1934 called Anhialo) has a turbulent
history - a Greek colony, "civitas magna'' - a prosperous
town in the Roman Empire, with the right to cut its own money,
an important fortress of the First Bulgarian State, a witness
of the battle near Acheloi in 917, pillaged and fired in 1366
from Savoy Earl; the chief supplier of sea salt, wine and
brandy of the Ottoman Empire, meets thousands of people from
far and wide.
Among the most interesting
places of interest in Pomorie are the Ancient Dome Tomb from
the epoch of the late Roman dominance on these lands ( II
- III century), the functioning monastery ''St George'' -
a monument of Medieval architecture- in which icons are kept
from XVIII and XIX century, the little church ''Christ Transfiguration''
from 1764 and the church ''Virgin Mary'', built from the best
student of Kolio Ficheto - Usta Gencho. The resort Pomorie
disposes of over 60 000 beds category 1, 2 and 3 stars, in
family pensions(hotels), hotels with all the facilities for
a quiet family recreation, a lot of establishments for quick
eating, indoor swimming pool. Comfortable transport junctions
connect Pomorie with other towns and resorts. The airport
is only 8 km away.
The vicinity of the resort
Sunny Beach and the regional centre Bourgas widen the possibilities
for entertainment. The Pomorie Bay is preferred for yachting
and sailing, the pier - from amateur fishermen. Together with
the traditional means of livelihood of the local population
- wine-growing, wine-producing, production of salt and fishing,
tourism and its accompanying activities define the new image
in economics of the more attractive balneological, the sea
The famous Pomorie curative
mud lake and salt pans, numerous vineyards and gardens are
located nearby. The prime curative factors are the Pomorie
curative mud, the lake lye, the favourable sea climate, the
sea and beach.
THE CURATIVE MUD consists of
sedimentary firth mud which is finely structured, pliable
and only, with an odor of hydrogen sulphide. In its liquid
phase it contains sulphates, magnesium, bromine, iodine, humic
acids, hormone-like substances, vitamins, amino acids and
metasilicic acid. Curative mud preparation are also used in
the form of mud pastes, mud extracts for ointments and electrophoresis.
THE SEA LYE, which contains
a host of curative ions such as magnesium, bromine, iodine
and sulphate ones, and is used for dressings and electrophoresis,
is of great therapeutic value. The favourable sea climate
with plenty of sunshine, the wide beach strip, the relatively
high average annual temperature (13ĀC), the sea and, above
all, the unique Pomorie curative mud and lye, have made Pomorie
a much frequent and popular resort for treatment, prophilactys
and recreation throughout the year.
Main indications for year-round
treatment: Disturbances of he locomotory system - arthritic
and rheumatic complaints, arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis,
post-traumatic states, gout diseases of the muscles and tendons,
etc. Gynaecological diseases - chronic adnexitis, parametritis,
sterility in women, etc. Disturbances of the male reproductive
system - chronic prostatitis, operative infiltration, sterility.
Neurological disorders: neuritis, plexitis, slipped disc,
radiculitis, ect. Skin diseases - psoriasis vulgaris, eczemas,
neurodermatitis, Buerger's and Raynaud's disease.