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Mountain biking, fishing, walking and kayaking at Melanya

Mountain bike holidays at Melanya offer a wealth of challenges from easy going mountain tracks to rugged goat trails and 'off road' challenges. Bikes are available for our guests, however serious enthusiasts should consider bringing their own cycle.

The river Arda is home to some fair size Chub and Barbel with immense strength and speed. Stick float works well in the faster rocky runs while waggler and feeders come into their own where the river slows to meet the reservoir. The Kardzhali Reservoir holds some legendary Perch and has been stocked with thousands of Carp.

For those interested in watersports, we have storage for your kayaks and boats. Soak up the sun while drifting slowly in a rowing boat or head upstream to the more challenging water in your kayaks.

Walking opportunities at Melanya are vast. Our mountain walking holidays offer something for everyone with a good selection of easy strolls, distance hikes and local rambles. Independent walking holidays at Melanya deliver peace and tranquility.

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The perfect holiday hideaway for creative people

Artists and photographers will find themselves spoilt for choice at Melanya. You don't have to venture much further than the back garden to find stunning landscapes, exotic flora and rare species of birds and mammals. Melanya offers many unusual opportunities to capture the beauty and ambience of timeless mountain villages together with a wealth of rare subjects, some of which are found nowhere else in the world. Photography holidays at Melanya and for those wishing to draw or paint, unique insights await into a way of life and of landscapes that haven't changed for centuries.

Free your mind

It's almost impossible not to be touched and inspired by the beauty of the Rhodope Mountains. The relaxed way of life and the friendly ambience at Melanya allows for uninterupted thinking and time to truly immerse in creative projects.

Body and soul

You are what you eat... and drink and breath. Together with a sense of spiritual contentment, Melanya's organic menu, the fresh mountain spring water and clean air completes the 'feel good factor'. After a few days in the mountains you will feel physically and mentally invigorated, energised, and refreshed.

Relax and unwind at Melanya rural retreat.

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