St. Anastasia Island

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  • Address: St. Augustine Island, Bulgaria, Burgas
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Island, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot

The only inhabited island off the Black Sea Coast has an interesting history. There used to be a convent here that was built in the middle ages, but when the island was transformed into a prison in the1920s, it was abandoned. When communist prisoners escaped the island, and later came to power, they renamed this isle as the Bolshevik Island.  

Today, visitors to the island will find pubs, restaurants and accommodation. There’s a lighthouse that you may walk up to, and a small museum on the island’s history to visit. There’s a beautiful, small chapel.

Entrance Ticket Details For St. Anastasia Island

  • BGN 9 ferry ticket for kids and elderly.
  • BGN12 ferry ticket for adults.
  • Tickets must be bought at the boat in Burgas.

St. Anastasia Island Hours

  • The ferry ride takes 30 minutes.

How to Reach St. Anastasia Island

  • You can only get here by ferry from Burgas.

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  • St. Anastasia Island Address: St. Augustine Island, Bulgaria, Burgas
  • St. Anastasia Island Timing: 24-hrs
  • St. Anastasia Island Price: Free
  • Best time to visit St. Anastasia Island(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit St. Anastasia Island: 05:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Burgas include St. Anastasia Island in their plan

  • 29.76% of people start their St. Anastasia Island visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see St. Anastasia Island

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting St. Anastasia Island

People normally club together Harmani Beach and Action Aquapark while planning their visit to St. Anastasia Island.

People also prefer to end their day with St. Anastasia Island.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

St. Anastasia Island Reviews & Ratings

  • The atmosphere of this island felt when the last group of tourists left at 20:00. Suddenly the island woke up. With the dull noise of the engines of the last boat with tourists, the song of the birds that had overcame the crowd began to intensify. There were four people on the island and the dog named Anastasia. I strongly recommend staying overnight on this island.

  • Beautiful place, very helpful and friendly people, really worth while a visit.

  • This is perfect place for children. Have a museum, an ancient church, tea and coffe bar, restaurant...

  • Very beautiful place,it might be small, but it's worth to be seen! The restaurant has a typical menu,the church is authentic and the views are stunning! They have the little cafeteria/there is a typical name,not café/ authentic as in the past. Plus there is the lovly boat trip until you get there! Something worth seeing!

  • Amazing place! 😍

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