Black Sea Romania’s Black Sea coast (Marea Neagra) is only about 250 kilometers long, nevertheless Romania offers beautiful places to spend beach vacations. The most popular seaside resort is Mamaia, the southernmost one is Vama Veche and in between there are numerous smaller and larger resorts. Furthermore, further north there are still almost untouched stretches of coastline on the Black Sea, including the unique Danube Delta, which has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993. In general, one could say that the Black Sea coast becomes more and more touristy from north to south.
Black Sea Romania
The Romanian Riviera is still considered an insider tip, but you don’t have to miss out on anything that other vacation destinations have to offer. On the contrary, you can have both, lively seaside resorts and unique natural paradises. If you want to practice water sports, you will find opportunities for jet skiing, kiting, kayaking, and fishing, among others. However, the swimming season in Romania is not year-round. It starts on May 1st and ends in mid to late September, depending on the temperature. By the way, the summer months in Romania can be very hot and reach temperatures around 30 °C, so a bath in the Black Sea is a welcome cooling. If you prefer a cool beer, you can get it in the numerous restaurants or beach bars in the seaside resorts. The long sandy beaches invite for walks and of course for sunbathing. And the sunrise at the Black Sea was just gorgeous.
Black Sea Romania
Numerous sports and leisure activities such as water sports windsurfing, jet skiing, water skiing and diving are also part of the offer of the Romanian seaside resorts. The restaurants and bars on the beach also offer something for almost every taste. As in other countries, the hotels on the Black Sea coast have placed their sunbeds directly on the beach, and can usually be used free of charge by hotel guests.
Black Sea Resorts
The seaside resorts in Romania are different, but almost all of them have sandy beaches.
Black Sea Coast
The Romanian Black Sea coast has numerous seaside resorts, but also unspoiled beaches and nature such as rocky coasts or the beautiful Danube delta. The old fishing village of Sulina, which can only be reached by boat from Tulcea, is also worth a visit, even if it is a bit sleepy.
Resorts / Beaches
Mamaia is the oldest seaside resort on the Romanian Black Sea coast and is located in close proximity to the port city of Constanta. The famous seaside resort is also located on a headland between the Black Sea and the freshwater lake Siutghiol. Unique in Mamaia,...
Mangalia is a port and seaside resort on the Black Sea, only a few kilometers from the Bulgarian border. Here you can go sightseeing or have a beach vacation. The promenade of the town is also a beach promenade, where you can find stores, restaurants and hotels, as...
Sulina is a former fishing village in the beautiful Danube Delta, which can be reached only by boat via one of the estuaries of the Danube. From Tulcea it is about 4 hours by boat. The village was rich in the past through trade, which can still be seen today in...
Map of Beaches
Black Sea Romania
The Black Sea coast can be reached via Constanta airport or by train from Bucharest. The train runs along the coast from Constanta to Mangalia. and stops at the various seaside resorts. Among them are Constanta, Eforie Nord, Eforie Sud, Costinești, Olimp, Neptune, Jupiter, Aurora, Venus, Saturn, Doi Mai, Vama Veche (by bus from Mangalia). If you don’t feel like taking the train, take a cab or rent a car. Cabs are relatively cheap in Romania.
However, the swimming season in Romania is not year-round. It starts on May 1 and ends in mid to late September, depending on the temperature. By the way, the summer months in Romania can be very hot and reach temperatures around 30 °C, so a swim in the Black Sea is a welcome cooling. If you prefer a cool beer, you can get it in the summer in the numerous restaurants or beach bars in the seaside resorts.