Total Kite launches kitesurfing accommodation and holidays in Tarifa, Spain

Fancy a kitesurfing holiday? Whatever your ability, from complete beginners to experts, Jay has something to offer you in Tarifa, Spain. Tarifa is well known as one of the best wind-sports destinations in the world, and Jay is waiting to welcome you to his Kite House and show you the best beaches and best kite-schools.…

Black Friday Sale – Book by 1st Dec!

BLACK FRIDAY DEAL – £199 PER PERSON FULLY CATERED SKI CHALET HOLIDAY – BULGARIA We are offering insanely cheap Black Friday deals on our Bulgarian ski chalets! Book any of our empty December and January spaces (including Christmas and New Year) at any of our 4 chalets in Bansko, Bulgaria for just £199 per person…

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Meet the 2018-19 Chalet Jora Team!

We are thrilled to welcome back David and Karen, who hosted Chalet Jora last winter and will be returning for their second winter season with us for 2018-19. Here is a note from them: Hello, We are David and Karen originally from Shropshire. We have been married 27 years, have 2 children and 3 grandchildren. …

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Want to work with Total Chalets this winter?

Ski Season Jobs It’s recruitment time of year and we are looking for fun-loving, hard-working couples to join our team in Bansko! You must be available for the entire season, from early December to mid April and you must be customer focused, hard working, have lots of energy, enjoy meeting a diverse range of people…

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Jet2 announce direct flights from Manchester to Sofia

There is now another flight option from Manchester to Sofia, with Jet2 offering flights this winter from as little as £60 return! Easyjet and Air Bulgaria also fly from Manchester to Sofia each winter. Our usual arrival/departure day in Bansko is Saturday and we provide free airport transfers direct to our chalets from Sofia airport.

Bansko Jazz Festival

Bansko Annual International Jazz Festival

Bansko is host to the International Jazz Festival, which is on every August on the Main Square. Musicians and big bands travel from all over the world to play at this event, which is growing from strength to strength each year since it began in 1998. Past headliners have included Joss Stone (UK), Mungo Jerry…

Happy Baba Marta!

On March 1st, Bulgarians celebrate the coming of spring by giving friends and family red and white bracelets called martenitsi. The day is called Baba Marta, which means Granny March. The bracelets are a sign of good luck and are thought to bring health and happiness for the year. Traditionally, they are worn until the…

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A big hello from the Total Chalets team in Bansko

The season is well under way in Bansko and we’ve already had lots of happy guests at Chalet Jora and Chalet Mila! The snow was late to arrive across Europe this year but it is certainly here now and continuing to fall over the next few days, with over a metre of fresh snow expected!…

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Bansko is one of the best ski resorts for beginners

Bansko has been included in The Guardian’s list for the best ski resorts in Europe for beginners! Grab a great chalet deal with us for the week of 2nd-9th January, just £415 per person for fully catered with free beer/wine, airport transfers, spa use, plus 6 day lift pass, equipment and 4 hours a day…

Bansko featured in Lonely Planet

A travel writer for the Lonely Planet stayed at Chalet Jora last month and had a great time. Check out his article here: