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Samovilla - in harmony with nature

Samovilla is a 5-star complex of Finnish-style wooden chalets located in the village of Govedartzi a stone’s throw from the ski resort of Borovetz and about 1 hour away from Sofia.

Whether you are a keen winter sport enthusiast, or just want to spend some time in the unique mountains of the Rilla natural park, villas Samovilla offer you all the amenities for a memorable winter or summer holiday. The chalets are located in the Rila mountains at 1,180 m / 3,800 feet above sea level where the clean mountain air filled with the aroma of pine trees meets the blue skies and green woodlands and create the perfect environment for a mountain gateway. At the same time, our chalets are located only an hour away from the city of Sofia.

At Samovilla, we have 5 Finish-style wooden chalets. Each of our chalets has 2 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, located on the second floor with amazing views over the surrounding green valley. The ground floor of each chalet is arranged as an open plan common area sofas and TV corner, kitchenette, dinning area and a toilette. Each chalet has a large veranda and outside space perfect for sunset cocktails. 

Ski and snowboard enthusiast can enjoy the ski slopes of the nearby ski areas in Maliovitsa and Borovetz and nature lovers will appreciate the mountain treks of the beautiful Rila mountains, up to the Rila lakes, alongside the Black Iskar river. The more adventures guests can conquer the peaks of Maliovitsa or Musala – the highest mountain in the Balkans at 2,925m / 9,600 feet above sea level.


Start the day with home-cooked breakfast and enjoy the local and international dishes served for lunch and dinner at Samovilla Clubhouse - open for exclusive use of our guests. 

The Clubhouse is also a great place for memorable celebrations or team events - with space for up to 25 people, outdoor space with view of the surrounding mountains or in the cozy lounge by the fireplace. 

Samovilla Clubhouse offers local and international specialties and is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner

The  relax area provides a space of peace and tranquility. Enjoy the outdoors hot tub and sauna or share stories by the firepit, sipping a cocktail and watching the sunset.  


A stay at Samovilla could be complemented by day trips to some of the most famous historical, cultural and natural sites in Bulgaria:

  • Malyovitsa Peak

  • Musala Peak

  • Natural Park Beli Iskar

  • Tzarksa Bistritsa Royal Palace

  • The Seven Rilla Lake

  • St. Ivan Rilski Monastery

  • Tzali Mali Grad Fortress


More details about places to visit in the vicinity of Samovilla can be found here.

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