A tenth of the best Bulgarian beaches – Oasis, Duni, Sozopol-Harmanite, Pomorian east beach, North and South beaches in Sunny Beach, central, east and new beaches in Saint Vlas, Sunny day and Marina Dinevi’s marina were awarded Blue Flag Certificate in 2016. The eleventh coast places were chosen during the “Blue Flag” International Jury meeting in Copenhagen.
The Blue Flag certification is given annually by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) to beaches and marinas for their high quality of the environment.
Oasis beach received the recognition for the first time.
The programme started like a partnership between the Foundation for Environmental Education and the European Commission in ten countries in 1987. Today the campaign “Blue flag” already covers about 50 countries in Europe, Americas, Asia, Africa and Oceania.