Kostenets Resort, Kostenets, Bulgaria
The Kostenets Resort, based in Sofia, is a proposed planned development of an all-season resort in Kostenets-Belmeken, Bulgaria. Brent Harley and Associates were retained to conduct a feasibility study of the area to assess its all-season resort potential. The primary goal of the project is to develop a mountain resort that will provide “a truly peaceful environment immersed in nature, consistent luxury and comfort in all of the resort’s facilities, the availability of a wide variety of sports and activities and quality of service on par with international upper-class resort standards”. The resort was found to have the capacity to support world class skiing, mountain biking and hiking as well as a variety of health and wellness offerings, taking advantage of the areas natural hot springs.