59 km to the south of Varna is situated the health resort Byala, with a population of 2 300. Byala is also a seaside resort with many private holiday houses for tourists. There is a perfect combination of beach with gold sands and broad leaved forest. These factors make it an excellent place for seaside tourism. The sea water is very clean because there are not any factories near. It gives the optimum for a nice and still rest.
In Ancient times it was known as a Hellenic colony, called Aspro. Proof to this are the ancient stone anchors, found on the seashore. They and some parts of Greek amphoraes date back to 6th century BC. There is a Roman fortress where are found many Greek and roman coins. Once there was an ancient Greek fortress, named Aspro, in the neighbourhood. Before the reunification of the Bulgarian state in 1885, the border between the Bulgarian Principality and Eastern Rumeliya passed through the town of the Byala.
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At the coast, one can see a protective bank, dating back to the early years of the Bulgarian state (8th-10th century), while the area around the St Atanas Monastery holds remains of an ancient fortress. The wine of the extremely fine Dimyat vintage is also produced in the village.
The town of Byala is the fourth place on the earth where are found signs of the planet cataclysm of the Earth which brought to extinction of the dinosaurs. That landmark is known with the name of "White rocks".
Besides numerous small pubs and restaurants, the wonderful roadside Jackson Restaurant can be found to the north on the road to Staro Oryahovo. One can also take a ride or a walk to Obzor, which is just 5km away, for fun, shopping or outdoor food.
There are regular bus lines from Varna and private taxis.