The village is big and well served, it has 630 inhabitants, 2 shops, bar, medical service, regular bus service. Albena is a famous beach resort located in northeastern Bulgaria, about 8 km from Balchik, 30 km from the towns of Dobrich and Varna. The finest sandy beach is 5 km long and 150 meters wide. It is relatively calm compared to the larger resorts such as Sunny Beach and Golden Sands and is perfect for family vacations. The largest Botanic garden in Bulgaria lies only 10 km from Albena. The unique hunting and fishing area “Batova” is nearby.