Mihaela Lake Retreat is great to explore the quiet, authentic, full of wildlife Eastern Rhodope Mountains

Well equipped and spacious accommodation in beautiful rural setting 20 minutes from the city of Kardzhali.

The quintessential nature spot, this traditional, but modern cottage is perched on top of the village with magnificent view at the lake Studen kladenets. Nature routes and outdoor activities start from the door of your lake retreat. Find out more about nature and walking holidays at Mihaela Lake Retreat.

Oak forest just behind the cottage is home to fallow deer, beech marten, Hermann’s and spur-thighed tortoises, as well as various rare birds like Sparrowhawk, Masked Shrike, Sombre Tit, Olive-tree and Sardinian warbler. Studen kladenets is declared an Important Bird Area where nature lovers can observe Egyptian and Griffon vulture, long-legged Buzzard, black stork, and pygmy cormorant. List of bird species in Eastern Rhodope mountains. A perfect bird watching holiday.

Mihaela Lake Retreat is environmentally friendly accommodation in the heart of Eastern Rhodope Mountains. We actively support green holidays by preserving nature areas, taking care of not disturbing wild animals, as well as informing local communities on the significance of biodiversity. A green holiday at Mihaela also means support for the local farming economy because most of the product for our organic meals come from local farms. By making the choice to visit Mihaela Lake Retreat you can enjoy life with the knowledge of supporting sustainable region of Eastern Rhodope Mountains.