Aladzha Monastery is situated in a beautiful area 14 km north of Varna. Aladzha Monastery is one of the few cave monasteries in Bulgaria where the different premises and their functions are clearly distinguishable. The monastery premises are carved and arranged on two levels in a limestone rock that is almost 40 m high. The monastery church, the monastery cells, the refectory, the kitchen, the small cemetery church, the crypt (ossuary), and the farm premises are all situated on the first level. The second level is a natural rock recess in the eastern part of which lies the monastery chapel.
From Plaza Hotel Varna you can reach Aladzha Monastery in 30 minutes by car. The distance from Plaza Hotel Varna to Aladzha Monastery near Golden Sands is 15km.