Only around twenty kilometers from village of Mandritsa is located one of the biggest and most beautiful dams in Bulgaria – Ivaylovgrad dam. The bridge line of the dam is 64 kilometers and the nature around it is impressive. Surrounded by lush vegetation from green century threes there are cozy sunny meadows suitable for picnic and sun baths. For the lovers of fishing there are different types of fishes in the waters of the dam like: catfish, carp, perch, chub and many more. Dam Ivaylovgrad is suitable for different water sports like canoeing, kayaking and others.