Lovran

March 19, 2010 by  
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Lovran long ago became an attractive place for tourists to come especially in the autumn.

Located not far from Opatija, to which it is connected by the 12-kilometre long Lungomare seaside promenade, Lovran has been living with tourism for a full one hundred years. Read more

Spa Beauty kutak Bristol Hotel, Opatija

February 18, 2010 by  
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Spa & Beauty kutak (snug) is integrated within the four-star Bristol Hotel, in the very centre of Opatija, only a few minute walk from the sea. The hotel, which was built in 1906, has recently been thoroughly renovated. It has 78 finely fitted rooms and apartments, and 3 halls for meetings able to accommodate up to 150 guests. The hotel also has a Viennese style coffee parlour called Palme, and a lovely terrace. Read more

Comfort Zone Spa Wellness Aurora Hotel, Mali Lošinj

February 18, 2010 by  
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[ comfort zone ] spa & wellness Aurora is housed in the four-star Aurora Hotel which is located in Sunčana uvala (the sunny cove), in an old pine wood, 50 m from the sea and about 2 km of pleasant walk from the centre of Mali Lošinj. Renovated in 2008 the hotel has 392 rooms, a number of catering establishments and a multi-purpose hall for congresses and other types of gatherings. Read more

Comfort Zone Space Bonavia Grand Hotel, Rijeka

February 18, 2010 by  
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[ comfort zone ] space bonavia is a wellness centre within the Bonavia Grand Hotel located in the very centre of Rijeka. The hotel has 121 accommodation units, including 7 apartments, and a superb Kamov restaurant which offers a wide ranging selection of local and international dishes. As a frequent destination of business community and a congress venue, it also has a business centre and several halls for congresses and smaller gatherings. Read more

Therapia Wellness Spa Centre, Therapia Hotel, Crikvenica

February 18, 2010 by  
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The Therapia Wellness Spa Centre is located in the four-star Therapia Hotel, a historic hotel built in 1895, which has been fully renovated. The hotel, which sits 250 m from the sea and 1,2 km from the centre of the town of Crikvenica, has 109 rooms, several catering establishments, a smaller congress hall and a number of recreational facilities. Read more

Miramar Wellness Centre, Miramar Hotel, Adria relax resort, Opatija

February 18, 2010 by  
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The Miramar Wellness is a part of the four-star Miramar Hotel in Opatija, located in a cove full of different Mediterranean greenery, by the side of the famous Lungo Mare promenade. The building is a historic Villa Neptun built in 1876, and reconstructed in the Belle Epoch style in 2004. Read more

Six Senses Historic Villa Astra Spa Hotel, Lovran

February 18, 2010 by  
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Villa Astra was built at the beginning of the 20th century, right by the sea, enjoying a wonderful view of the Bay of Kvarner. In 2002 it was restored and turned into a luxury boutique hotel with 6 spacious rooms, a restaurant with an HACCP certificate which primarily offers traditional and organic cuisine, and a heated open-air swimming pool. Read more

Five Elements Wellness Spa Marina hotel, Mošćenička Draga

February 18, 2010 by  
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The Five Elements Wellness & Spa Marina is located in the four-star Marina Hotel which has been fully renovated in 2008. The hotel is situated in the well known tourist resort of Mošćenička Draga, some 15 km from Opatija, at the very beginning of one of the most beautiful beaches of the Adriatic. It is an ideal place for guests who love active holiday, sports, long walks and mountaineering. Read more

Milenij Wellness Spa, Milenij Grand Hotel 4 opatijska cvijeta, Opatija

February 18, 2010 by  
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The Milenij Grand Hotel 4 opatijska cvijeta (four flowers of Opatija) wellness and spa centre is a part of the fourstar hotel which is located in the centre of Opatija, alongside the lovely Lungo Mare promenade by the sea, surrounded by the Mediterranean ambiance of the famous parks of this town. Read more

Kvarner

February 18, 2010 by  
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Here the littoral landscape is practically in the immediate vicinity of the mountainous and forested region of Gorski kotar, the Mediterranean clime and way of life are first neighbours with the harsh mountain climate, while the world of a fashionable tourist resort boasting a 150 year long tradition is so vastly different from the simple rhythm of the island life.

Kvarner is a place where those seeking the glitter of Opatija whose tourist tradition, parks replete with lush greenery and elegant villas, combined with the 12 km long promenade by the sea, attract guests throughout the year. Read more

Phytoaroma Wellness Centre Essentia Adriatica, Adriatic Grand Hotel, Opatija

February 18, 2010 by  
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The Essentia Adriatica wellness centre is situated in the Adriatic Grand Hotel which is close to the sea, enjoys a lovely view of the Bay of Kvarner and is about 10 minutes of pleasant walk from the centre of Opatija. Read more

Opatija Thalasso Wellness Centre, Opatija

February 18, 2010 by  
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The Opatija Thalasso Wellness Centre is linked by a heated corridor with the three-star Villa Dubrava Hotel whose historic façade hides a newly renovated hotel.

The hotel, which has 37 air-conditioned rooms and a restaurant that in addition to the classic cuisine also offers special diet menus, is surrounded by lush Mediterranean greenery, close to the sea and the lovely sea-side promenade (Lungo Mare), as well as to all the facilities that Opatija has to offer. Read more

Punta Hotel Wellness Centre, Veli Lošinj

February 18, 2010 by  
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The Punta Hotel Wellness Centre is housed within this three-star hotel which is only 50m from the sea, in the immediate vicinity of the tourist resort of Veli Lošinj. The hotel has 234 rooms, while the four-star Punta apartments are located nearby. The hotel has several catering establishments and sports and recreational facilities. In the winter period the hotel is closed. Read more

Mozart Hotel Wellness Oasis, Opatija

February 18, 2010 by  
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In the very heart of Opatija the Mozart Hotel shelters an intimate and peaceful wellness oasis. This truly beautiful boutique hotel, built in 1894, was one of those that wrote the tourist history of this town from its very beginnings. Read more

Laurus Spa Beauty, Villa Kapetanovic, Opatija

February 18, 2010 by  
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The Laurus Spa & Beauty is located in the Villa Kapetanović, a newly built facility on an elevation above the town of Volosko, at the very entrance to the town of Opatija, from where it enjoys a stunning view of the Bay of Kvarner and the Kvarner islands. Read more

Five Elements Wellness Spa Ambasador Hotel, Opatija

February 18, 2010 by  
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The Five Elements Wellness & Spa Ambasador is housed in the five-star Amabasador Hotel, by the sea, alongside the famous Lungo Mare Promenade of Opatija which links it to the nearby centre of the town. The hotel has 180 rooms and apartments, a wide selection of caterings establishments offering a fine choice of gastronomy, while the capacity of its modern congress facility enables the organization of gatherings both sizeable and small. Read more

Milenij Wellness Spa Hotel, Opatija

February 8, 2010 by  
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The Milenij Wellness & Spa is housed in the five-star Milenij Hotel that stands in the very centre of Opatija, by the sea and the coastal promenade known as Lungo mare, and is surrounded by a lovely park. Read more

Cres island

February 8, 2010 by  
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The island of Cres is the largest island in the Adriatic, located in the northern part of the Kvarner bay. In the south, in Osor, it is connected with the island Lošinj via a drawbridge.

The coast of the island is 66 kilometres long and very well developed, rich in numerous coves and pebble beaches in its western and southern part, while the northern and eastern part are characterized by steep and harsh rocks.  Read more

Frankopan castle, Bakar

February 8, 2010 by  
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The Frankopan castle is one of the more significant symbols of the long and rich history of the city of Bakar.

The Frankopan castle dates from sometime in the early middle ages, but it got its present appearance in the 18th century when the walls of the towers were lowered after the earthquake of 1750. Read more

Ucka Nature Park

February 8, 2010 by  
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Ucka is a narrow and tall mountain (1,401 metres) that separates Istria and Kvarner, and extends almost vertically to the Dinarides, i.e., Ćićarija, which continues onto it.

Geologically it is composed predominantly of calciferous rock, and in its top section there is a narrow zone of flysch beneath the limestone cap. The slopes are a combination of limestone and dolomite, with relief forms created by erosion and tectonic activity. Read more

Kvarner tourism

January 21, 2010 by  
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The Primorje-Gorski Kotar County area, under the single and recognisable name of Kvarner, brings together islands, coastlines and highlands. The variety of climes and vegetation, architecture, culture and customs is at the heart of the various kids of tourism offer available – you can enjoy bathing in the sea, in the specific life and rich heritage of the islands, in hikes in the fresh mountain air of the Gorski kotar highlands and skiing and sledding in wintertime. Read more

Rab Island

Due to its beautiful sandy beaches, Rab island is a popular vacation destination in Croatia. It is located on northern part of the Croatian coast. The island is 22 km long and has an area of 93.6 km2.

Rab features an extremely unique landscape.  On the northeastern side of the island, the landscape is mostly bare.  However, on the southwestern side of the island, the landscape is covered with one of the last oak forests of the Mediterranean region.   Read more

Krk Island

Krk island is located in Kvarner bay, near Rijeka.  It is one of the biggest islands in this area, being at a size of approximately four hundred and nine square kilometers, covering 405.78 square km, and is also one of the most populous islands. The island is connected to the mainland via 1,430 m long bridge, which is one of the longest concrete bridges in the world. You can reach Krk island by air by air as the northern town of Omišalj hosts the Rijeka International Airport. Read more

Rijeka

January 18, 2010 by  
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Rijeka, situated in the northern corner of Kvarner Bay, is Croatia’s third-largest city and the most important port along the Adriatic coast. Rijeka enjoyed its golden age during the Austro-Hungarian Empire when it was developed as the Empire’s principal port. Read more

Kvarner top destinations

January 15, 2010 by  
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Thanks to its mild winters and hot summers, Kvarner has slowly become an extremely popular destination for travelers.  Located in the Mediterranean, Kvarner has been able to expand its tourism base while maintaining a solid industry to support the economy.  If you plan on taking a trip to Kvarner, here are three places that you should make sure you don’t miss out on Read more