Opatija port

March 19, 2010 by  
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Although the oldest port in Opatija is most probably the small bay (“Porti}”) in front of St. Jacob’s church, the current port (“Mul”) must also be pretty old, since it was already entered in a map made in 1820 under the name of “Porto Herdt,” which is the distorted Italian word for the domestic term for promontory or headland “Rt” (“Zert”). 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

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

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

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

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

Villa Angiolina, Opatija

February 9, 2010 by  
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Villa Angiolina is the building that certainly marked the beginning of the tourist epoch in the history of Opatija. 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

Opatija Seaside Promenade

February 8, 2010 by  
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Built in phases, this path stretches from Preluka to Lovran and its total length is approximately 12 kilometers. The initiator of the operation was the Scenic Improvement Society (Abbazianer Verschönerungsverein), and the conductors of the works were Heinrich Gintl, Alfred Manussi and Konrad Rubbia. Read more

Hotel Kvarner, Opatija

February 7, 2010 by  
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Hotel Kvarner was the first hotel in Opatija, and probably on the eastern coast of the Adriatic. It was built in 1884 on the site of previous vineyards that belonged to the Toma family, and the building construction lasted only ten months, involving craftsmen and building materials from all parts of the Monarchy. Read more

Hotel Imperial, Opatija

February 6, 2010 by  
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Hotel Imperial was the second hotel to be built in Opatija. As soon as it became evident that the Kvarner would not be able to accommodate the steadily increasing number of guests, the Southern Railways began building a new hotel, which was already opened in 1885 and named after the heiress to the throne Kronprinzessin Stephanie who, with her husband, attended its opening.

Wilhelm, the architect, on this occasion also offered his guests all the luxuries of that period, from central heating to a swimming pool and a cinematograph which were connected by corridors to the principal part of the hotel. 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