From the map of Kvarner, you can notice that this region is the nearest Croatia's holiday destination. Driving from Italian border you can reach Opatija, the elegant tourist destination, just in little more than an hour.
What makes this region so attractive? This region has all you'll need for a perfect holiday in Croatia.
Opatija, the jewel of the Adriatic Sea, with its tradition in tourism of more than 160 years is one of the best known destinations in Croatia.
Ever since, the Opatija promenade, 12 km long has been a favorite walking path for local people and visitors, an inevitable challenge for photographs and paintings, and a trademark of Opatija's scenery when viewed from the sea.
Walking along the Opatija's waterfront one can admire many magnificent villas, discover important monuments in the local history or statues that have become symbol of the town (such as the Girl with the Seagull), take a rest on a secluded wooden bench in the shade of hundred-year-old trees, admire small coves and beautiful pebble beaches or to enjoy a drink or meal on one of many restaurant terraces right by the sea. Read what others say this promenade!
This region with the coast that extends from Opatija to Zadar region (near Starigrad Paklenica town), including the islands of Krk, Losinj, Cres and Rab, offers numerous beaches.
Here are some best family and children beaches, sandy beaches, naturist beaches and
The popularity of Croatia adventure travel has been growing rapidly in the recent years. Many travelers are searching for fun and adventure in addition to traditional city sightseeing, museums or art galleries.
Some are experienced divers or mountain climbers or just families looking for more excitements and fun. This region has something for all.
With two National Parks and one park of nature, in this region you have a lot of outdoor activities like climbing, hiking, biking, kayaking, diving, cruising, sailing or fishing.
Have you ever heard about Croatia’s party beaches? Probably they are not so famous as Ibiza, Spain beaches but in this region there is one very famous.
Zrce beach, Novalja on the island of Pag is a popular summer resort which hosts probably the only beach in Croatia with Ibiza sense. The beach has numerous facilities and three popular open-air clubs offering entertainment until 'small' hours. Aquarius and Papaya are the most popular clubs, and there is also beach-bar Kalypso.