Opatija

Holiday Guide to Opatija, Croatia – All Inclusive

Quick Details

  • Flight time: 2 – 2.5 hours from UK
  • Time difference: Ahead of UK by one hour
  • Language: Croatian
  • Currency: kuna

At a Glance

  • Ideal for a relaxing and unwinding break
  • Famed for a 12 kilometre long promenade
  • Nightlife in Opatija is quiet
  • Best time is June, July and August

Sheltered by the gigantic Ucka Mountains, Opatija lies on Croatia’s Adriatic coast in the beautiful Opatija Riviera. Perhaps, one of the oldest resorts in Croatia, Opatija has become a favourite of many over the years. All inclusive Opatija offers a pleasant Mediterranean, fantastic scenery, lovely beaches, fascinating history and loads of fun.
Holidays all inclusive in Opatija are ideal for a relaxing and unwinding break thanks to the resort’s laid back and slow paced life. Famous for its lush and beautiful landscape, Opatija is great for exploring the countryside. Not only is the place famous for its beauty but for its delicious cuisine too. There are many excellent eateries in town where one can try delightful local specialties and seafood dishes of the region.

Beach:

Nestled in a protective cove in the Gulf of Kvarner, most of the beaches on cheap all inclusive holidays in Opatija are shingled and pebbled. Moscenicka Draga is the prettiest of the lot. The Slatina beach is a man-made one with a long platform for stretching out in the sun. Opatija is famous for its 12 kilometre long seafront promenade ‘Lungo Mare’ that covers the entire stretch of coastline. It is one lovely walk on the promenade with excellent views of the glistening waters and the setting sun.

Nightlife:

Nightlife on Opatija holidays is not much when compared to other resorts like Hvar and Dubrovnik. Away from the hustle and bustle of discos and clubs found in other resorts, the nightlife in Opatija is way quieter. The main hub of all night-time activity is the Lungo Mare promenade with a couple of bars and restaurants. Many of the hotels too provide in-house entertainment for its guests. Throughout the summer season, plenty of events take place in town. There’s an open air summer theatre showing lovely films.

When to go:

Summers on holidays in Opatija are the hottest with almost 8-9 hrs of sunshine per day. Enjoying a Mediterranean climate, the resort has hot and dry summers and cool winters. During the summer months of June, July and August the temperatures reach the soaring 30°C. During the summer months many music concerts, conventions, exhibitions, festivals and events take place in Opatija. Thus one can say that summer is the ideal time for a vacation to the resort. But those of you who want to escape the summer heat and season crowds can opt for a trip in the autumn season. Autumn is fairly better weather and you can still enjoy some of the famous Croatian sunshine.

Opatija, Croatia Weather

April 53°F
May 61°F
June 67°F
July 72°F
Aug 72°F
Sept 66°F
Oct 57°F
Relevant Links

Official Tourist Board of Opatija
Tel. 00 385 51 271 710,
e-mail: info@opatija-tourism.hr
website: http://opatija-tourism.hr/en
Official PDF Travel Guide

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