The breathtaking harbour at Kvarner Bay has given rise to some of Croatia’s most wild beach holiday resort towns, especially Opatija, to which young holiday makers flock in the peak, summer months. It’s not just the pristine waters that make Kvarner Bay so attractive, but also the incredible Croatian mountains cropping up alongside the coast, looming above the villas Kvarner Bay and holiday cottages, and the merry tourists below on the picture-perfect white sandy beaches and luxury villas with a sea view to rent along the coast, as well as the numerous islands held within this small beautiful place. For all your transportation needs in the Kvarner Gulf, the city of Rijeka is a starting point for buses, taxis, car rental and ferries going out to the islands and it even has an airport.
Favourite Destinations (Kvarner Bay)
Initial point for island-hopping - Villas Kvarner Bay
While many make these islands their temporary homes by deciding to rent cheap holiday homes Kvarner Bay and apartments or making resort holiday rentals well in advance, many go out from Rijeka simply for weekend break of island hopping, enjoying the unique views that only the water’s surface can provide. Must-visit islands include Krk, Losinj, Cres, Rab and Mali Losinj, although the crowds you enjoyed on the mainland are here on the islands as well. Check the weather reports before booking your self catering villa anywhere in the Kvarner Bay, because a serious downside for holidays to this enclave are the fierce winds, call “bura”, which can be unpleasant, although you can stay in your holiday home. You can't get enough of island-hopping? Sicily and Sardinia are waiting for you!
Holidays Kvarner Riviera - For outdoor fans
After all, Kvarner Riviera is decidedly an outdoor destination. When the wind evens out, it’s absolutely idyllic for water sports such as sailing, yachting, water skiing and windsurfing. In addition, the land-based sports of tennis, beach volleyball and more are commonly available at the holiday rental resorts. When dining out in the Kvarner Bay, be sure to sample local seafood dishes and Mediterranean food that are typical to the region. Renting a self catering villa with a pool is highly recommended, and various price ranges are available from a cheap holiday to a luxury rental.
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