Spend a relaxing or fun-filled day on one of Opatija’s wonderful beaches

After sightseeing in Opatija, there’s nothing more soothing and relaxing for the mind than going to the beach, sunbathing, swimming and reading your favourite book in the shade or splashing in the sea with your kids. Opatija has many nice beaches for couples or families with children and they are spread all the way from Volosko to Lovran alongside Lungomare promenade.

Črnikovica a pebble and concrete beach located on the very entrance of Volosko is ideal beach for picigin (a game played with small ball with main goal not to be dropped in the sea) or volleyball in the sea. There are also restaurants, bars, sanitary facilities and showers nearby so you can enjoy your beach day from morning to evening.

Moving further from Volosko and closer to Opatija there are two beaches nearby, Lipovica and Tomaševac, ideal for families with children.

Lipovica beautiful pebble beach that also has a small playground in shade behind her (for children age 5-10 years). Those who love swimming, scuba diving and picigin will love this beach, and it is even suitable for those who are just learning to swim. This beach also has sanitary facilities and showers and it is near food and beverage facilities. You can access this beach even from Nova cesta main road if you are coming from direction of Rijeka. Just park in sport hall Marino Cvetković and follow the stairs that lead down to the beach.



Tomaševac also called Children’s beach Tomaševac, is ideal beach for families with children. Located just beneath Hotel Ambasador this pebble and concrete beach is one parents and children love the most. With its water slide, children’s playground with pirate ship, swings and other sport activities children can enjoy playing and parents can rent deck chairs and beach umbrellas and relax or have a cold beverage in bar next to playground while still having their children in sight view. After your day on the sea you can shower and change in changing cabins and go on your night out in town or have a grill or buffet dinner Hotel Ambasador just above the beach.

Slatina the main town beach located in center Opatija extends from Portić (Opatija's small harbor) to bus stop and Hotel Palace Bellevue. It is mainly concrete beach with two parts that are smooth sand, one where you can play wallyball and other where the children playground is. There is also a trampoline and floating water playground opposite them. Enjoy the sea and sun from rented deck chair under umbrella or from a safe shade in one of near buy coffee bar or restaurant.

If you brought your favorite friend to vacation with you, a nice Dog beach for your pet is on the Lungomare between Opatija and Ičići called Beach on Punta kolovo. Beach is divided from regular ones with cliffs and it is fenced to promenade so it is secure for your pet to enjoy swimming. It also has hygienic equipment and rinse aid near.

Don’t break your head with thoughts where to leave your pets while you are on vacation when planning your trip, check out our hotels and villas for your stay, they are all Pet Friendly Hotels.

For fans of sport activities, Medveja Beach close to Lovran and Sipar Beach in Mošćenička Draga are ideal for groups of friends, couples, or families looking for active holidays.

Medveja Beach Located beneath Mount Učka, with numerous hiking trails and surrounded by Mediterranean greenery only 50 m from the Holiday Resort Medveja and numerous cafés and restaurants, this fantastic pebbly beach offers everything for a great day by the sea. Water sports such as diving, parasailing or canoeing, and also yoga, Pilates and Nordic walking, alongside a varied entertainment programme for children (face painting, dancing, Remy keep fit, Olympic track, treasure hunt, etc.), are ideal activities for a fulfilling family holiday, while walks along the beach and sipping summer cocktails are perfect for evening relaxation.

Sipar Beach is the most beautiful and longest beach in Mošćenička Draga. Thanks to its clear turquoise sea and white pebbles, this beach is ranked among the 66 most beautiful beaches in Europe on the European Best Destinations website. Located close to the Hotel Marina and Hotel Mediteran this beach with its view of the nearby islands is a great attraction and excellent addition to the hotel’s pools and the other activities on offer for adults and children. The pine forest, bars, restaurants and ice cream shops located alongside the beach are perfect for a break from the sun, sea and heat. Visits to the medieval towns of Mošćenice and Brseč located on the cliffs above the sea are also an unforgettable experience.

If you’d like to be pampered even more after a sightseeing walk or swimming in the sea, then book an hour or two in one of our nearby wellness centres and enjoy a happy and relaxing holiday experience in the destination of Opatija.