Destination guide

Adventurous Opatija will entice you

The area's monuments and musicals are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Opatija. Travelers to this walkable city praise the cafés, seaside and beaches. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Opatija

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Opatija has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Park Angiolina (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Open Air Summer Theater (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Molo Longo Promenade (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Platak Ski Resort (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Opatija

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 82°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Opatija

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Opatija is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Park Angiolina (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Lido Beach (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Slatina Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Medveja Beach (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Ucka Nature Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Pesja Beach (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Opatija

The nearest airport is in Rijeka (RJK), located 15.1 mi (24.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Pula (PUY), which is 35.7 mi (57.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Opatija?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,219 holiday lettings near Opatija. From 517 Houses to 186 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Opatija for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Opatija?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Opatija. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Open Air Summer Theater: 6,301 holiday homes
  • St. James's Church: 6,327 holiday homes
  • Croatian Walk of Fame: 6,298 holiday homes
  • Maiden with the Seagull Statue: 6,347 holiday homes
  • Port of Opatija: 6,285 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Opatija! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Opatija?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Opatija with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Roč: 258 holiday lettings
  • Labin: 3,868 holiday lettings
  • Kučeli: 1,767 holiday lettings
  • Brgod: 3,700 holiday lettings
  • Njivice: 7,730 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Opatija?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Opatija. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Open Air Summer Theater: 6,301 holiday rentals
  • St. James's Church: 6,327 holiday rentals
  • Croatian Walk of Fame: 6,298 holiday rentals
  • Maiden with the Seagull Statue: 6,347 holiday rentals
  • Port of Opatija: 6,285 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Opatija listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.