Resort Crikvenica (Croatia): description, attractions, reviews
This resort, located on the coastAdriatic Sea, is one of the most famous and oldest in its surprisingly mild climate, an abundance of diverse vegetation, magnificent carnival and developed tourism. The foundation of it began a hundred years ago.
This resort is called Crikvenica (Croatia). It will be discussed further on.
Description of the resort
The city in Croatia Crikvenica has a small size. It is famous for its beautiful beaches, several kilometers long. From the neighboring city of Rijeka (the regional center) it is located 25 kilometers away.
The resort town is one of the warmest,the sunny places of Europe, due to its convenient geographical location. A fairly long light day allows you to enjoy your rest on the beach until almost the evening. Riviera Crikvenica is an extended 8-kilometer stretch of beautifully equipped beaches that have received UNESCO's Blue Flag for the last 7 years, which indicates the excellent ecological cleanliness of beach areas and sea water.
It is noteworthy that all city streetsCrikvenica (Croatia) are parallel to the sea along a mountain slope. Well-groomed houses have small cozy courtyards, city streets and the embankment are planted with many trees, such as palms, citrus, magnolias, persimmons. A lot of here and colorful flower beds. Along the embankment and in the adjoining streets there are many shops where you can buy souvenirs, clothes and jewelry. The whole embankment is filled with restaurants, cafes, from which wonderful views of the island of Krk and Kvarner Bay open.
As for daytime and evening walks toThe services of tourists are represented by a path of love Lubavna cestitsa, where you can safely stroll. And for children there is a huge variety of different playgrounds with swings, slides, trampolines, as well as a mini water park.
Places of interest in Crikvenica (Croatia)
The main attraction is the island of the KRK. It is the largest island of the Adriatic, a pearl of the Croatian islands. The unique bridge that connects the mainland with it is located seven kilometers from the city center. At the time of its construction, it had no equal in size.
The island is represented by dense forests, rocks,olive and vine plantations. Soft climatic conditions, ancient cities, wonderful sandy-pebble beaches, bays with amazingly turquoise sea water - all this makes the island attractive to numerous tourists. From the island of the KRK there is a ferry connection (including by car) and to the islands nearest, and to other parts of Croatia.
Beaches of Crikvenica, surroundings
A magnificent amusement park called "Adrenaline Park Crikvenica" is located on the central embankment. Most of the beaches are free.
City center beach (mostlysandy) is located on the territory fenced off from the city, and the entrance to it is paid. The beach is equipped with showers and cabins for changing clothes (free of charge). There are additional paid services in the form of rent: umbrellas and trestle beds, boats and catamarans. You can use the services of massage and play children's attractions, cafes, etc. There are a variety of sports grounds (ball games and tennis), as well as equipment for rowing and surfing.
The water in the sea is very clean and transparent, light-blue in color, the bottom is sandy-stony, and there are pebble areas.
The main city beach from the city center is 200 meters away.
Magnificent warm climate, natural beauty andmodern beaches made it possible for this place to turn from an ordinary fishing village into a fabulous tourist attraction. Crikvenica (Croatia) has united such settlements as Jadranovo, Selse and Dramal.
An open-air tour bus departs from the bus station. The sightseeing tour begins in the city center, then the route runs along the sea.
There are also pedestrian mountain routes beginning in500 meters from the central part of the city. The path, which passes through the mountains in the shadow of deciduous and coniferous trees, leads to the ruins of an ancient castle, where cozy places for rest are organized. From one of the points of this route there is a delightful view of the mountain river and the Vinodol valley. The total walk time is 1.5 hours.
In the village of Tribalj (5 minutes drive from Crikvenica)is a fabulous mountain lake overlooking the beautiful ancient castle. Its territory is landscaped for fishing. There are piers and corners for picnics. On this lake, the European European Championships for Fishing are held every year.
In the village of Bribir (15 minutes from the city center) there is a school for parachuting.
Below are the best, according to the reviews of hotels, hotels in Croatia (Crikvenica):
- Apartment «Villa Claudia» in 0.8 kilometers to the east of Crikvenica.
- Apartment Villa Harmonie is located 1.5 km from the center of Crikvenica (north-west direction), 30 meters from the sea.
- Villa Mare Crikvenica is 1600 meters from Crikvenica (north-west).
From the cold northern winds the resort is protected by high ridges of Crikvenica. Croatia almost all has a subtropical Mediterranean climate that provides a warm winter.
The average February temperature in the resort is +7 degrees. Summer temperature averages 23 degrees, and the amount of precipitation is not more than 1242 millimeters per year.
In conclusion about the reviews
Splendid Crikvenica (Croatia). Reviews about this resort are most positive. Most of them are 5 on a five-point system. Beaches in Crikvenica, according to reviews of tourists, are considered the best and cleanest in Croatia.
This place is ideal for a magnificent and unforgettable holiday.