Destination guide

Adventurous Opatija will entice you

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


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 holiday 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 centre:

  • 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)

Seasonal weather averages in Opatija

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Opatija

Whether you're an active traveller 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

How to get to and around Opatija

The nearest airport is in Rijeka (RJK), located 15.1 mi (24.3 km) from the city centre. 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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Opatija?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,497 holiday lettings around Opatija. From 1,673 flats & apartments to 224 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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 travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Italy: 144,544 holiday homes
  • Slovenia: 1,575 holiday homes
  • Istria (county): 23,024 holiday homes
  • Inland Croatia: 28,404 holiday homes
  • Mediterranean Sea: 447,174 holiday homes 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:

  • Labin: 4,166 holiday lettings
  • Svetvincenat: 9,851 holiday lettings
  • Rijeka: 2,775 holiday lettings
  • Pazin: 4,307 holiday lettings
  • Zminj: 5,795 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? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Opatija. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Croatian National Theatre Ivan Zajc: 9,991 holiday rentals
  • Krk Town Harbour: 12,902 holiday rentals
  • Krk Town Square: 12,887 holiday rentals
  • Croatian Walk of Fame: 6,708 holiday rentals
  • Lovran Old Town: 7,748 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Opatija listed on 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.