Experience the unexpected
...entwined since the days of the Romans. From the superbly balanced Istrians and the potent Dalmatians to the resurging varieties of the Kvarner islands, Croatia’s vineyards invite you to discover if the gossip is true.
Olive oil philosophy
The efforts invested into this ancient tradition have not gone unnoticed. Istria has been declared the best olive oil region in the world for the 4th time in a row! Picturesque olive groves span the eastern Adriatic with gifts of this divine product.
Land of truffels
Now introducing His Majesty - Truffle of Istria! Too delicate to cultivate, truffles found thier perfect hideout in the Istrian forests, and from there, a way to our plates and our hearts. Explore truffle hunting, a unique gastronomic experience!
The gastronomic heritage
Kvarner & Istria region offer unique cultural, historical and gastronomic experience. Whether it be the famed Kvarner bay shrimps, olive oil, Lovran's marun chestnuts, local cheese, honey and figcake - the palette is diverse as the regions themselves!
The culinary achievements of Kvarner and Istria regions will leave no palate indifferent. From Michelin restaurants, exquisite local bistros and taverns, to family farm restaurants and street food - you simply can't go wrong!
DISCOVERING THE UNCOMMON
Just a short drive from Opatija lays the mountains of Učka and Gorski Kotar. Nature parks, walking trails, lakes, mountain springs and caves - this area unveils the extraordinary diversity of the region’s nature and tempt all those adventure seekers!
The Opatija Riviera
The Rivera has been a long-time favourite of the Habsburgs, and their influence unveils itself in countless villas and unique architectural heritage, equally shared by the royal Opatija as well as the picturesque Volosko, Lovran and Mošćenička Draga.
Kvarner hilltops & hinterland
Discover the medieval hilltop towns of Moscenice, Veprinac, Kastav and Trsat. Explore the town squares and ancient walls holding these forts for centuries on end. Take in their legends while enjoying local food and breathtaking views of the Kvarner Bay!
Kvarner bay islands
The dream of a thousand islands starts here, at the Kvarner. This unique neckless of pearls adorns the entire Croatian coast and writes an uninterrupted story of Mediterranean lifestyle. Explore the islands in an unique style, with our majestic Riva!
Terra magica - Istria
An olive oil region without compare, a home to vineyards, olive oil, truffles, as well as historic cities. Istria rightfully bears the name Terra Magica. The region invites you to taste the local specialities as well as the seductive Istrian lifestyle.
EASE & UNWIND
Riva Lounge Summer nights
Take a step back to enjoy what inspires us the most. Music has been a source of our inspiration and what better way to enjoy it than at our Riva Lounge. Experience an unforgettable evening’s terrace with our signature cocktails and good music.
Edgar cigar bar
Sporting a superb selection of top brand cigars and spirits, this elegant space is equally welcoming to experienced aficionados as well as those first-timers. Our staff will gladly recommend a brand and pair it with a glass of red cuvée or aged brandy!
Experience the destination in the fullness of artistic, cultural and historical events. The Imperial Town, Retropatija, Summer nights of Rijeka and Kastav, Blues festival and more... Our Maestro will gladly guide you through your event calendar!
THE ART OF WELLBEING
Ikalia - A spa like no other
An entire floor dedicated to wellbeing, with majestic sea views to render your relaxation even more memorable. Discover this temple of health imbued with the mystery of goddess Ika and the ancient amber trading route.Find more
Along the Lungomare
The most famous 12km long seaside promenade, Lungomare was built at the turn of the 20th century, featuring not only a walk down the heritage lane with breathtaking sights, but also the most beautiful scenery for a casual walk or a jogging session.
The active traveller
The surroundings of Opatija offer many atractions to explore and to stay fit, and what better way to stay active than to fully explore the Adriatic sea - Hop on to our stand up paddles, take diving lessons or feel the paragliding adrenalin!