Crikvenica | Croatia :)

Crikvenica Travel Guide

 

Crikvenica is one of the oldest and the most famous resorts of the coast of Croatia.

Crikvenica resort is located in the western part of Kvarner bay. Crikvenica is famous for its sandy beach, mild climate, a lot of vegetation, the Crikvenica carnival, which takes place every January/February, and the touristic infrastructure, which has been developed for over 100 years.

Crikvenica resort Croatia photo

Sightseeing in Crikvenica

Crikvenica is a small resort town stretching along the shore by the foot of a mountain. Private homes in Crikvenica are well-maintained, and have gardens. Along the embankment in Crikvenica, there are cosy cafes, shops and restaurants. There are children’s playgrounds, swings, trampolines and slides for children.

Crikvenica is famous in Europe as one of the sunniest cities of Europe.

Crikvenica resort Croatia photo

The name of the town of Crikvenica comes from the name of an ancient monastery built in 1412.

Nowadays, there is a hotel in the building of the monastery, and nearby there is the church of St Mary.

Crikvenica resort Croatia photo

Among the main sights of Crikvenica there are also the ruins of the medieval town of Kotor with its well-preserved ruins of houses and the church.

The museum of the town of Crikvenica tells the history of the Kvarner region, and of Crikvenica.

Crikvenica resort Croatia photo
Crikvenica resort Croatia photo

Those who rest with children can visit the Aquarium, which shows 150 types of fish and other sea creatures.

Crikvenica resort Croatia photo

The guests of Crikvenica are offered excursions to the island of Krka.

Beaches in Kvarner bay Croatia

Beach Opatija Kvarner bay Croatia beach photo
The Kvarner beaches are also picturesque and various, there are sandy, small-pebbled and rocks beaches.
The most popular beach of Kvarner bay is Paradise beach on Rab island.
Kvarner region include beaches resorts and islands
– beaches in Opatija
– beaches in Crikvenica & Novi Vinodolski resorts
– beaches in Rijeka
– beaches on Krk & Rab islands

…more about beaches in Kvarner region Croatia

Hotels & hostels in Crikvenice

Hotel Villa Aurora 3* Crikvenica

Hotels Crikvenica Kvarner Croatia
GOOD rating 7.6 / 10
Review score based on 33 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 800 m
Distance to center of Crikvenica:
Distance to airport Rijeka: 35 km
Add: charming family-run hotel offers elegant rooms with views of Krk Island or the adjacent park, bar, restaurant serving traditional Croatian cuisine, beautiful terrace, air conditioning, beach provides numerous options for water sports
Cost room for 2 per: from 79 euro

Photo and description hotel Villa Aurora 3* Crikvenica

Hotel Vila Ruzica 3* Crikvenica

Hotels Crikvenica Kvarner Croatia
GOOD rating 7.0 / 10
Review score based on 20 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 50 m
Distance to center of Crikvenica: 300 m
Distance to airport Rijeka: 35 km
Add: set in gardens, free Wi-Fi can be accessed in public areas, elegant rooms, carpeted flooring, minibar, for guests rich buffet breakfast, à la carte restaurant serves Croatian cuisine, for younger guests offers a children’s playground
Cost room for 2 per: from 74 euro

Photo and description hotel Vila Ruzica 3* Crikvenica

Hotel Omorika 2* Crikvenica

Hotels Crikvenica Kvarner Croatia
GOOD rating 7.0 / 10
Review score based on 61 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: seafront
Distance to center of Crikvenica:
Distance to airport Rijeka: 35 km
Add: on the seafront with beautiful views to the nearby island of Krk and the Crikvenica Riviera, rooms with balconies and sat TV, provides possibilities of organizing conferences (cca.300 Places), 8 km of sand and gravel beaches
Cost room for 2 per: from 51 euro

Photo and description hotel Omorika 2* Crikvenica

Private apartments in Crikvenice

Apartments Ksenija Crikvenica

Private apartments Crikvenica Croatia
EXCEPTIONAL rating 9.9 / 10
Review score based on 5 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 5 min walk
Distance to center of Crikvenica: in centre
Distance to airport Pula: 135 km
Add: offers a balcony with a view of the Adriatic Sea, air-conditioning, separate bedroom as well as a living room with a fully equipped kitchen, dining table and seating area, bathroom with a shower and hairdryer, on-site parking
Cost apartment for 5 per: from 70 euro

Photo and description apartments Ksenija Crikvenica

Apartments Begovic 3* Crikvenica

Private apartments Crikvenica Croatia
EXCEPTIONAL rating 9.8 / 10
Review score based on 7 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 180 m
Distance to center of Crikvenica: in centre
Distance to airport Pula: 135 km
Add: offers air-conditioned apartment with a terrace with sea and city views, free Wi-Fi, equipped kitchen with a microwave and an oven, there are two bathrooms featuring either a bathtub or a shower and a bidet, free parking, grocery store is 50 m, restaurant serving international dishes is 70 m away
Cost rent penthouse for 6 guests + 2 children: from 78 euro

Photo and description apartments Begovic 3* Crikvenica

Apartments Villa Harmonie 4* Crikvenica

Private apartments Crikvenica Croatia
EXCEPTIONAL rating 9.7 / 10
Review score based on 17 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 200 m
Distance to center of Crikvenica: 400 m
Distance to airport Pula: 135 km
Add: located only 200 m from a sandy beach with water sports facilities, air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi, garden and a terrace are at the guests’ disposal, free-to-use barbecue facilities, restaurant is only a few steps away, free private parking
Cost apartment 4+2: from 60 euro

Photo and description Villa Harmonie 4* Crikvenica

…more about Hotels, hostels & apartments in Crikvenice

Get to Crikvenica

Get to Crikvenica by air:

Crikvenica is situated conveniently near to several international airports in Croatia:
– airport Pula city 138 km
– airport Zagreb city 174 km
– airport Split city 301 km

skyscanner generic 728x90

The nearest domestic airport to Crikvenica is airport Omisalj near Rijeka city. Distance to airport Rijeka from Crikvenica – 22 km

… search for flights Croatia

Get to Crikvenica by bus:

Bus traffic connects Crikvenica with major cities of Croatia.
Phone bus station of Crikvenica +385 51781333
Official web site of Croatian bus traffic www.autobusni-kolodvor.com

You can get information about timetable and tickets by bus in Europe:

Get to Crikvenica by car:

Motorways connect Crikvenica with all cities and regions of Croatia.

Crikvenica can be reached by the free motorway Jadranska (E65), which goes along all of Croatia’s coastline, or the paid highway (A1).

Rent a car in Rijeka

Distance from Crikvenica to cities:

Distance from Crikvenica to Zagreb – 168 km

Distance from Crikvenica to cities of Istria:
Umag – 134 km; Novigrad – 125 km; Pula – 142 km; Rovinj – 124 km; Medulin – 146 km; Rabac – 100 km

Distance from Crikvenica to cities of Kvarner:
Rijeka – 34 km; Opatija – 48 km; Malinska on Krk isle – 33 km; Baska on Krk isle – 62 km; Novi Vinodolski – 11 km; Senj – 33 km

Distance from Crikvenica to cities Croatia: 
Zadar – 206 km; Sibenik – 263 km; Split – 331 km; Makarska resort – 377 km; Dubrobnik – 519 km

Map of Crikvenica

Weather in Crikvenica

Average monthly temperatures in Crikvenica Croatia:

January +9 С
February +10 С
March +14 С
April +18 С
May +24 С
June +27 С
July +29 С
August +30 С
September +24 С
October +20 С
November +14 С
December +9 С

Average monthly water temperatures in Crikvenica Croatia:

January +10 С
February +12 С
March +14 С
April +15 С
May +19 С
June +22 C
July +25 С
August +26 С
September +23 С
October +20 С
November +17 С
December +13 С

Thallasotherapy Crikvenica

Crikvenica is famous for its thermal resorts — Thallasotherapy Crikvenica and Therme Selca.

Many guests annually visit the spa hotel and the health centre of Crikvenica — Therapia hotel — and the largest in Europe hotel spa complex Novi Spa hotels&resort.

Thallasotherapy Crikvenica Croatia photos

Thallasotherapy Crikvenica is a medical centre with a hundred-year history of invigoration using thallasotherapeutical treatment with the purpose of preventive health care, medical rest and rehabilitation. Thallasotherapy Crikvenica specializes in treating ailments connected with rheumatism and muscoskeletal system disorders, as well as rehabilitation and treatment of upper and lower respiratory tracts of children, adults and the elderly.

Thallasotherapy Crikvenica resort of Croatia is located on the very shore of a bay of the Adriatic sea, a pebbled beach and a 6 km long embankment backed by Mediterranean vegetation.

Thallasotherapy Crikvenica is ideal for thallasotherapeutical treatment, restoration and rest. 100 years ago the medical centre of the town of Crikvenica opened for its first European visitors as a place of rest and treatment. The mild climate of the coast, with its mild winter and a relatively mild summer, a unique mix of mountain and sea air, and very clean sea.

Thallasotherapy Crikvenica

Today Thallasotherapy Crikvenica is a modernly equipped medical institution, which combines the fundamentals of thallasotherapeutical treatment with the advances of the modern science, thus achieving exceptional results in treating the muscoskeletal system and the respirotary organs of people of all ages.

On this page used photos from sites croatia.hr, www.sdp-crikvenica.org, www.connecto-taxi.com, www.mgc.hr