Villas in Opatija for rent

Villas in Opatija for rent

Enjoy a vacation with aristocratic flair in one of our villas in Opatija

Explore our selection of villas for rent in Opatija, where you will find luxurious residences with many amenities, modern villas with splendid sea views, and holiday homes with pools and landscaped gardens. Visit Opatija and enjoy in its historic charm, stunning beaches, and Croatia's finest gourmet dining experiences!

Featured villas in Opatija

Villa Semper Fi with Pool

Opatija (Opatija), Croatia
11 guests
5 bedrooms
per night

Luxury Villa Aspecta with Pool

Opatija (Opatija), Croatia
8 guests
4 bedrooms
per night

Luxury Villa Arcade with Pool

Opatija (Opatija), Croatia
8 guests
4 bedrooms
per night

Villa Magic Hill with Pool

Opatija (Opatija), Croatia
12 guests
6 bedrooms
per night

Villa Vista Sul Mare with Pool

Opatija (Opatija), Croatia
9 guests
4 bedrooms
per night

Opatija Luxury Travel Guide

How to get to Opatija

Getting to Opatija is a breeze, especially if you are traveling by car. Also, it is easy to reach Opatija if you are flying into Croatia.

The nearest airport to Opatija is Rijeka Airport (RJK). It takes approximately 45 minutes by car.

You can also consider flying to Pula Airport (PUY) and Zagreb Airport (ZAG). Pula airport is about 2 hours drive from Opatija. Zagreb Airport, the largest international airport in Croatia, is approximately 2.5 hours away by car.

Sightseeing in Opatija

The best way to get to know Opatija is to go on a stroll along the famous Lungomare promenade. The 12 km long promenade connects all the seaside villages of the Opatija Riviera: Volosko, Opatija, Icici, Ika, and Lovran.

Many Art Nouveau buildings show the aristocratic charm of Opatija and its riviera.

Whichever part you choose to explore, you will enjoy the fresh air and panoramic vistas. Also, you will come across the most important sights and landmarks of Opatija and its riviera.

For the starting point of the Opatija sightseeing tour, choose the Villa Angiolina. It houses the Croatian Musem of Tourism. Here is also Park Angiolina, an open-air botanical garden. Intertwined paths take you on a relaxing and fragrant journey. Here you can also see an homage to the camellia flower - the trademark of Opatija.

The famous landmark of Opatija, the statue Maiden with the Seagull, sits on the rocks immersed in the sea.

Parallel to the main Opatija beach, you will find the Croatian Walk of Fame.

Have a slice of cake in one of the luxury cafes or pastry shops and experience the vibes of a little Vienna by the sea.

Maiden with a Seagull statue in Opatija

Maiden with a Seagull statue

Opatija Day Trips and Activites

Enjoying the coast is one of the favorite activities of guests staying in Opatija.

Visiting the beaches, by a pleasant drive along the Opatija Riviera by boat, is one of the best refreshments on hot summer days.

For a great day at sea with family and friends, we recommend a private boat trip to the nearby islands of Cres and Krk.

Near Opatija, the mountain Ucka, which separates Istria from Kvarner, offers many hiking trails.

If you are looking for an idea for a full-day trip from Opatija, we recommend visiting the Plitvice Lakes National Park. This is one of the most famous national parks in Europe, and it is only a 2-hour drive from Opatija.

National Park Plitvice

National Park Plitvice

If you like visiting small and charming towns, we recommend a visit to the inland of Istria. In just an hour’s drive from Opatija, you can reach Motovun.

Opatija Restaurants

Complete your vacation experience in Opatija by enjoying tasty meals in one of the restaurants in Opatija and the Opatija Riviera.

Restaurant Ruzmarin is a suberb restaurant in Opatija. It is located off the beaten path but is worth the effort to find it. Here you can enjoy excellent traditional and modern Croatian food.

Roko is one of the best places to eat out in Opatija and the Opatija Riviera. It offers a varied menu, and the atmosphere is warm and homely.

Draga di Lovrana is a must for anyone visiting Opatija. Setting in the hills above the Opatija Riviera will delight you with a breathtaking view. One Star Michelin reward promises an extraordinary culinary experience.

Valle Losca is a charming tavern located in Volosko on the Opatija Riviera. Visit this hidden gem to enjoy tasty food and a homely atmosphere.

Nebo Restaurant and Lounge by Deni Srdoc is another excellent restaurant with a Michelin star, only a 10-minute drive from Opatija. The tasting menu takes you through all Croatian regions.

Food & wine bar Ganeum is a fine dining restaurant in Lovran. Here you can enjoy creative dishes, fresh fish, and seasonal specials.

Beaches in Opatija

Check out the top beach destinations for an unforgettable visit to Opatija!

Slatina Beach, located in the center of Opatija, is the city's main beach. It offers a wide range of sports and entertainment for both children and adults.

Angiolina Beach enchants visitors with its attractive design and terraces. It spreads over two levels where there is a cafe and a night bar. It exudes retro charm and is one of the more luxurious beaches for enjoying the sun, sea, and cocktails.

Medveja Beach is a long soft pebble beach, within a 15-minute drive from the center of Opatija. Here you can enjoy the crystal-clear sea, lush greenery, and panoramic views.

Sipar Beach sits at the very end of the Opatija Riviera in the village of Moscencika Draga. There are fancy restaurants and cafés nearby, where you can have some tasty meals and drinks. The pebbles are pleasant to walk on and the entrance to the sea is easy.

Dog’s Beach in Opatija is the best choice for your furry friend. It is in the western part of Opatija, towards the village of Icici, next to the promenade.

Brsec Beach Klancac is one of the most beautiful natural beaches of the Opatija Riviera. The beach hides under dramatic cliffs where you can relax on the fine white pebbles and swim in the blue sea. The best way to get to this beach is by boat.

Opatija Riviera Beach

Opatija Riviera Beach

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