Chic, historical, picturesque bathing resort with 12'700 inhabitants, in the centre of the region, directly by the sea, situated at the foot Ucka (1400 m), 12 km south-west from Rijeka. In the resort: supermarket, shops, grocery, butchery, bakery, boutiques, post office, bank, restaurant, bar, disco, night club, casino, folklore evenings, concerts, evening entertainment, attractions. Indoor aquatic centre, wellness centre, fitness centre, sauna, solarium, health cures, massage, thalassotherapy. Besides: pharmacy, doctor. More possibilities for shopping and entertainment 2 - 12 km.
Beach, with beach facilities. Pebble beach, with beach facilities, suitable for children. Stoney beach. Rocky beach, with beach facilities. Diving, sailing, surfing, water skiing, canoeing. Tennis. Fishing (permit required). Beach volleybally court. Hiking paths, mountain hikes. 40 km bicycle paths, 40 km mountain bike routes, bicycles and mountain bikes for hire.
Due to its favourable climatic conditions, Opatija is an area with considerable resources and facilities for health tourism. Opatija is also beautiful in winter, particularly owing to the sumptuous Carnival celebrations held in January and February.