Beautiful Kostrena beaches that are the combination of pebbles and rocks attract thousands of tourists each year. Source: croatia.hr
Kostrena is an old littoral village close to Rijeka
. It extends from Martinscica Bay to Bakar Bay, with Javor Creek as the natural border between this area and Podvezica of Rijeka. Martinscica Bay is the site of the well-known overhaul shipyard Viktor Lenac. Kostrena area is made of St. Lucija and St. Barbara, two areas named after the local churches. Seafaring is the most significant for Kostrena, being as it is the home of famous Captains that have sailed the world, such as Pavle Randic who sailed the Suez Canal on the eve of its opening, Kuzma Franelic who was courageous enough to participate in the rescuing
Part of Kostrena coast: houses, vegetation, sea and a small harbor with boats. Source: marinas.com
of Titanic castaways or Erazmo Bernard Ticac who was one of the main designers of the first merchant ship with nuclear drive, Savanah. Other than its natural treasures, Kostrena also has a rich gastronomic offer of restaurants, bistros and pizzerias, versatile accommodation that consists mostly of apartments. All this can be taken in by taking a walk along this small village. Hotel Lucija, above Zurkovo Bay, offers accommodation for hundred persons, while numerous apartments in Kostrena and villas with the sea view can accommodate many more. Kostrena area is made of a peninsula with numerous beaches and coves, such as:
Who wouldn't go for a swim in this clear sea during the calm sea in Kostrena? Source: photocroatia.com
Zurkovo, Svezanj, Spuzvina, Perilo, Nova voda, and Smokvinovo. Fifty meters above the Stara voda (old water) harbor, there is Bacina Pond from which one can often hear frogs. Vegetation, including the famous Kostrena fennel, contributes to the Mediterranean atmosphere. Freshwater springs make the sea in Kostrena one or two degrees cooler, providing great opportunity for refreshment during summer heat waves. Clean sea and beauty of the coast provide one with unforgettable summer vacation or a weekend mini-vacation.
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