Poreč is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Croatia; it is located on the western coast of Istrian peninsula. Poreč is a historic charming town, set around town harbour and protected from the Adriatic Sea by Sveti Nikola Island. In picturesque Poreč old town there are many restaurants, bars and local shops with local products. Along Poreč promenade which goes from marina to harbour there are also restaurants and bars. In harbour many tourist ships offer boat trips to neighbouring places and attractions. Numerous hotels are located in Poreč area and in resorts of Zelena Laguna, Plava Laguna, Bijela Uvala and Brulo.
Amazing Sveti Nikola Island lies opposite of Poreč harbour, just five minutes by boat. Its rich history dates back in 6th century. In the 17th century during the plague epidemic it was used as quarantine area. The Polesini family purchased the island at the end of 18th century; Isabella Castle was opened. Original look of Isabella Castle is preserved to this day.
On the island there is the oldest lighthouse on the Adriatic, built in 1403 and used to guide ships towards Poreč harbour.
Today new luxury Valamar Isabella Island Resort is located on charming Sveti Nikola Island.
This exclusive resort is traffic free and it is easy reachable by boat just 5 minutes from Poreč harbour. The boat ride is available the whole day and it is free for resort guests.
You will be fascinated by well kept gardens, pine forest, rich greenery, beautiful beaches, fantastic views and various choices of accommodations of Valamar Isabella Island Resort. Valamar accommodations on the island are fantastic; you can choose 4-star Valamar Isabella Hotel, 4-star villas, exclusive 5-star Valamar Isabella Miramare suites, 5-star Valamar Isabella Castle or 5-star Presidential Villas.
Island resort offers various pools, restaurants, sport and entertainment facilities with outdoor fitness, kids entertainment facilities and beaches for everyone.
Beach is all around the island and you have a privilege to choose between sandy, pebbly, paved, rocky or grass beach. All around the island you will enjoy in amazing view over the sea or over Poreč historic town.
Valamar Isabella Island Resort is great choice for active or relaxing holidays. It is even greater for romantic luxury escapes enjoying in beautiful scenery of the island, dinning in restaurant overlooking the sea, taking romantic walks through well kept gardens and relaxing on pools and beaches.
In Poreč, opposite of Isabella Island Resort, Valamar Riviera Hotel & Villa Parentino are located. Valamar Riviera hotel is boutique and exclusive hotel with great location on idyllic Poreč promenade overlooking Sveti Nikola Island.
Hotel offers to its guests free boat ride to Sveti Nikola Island where they can access Isabella Island Resort pools and beaches. Hotel is suitable for adults who want to stay in the heart of Poreč town with many restaurants, bars, local shops and rich night life.
While exploring Istria it is a must visiting Poreč and Sveti Nikola Island. For holidays or just romantic escape Isabella Island Resort is certainly excellent choice. Pictures tell more than words. Enjoy!