Introducing holidays to Portoroz
Portoroz is an ideal destination for a relaxing sun, sea and sand holiday with plenty of things to do. With a pleasant climate and the renowned healing properties of its natural mud and salt water spas, the town makes an ideal destination for an invigorating spa-style break in uniquely diverse surroundings. The town is known for being a health resort in the 13th century for monks and although it has since evolved into a popular tourist destination, it has stayed true to its roots with its wide selection of spa treatments still on offer. More active things to do in Portoroz include water sport activities and boat trips, meaning you’re never short of options. Portoroz has a diverse culture with plenty of food choices in the local restaurants. You’ll find good live music and a bustling nightlife too, perfect for enjoying quality time here.
Life’s a beach
As a famous health and wellness resort, Portoroz’s tourist industry is mainly based on healing substances from the surrounding areas. Numerous spa and health treatments in Portoroz utilise salts harvested from the northernmost salt flats in the Mediterranean, the Sečovlje Salina. The salt is still produced using 700-year old traditional methods. Salts produced in this way have a multitude of health benefits ranging from improving blood pressure to maintaining strong bones and clear skin. There are plenty of spa and wellness centres around Portoroz which help to help you feel invigorated and renew your energy levels all-year round. The town also boasts a well-maintained beach, ideal for sunbathing and walks, with warm sea waters that reach around 31 degrees Celsius in the summer months. Scattered alongside the beach, there are several bustling bars and cafés that are open throughout the year. Stop in for a cup of freshly brewed coffee following your walk along the beach, or visit one of the seaside restaurants for a delicious meal.
Portoroz has a diverse range of attractions owing to its varied history first as a health resort for monks and later evolving into a popular spa and wellness destination for holidaymakers from around the world. The top attractions include the Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, a nature park based around the Sečovlje Salina salt flats that produce many of the therapeutic salts Portoroz uses in its health and wellness treatments. Here you’ll learn about the salt producing methods and see the process in film and by interactive models. Fashion lovers will love a trip to the Portoroz Handbag Museum, which features an interesting collection of handbags from throughout the ages as well as fascinating insights into their owner’s lives. If you’re in the mood for a flutter, head to Casinos Portorose, a group of 4 casinos that were established in 1913 and are the largest and most famous casino destination in the northern Adriatic area, as well as some of the oldest casinos in all of Europe. Other top Portoroz attractions include The Fonda Fish Farm run by Dr. Irena Fonda, one of the most renowned and successful fish farms in the world.