If you want a vacation with your family, active sports vacation, romance, solitude or fun - Rijeka has an ideal beach for you - Ploče beach below the Kantrida pool. Due to the Mediterranean climate in Rijeka, the bathing season starts in spring and lasts until late autumn.
A long promenade with greenery and lighting and the area above the promenade greened with Mediterranean plants and equipped with benches for relaxation and fully equipped beach, make this beach during the day the most visited beach in Rijeka, and in the evening is an ideal place for summer walks. Swimmers can choose between a pebble and concrete sunbathing area, and the beach is fully equipped, from bathrooms, deck chairs, showers to changing cabins and adapted for people with disabilities. The beach is suitable for all ages, so children can play in the sandpit and adults can try their hand at beach volleyball.
In 2011, Ploče Beach received a special award in the category of the best landscaped public beach as part of the Blue Flower campaign, and in 2012, as part of the Tourist Flower - Quality for Croatia campaign, it was named the best beach in the urban / local beach category. Ploče also has the Blue Flag, which means that the cleanliness and quality of the sea meet international requirements, and that the beach is in the safe hands of the rescue service. On the beach there are numerous restaurants where you can refresh yourself and taste local specialties.
The beach is located below the most beautiful and largest pool complex in Croatia, the Kantrida pools. Today, Kantrida swimming pools are not only a space for preparations and competitions for athletes, but also an attractive place for recreation and entertainment. The complex is a world award winner. Along with the outdoor Olympic pool by the sea, 5 pools of different sizes were created. The complex is primarily a sports facility, but also offers a range of facilities for recreation, relaxation and entertainment. Athletes and citizens have at their disposal fitness and wellness, and within the complex there is a diving club and a travel agency. Visitors can relax in one of the 3 restaurants with a beautiful view of the sea, the islands of Krk, Cres and Lošinj, then Učka, Opatija and Lovran. You can also enjoy a part of the atmosphere via our webcam.