Experience the magic of Opatija Advent!

25 November 2022 - 8 January 2023 


In winter, the streets of Opatija take on the appearance of a Christmas fairy tale. Festive decorations, Christmas lights and enticing aromas create the perfect setting for unforgettable festive moments. Feel the Christmas spirit while walking through the illuminated streets and parks, enjoy mulled wine at Christmas kiosks, and indulge in sweet temptations in the town’s famous cafés.

A winter fairy tale at Liburnia Hotels & Villas

Café Strauss

Discover the special festive atmosphere in the Palace Bellevue Hotel’s Café Strauss! Taste traditional delicacies to the sound of Christmas classics and enjoy show cooking every day from 12:00 to 20:00. Two unique photo points will provide perfect backdrops for your photos!


Must Try: Teta Sarma (minced beef, rice, sauerkraut, pastry, sour cream)


Special workshops:

  • Making Christmas Tree Decorations
    (24 December, 10:00-12:00)
  • Photo Opportunity with Santa Claus
    (25 December, 10:00-12:00)
  • Christmas Disco & Raffle
    (26 December, 10:00-12:00)


Discover Advent flavours

Café Imperial

Surrender to a special kind of magic on the terrace of the Heritage Hotel Imperial. Enjoy the DJ music while you savour aromatic drinks and delicious burgers in good company. Don’t forget to immortalise these unforgettable moments at the special photo point!


Must Try: Advent breakfast (Leberkäse, fried egg, pretzel)


Don't miss: Family Mornings with our mascot Liri and creative worshops for children (Saturdays and Sundays, 10:00 – 13:00)


Discover Advent flavours

SPA relaxation in December

The relaxing ambience of the wellness centres in our Ambasador and Palace Bellevue hotels makes the perfect escape from cold winter days. Regenerate your body and mind with soothing treatments that will prepare you for the glittering December celebrations.


Must Try: Ginger-based body exfoliation and massage with cinnamon essential oil (Hotel Ambasador)


Experience SPA relaxation

Advent in Opatija

Advent at the Juraj Šporer Art Pavilion

The Juraj Šporer Art Pavilion, decorated with light effects and installations, will offer numerous performances by top jazz, rock and pop musicians as well as a series of children’s theatre performances and interesting workshops such as making Christmas decorations and a Christmas TikTok video. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with the scents of mulled wine, hot tea and popular festive dishes in the air!

Ice Magic at the Open Air Theatre

The focal point of Opatija during the Advent period is the ice rink, which offers a varied children’s programme including a skating school. You can enjoy the Christmas atmosphere at the rustic wooden kiosks offering mulled wine and sausages.

New Year’s Eve party in the open air

Welcome in 2023 at an outdoor party! At Opatija’s Open Air Theatre, the New Year’s Eve celebration gets underway already at 11:00 in the morning with an entertainment programme for children, music, dancing, balloons and a New Year’s Eve party at noon. In the evening, the festivities continue with the band Dellboys at the Open Air Theatre and the bands Groovers, Koktelsi and Šajeta in front of the Opatija Market Hall.

Advent accommodation in Liburnia Hotels & Villas

Magical Advent

Enjoy the comfort of our hotels while exploring the magic of Advent in Opatija.

Rooms from 72,00 € / 542,48 kn per night

New Year in Style

Glam it up and shine like a star during a glamorous New Year’s Eve celebration. Start 2023 in style!

Rooms from 126,10 € / 950,10 kn per night

Gourmet & Fine Dining

Embark on a culinary journey with us and enjoy the perfect combination of tradition and innovation.

Rooms from 96,43 € / 726,55 kn per night