From a small fishing village to the most powerful tourist destination, Njivice

This well-known tourist destination is located just 10km from the famous Krk Bridge. Once a small, unknown fishing village has now become very well-known holiday destination, which attracts its guests with a mild climate, clean sea, beautiful beaches and rich fauna. Njivice are best known for its camp, which was recently renovated with luxury mobile homes. In addition, modern sanitary facilities, AC Njivice is covered with free wifi network. The camp is located on land measuring 14 hectares and is entirely dedicated to camping. Along the whole camp stretches a beautiful beach, where you are offered a wide selection of water sports. In addition to the extremely friendly staff at the camp, you will be entertained also by entertainers with various programs. In the immediate vicinity of the camp there are also biking and hiking trails, as well as tennis courts and mini Hippodrome. Guests have a possibility to visit a bar, a la carte restaurant, pizzeria and spaghetti house. Behind the campsite there are a few coves with its nudist beaches.

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Beach in the camp

Besides the famous Camp, in Njivice, north of the harbor, there are located two large hotels:

-Hotel Beli Kamik is surrounded by oak trees, about 100 meters away from the sea and 700 meters away from the center of Njivice. It offers modern rooms (AC, WiFi, satellite TV, mini bar and telephone), all areas are air-conditioned. They have their own TV lounge, bar and cafe. They also provide services of mini club for your children. In the immediate vicinity there is also a sports center.

-Hotel Adriatic/Jadran is a modern three-star hotel, which is located on the beach near the center of Njivice. Each room has satellite TV, telephone and mini bar. The hotel also has a restaurant with sea views, all rooms are air-conditioned. The hotel has a lounge for socializing, a mini club for children, bar, TV lounge, hairdresser, doctor and in the immediate vicinity – the Sports Centre.

Njivice were first mentioned in a document of Prince Ivan Frankopan in 1474, even though, judging by some archaeological findings the village is much older. In the past Njivice were a small village, whose inhabitants were mostly fishermen surrounded by olive groves and forests. In 1930, the hotel Luka (today’s Adriatic) and Villa Dinka were built. That year had also been declared for the official start of tourism in Njivice. At the time, this small fishing village began to change into one of the strongest tourist resorts on the island, which today as well has a Blue Flag award. In Njivice you definitely won’t stay hungry, because by the sea, especially at the small harbor, which represents the center, you can find 9 restaurants with a great variety of gastronomic delights with a spectacular Mediterranean touch. On the left and right side of the harbor, you can find the beach, as well as a few typical cafés and patisseries, who add that tourist beat to the seaside resort. In the harbor, the tourist attention certainly receives an interesting statue of a fisherman who sews a torn fishing net.

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FIsherman sewing a torn fishing net.

In Njivice you can attend a wide range of water sports, and there’s even a diving school. If you want to be in contact with animals, however, we recommend that you go to the main road not far from Njivice, where there is a ranch with horses, which you can as well ride. When you go towards Malinska, you will arrive to the promenade of Anton Kosta, it’s romantic, and approximately 1200 meters long trail that goes along the sea. It is also intended for cyclists. From there you will reach the Gulf of Kijac, where you will find one major beach with parking. If you want to extend your walk all the way to Malinska, you can go a bit further, where you will arrive at the glorious heavenly road. More about this path, you read at this link:

If you are looking for a place to get your well-earned rest after a busy everyday life, enjoy the excellent cuisine and attend different recreational water sports in a natural setting and mild climate, then Njivice are perfect for you. However, do expect that in the season time this vacation destination is very lively and full of guests.

 

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