The picturesque seaside towns of Piran, Izola and Koper lure with their medieval town centers. The Piran Bay is the starting point for trips along the Adriatic Coast as well as excursions into the inland areas. The hilly landscape of the coast is perfect for cycling and walking should you be looking for something a little more active during your stay in our Slovenia accommodation. Several spas offer a varied entertainment program throughout the year. Natural spas are found in Strunjan and Portoroz.
Picturesque Piran (Pirano in Italian), sitting pretty at the tip of a narrow peninsula, is everyone’s favorite town on the Slovenian coast. Its Old Town – one of the best-preserved historical towns anywhere on the Adriatic – is a gem of Venetian Gothic architecture, but it can be very busy height of summer as many people do not realize that our Slovenia accommodation is a great option at any time of year. In quieter times, it is hard not to fall instantly in love with the atmospheric winding alleyways, the sunsets and the seafood restaurants.
Koper is the largest city in northern Istria, it has a historic Old Town which beckons you to wander through its winding alleyways and a well-equipped yacht harbor that is the starting point for several regattas. Explore lovely Koper during your stay in our Slovenia accommodation, taking in the pretty architecture of the medieval old town and relax in a cozy café later.
Often by-passed by visitors, the quiet town of Izola is worth a visit during your stay in our Slovenia accommodation in Coast and Karst region. The Venetian old town houses a few lovely restaurants and bars where you can stop and watch the world go by.
Along the coast you will find a variety of watersports on offer, including waterskiing, diving, wakeboarding and sailing. There are various watersports centers for you to choose from in Portoroz. The sea between Piran and Strunjan is a paradise for divers and has both varied animal and plant life as well a few ruins of military ships that were sunk during World War II.
Several of the coastal towns offer diving courses if that is something you may be interested during your stay in your chosen Slovenia accommodation. The Piran Bay is very popular with sailors. There are sailing schools and opportunities for renting sailboats. The major international boat shows Internautica and Izola Boat Show take place every year in Portoroz and Izola.
Why not head out for a day excursion from your coastal Slovenia accommodation, where you will find olive groves and vineyards, peach and cherry trees. The area produces fine wines and prosciutto ham as well as plenty of other offerings of the Slovenian cuisine. Here you can experience "Osmica", a 200 year old tradition that allows wine and ordinary farmers to sell their excess wine, homemade karst ham and other dairy products through eight days without having to pay taxes. The area of Crni Kal is famous for its cliffs perfect for free climbing.
Explore our rich offer of self-catering holiday villas, apartments and cottages in Slovenia’s Coast and Karst.