Hotel Melia Coral (Adults Only)
5 star adult only tranquility anyone? This Croatian gem provides a luxe experience with its innovative cuisine, state-of-the-art wellness centre and beach location. Boasting a modern yet elegant interior, this extravagant stay is calling your name. The hotel prides itself on its peace and privacy, this can be showcased through its massaging baths, saunas and escape-from-it-all suites.
Placed on a private stretch decorated with hammocks and pebbles, it’s a sun-worshipper’s paradise and a snorkelers’ oasis. And when it comes to your surroundings this sought-after spot places you near the Istrian Riviera in Umag – one of Croatia’s best-kept secrets. Sprinkled with medieval churches and alleyways packed with gourmet restaurants and cosy cocktail hideaways – your location is enchanting.
From classic rooms to presidential suites
Flaunting a warm and cosy decor throughout its 244 rooms, this hotel will instantly make you feel at home. Unwind on your balcony or terrace with tropical garden vistas, alternatively enhance your experience with a room bragging coastal views, before retiring to your snug double bed after enjoying a steamy dip in the bath. Single options are also available and will feature air conditioning, a mini bar and flat screen TV as standard.
Upgrade to the presidential suite for additional space, after all this fancy number has a separate living and dining room. It even comes equipped with a glamorous marble bathroom with his and her sinks, as well as outdoor furniture for soaking up those warm Croatian rays.
Themed menus and juicy cocktails
Although Umag’s cobbles are bursting with delicious eateries, you won’t be able to refuse the aromas right under your nose. There are all-you-can-eat restaurants or four-course menus at the hotel’s taverna. Spend days by the pool with a Cosmopolitan in hand or an ice-cold Ozujsko beer.
Taverna Mediterranean: This is the hotel’s a la carte which boasts a carefully crafted Mediterranean menu, which can range from seafood-stuffed paella to varied tapas delights – each night offers something unique.
Buffet Restaurant: If you would rather sample a diverse range of foods, this buffet option is ideal. With dedicated Mexican, Chinese and Italian evenings, let your taste buds indulge in flavoursome fare. Of course, favoured British dishes will be available such as steaks, burgers and chicken.
Beach Club: A hangout spot you can’t resist, the Beach Club will mix fruity concoctions before your eyes and they’ll be served al fresco. Light bites are also available when you’re feeling peckish and hot beverages go down a treat.
Lobby Bar: Lap up luxury in the lobby with a glass of the local plum infused brandy, this chillout area is air conditioned for ultimate comfort and has an extensive drinks list.
A never-ending list of facilities
Celebrate your child-free surroundings and make the most of the adult only facilities. The outdoor swimming pool is beautifully accessorised with black foam loungers and towels are provided free of charge. There’s an indoor solarium made of saltwater to cleanse your pores and it’s heated during the winter months.
The Coral Spa is also complimentary, however reservations are required. But trust us, you’ll be itching for a space once you witness the deluxe Turkish bath, bubbling hot tubs and exotic rain cave. Don’t forget to take a selfie in your plush robe and slippers, after all you’ve got free Wi-Fi to keep you connected with the world.
Favoured among sports fanatics for its range of courts, battle it out on the tennis, basketball, football and volleyball grounds. Watersports include windsurfing, banana boats, canoeing, as well as parasailing. Please be aware, these come at an additional charge – but they’re worth every penny.
Based in the resort’s historic core
Situated in a 10th century town with fortified walls and an old-world drawbridge, this Roman-era spot will lure you in with its heritage. Feel free to explore the resort’s ancient roots and crafty artwork with the Museum of Umag a short stroll away. In addition to its historical roots, Umag has plenty of natural draws including Jangalooz Adventure Park where thrill-seekers can climb rock walls and abseil.