Njivice, Island Krk: Travel Guide & Beaches
Njivice is an extremely charming little seaside town on the northwest coast of Krk Island, and a real insider tip for a relaxing beach vacation in Croatia. Guests love the fabulous selection of beautiful beaches and bathing coves, all along the romantic waterfront promenade, guaranteeing an unforgettable vacation by the sea. The pretty center with its picturesque harbor, colorful townhouses and cozy konobas is delightful and invites visitors to linger and enjoy. The surroundings of Njivice, where you can explore numerous interesting attractions and experience ingenious excursions, are just fabulous.
In this travel guide, we give you all the important information and tips about Njivice on the island of Krk in Croatia. In addition, we show you amazing pictures, reveal the best things to do, lovely beaches and where to find really great accommodations.
General information about Njivice
The 1,200 inhabitants village Njivice is situated between Malinska and Omisalj, and ranks among the most recommendable vacation places for a relaxed beach vacation on the island Krk. The small town stretches along a coastline of about 3 kilometers, from the campsite Njivice in the north to the quiet vacation settlement Kijac in the south. The first settlement probably dates back to ancient times, and the town had first been mentioned in a document in 1474. A few years ago, it was still a small tranquil fishing village, but now Njivice is a lovely vacation paradise, which fortunately has been able to retain its unique flair.
Extremely romantic and at the same time the tourist center is the beautiful harbor, where cozy cafés invite you to linger and excellent restaurants serve freshly caught fish, tasty pizza and delicious Croatian grilled specialties. Past the harbor leads the picturesque coastal promenade, which connects the town center with the beautiful beaches of Njivice, and which is also ideal for long walks. On the way, you will always find small café-bars where you can enjoy the fabulous vacation flair with amazing sea views.
The Beaches of Njivice
The many idyllic beaches in Njivice make the resort a perfect vacation destination on the island of Krk! Along the picturesque 3 kilometer coastline, there are numerous beautiful bathing spots that score with Mediterranean ambiance and almost kitschy turquoise sea colors. Here is a summary of the best beaches in Njivice:
Pod Crkvu Beach (Miramar beach)
Probably one of the most beautiful beaches in Njivice is Miramar beach, often known as Plaza Pod crkvu. This popular bathing spot is located a little south of the center and can be reached on foot via a short walk along the promenade. Especially families with children, but also older people love this very fine, shallowly sloping pebble beach, which provides optimal entry into the sea. The turquoise blue water is also crystal clear and ideal for snorkeling. A real highlight are moreover the cool beach bars, which line the jetties of the bathing bays and serve cool drinks in a unique setting.
Tip: The modernly furnished Apartments Maslina are perfectly located next to Miramar beach and the center can also be reached from here in no time.
Beach Camping Njivice
Beautiful and absolutely recommendable is the beach of the campsite Njivice. It is located in the north of the resort and even non-campers like to come here to swim at this idyllic dream beach. During a visit, you can actually expect two long pebble beaches, which flatly reach into the sea, and where many trees provide natural shade. Guests love the Mediterranean ambience and the grandiose vacation atmosphere that surrounds this beach. Also great is the range of water sports activities on offer, such as kayaking, SUP and pedal boating, which provide the necessary beach action.
Tip: Right next to the beach you will find a brilliant selection of different modern and perfectly equipped mobile homes, some of them even with a private pool and sea view!
The Plaza Jadran is the main beach of Njivice and one of the most popular bathing places in the resort. The bay is located just a few steps from the center, below the Veya Hotel by Aminess and scores with many different great swimming options. Here you can choose between a concrete beach, a rocky beach and a pebble beach, where on top of that, the picturesque sea colors and the idyllic ambience will delight you. It has been taken care of food and drinks as there are several cafés and restaurants nearby that spoil tourists with regional cuisine and a beautiful view of the sea.
Tip: A real insider tip is the Apartment Iva, from which you can reach the beach in only a few steps. Guests love the quiet location in the center, the tasteful furnishings and the view from the terrace.
Kijac beach is a real insider tip among the most beautiful beaches of Njivice. Located at the lower end of the resort, a really idyllic bathing bay awaits you there. Especially locals, but also tourists like to come here to spend their vacation days on this picturesque beach. For those who find it too busy in the high season, there are many secluded spots to the left and right of the bay to bathe in the sun and relax. A small dog beach and a nudist beach are also not far away.
Tip: On the hill behind the beach is a small vacation settlement. Great is the Apartment Gabriel, where not only the location but also the price scores.
Excursions from Njivice
Njivice is a fabulous starting point for excursions and trips on Krk Island. Here are the best highlights to explore from the resort:
Gorgeous is the picturesque old town of Omisalj, where you can enjoy an enchanting scenery while strolling through the town. The wine town of Vrbnik is also beautiful with its spectacular location on a rock.
Worth a trip is the old town of Krk, which enchants with numerous attractions. Especially beautiful is the harbor, the medieval old town and the imposing fortress of Krk.
A visit to Baska is also truly recommended! Here you can expect true dream beaches, a picturesque old town and you can go on countless coastal walks.
Lovely is also the mountain village of Dobrinj in the hinterland. Not far from it is the Biserujka Cave, an interesting little stalactite cave that you can visit even during bad weather.
Where to stay in Njivice
For a vacation in Njivice you will find a good offer of accommodations. Most of the places to stay are privately run apartments, small guesthouses and hotels, but there is also a fabulous campsite here. If you’re looking for really great accommodation in Njivice, we can give you these recommendations along the way…It’s worth a look!
- Vacation Home: The Holiday Home Ikica is the perfect choice for large families or small groups. Fabulous is the proximity to the beach, which you can reach in a few minutes’ walk.
- Mobile homes: The modern, well-equipped mobile homes in Campsite Njivice are highly recommended. For the exceptional vacation, there are some with a private pool and with sea view!
- Apartment: Really recommendable is the Apartment Iva. Guests love the quiet location in the center, the proximity to the beach and the tasteful furnishings!
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