PHOTOS: Croatia’s first Hilton hotel to open
Croatia’s first Hilton resort will open next month in the heart of Kvarner Bay.
The Hilton Rijeka Costabella Beach Resort & Spa, located between Rijeka and Opatija, offers 132 sea-facing rooms and suites and 62 villas and apartments.
The resort also has six restaurants and bars, a 3,700 m2 spa and fitness center, a private beach with mooring points, a kids’ club, as well as four meeting rooms and outdoor spaces for meetings and events.
Among the restaurants is the rooftop Nebo Restaurant & Lounge, where Deni Srdoč was born on the island of Krk, was appointed chef.
The 28-year-old owes his love and passion for cooking to his grandmother, who inspired his career path and the decision to enroll at the Oliva Allegra Private Culinary Institute in Split, Croatia.
In 2018, Srdoč was named Croatia’s Best Young Chef and Young Talent of the Year by Gault & Millau. At the age of 27, Deni Srdoč received his first Michelin star, becoming the youngest chef in Croatia to hold the prestigious culinary award.
The 3-level eforea spa and health club features a 255-meter indoor swimming pool with hot tubs, saunas, steam rooms, relaxation and massage rooms and a fitness center.
The Hilton Rijeka Costabella Beach Resort & Spa, which is one of the most modern Hilton hotels in this part of Europe, will open at the end of April.
Hilton Costabella Beach Resort & Spa Manager Jose Luiz Ruiz said earlier: “We are proud to be able to bring the service provided by Hilton hotels to this region. Our chain has more than 6,000 connected hotels in 17 sectors, as well as more than 600 resort hotels located in a wide variety of carefully selected locations around the world. “
“This hotel will contribute to the positioning of Rijeka on the world tourist map, which is already recognized as an excellent city stay destination with one of the highest growth rates in tourist traffic realized”, said Kristjan Staničić, director of the Croatian Tourist Office, at a site. visit a few months ago.