Umag’s beaches are more like concrete slabs in the water and not very appealing, but most of the big hotels have a full slate of activities and sports available, as well as programs for children. Savudrija in far northwest Istria is the newest darling among the region’s many vacation towns, due to its proximity to the Slovene border and Italy (2 hrs. by catamaran from Venice), coupled with the opening of the aforementioned Kempinski.

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