The family-friendly Valamar Crystal counts a close-to-it-all setting, a relaxing pool set-up, and lots of things to do as highlights.
This place has clinched a seafront spot in a pine forest clearing. You can walk to the ragged shoreline in a few minutes, and the Roman town of Porec is just a bit further on.
The hotel is well geared up for families, with lots of activities and separate pools for children and adults. Décor is cool and contemporary – rooms come with beech furniture and brightly painted feature walls.
Based on 238 reviews
Food & Drink
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Buffet breakfast and dinner.
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Saltwater pool with hydro-massage, cascades, sunbeds, parasols and whirlpool bath.
Hotel-run kids' club 15th Jun-1st Sep
For ages 4-12 years, open from mid-June to September. Children have so much to do at this club called 'Maro' with games, sports and activities. They have their own bar with as much to drink as they need. And ice-creams and snacks by the pool in the afternoons.
Offering international and Mediterranean meals with show cooking, themed nights twice a week and children's Maro corner.
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Not a 4 star hotel
The hotel is in a lovely location and provides a good base to explore the area. The bathroom in our room (302) was small and had mould in the shower and the cleaner didn't seem to find the bathroom all week. The entrance door required maintenance to open it on the last night. The breakfast was stone cold on the last day,but food was good otherwise. People were waiting for the restaurant to open 20mins before it was due to open. Overall not bad,far from it,but not worthy of four stars.More
Helen J, Leicester, United Kingdom
We stayed here for a week in August 2014 and thoroughly enjoyed this family friendly hotel. Set in a beautiful pine forest with many scenic coastal walks. Walking distance to Porec but far enough from the noise of the vibrant town. Very clean and comfortable hotel. Good, friendly service. . Excellent kids club. The food was all buffet style, good quality and lots of choice. My husband is a fussy eater and he ate well all week!! Rooms very clean and comfortable but beds rather too soft for me. Lovely pool but extremely difficult to get a subbed after 10.00am. Many guests left towels on beds for several hours despite a 1 hour rule!!!! Entertainment most nights and lovely evening walks with awesome sunsets. Thank you Valamar - we will definitely be back.More
Jan S, North West
nice resort hotel
This hotel provides a comfortable environment from which to enjoy a good family holiday. Location wise its placed within beautiful surroundings, but do be aware it is a brisk 20 minute walk into Porec town. The service is exceptional with staff always ready and willing to help. Particular note goes to Valamir who learnt our regular order very quickly and served us with good humor and a friendly face! Rooms and pool were more than sufficient for the jobMore
Paulmidd128, London, United Kingdom
Beautiful surroundings, a very nice position, far from the noise and crowded town, close to the beach, very clean and beautiful hotel. Food is ok, pools are good, but small, cannot find place to sit after 10 am. Entertainment for kids was interesting.and people behaved nicely. Overall, good impression, good value!More
Dobro Jutro! We stayed for five days and had an amazing time! The service personel, especially Vesna and Dominik were exceptional. The Maro club animators; Renate, Valentina and Annamarja were fabulous! And Jelena on reception was excellent! Adis and Dunja for aerobics and Zumba were fantastic. We had an amzing time and we will be back!! My one critisism is that the beds were rather soft! Thank you Valamar, we hope to see you soon!!More
Wendyb00, Loipersdorf, Austria
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