Prepare your Stay

Prepare your Stay

From check-in times to information on currency and time zones, we have the answers to all your travel questions. 

Everything you need to know

Check-in / Check-out Time
Check-in 15:00 - Check-out 12:00

Are you planning a trip to Istria, Croatia? Here you can find some useful information about your new holiday destination.

Location
Kempinski Hotel Adriatic is located in the countryside of the Umag area in northwestern Istria, only 2 km from the village of Savudrija and less than 10 km (6.2 mi) away from Umag town centre. It is also close to the Slovenian and Italian borders.

Climate
The region of northwestern Istria enjoys a favourable mixture of the Mediterranean and mild continental climates, with usually hot and dry summers and mild winters, which makes it a pleasant place to travel throughout the year.

Currency
The official currency of Croatia is the Kuna, which is divided into 100 Lipas.

Language
The official language of Croatia is Croatian.

General etiquette
A smart-casual dress code is encouraged in the hotel restaurants, bars and all public areas. Bathing clothes are allowed in the pool and beach area only. The sauna zone in Carolea Spa is not separated for males and females; therefore, all guests are kindly requested to be covered with a towel in all public areas of the spa and to use a towel in saunas and steam baths. 

Local food
Istrian cuisine offers an incredible variety of tastes, with both Mediterranean and continental dishes and adapts to the seasons. Thematic events are held in the region throughout the year, promoting and showcasing Istrian delicacies (Days of Shellfish in February and March, Days of Asparagus during spring, Days of Sole Fish and Truffles in October and November and Days of Adriatic Squid in December and January). Fresh fish and seafood from the Adriatic, as well as the authentic Istrian ox (called boškarin) highly prized Istrian prosciutto and local cheeses can be enjoyed at the best restaurants in Istria, including the hotel’s restaurants, Dijana and Kanova. The acclaimed truffles and Istrian olive oil, highlights of the gourmet experience, are widely known. Istria has been declared the best extra virgin olive oil region in the world for seven years in a row (from 2015).

Visa Information
Croatia is a member of the EU, but not part of the Schengen zone. Depending on which country you are travelling from/through, you will need to check whether you require a multiple-entry Schengen visa at the respective diplomatic mission or consular office in your country of residence. EU citizens can enter Croatia with a valid ID or a passport. For specific visa requirements for other countries, please click here.
The hotel can support your application with all the documents that need to be presented from the hotel's side, such as reservation confirmation and/or letter of warranty, depending on the purpose of your travel and what kind of visa you are applying for.
Should you need any further guidance, our team at [email protected] will be happy to assist you in finding all relevant information.