Ankaran is a small village located on the southern slope of the Miljsko peninsula, at the beginning of the Slovenian part of the Istrian coast. Ankaran is about five kilometers away from the nearby town of Koper.
The area was inhabited already in Roman times, because of its natural location it is protected from the winds. The early development of tourism was influenced by its favorable, sunny location, lush Mediterranean vegetation and mild climate. In nearby Valdoltra there is a well-known orthopedic hospital, and at Debeli rtic is a youth spa. Adria Ankaran is a tourist complex that offers various accommodations such as Hotel Convent, Vila Cedra, Vila Bor, Vila Adriatic or Adria Apartments. The Convent Hotel is a former Benedictine monastery that was completely renovated in 2011. Outdoor lovers can enjoy the Adria campsite, which is the largest and one of the most well maintained campsites on the Slovenian coast. The tourist complex offers guests restaurants and bars, a mini-shop, a wellness center and other amenities. Recreational amenities include a bowling center, bowling alley, beach volleyball court, miniature golf, football and basketball courts, table tennis courts, tennis courts, water park and water sports. The wellness center offers saunas, an indoor pool, an outdoor Olympic pool, fitness and massages and treatments. Upon entering the tourist complex, at the reception of the camp is the Ankaran Tourist Center, which offers visitors a lot of information about the offer of the complex and the offer of Slovenian Istria. The Adria Ankaran Resort offers a spacious beach with a pier, mostly paved. Shade is available right next to the beach, under old pines and olive trees. The outdoor Olympic pool has seawater and sun loungers and umbrellas along with the beach. The beach itself offers Thai massage.
Children can enjoy the children's pool and several guarded games, as well as their animation and care. Near the sea there is a self-service restaurant with daily service, Taverna a la carte with Mediterranean dishes and Adria Bar with refreshments.
Adria Ankaran - Beach
Beach at Ankaran
Tourist resort Adria Ankaran - Beach
Ankaran - Beach
Piers at the beach
Pier at the Tourist resort Adria Ankaran
View of the beach from the pier
View of the self-service restaurant from the pier
View of the north side of coast in Tourist Complex Adria Ankaran
View of the south side of coast in the direction of Koper
Coast at the Restaurant Taverna
Municipality: KOPER (51794 population)
Settlements in the municipality:
Koper (25521 population), Sv. Anton (1971), Dekani (1632), Spodnje Škofije (1432), Hrvatini (1292),
Pobegi (1254), Prade (1233), Zgornje Škofije (989), Bertoki (985), Šmarje (897), Kampel (770), Vanganel (654), Gažon (624), Šalara (620), Bonini (610), Bošamarin (602), Kolomban (596), Škocjan (587), Čežarji (587), Plavje (565), Marezige (544), Manžan (506), Krkavče (323), Babiči (310), Puče (271), Koštabona (250), Gračišče (244), Črni Kal (229), Boršt (207), Tinjan (197), Srgaši (187), Pomjan (182), Osp (181), Jelarji (180), Kubed (179), Triban (173), Rižana (159), Popetre (150), Čentur (147), Premančan (142), Lopar (141), Podgorje (140), Pregara (138), Hrastovlje (134), Cerej (126), Movraž (122), Kortine (122), Grintovec (118), Barizoni (117), Grinjan (117), Rakitovec (114), Gabrovica pri Črnem Kalu (108), Dol pri Hrastovljah (97), Loka (96), Cepki (85), Kastelec (80), Poletiči (79), Črnotiče (79), Predloka (79), Zazid (78), Krnica (78), Montinjan (76), Labor (73), Bezovica (68), Brezovica pri Gradinu (66), Truške (66), Lukini (64), Topolovec (63), Gradin (62), Sočerga (60), Glem (59), Kozloviči (53), Trsek (51), Trebeše (51), Podpeč (47), Butari (46), Župančiči (45), Sirči (43), Smokvica (37), Bočaji (31), Dvori (29), Zabavlje (28), Socerb (27), Rožar (25), Praproče (25), Fijeroga (23), Koromači - Boškini (23), Abitanti (22), Dilici (15), Stepani (15), Maršiči (13), Šeki (12), Pisari (12), Galantiči (11), Belvedur (7), Tuljaki (6), Olika (5), Sokoliči (3), Karli (2), Zanigrad (0), Brič (0), Močunigi (0), Brežec pri Podgorju (0), Peraji (0)