Hotel Aquapark Zusterna ***
The Hotel Zusterna is located in Koper, just over the Italian boarder, on the Slovenian Adriatic coast: an area well known throughout the country for its huge water park. The hotel also has its own spa and wellness resort and a Thai massage centre. The Aquapark extends for 1200 square meters, with indoor and outdoor pools filled with glistening seawater and freshwater, and provides entertainment for children; in the wellness centre, the Hotel Zusterna and the Catez Spa are the only places in Slovenia to offer the exclusive rituals of the Roman-Irish baths. The buffet restaurant serves Slovenian and Mediterranean specialities on a large terrace overlooking the sea. There is a casino just a short walk from the hotel, while another three casinos can be found around Portorož, a renowned seaside resort.
The Spa of the Hotel Zusterna adds to the facilities on offer at the Aquapark and its numerous indoor and outdoor pools of seawater and heated freshwater. The Spa’s most exclusive offer are the Roman-Irish baths at the Hotel Zusterna and the Catez Spa. The only baths of this type in Slovenia, they involve a 120-minute circuit of dry Roman sauna, whirlpool, Irish steam sauna, infrared sauna, and baths in the cold water and mineral water pools. Also equipped with a physiotherapy suite, the Wellness Centre has rooms for Thai massages, where guests can choose from a range of beauty treatments for the face and body, and a Cardio fitness Centre.
The Hotel Zusterna has 124 rooms as well as 2 suites and 4 apartments. The rooms, some of which have their own balconies, are equipped with air conditioning, a telephone, cable TV, and a mini-bar. The suites and apartments are similarly equipped, and some also have a private terrace with patio furniture. Next to the hotel, there are a further 10 apartments, perfect for couples or families.
The Hotel Zusterna has a restaurant that offers typical Slovenian and Mediterranean cuisine in a self-service buffet. During the warmer seasons, guests can dine outside on the large terrace overlooking the sea. There is an excellent selection of wines and cocktails available from the hotel bar. Buffet dining and a bar service are also available at the Aquapark.
The hotel’s services and facilities include:
The most important seaport in Slovenia, Koper is teeming with architectural treasures: the heart of the city a labyrinth of historic buildings and churches, like the gothic Praetorian Palace built in the 15th century, the Carmine Rotunda church dating back to the 12th century, and the Cathedral of St. Nazarius with its 14th-century bell tower.
Continuing along the coast to nearby Portorož, a popular tourist destination, you will soon reach the medieval town of Piran, whose squares and churches are magnificent examples of Venetian-gothic architecture, while in the other direction, the seafront leads to the Formaviva open-air art gallery, with stone sculptures and a spectacular view over the gulf of Portorož. On the other side of the hill lies Fiesso, a natural park containing two lakes. Koper is also an excellent starting point for visiting the famous stables of Lipica, the caves of Postojna and Škocjan, the islands of Brijuni in Croatia, and the Italian cities of Trieste and Venice.
Adults pay Eur 2 per day, children 7-17 years pay Eur 1 per day.
Registration tax Eur 1,50 per person.
Right on the beach
Close to the motorway
Indoor swimming pool
Public swimming pool
Children's swimming pool