Malinska is situated to the west of the island of Krk in the Kvarner Gulf. The area is known for its extremely mild, Mediterranean climate, as well as its beautiful beaches and bays. The popular waterfront promenade is home to a variety of restaurants and pubs, primarily offering typical Mediterranean specialities such as fish and seafood but also international dishes including pizzas, meat and pasta. Beach-lovers can look forward to Malinska’s many beautiful beaches and bays. The small town of Malinska mostly offers shingle and rocky beaches, but most of these also have concrete sunbathing areas. There are a variety of sport and leisure activities on offer at the beaches. The ‘Rupa’ beach area in central Malinska was awarded a Blue Flag for its facilities and cleanliness. Blue Flag beaches and marinas offer a high quality of service, unpolluted seas and a clean coastline, and the beaches are exemplary with all the appropriate facilities. Malinska also has a lot to offer active holidaymakers. From marine activities such as parasailing, jet skiing and pedalo excursions to opportunities to explore Malinska’s underwater world, there is no shortage of things to do. Diving enthusiasts will also find plenty of local diving schools and centres. More adventurous visitors can also rent a boat and take a look at the beautiful bays which are only accessible by sea. Its proximity to Rijeka airport on the island of Krk makes Malinska an interesting holiday destination for all lovers of air travel. Both the airport and Malinska itself offer opportunities to rent a car, motorcycle or bicycle and discover the island. Holidaymakers arriving by car can reach Malinska without difficulty via the Krk Bridge, with a toll for the outward and return journey of approximately €1.50.