Sport

Croatia Adventures & Sport

Entire Istria, especially its southern part, where Pula and Medulin are situated, has an extremely pleasant and mild climate. Such a climate is the greatest advantage for all types of Croatia adventure holidays and sports activities, and it enables athletes and recreationists to enjoy such activities all year round.

Pula and Medulin boast a large number of trails for jogging or horseback riding in nature, as well as mountain bike and cycling trails. Such features make them not only ideal summer seaside resorts but also attractive during the warm spring and mild autumn days when many guests arrive to engage in their favorite activities in direct contact with untouched nature.

Recreationists are not the only ones to visit these areas. Numerous professional athletes and sports teams traditionally arrive in Pula and Medulin for their preparations. Well-equipped Arenaturist facilities, numerous tennis courts and football fields, years-long experience in organizing sports groups ,and tournaments guarantee top-quality preparations for all kind of sports.

Those who are not satisfied with traditional sports can opt for new and more extreme Croatian adventures like paragliding, hang-gliding, parachuting, free climbing, caving, paintball, wreck diving or something else. In any case there are great options to choose from.

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Contacts

E-mail: arenasports@arenaturist.hr

Arena Sport Football Facilities

Since 1970, Arenaturist organize training camps for amateur and professional football players. With more than 40 years’ experience and thanks to the Arenaturist’s contribution, Medulin become the ultimate football training destination. Several pages would be needed to list all the football clubs that have chosen Medulin for their preparations. However, the fact that some 200 clubs from all parts of Europe pass through the Medulin Sports centre every year speaks for itself.

Medulin football training facilities:

  • 6 grass football pitches (FIFA sized) – all situated at an ideal distance of 200 to 400 meters from the Park Plaza Belvedere Hotel, and used exclusively by teams that have sports preparations at the Sports centre.
  • Football pitches managed by Arenaturist
  • 18 x18 m sized pitch for goalkeeper training
  • Changing rooms with showers next to the pitches
  • Individual approach:
    • Organization of friendly matches with equal opponents and licensed referees of the local county football association
    • 24/7 sport manager assistance
    • VIP special offers
    • Sport meals
    • Trainings & matches recording
    • Transfers support
    • Organization of entertainment activities

In addition to the facilities at the Medulin Sports centre, the Park Plaza Belvedere Hotel provides all facilities needed for optimum preparations:

  • Private meeting room for strategic planning & meetings
  • Private team/locker room on request
  • Full laundry service
  • Equipment storage
  • Fitness (300 square meters) with Techno gym equipment
  • Gym (100 square meters) with professional weight lifting equipment: various lifting platforms, Olympic barbells, training disc sets, plyometric boxes, wall bars, kettle bells, benches, different dumbbells and barbells
  • 2 indoor heated seawater swimming pools:
    • Bigger pool: size 25 x 13 m / depth 100 – 190 cm
    • Smaller pool: size 8 x 13 m / depth 80 cm
    • Wellness & Spa:
      • Area: 1.500 square meters
      • Finnish sauna
      • Steam sauna
      • 6 massage rooms
      • Whirlpool – heated loungers
      • 24/7 on site doctors assistance
      • Chill out area

 Pula football training facilities:

  • Aldo Drosina sport centre
    • FIFA certified pitch with 9000 seating places
    • Training pitch 90 x 64 m with artificial grass and 400 seating places – FIFA**
    • Training poligon with artificial grass 65 X 55 m – FIFA**
    • 9 locker rooms, fitness, VIP area, press area, doping control & medical room, parking, camera, CCTV
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Contacts

E-mail: arenasports@arenaturist.hr

Arena Sport Tennis Facilities

Thanks to their mild climate, Pula and Medulin offer ideal conditions to tennis enthusiasts who want to enjoy the "white sport" throughout the year. Unique combination of sport and tourism offered by Arenaturist starts with a large number of tennis courts located near the seashore, which will provide you with a perfect setting and atmosphere you will always gladly remember.

Medulin tennis facilities:

  • 5 clay tennis courts – situated at an ideal distance of 50 to 300 meters from the Park Plaza Belvedere Hotel.

In addition to the facilities at the Medulin Sports centre, the Park Plaza Belvedere Hotel provides all facilities needed while relaxing with your favourite sport:

  • Fitness (300 square meters) with Techno gym equipment
  • Gym (100 square meters) with professional weight lifting equipment: various lifting platforms, Olympic barbells, training disc sets, plyometric boxes, wall bars, kettle bells, benches, different dumbbells and barbells
  • 2 indoor heated seawater swimming pools:
    • Bigger pool: size 25 x 13 m / depth 100 – 190 cm
    • Smaller pool: size 8 x 13 m / depth 80 cm
    • Wellness & Spa:
      • Area: 1.500 square meters
      • Finnish sauna
      • Steam sauna
      • 6 massage rooms
      • Whirlpool – heated loungers
      • 24/7 on site doctors assistance
      • Chill out area

Pula tennis facilities:

  • 18 clay tennis courts – situated just in front of the Park Plaza Verudela Resort and only 200 meters away from the Park Plaza Histria Hotel.

In addition to the facilities at the Verudela Sports centre, the Park Plaza Histria Hotel provides all facilities needed while relaxing with your favourite sport:

  • Fitness centre 
  • Indoor heated seawater swimming pool: size 12,5 x 25 m / depth 90 – 130 cm
  • Outdoor seawater swimming pool: size 255 square meters / depth 130 cm
  • Wellness & Spa:
    • Area: 1.000 square meters
    • Finnish sauna
    • Steam sauna
    • 3 single massage rooms and 1 massage room for couples
    • Finnish sauna
    • Steam sauna
    • 6 massage rooms
    • Whirlpool – heated loungers
    • 24/7 on site doctors assistance
    • Chill out area
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Contacts

E-mail: arenasports@arenaturist.hr

Medulin Road Cycling, Mountain Bike, Leisure and Family Cycling Holidays

Choose from our wide range of road cycling, mountain biking, leisure or family cycling holidays in the beautiful surroundings of southern Istria!

Road Cycling - For those cyclists dedicated to the beauty and challenge of road cycling, we have a fantastic network of wellsurfaced and car-free roads. The Istrian cost has a stunning coastline which we will explore throughout this cycling tour. 

Mountain Bike - Looking for a little more adventure and prefer to be away from the tarmac? Then we offer the chance of to explore South Istria by mountain bike, utilizing off-road trails and routes. Excellent riding, amazing landscapes and fantastic hospitality. 

Leisure & Family Cycling Holidays - Tailor made cycling packages. These are particularly good for groups, families and corporate organizers, people who want something new and original or those who want to customize an existing tour to make it harder or easier, longer or shorter, Can be combined with an excellent gastronomic offer or other active activities.

The routes in location of Pula and Medulin:

THE TRAIL OF ROMAN GLADIATORS

ORCHIDS TRAIL

VASIANUM TRAIL

THE FLANATIC WAY

THE TRAIL CURIOSITAS HISTRIAE

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Contacts

E-mail: arenasports@arenaturist.hr

Arena Sport Athletics Facilities

The Arenaturist’s facilities in Pula and Medulin are the perfect choice for preparations of all athletic events. Olympic and Paralympic Medallist, European and World champions as Sandra Perković, Primož Kozmus and Darko Kralj have chosen Medulin as a permanent base for their preparation as well as the athletic federations of Slovenia, Czech Repulic, Hungary and Croatia.

Medulin athletics training facilities:

  • 4 lane clay running track – situated at an ideal distance of 500 meters from the Park Plaza Belvedere Hotel.
  • 4 athletics throwing grounds
  • Shot put area
  • Discus and hammer throw area
  • 14 kilometres of cross-country trails, most of which are by the sea

In addition to the facilities at the Medulin Sports centre, the Park Plaza Belvedere Hotel provides all facilities needed for optimum preparations:

  • Full laundry service
  • Equipment storage
  • Fitness (300 square meters) with Techno gym equipment
  • Gym (100 square meters) with professional weight lifting equipment: various lifting platforms, Olympic barbells, training disc sets, plyometric boxes, wall bars, kettle bells, benches, different dumbbells and barbells
  • 2 indoor heated seawater swimming pools:
    • Bigger pool: size 25 x 13 m / depth 100 – 190 cm
    • Smaller pool: size 8 x 13 m / depth 80 cm
    • Wellness & Spa:
      • Area: 1.500 square meters
      • Finnish sauna
      • Steam sauna
      • 6 massage rooms
      • Whirlpool – heated loungers
      • 24/7 on site doctors assistance
      • Chill out area

Pula athletics training facilities:

Pula has a tartan surface athletic stadium equipped for all field events (high jump, long jump, hurdles, pole vault and javelin runway) that couples the offer of Medulin and enables athletes' complete training.

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We are delighted to offer you a golf range with artificial grass including the following amenities:

  • Total surface of 1000 square meters 
  • A 9-hole practice putting green of 300 square meters 
  •  Three smaller greens to improve your short game 
  • Two green sides and bunkers 
  • One chipping practice green area 
  •  Six practice cages

Location – Sport Center Verudela 
Distance from Park Plaza hotels & resorts – 300m

Contacts

E-mail: arenasports@arenaturist.hr

Golf Range

Golf range Verudela is located on the stunning peninsula Verudela, 100m from the sea. Whether you are a beginner, pro or you just want to have fun with your family and friends, golf range Verudela offers you the possibility to develop basic golf skills or improve your existing professional golf skills. Our friendly staff is waiting to help you with your first golf steps. Step by step learn to swing, putt, chip, bunker shot, and more! Golfing equipment and clothing are not a prerequisite and golf clubs and balls are provided for all ages.

Brochure Sport - EN

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Brochure Sport - EN