WE TAKE SPORT SERIOUSLY
With accommodation located in most attractive mild climate locations in Croatia, Poreč and Umag, Plava Laguna is the ideal choice for team preparations, sports camps and tournaments, year round. Elegant hotels or affordable apartments are the perfect hosts for a wide variety of recreational and professional sports events.
Place your trust in a team of professionals with decades long experience in event organization, including the most prestigious tennis tournament in Croatia – Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag, Plava Laguna Ironman 70.3 Poreč, Plava Laguna Half Marathon and many more.
- 8 football fields
- + 35 years of experience in working with football groups and teams
Poreč and Umag are perfect destinations for all types of football activities. The mild climate, accommodation selection, as well as solid sports infrastructure create ideal conditions for organisation of tournaments and team preparations. Rich local content and amenities will ensure top experience.
- 113 tennis courts
- + 40 years of experience in organising tennis tournaments and camps
- 1 Tennis Academy
Professional tennis infrastructure, clay and hard courts, vicinity of accommodation selection, and accompanying amenities make Poreč and Umag the ideal destinations for all tennis enthusiasts, ranging from amateurs to groups and professionals. Umag Tennis Academy is a modern complex, offering a variety of tennis programs for all ages and levels of skill.
The Tennis Centre in Stella Maris Resort has been hosting ATP tournament Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag since 1990. This world-renowned tournament competitors include Novak Đoković, Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka, among other top tennis players. The central stadium is named after the famous Croatian tennis player Goran Ivanišević and has the seating capacity of 4000.
- 10 years of experience in organising triathlon events
- +50 participating triathletes countries of origin
Poreč and Umag are highly regarded as premier triathlon destinations, largely attributed to their inviting sea temperatures, mild climate, and picturesque landscapes, all of which set up the perfect conditions for swimming, cycling, and running competitions. The long-standing triathlon tradition of Plava Laguna includes a series of renowned events, such as POREČ TRIATHLON powered by Plava Laguna and Plava Laguna 5150 Triathlon Poreč. Since 2022, Plava Laguna has been hosting the prestigious Plava Laguna IRONMAN 70.3 Poreč – the largest triathlon event in this part of Europe.
- +20 big indoor sport events annually
- +10 indoor sports
The multifunctional Intersport complex located in the Zelena Resort consists of two sport halls, dressing rooms, and stands. The sport hall offers optimal training conditions with its versatility. The complex can host events for numerous traditional indoor sports such as futsal, handball, basketball, volleyball, badminton, table tennis, squash, rhythmic and artistic gymnastics and martial arts.
Apart from Intersport, other local sport halls and infrastructure are available for extra purposes like organizing sports events, tournaments and championships.
OUTDOOR & BIKE
With its accommodation offer and accompanying services, Plava Laguna is your perfect companion for a cycling holiday in Istria. Our destinations are perfect for the organisation of cycling events and races – for amateurs, groups, and professionals alike.
RUNNING EVENTS AND TRAILS
Plava Laguna has a long-standing tradition when it comes to the organization of running events, such as Plava Laguna Half Marathon, counting over 900 runners annually, as well as:
- Partnership with Istria 100 UTMB trail race as the official race accommodation
- Sponsorship of Istrian Winter Running League powered by Plava Laguna
Plava Laguna sports infrastructure offers the possibility of setting up archery fields to ensure different group size requirements for both practice and tournaments. As a host to numerous European and world archery events and championships, Plava Laguna has affirmed itself as a quality full-service partner.