Pick up your bike at the Slovenian Tourist Information Centre (STIC) and for 2 euros you can have a wheely good time seeing the sights at a fast(er) pace.
An easy and enjoyable route is to pedal east to Ljuljana’s beach in the city.
This local and tourist hot spot not only offers sleeping arrangements but also has a popular cafe, hosts live music, and an art gallery showcasing local artists of all ages and genres.
Travellers can select which cell they wish to sleep in (click here for details).
The interesting fact is that the sand is imported from other places as there is no natural sand in the Slovenian sea.
Portorož sand beach is a part of Portorož promenade and it is easily accessed from hotels and public transport, as well as from any other direction.
At present, lovers can secure their passion by hooking a padlock on the Butcher’s Bridge.
Some of the architecture might seem curious such as the Greek like podiums with strange fittings but no roof on the Triple bridge, but this was the constructed design of Ljubljana’s resident architect, Jože Plečnik.
To name only few and most prominent: Stara Oljka, Staro Sidro, Fish cantine, known for their quality sea food and service.
Regardless of there being so many, each one tells its own unique story.
In the past, the bakers who cheated their customers out of quality bread where dunked in the freezing cold waters of the Ljubljanica via the Shoemaker’s Bridge (or Cobbler’s Bridge), an exciting spectacle for all to watch.
If you like more remote beaches there are plenty of other and perhaps even better options.
On a sand beach in Portorož everyone will find their own little piece of land – families will be happy to see there is a nice playground for kids, younger visitors will found many trendy bars around the beach, and a bit older visitors will enjoy the walk through market with various souvenirs, ice cream stands, and trendy restaurants.
For best sweets and cafés in town you can visit Mignon, Cacao or Café Central Portorož sand beach is the main beach in the city of Portorož and it’s the biggest beach on the Slovenian coastline.