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Blue Waves Resort

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Beach nearby, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas, beach bar
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Standard Double Room | Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
Breakfast, dinner served; international cuisine, sea views
Sauna, steam room, body treatments, aromatherapy, hot stone massages

Overview of Blue Waves Resort

Blue Waves Resort

4.0 star property
4-star beach hotel with spa, near Rova Beach
8.0 out of 10 Very good
8.0/10 Very good

69 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Airport transfer
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
Rova 33, Malinska, Malinska-Dubasnica, 51511
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • 2 outdoor pools and indoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Self parking
  • Children's pool
For families
  • Children's pool
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the waterfront
  • Kvarner Gulf - 1 min drive
  • Crikvenica Beach - 39 min drive

Getting around

  • Rijeka (RJK) - 19 min drive
  • Škrljevo Station - 33 min drive
  • Plase Station - 33 min drive
  • Rijeka Station - 39 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • King's Caffe Malinska - 5 min drive
  • Konoba Bracera - 5 min drive
  • Primorska Koliba - 17 min walk
  • Pizzeria Leut - 7 min walk
  • Gelateria Go Go - 5 min drive

About this property

Blue Waves Resort

At Blue Waves Resort, you can spend time at the beach enjoying beach umbrellas, beachside drinks and sunloungers, plus activities such as scuba-diving, snorkelling and waterskiing are nearby. There's plenty of fun with the 2 outdoor pools and indoor pool, and guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in hot stone massages, facials and body treatments. Offering ocean views, Buffet Restaurant serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. This upmarket hotel also features a poolside bar, a fitness centre and a sauna. The pool and size get good marks from fellow travellers.


Croatian, English, German, Italian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 97 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Uncovered on-site self-parking (EUR 10 per day)
  • On-site parking is limited
  • Free off-site parking within 33 ft


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 7:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Free reception
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children's pool

What to do

  • Beach access
  • Free use of nearby fitness centre
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba-diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped hire nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room
  • Conference space (775 square feet)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • 3 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2009
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Fitness centre
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • An indoor pool
  • Arcade/games room
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room


  • Lift
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


Wellness & Spa has 1 treatment room. Services include hot stone massages, sports massages, facials and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.


Buffet Restaurant – Overlooking the ocean, this buffet restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. This tax is adjusted seasonally and might not apply year round. Other exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 October to 31 March, EUR 0.93 per person, per night for adults; EUR 0.46 per night for guests aged 12-17 years old. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 April to 30 September, EUR 1.33 per person, per night for adults; EUR 0.66 per night for guests aged 12-17 years old. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 35 per vehicle (one-way)


  • Uncovered self-parking costs EUR 10 per day

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some on-site facilities.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Blue Waves Malinska
Blue Waves Resort
Blue Waves Resort Malinska
Blue Waves Hotel Malinska
Blue Waves Resort Malinska, Krk Island, Croatia
Blue Waves Resort Malinska-Dubasnica
Blue Waves Malinska-Dubasnica
Blue Waves Resort Hotel
Blue Waves Resort Malinska-Dubasnica
Blue Waves Resort Hotel Malinska-Dubasnica

Frequently asked questions

Does Blue Waves Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Blue Waves Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Blue Waves Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Blue Waves Resort?
Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools, an indoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Blue Waves Resort?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Blue Waves Resort?
Yes. Self-parking costs EUR 10 per day. Parking spaces may be limited.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Blue Waves Resort?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 35 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Blue Waves Resort?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Blue Waves Resort and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as cycling, hiking and kayaking. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools. Blue Waves Resort also has an indoor pool, a sauna and a steam room, as well as an arcade and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Blue Waves Resort?
Yes, Buffet Restaurant offers international cuisine and ocean views.
What's the area around Blue Waves Resort like?
Blue Waves Resort is located on the waterfront, a short 1-minute walk from Kvarner Gulf and 5 minutes' walk from Rova Beach.



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4/10 Fair

Elevator did not work. A lot of steep stares to navigate , specially for my 72 year old mother.Lay out of resort is very confusing, a lot of dead ends , amenities are not easy accessible.Restaurant open for breakfast and diner only and closes early , 9pm.
3-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Bad pool area
Very nice hotel. Great rooms. Only disappointment was the pool. No pool staff so all other guests left towels at the pool beds at 8 in the morning and did not use the bed before in the afternoon. This was against hotel rules but no staff did anything. Because of that we could not get any pool beds - one day there were only 3 people at the pool and no space for us…
Majbritt, 4-night family trip
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6/10 Good

An Average Place
We had booked an ocean view family suite and while yes, it is a view of the ocean, you look out over a cluttered view of their restaurant roof-top. A family suite is essentially 2 separate hotel rooms with two doors and locks but with a single door beyond those two. A buffet breakfast is included in the stay but when we went down for breakfast, almost all tables in the restaurant were reserved for people on bus tours. Even though those tables were empty, we had to wait a long time for one of the few tables that wasn't reserved to free up. The beach is rocky so take beach shoes if you go. There is a walkway to other beaches that aren't so rocky so that is an option. The outdoor pool area is nice. For the indoor pool, you must make a reservation in advance in order to use it. Overall, the resort is average. There is nothing particularly outstanding, nor awful. It's just an okay place to stay.
1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Top resort in Malinska
We had a great experience in Blue waves resort. Its not a huge and crowded one, but just right to relax either by the pool or on the beach. Everyone is really friendly, rooms are clean and spacious, food is great. First couple of days the lunch food selection was a bit limited, but after we pointed it out, there was a brand new menu printed already the next day. Great work. We really loved it and we will be back. I can recomend it to everyone.
jan, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Family Trip
The food was subpar and a few of the servers were very unsure of their role/job. But overall clean and good location.
2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

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10/10 Exceptional

Nice hotel
Perfect location and nice rooms with a great view of the Adriatic.
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10/10 Exceptional

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8/10 Very good

The staff was very friendly and helpful through out our stay. The hotel room was large and clean, however, i do not recommend staying in the bottom floor. On the last night, it stormed heavily and our room flooded while we were out. Fortunately, majority of our stuff was situated on the tables or chairs. When we approached the front desk, they quickly switched our rooms. Overall, it was a nice hotel and we would stay there if we go back to Croatia(as long as they put us in a higher room!)
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10/10 Exceptional

Family Resort
We enjoyed our time at the resort. The play area near the pool was great. However, the kids club was a little disappointing as it was located in the hotel bar on cool or rainy days.
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