Hotel Valamar Sanfior 4*

  • complete service for cyclists
  • Stay Fit – recreational, fitness and exercise programme for all ages
  • popular Hannes Zischka tennis camp
  • footpaths to the natural attractions surrounding Rabac and Labin
  • Music & Fun – evening programme with music and entertainment

Discover the beauty of Rabac and its surroundings through recreation, sport and fun

If you love nature, you'll be delighted by the harmonious combination of the sea, hills and mountains surrounding Rabac, which are perfect for enthusiasts of cycling, trekking, mountaineering and hiking. Enjoy cycling on the Teran and Istarski Razvod trails. Discover the wonderful streams, small bridges and waterfalls of the turquoise lake near Rabac along the Sentona trail, which is named after Labin's ancient protectress.

If you would rather stay closer to the hotel, you can play tennis at the popular Hannes Zischka tennis camp, take part in the daily activities of the entertainment programme, try the attractive water sports or exercise in the fitness studio.

Kids and teenagers will be delighted with the fantastic facilities for all tastes and ages. They'll learn about the Labin goddess Sentona by making her clothes and jewellery and by going on an organised hunt for her treasure.

In the evening, you can have fun with the thematic programmes and music and dancing on the terrace.

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Sport and Recreation in Valamar Sanfior Hotel

In and around the Valamar Sanfior Hotel you can find a large selection of sport, fitness and recreation activities. Morning aerobics and trim cabinet will start off your day on the right note while natural paths across Rabac bay are perfect for walking, jogging or biking tours. An energetic game of tennis, beach volleyball, table tennis or miniature golf, all near the hotel, will let you show off your skills.

Last but not least, enjoy the hotel's seaside location and embark on a diving expedition, parasailing or water skiing adventure or explore the coast by renting a boat.


  • top service for cyclists (see below for details)
  • Stay Fit programme (see below for details)
  • fitness studio


  • tennis courts at the Prohaska tennis centre
    (equipment for hire, school of tennis)
  • mini-golf
  • table tennis
  • walking and jogging paths
  • beach volleyball
  • diving centre (equipment for hire, bottle filling,
    excursion boats, diving courses)
  • pedal boat, beach canoe and rowing boat hire
  • water skiing
  • parasailing

Cycling Features and Facilities in Valamar Sanfior Hotel

With more than 100 marked trails of different types and levels of difficultly, and numerous attractive cycling races and events, Istria is the ideal destination for cycling enthusiasts. The area's trails along the coast or in the rolling hills in the green interior, the scenic beauty of the landscape, the charming small towns and historical sites of interest continue to inspire both professional and recreational athletes.

The Valamar Sanfior Hotel offers cyclists of all ages and levels of fitness a unique way to explore the destination. Regardless of whether you're a mountain, road, or trekking cyclist, or a member of a professional team, at the Valamar Sanfior Hotel you'll find everything that you need from bicycle storage and repair rooms to transport and a tour planning service for a truly relaxing and carefree cycling experience.

Bike service includes:

  • Bike info corner providing information on available services, specialised shops and cycling events in the region
  • Recommended cycling routes of all types and levels with GPS tracks
  • Three guided family cycling tours weekly (Stay Fit programme)
  • Bicycle storage close to reception
  • Bicycle wash area close to the storage room
  • Self-service bicycle repair zone
  • Bicycle rental – additional charge
  • Isotonic drinks, energy bars and food supplements

Additional services and facilities:

  • Cycling expert in the hotel
  • Professional cycling guide – additional charge
  • Guided cycling tours - additional charge
  • Rental of GPS cycling devices
  • Rental of quality bicycles (MTB, road, e-bike) - additional charge
  • Bicycle service - additional charge

Teran Trail

Length of the trail: 46.6 km
Departure: Rabac, harbor
Arrival: Rabac, harbor
Difficulty: Difficult
Altitude: 785 m
Highest point: 365 m
Lowest point: 0 m
Type of the trail: Asphalt, Macadam
Riding time: 2:45 - 3:15 h
Asphalt: 35.2 km (75.54%)
Macadam: 11.4 km (24.46%)

The trail of the istrian demarcation

Length of the trail: 52.8 km
Departure: Rabac – above the hotel
Arrival: Rabac – above the hotel
Difficulty: Hard
Altitude: 835 m
Highest point: 333 m
Lowest point: 2 m
Type of the trail: Asphalt
Riding time: 2:00 - 2:30 h
Asphalte: 48.4 km (91,67%)
Macadam: 0 km

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Stay Fit - Keep fit, have fun

Stay Fit is a programme of daily sports activities based on three crucial elements: fitness, enjoyment and discovery. The programme is suitable for all ages and levels of physical condition and has the aim of encouraging guests to be active in the inspiring surroundings of Valamar's extraordinary locations. You can start your day with a stimulating morning jog, while in the afternoon you can choose from yoga lessons, beach volleyball competitions, and cycling adventures in the heart of the destination.

The Stay Fit programme includes:

  • Aqua*: aqua aerobics, aqua dance, pool exercises (1 June – 1 September)
  • Outdoor*: jogging, active wake up, Nordic walking, brisk walking, cycling tours
  • Fitness*: gym, aerobics, Zumba, dance aerobics, hot iron, street workout
  • Spiritual workout*: yoga, easy body shaping exercises, Pilates
  • Sports tournaments**: beach volleyball, basketball, table tennis, badminton, football, bocce, pool games

* At least one group activity a day.
** At least two activities a week.

Tennis Features and Facilities in Valamar Sanfior Hotel

The internationally renowned Hannes Zischka tennis camp has been a partner of this hotel for 20 years. The offer includes weekly and four-day programmes.

Individual programmes:

"Standard weekly camp" (from Saturday to Saturday)

  • Courses: 6 practices, 5 x 90 minutes of tennis lessons, 1 x 60 minutes of tennis lessons (morning or afternoon), the final tournament
  • Participant numbers: Small groups of 3 or 4 participants
  • Court use: The possibility of court use with free rental of tennis balls
  • Intended for: Beginners, advanced players, and players participating at the tournament who are older than 6

"Standard holiday camp"

  • Courses: 3 practices, 2 x 90 minutes of tennis lessons, 1 x 60 minutes of tennis lessons (morning or afternoon), the final tournament
  • Participant numbers: Small groups of 3 or 4 participants
  • Free play: The possibility of court use with free rental of tennis balls
  • Intended for: Beginners, advanced players, and players participating at the tournament who are older than 6


For all information and reservations please contact our partner:


(+) 43 316 28 63 180


We've combined live music, themed parties, special events, and interactive fun to cater for the needs of all guests in search of a great time. Enjoy dance, games and get-togethers in the friendly atmosphere of the Valamar Sanfior Hotel.

The Music&Fun programme, which starts in June and continues until October, brings you plenty of music and fun throughout your stay.

Don't miss:

  • Performances by professional singers, musicians and DJs (three times a week)
  • Interactive fun with various games and dance programmes (once a week)
  • Professional dance shows and artistic performances (once a week)
  • Cinema evenings in the open air (once a week from 1 June to 1 September)
  • Special events – Valamar Night

In addition to our Music&Fun programme, evening entertainment is also available in the attractive beach clubs nearby.

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