Portorož is a renowned tourist town on the Slovenian coast. It is popular place for relaxation, fun and also business. The town started to develop during the Roman Empire. In the 13th century, Portorož became a locally famous as a spa resort. In 1897, it was officially declared as a climate spa, giving birth to its rise.
Both world wars stalled its progress, which restarted only after 1960. Today, it is full with hotels, restaurants, bars, casinos, old villas, etc. You may visit the auditorium, the marina, the church, the railway gallery on the line Trst – Poreč (Parenzana).
The most famous hotels are Hotel Kempinski Palace, Grand Hotel Metropol and Casino, Grand Hotel Palace, the hotel complex Bernardin and others. The bars along the coast, such as Alaya and Paprika Klub, is where the night life is. The Porotorž Auditorium is a cultural, promotional and congressional centre. The Portorož Marina is a modern port located on the outskirts of Portorož. It is an ideal starting point for cruises on the Adriatic Sea. The Church of Holy God’s Mother of Rosary also serves as a concert hall. The town is also home to the Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport, the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management and the Secondary Maritime School Portorož. An international airport, the Salt pans of Sečovlje and Seča with the Lucija Camping, Forma Viva and a cacti garden are all located in the vicinity of the town.