Valamar Announces "Summer of Sports and Entertainment with Famous Olympic Contenders"

July 15, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
The Croatian hotelier Valamar announces "Summer of sport and entertainment with famous Olympic contenders" ( The programme is organised in collaboration with some of the greatest Croatian sports legends such as Sanja Jovanovic, Franjo Arapovic, Vlado Sola, Domagoj Duvnjak, Slavko Goluza, Petra and Dario Kliba, Sebastian Vollak and other great athletes which have left a significant mark in their sports disciplines and won numerous medals at the Olympics and World and European Championships.

Only a few people are lucky to be able to say that they were taught the first steps and skills of a certain sport by some of the well-known living Olympic legends and world champions, and the children who will be staying at the Valamar Hotels during July and August will have the opportunity to experience that.

Children between 10 and 15 years of age, who will participate in the programmes taking place at the Valamar facilities Club Tamaris, Diamant Hotel and Luna Active Resort, will have the opportunity of being taught to swim by a world champion and Olympic contender, they will be able to play handball with people who have won Olympic medals and handball championships, as well as shoot hoops with the man known for the historical slam dunk which had brought advantage for the Croatian team in the Olympic finals in Barcelona against the first legendary American Dream Team which consisted of great basketball players such as Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Charles Barkley and others. We wouldn't be exaggerating by saying that this is a great incentive and an unforgettable experience for any child who loves and feels the joy of sports.

In its facilities and destinations in Porec and Dubrovnik, Valamar will spice up the offer with special packages which, besides sports, include socializing and entertainment, as well as various possibilities for the parents whose children are in a sports camp and who would like to discover the beauties of the Adriatic Coast during the summer holidays.
The programmes consist of a sports part, which includes daily practice, a final tournament and spending time with the sports camp stars every evening, and an entertainment and animation part, extremely rich and interesting in terms of content as well.

A week of sailing with Petra and Dario Kliba will be held at the Valamar Club Tamaris and Valamar Diamant Hotel will be the host to handball and basketball fans. The handball tournament will take place between 4 and 11 July and the basketball tournament will be organized in the period from 18 to 25 July. A week of sailing is scheduled from 23 to 30 August. For future little drivers, a week of go-karting will be held at the Valamar Luna Active Resort from 11 to 18 July.

All this mentioned above is just a part of the programme organized during the Valamar summer of sport and entertainment. There are also other various benefits concerning the choice of accommodation at the Valamar high category facilities and the additional contents at the hotels located right by the sea in Porec, Istria and Dubrovnik.

Valamar Hotels and Resorts is the leading Croatian hospitality management company, operates 38 properties (21 hotels, 8 apartment villages and 9 campsites) in four Croatian destinations - (Porec, Dubrovnik, Rabac and Krk) is the market leader in this segment.