Well, for start you need to buy a souvenir for at least one or two persons in your life, that’s a must.
Then, it seems that you always need that one thing that you forgot to pack, or your kids have seen that the other kids on the beach are playing with a pink flamingo and they absolutely must have it. Today, preferably.
So, you’re at the beach in front of Blue Waves Resort, now, what to do, where to go?
In town of Malinska there are two supermarkets - “Plodine” and “Cvijet Kvarnera”, located on the main island road, which can cover pretty much all the basic necessities, including a section of beach stuff program.
In the island capital - Krk, there is additionally a “Lidl” store that will give a “close to home” feeling for most of our central European guests.
If its clothing stores of modern popular brands that you might need, then you need to head to Rijeka, region capital, just 35 minutes drive from Malinska.
In Rijeka’s two shopping malls you are sure to find whatever you came looking for: the closest to the island, in the east part of the city is the “Tower Center Rijeka” (http://www.tower-center-rijeka.hr) and the second one is in the west part of the city “ZTC Zapadni trgovački centar” (http://www.ztc-shopping.hr).
When it comes to souvenir shopping, there are souvenir shops literally in every town on the island, so the choice is big and variety of souvenirs really goes from the, standard, “Greetings from Krk” fridge magnets to handmade art, like ceramic souvenirs or natural beauty products from herbs of island Krk.
When you finally made the kids happy and the people at home looking forward to souvenirs satisfied, then head back to Blue Waves Resort, come to the beach and just listen to the sound of the sea laps the shore, quietly meditating on the next months credit card receipt.
There’s a popular saying that you can always make money but you can’t always make memories.
It’s one to live by.