Izola is an old fishing town with a rich history. With favorable coastal location in the north of Istria Izola with its marina also one of the leading centers of nautical tourism. In 1820 it was discovered here in thermal water and then it has also launched the first tourism. Today the town is also important to the fisheries, since it was precisely in Izola built the first factory for processing and preserving of fish on the Adriatic coast. As a curiosity: the old part of the city lies on the former island. The island was inhabited already in the I century AD and was later connected to the mainland by a stone bridge connected. As the city was Izola surrounded by city walls, which was in the early 19th century demolished, but the stones was used to fill up the sea between the island and the mainland. Izola has been in its history known as the city of insurgents. In 1253 it declared independence and became a town with its own laws and government. In the 13th and 14 century were due to the whole territory of the interurban war with Koper and Piran.
Simon Bay is located in the immediate vicinity of Izola, where water popular promenade. From here there is a magnificent view of Izola. You can leave the car in the parking lot above the bay, but in the summer months can be quite busy. There is also the entrance to the beach hotel complex where the children available for various playground equipment, trampoline, sandpit and water slide. Simon Bay is located in the lush Mediterranean greenery.
It is part of unspoilt Slovenian coast and is located at the place where it was in ancient Roman port Haliaetum. Remains of pier under the sea. Today, you can only admire the strong tide. Within the hotel complex Simonov Gulf of available hotel Haliaetum, annexes Palma, Perla, coral, horn and myrtle, and the annual home park and a restaurant. The village offers everything you need for a break from everyday life in any time of year.