2nd Shechen Retreat

2nd Shechen Retreat in Croatia with Dilgo Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche starts 23.10.2019.

Dear All,

As announced, 2nd Shechen Retreat in Croatia led by Dilgo Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche will start on 23rd October 2019. Following are information for this 5 days Open Shechen Retreat:


Event: Open Shechen Retreat in Croatia

Teachers: Dilgo Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche, Lama Lungrik Nyima, Lama Sean Price


  • 23rd-27th October 2019 (Wednesday – Sunday)
  • The whole-day program (from cca 9am till 6pm) will have coffee/tea and lunch breaks
  • Detailed daily schedule will be announced timely.

Seminar venue/place:

hotel Marina, Emila Antica 73, 51266 Selce – Crikvenica (hotel-marina.net)

The hotel Marina is about 2h (170km) from Zagreb, 30min (30km) from Rijeka, 10min (10km) from Tribalj, 5min from Crikvenica (3km)

Program: Commentary on Chekawa Yeshe Dorje’s”Seven Point Mind Training”

Who can participate: those who are interested in receiving the teachings

Recommended donation:

  • 150€ for 5 days of Open Shechen Retreat.
  • Donation and can be made (in HRK, Euro or USD cash) on 23rd October registration morning, about 1h prior to the program start


  • please make obligatory online registration for participating in Open Shechen Retreat, using following online registration link




There is a special offer for Shechen Retreat participants in hotel Marina

  • Bed & Breakfast: 300 HRK (40€) per person for double use / 385 HRK (52€) single use
  • Half board (bed & breakfast + lunch OR dinner): 395 HRK (53€) per person for double use / 480HRK (65€) single use
  • Full board (bed & 3 meals): 490 HRK (66€) per person for double use / 575HRK (78€) single use
  • All room have balcony, wifi, free parking and unlimited usage of hotel’s swimming pool and fitness centre.
  • Additional residence tax applies: 8HRK (1,1€) per person per day


For booking inquiry, please send email directly to marketing@hotel-marina.net or call +38551768140

Make sure that you give information that it is for Shechen Retreat so you can access Shechen price offer.

About hotel Marina check hotel-marina.net


There are many accommodation options in Selce and Crikvenica. Look www.booking.com ili www.rivieracrikvenica.com



  • If you will book the room at hotel Marina you can choose which meals you want to have.
  • For those who will not stay in the hotel Marina, but would like to have eat at the hotel restaurant:
    • Breakfast (buffet) is 55 HRK (7,5€) per person
    • Lunch / dinner – the price for meal is 95 HRK (13€) per person
    • There is fish, meat and vegetarian offer
  • The lunch break will be long enough for you to have time to organize eating outside of the hotel.

How to get to the hotel Marina

  • You can travel to Croatia by air, bus or by car. Nearest airport to the venue is Rijeka airport or Zagreb airport.


Flights toCroatia

  • Airport Zagreb: many flights toZagreb
  • Airport Rijeka/Krk

FLIGHTS from Berlin, Hamburg, Kölna, Hannover i Düsseldorf till the end of October

Check out: http://rijeka-airport.hr/en/destinations or https://www.eurowings.com/en/booking/offers/flights-to/-HR/RJK.html

Bus to Crikvenica

  • Zagreb airport – Rijeka:

There is direct bus (van) from ZAGREB AIRPORT toRIJEKA, check: http://www.plesoprijevoz.hr/en

  • Rijeka airport – Crikvenica:

direct TRANSPORT from RIJEKA AIRPORT toCRIKVENICA: http://rijeka-airport.hr/en/bus

  • Zagreb main bus station – Crikvenica:

From main bus station there are direct buses to Crikvenica, check: http://www.akz.hr/en

You can buy ticket online and receive the confirmation by email – ticket for some carrier you will need to pick up from the counter prior to the departure and for some e-ticket is enough (it is mentioned on the website)

  • Rijeka main bus station  – Crikvenica

Schedule from main bus station RIJEKA check: http://www.akz.hr/en

You can buy ticket online and receive the confirmation by email – ticket for some carrier you will need to pick up from the counter prior to the departure and for some e-ticket is enough (it is mentioned on the website)

  • Flixbus

There are many affordable options to travel with Flixbus to Rijeka (or even Crikvenica) from different European destination. Check more on: flixbus.com

Crikvenica to Selce (hotel Marina)

It is about 2,5km from Crikvenica bus station to the hotel Marina

You can have a 20 min walk (https://goo.gl/maps/JhyqGp8VorfkRHoM6) or you can take a taxi near the bus station

Here are few contacts for Taxi in Crikvenice:

taxi crikvenica: +385 989914777 or  +385 923600085

dragutin buneta: +385 98 170 81 25

euro taxi – milan maravić: +385 91 53930 01 or +385 91 444 48 51

taxi connect: +385 99 277 77 74 or +385 99 277 77 75 or +385 99 277 77 76

vip taxi: +385 91 466 16 61


other necessities:

  • You can pay the hotel with credit and debit cards, but please have cash for the seminar fee, donations, etc… (Euro, HRK, $).
  • There are several ATMs in nearby Crikvenica and Selce.
  • We will have option for sitting on the chair and on the floor, but please bring your own meditation cushion if you plan to sit on the floor. Also, if you have, bring khatag scarf with you.


For any further queries feel free to contact shechencroatia@gmail.com

Warm regards

Shechen Croatia Team

About location

Hotel Marina

Emila Antica 73

51266 Selce – Crikvenica