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Highlights in Croatia
- Beautiful islands
- Cultural visits
- Medieval towns
- Idyllic beaches
- Memorable sunsets
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Villas in Croatia: Most popular destinations
Villas in Croatia
Croatia is one of those destinations with something for every taste. Rent a villa in Zagreb, its capital, to enjoy the Dalmatian culture and history visiting its cathedral or the unique St. Mark’s Church. The peninsula of Istria offers incredible villas located in the beautiful villages of Pula, Porec and Rovinj. The fantastic beaches of the Adriatic Sea and wonderful islands with turquoise waters are ideal for families who want a villa close to the beach. Find the best properties in Hvar, Korcula, Vis, Elaphiti Islands or Brac. The coastal towns of Split, Zadar, Dubrovnik and Sibenik are also great towns with unique views, beaches, culture and entertainment where you can enjoy a villa and make it your home away from home during your holidays.Luxury villas with swimming pools
Enjoy luxury villas with stunning views of the Adriatic Sea from the comfort of your bedroom or your lounge. Access the beach with a short walk from your doorstep. Beautiful and spacious villas with open plan kitchens, large lounges and equipped with all the necessary amenities. Find villas for families and groups with lovely outdoor areas to enjoy al fresco dinings, lazy afternoons by the pool and a pleasant siesta under the shady trees. Are you planning a getaway to Croatia as a couple? Find villas with sauna and jacuzzi.
Travellers and activities
When it comes to beaches, Croatia offers pebbly coves and seductive sandy shores. Near Zadar, you can enjoy Nin’s long, luxuriant Kraljičina plaža (Queen’s Beach) with mesmerising views of the Velebit mountains. Near Split there is the popular family beach of Bačvice, where the acrobatic picigin is played. This Dalmatian sport involves lots of leaping around movements to prevent a small ball from hitting the water. On the island of Brač, you can enjoy the sandy Lovrečina Bay with translucent waters and a ruined medieval church behind the strand. Another spit of land composed of a pebble beach is often referred to as Golden Cape. This is Zlatni Rat, a unique beach that changes its shape due to the currents and the wind. Hvar Island is also home to beautiful beaches such as the attractive Uvala Dubovica or Grebišće. You will always be a few steps away from a nice beach to lay down and unwind with your dearest ones along the Dalmatian coast.Croatia for nature lovers
Croatia is one of the most popular destinations for nature lovers. The diversity of the country embraces a laid-back vibe and offers a stunning coastline, fabulous cities full of history, culture and food and stunning natural parks and reserves with mesmerising views. Croatia National Parks are the ideal pick for those travellers who want to immerse in the deepest natural gems of the country. Visit the incredible Plitvice Lakes National Park and admire the 12 upper lakes and the 4 lower lakes. Walk along the wooden elevated footpaths and spend a day hiking the trails that take you to the waterfalls. Krka National Park is also a must on a trip to Croatia. Enjoy a unique ecosystem with lakes and waterfalls as you admire the views strolling along the way. Kamenjak, Brijuni National Park, Velebit or Mljet National Park are also great parks with salt lakes, cycling tracks and shady walkways.
Did you know the island of Hvar enjoys the most hours of sunshine in Europe?
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The islands of Croatia are simply beautiful. Havar, known as the Lavender Island, enjoys about 2,800 hours of sunshine a year. Enjoy its beaches and the traditional Dalmatian cuisine. Korcula is the cultural island, where Marco Polo was born and his family house still remains. Korcula town is known as the “Little Dubrovnik” because of its churches, houses and palaces. Vela Luka and Lumbarda are also two little charming villages worth a visit as well as the vineyards and olive groves. Vis is a cute little island that played Greece for Mamma Mia 2. Have some pleasant time at the beach and enjoy the laid-back lifestyle. The islands will make you fall in love with Croatia and you are spoilt of choice when it comes to choosing one. Will you make up your mind?2. A memorable sunset
According to Alfred Hitchcock, one of the best sunsets happens in Zadar. At the end of its promenade, you can sit by the stairs of the Sea Organ and wait for the sun to go down in the horizon. If you want to catch the magical colours of the sunset while admiring the show of lights offered by the large big circle at the very end of the promenade, stand around the Greeting to the sun, a photovoltaic set of modules with glass plates that will leave you in awe as the daylight fades away.3. Zagreb, the capital
For urban travellers who want to enjoy the charms of a city, with its shops, bars and restaurants but without giving up nature must head to Zagreb, the capital. The city offers interesting cultural visits, with a monumental wealth area including the cathedral and Saint Mark’s Church, with an incredible mosaic on the roof. Enjoy a ride on the funicular, visit the upper town , Gornji Grad, the Stone Gate and the Lotrščak Tower. In the outskirts you can easily practice canoeing or hiking. There are several festivals happening throughout the year, with music and street food like Bas Nas Music and Gourmet festival. Enjoy!4. Visit Split
Split is a combination of sea, culture, gastronomy and laid-back vibes. It is also a good base for day trips to the islands. Split is one of those cities you will fall in love with the minute you see it. The medieval layout, the Diocletian’s Palace, the Grgur Ninski statue, the unique “Let me pass” street, the varied cuisine and the beautiful beach of Bacvice. It will definitely create memories for years to come!5. Dubrovnik: King’s Landing
The famous HBO series had several parts shooted in Dubrovnik and Split. The stunning walls of the city, a well preserved medieval city, fantastic tours, an impressive clock tower, street performances, beaches and water sports and tours. Feel part of this magic environment, where the Game of Thrones actors brought to life a medieval city. The series fans can also take the specific tour about it and buy different souvenirs at the specific shops with all the bits and bobs related to the Mother of Dragons, John Snow and the rest of characters.6. Indulge your senses
A good way to get deeper into the culture of a country is by tasting its cuisine. Croatia is a mix of different flavours that will raise your taste buds immediately. The fresh fish and shellfish, combined with local produce, create the most delicious dishes and mouthwatering bites. Try some Peka, black rice, dirty macaroni or the popular “lamb under the bell” slow-cooked in the outdoor kitchens, known as konobas. The icing on the cake is a delicious Rozata or a piece of heavenly Stone Cake. Let the flavours conquer your senses and enjoy your meal!7. Visit the Istrian Peninsula
Croatia is one of the countries with most UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Around the peninsula of Istria you can visit several medieval villages with a unique charm and fantastic monuments. Visit the Roman Amphitheatre of Pula, the church of St Euphemia in Rovinj or the Euphrasius Basilica in Porec as well as the Old Town. Enjoy the monuments and after a long day of visits, taste its cuisine based on truffles, an important ingredient of the region and some of the best wines produced locally. An authentic Dalmatian feast
FAQs: Villas in Croatia
Which types of services are offered by the villas in Croatia?
Out of the amenities offered by Holidu, it can be said that the villas in Croatia contain everything that holiday-makers desire! Here, the villas generally offer a variety of amenities, the most popular being: air conditioning (94%), Wi-Fi (94%), and barbecue (87%)...What more could you want?!
What are the reviews like for the villas in Croatia?
On average, the villas here get quite positive reviews. Last year's data reveals that 37% of villas have a rating equivalent to or higher than 4.5 stars. This is a fairly high percentage which allows us to confirm that you will easily find the ideal villa for a wonderful holiday!
Are the villas in Croatia child-friendly?
Judging by the Holidu data, 72% of villas in Croatia are child-friendly, so you won't have any difficulty finding the ideal villa for you and your children.
Are the villas in Croatia suitable for holiday-makers and their pets?
Definitely! In Croatia, 44% of the villas are pet-friendly, 80% even have a garden!
Do the villas in Croatia tend to have Wi-Fi?
Of course! According to the data collected last year, 94% of villas in Croatia include an internet connection. This means that you will be able to stay connected during your stay!
How much does it usually cost for villas in Croatia?
A lot of the villas in Croatia are generally rather expensive. According to last year's data, 15% are at more than €500 per night.
Do the villas in Croatia typically have a fireplace or a pool?
Definitely! According to the data collected last year, the villas in Croatia have everything you need for every season. Here, 38% are equipped with a fireplace and 84% a pool.
Are the villas in Croatia suitable for stays in large groups or better for a holiday as a couple?
Here, according to Holidu's database, 69% of villas welcome groups of up to eight travellers, 54% of these villas have at least four bedrooms. But 99% of villas also have facilities for groups of up to four people, and 97% of the villas are made up of at least two separate bedrooms. This is therefore the ideal destination for large and small families!