Croatia has captured the hearts of all who has visited it in recent years and is fast becoming one of Europe’s most sought-after family holiday destinations. Picture-postcard towns and secluded beaches sitting peacefully by the crystal-clear Adriatic Sea are the perfect setting for an unforgettable villa holiday in Croatia. If you’re curious to explore even more of what Croatia has to offer, the stunning National Parks, diverse forests and hilltop towns rich in culture and hospitality await your arrival further inland. Whether it’s the fascinating Old Town of Dubrovnik or the irresistible Istrian peninsula, our villa holidays in Croatia offer a real slice of paradise.
You can’t go wrong with a villa holiday in Croatia. There is so much to enjoy and discover! From food to culture and landmarks, here is what not to miss to make your trip thoroughly unforgettable.
Things to do in Croatia
Croatia villa holidays are full of Instagram-ready places waiting to be discovered. There’s enough variety here to holiday just as you please. Delve into the country’s captivating history, potter the cobbled streets of ancient towns, go island hopping off the Adriatic Coast or visit one of the many outstanding national parks. Or, if you simply want to relax, there are beaches aplenty all within a short distance of our villas in this charming country.
Croatia draws you to the coast with its irresistible crystal-clear waters, making it a snorkeler's paradise. Much of Croatia’s Adriatic coastline is lined with small coves and pebble beaches, but sandy beaches can be found too, such as in the attractive town of Rovinj and in the Dubrovnik region. Our villas to rent in Croatia are never too far away from the blue waves so you can feel the breeze right from your doorstep.
Nightlife in Croatia
There’s a calm and relaxing pace of life in Croatia and much of the well-known holiday resorts reflect just that when it comes to nightlife. Casual dining and cocktail bars can be found throughout the Istrian region, and Dubrovnik’s Old Town serves up more upbeat clubs and stylish bars. Our villas in Croatia are ideally located so you can explore it all.
Food and Drink in Croatia
Each region of Croatia boasts its own must-try cuisine which has been influenced by various cultures in centuries gone by. Istria has an Italian influence with its fresh seafood, pasta and vegetables. There’s also the renowned truffles which are sourced in the region’s rural interior. Dubrovnik is all about sumptuous seafood and delicious local wines.
History and Culture in Croatia
A villa holiday in Croatia wouldn’t be complete without a dive into its unique past that’s still alive in every nook and cranny. Croatia’s fascinating history is evident throughout, from the intriguing walled Old Town in Dubrovnik to Pula’s ancient colosseum which still hosts concerts to this day. While Croatia’s history is certainly complex, today the country flourishes as a result and each region really does have its own story to tell.
Facts about Croatia
Currency: Croatian Kuna KN
Flight Time: 2-3hrs
Time Difference: +1hr
Capital City: Zagreb
Nearest Airport: Pula Airport (PUY), Dubrovnik Airport (DBV)