Villas in Croatia

Croatia is rich in culture and natural beauty, with bright blue waters, magnificent mountains and historic towns to discover. Our villas in Croatia are a great base to explore from, or to relax in while you sit back and enjoy the sunshine. Whether you are looking for large villas in Croatia big enough for the whole family, or a small, private property just for the two of you, we are sure to have the perfect place. The recent global success of Game of Thrones has shone a spotlight on Dubrovnik and the Dalmation Coast but there are plenty of historical, scenic and coastal gems to be found in Istria.

The natural beauty that Croatia has to offer has made it one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. If you love the water, there are plenty of beautiful beaches sprinkled along the Istrian coastline. Hop aboard a boat to explore the islands where wine tasting, hidden coves and secluded swimming spots await you.

Hike through the forest in the picturesque Plitvice Lakes National Park, located between Zagreb and Zadar. It is famous for its turquoise lakes that are connected by waterfalls and surrounded by luscious green woodland. You can spot various species here, such as deer, bears, boars and lots of birds. Or why not explore Croatia on two wheels? Hire a bike and ride around rolling hills, through traditional towns, past shimmering lakes and alongside the picturesque Adriatic coastline.

If it’s culture you crave, Croatia villa holidays will not disappoint. The country has a wealth of famous UNESCO World Heritage sites that are well worth a visit. While many people yearn to discover the ancient architecture in the Old City of Dubrovnik or the beautiful white stone Diocletian’s Palace in Split, the 200 year old Roman amphitheatre in Pula is a real treat for history and culture fans and continues to host events today. There truly is something for everyone.

It’s not just the beautiful scenery and breadth of activities that have made the country so popular, the cuisine is equally as impressive with strong Italian influences. Our villas in Croatia are in great locations that give you the flexibility to enjoy tasty treats at your leisure. One of the finest delicacies you’ll discover is Croatian tartufi, a truffle found in the Motovun forests of Istria, that is used in a variety of dishes and make a perfect souvenir. Delicious plates of seafood, cured meats, cheese and risotto can also be enjoyed accompanied by the many wines produced locally. Finish your meal with a traditional glass of rakija, a symbol of hospitality in Croatian culture.

Our Villas in Croatia

All our villas to rent in Croatia are hand-picked to ensure they provide the highest quality facilities in the best locations. We offer a range of fantastic villas set in the countryside so you can completely relax and unwind. Do you want to be close to authentic Croatian towns? Choose from our selection of luxury villas that are within walking distance of shops and restaurants. No matter what kind of break you desire, you’re sure to find the perfect property. Plus, by choosing private holiday rentals in Croatia, you have the freedom to do what you want, when you want, creating special memories with your loved ones.

Each of our villas in Croatia features a private pool as standard, with many fantastic facilities such as air conditioning, Wifi, table tennis and pool tables, BBQs, Bluetooth speakers and fully-fitted kitchens. Plus, we offer a weekly cleaning and linen service, so you can fully relax and enjoy your holiday.

Looking for a little extra? We offer villas in Croatia as part of our Very Villas collection, which include pool towels and a fantastic starter pack waiting for you on arrival.

Our holiday lettings in Croatia come with a dedicated team of in-resort staff to help you make the most of your time in the sun. Simply book a visit and they will pop to see you once you are settled to answer questions about the villa and give you some great tips about the local area. Ask them about the best local restaurants and must-see attractions!

Why visit Croatia?
  • Stunning countryside
  • Great for snorkelling
  • Venetian influenced history
  • Spectacular Pula Amphitheatre
  • A delicious cuisine similar to Italy
  • Exploring the countryside

Pula Rovinj Porec

Istria, the largest Croatian peninsula, is a treasure trove of diversity. There’s lush green rolling hills with small towns perched on hilltops overlooking lush wheat fields, olive groves and vineyards, whilst other resorts are located close to the long picturesque coastline with numerous islands and bays. This, along with the pleasant climate, make it an ideal holiday destination. The Istrian Riviera has some spectacular countryside scenery. The beaches around Istria are mostly shingle with some sandy coves and paved bathing platforms also to be found. All nevertheless great for swimming, sunbathing and snorkelling. The mountains of Istria provide a playground for outdoor enthusiasts in Croatia. The hiking trails in the Ucka and Cicarija mountains are particularly good, and adventure-seekers flock to Vranjska Draga Canyon every year. The beautiful coastline around Istria is not just popular with sunbathers, it’s a big draw for divers too. The new toll road makes travelling through Istria easy which means you can see everything that Istria has to offer. You can also connect to other major highways throughout Croatia if you want to venture further afield. Whichever way car hire is essential for getting around.

The villas here range from beautiful, traditional houses made from authentic stone to modern, stylish properties with sleek interiors - something for everyone! The tourist resorts of Pula, Porec and Rovinj all have a rich history with Venetian architecture, churches, beautiful cobbled streets, museums and art galleries to explore, whilst the smaller inland Istrian villages give you a taste of real Istrian hospitality. Our handpicked Croatia villas are equipped with facilities to make your villa holiday as relaxing as possible. Along with staple features like a private pool, satellite TV and air conditioning, we pack more added extras into our villas than other providers. From pool heating to pool tables we have a whole range of things to make your holiday extra special. The villa to suit your preferences is just a few clicks away.

Sun worshippers will be completely spoilt for choice of beaches in Istria! The majority of the beaches are either paved or pebbly but a few sandy ones can also be found. The beaches on the whole have good facilities, life guards, catering facilities, watersports etc, perfect for wiling the hours soaking up the sun and enjoying the laid back atmosphere.

The resort of Porec, on the western coast of Istria, has a huge choice of beaches and bathing platforms, a wealth of shops and places to eat, and a number of attractions including the church, museums, the aquarium as well as a choice of sporting activities.

Pula is the largest city in Istria and is also home to this region’s airport. Situated towards the South of Istria, it enjoys a mild climate and a beautiful countryside. The city has many surviving ancient buildings from the Roman times, the most famous one being the amphitheatre.

Rovinj is on the mid-western coast of Istria, roughly halfway between Pula and Porec. Rovinj is known as the pearl of the Istrian Peninsula. If you're feeling energetic, you can take a walk up to the hilltop church in the old town with stunning views over the resort and then relax in one of the marina-side restaurants or cafes.

If you’re looking for a holiday destination with plenty to see and do, Croatia is the ideal choice! The area is steeped in history with a number of beautiful churches and architecture to explore. There are also a number of activities and places to visit for a great family day out, fabulous beaches for sun-worshippers, amazing scenery for photographers and sporting facilities for anyone wanting to try their hand at something more active.

Brijuni National Park

The only National Park in Istria, Brijuni National Park is a group of islands off of Pula. Boats from the town of Fazana take around 15 minutes, although sight-seeing tours of the islands by boat also run from Pula. There is also a safari park which has various animals including zebras, elephants, llamas and ostriches, and a golf course on the coast overlooking the mainland.

Church of St. Euphemia

Located in the heart of Rovinj, the Church of St. Euphemia has an impressive display of Baroque architecture and artwork and is also home to the sarcophagus of the patron saint of the city, St Euphemia herself!

Euphrasius Basilica

The Basilica of St. Euphrasius in Porec is definitely worth a visit for anyone wanting to enjoy an authentic taste of Croatia and learn about its rich history. The Basilica has a collection of Byzantine art and architecture dating from the 6th century, included in the UNESCO List of World Cultural Heritage. The building is also easy to identify from the exterior, dominating the skyline of Porec, and is one of the most photographed sites in the area.

Pula Amphitheatre

Without a doubt, the main attraction of Pula is the magnificent amphitheatre, the sixth largest in the world. Originally designed and built to be a gladiatorial venue, the amphitheatre is now used as a setting for concerts and theatre productions.


There are 2 good waterparks in Istria: Aquacolors Waterpark and Istralandia Waterpark, both around 30 minutes drive from the centre of Porec. Both parks have a great atmosphere and cater for all ages with pools, rides and slides galore! Please note, Aquacolours is open in high season only.

Sun worshippers will be completely spoilt for choice of beaches in Istria! The majority of the beaches are either paved or pebbly but a few sandy ones can also be found. The beaches on the whole have good facilities, life guards, catering facilities, watersports etc, perfect for wiling the hours soaking up the sun and enjoying the laid back atmosphere.

Fazana Beach

Fazana is a picturesque coastal town, just above Pula, on the western side of Istria. It has a lovely pebble beach with several cafes and gift shops leading up to the small port from which you can catch the boat across to the Islands of Brijuni.

Funtana Beaches

Located just south of Porec, on the far west coast of Istria, is the area of Funtana. Here you'll find several good beaches and bathing platforms by the sea, perfect for swimming and sunbathing. Most of the areas around the seafront have deck chairs and sunshades for hire, as well as snack bars or cafes.

Lanterna Beach

Just north from Porec, the area of Lanterna has several good beaches, as well as a popular camping resort. The main Lanterna Beach has pleasant views across the other side of the inlet towards the church at Novigrad. Parasols and sunbeds can be hired - perfect for a relaxed day by the sea.

Lanterna Hotel Delfin Beach

Hotel Delfin Beach, in Lanterna, is situated below the Hotel Delfin. The beach is mainly paved, on various levels, and has life guards and a cafe.

Lanterna Robinson Crusoe Beach

Robinson Crusoe Beach in Lanterna, is a unique shingle cove, ideal for a laid-back day by the sea. The beach is accessed via a long driveway, with plenty of parking, and there's a good snack bar with seating byt he seafront too.

Lanterna Valeta Beach

Valeta Beach is located on the edge of the north-western part of Lanterna. The beach is pebbly on one side, paved on the other, with a small lawned area in between, perfect for sunbathing. There are also restaurants, toilets and sporting activities all nearby.

Medulin Beach

Medulin's long, thin sand/shingle beach sits on the South Coast of Istria, 20 minutes' drive from Pula. Sunbeds and parasols can be hired and pedaloes can be hired in the summer. There are also a few bars and cafes at the back of the sand where you can take a break from the heat.

Porec Beaches

The beaches in Porec tend to be either pebbly or paved so having a pair of jelly shoes is essential! The water along this stretch of coast is very clean and perfect for swimming. The beach platforms have good facilities, with sunbeds and parasols for hire, showers, changing areas and of course, cafes and restaurants where you can take a break from the sun for a drink or bite to eat. Most likely you will need a car to reach the beaches in this areabut the parking facilities are good with plenty of trees for shade!

Pula Beaches

The Verudela Peninsula, 2km South of Pula centre, is the place to go if beach fever grabs you! The beaches are mostly rocky or paved but the water is ideal for swimming for all ages and capabilities. Valkana, Hawaii and Kolumbarica beaches are the most popular and Debeljak is the best sandy beach in the area. A choice of watersports can also be found at most of the beaches here, along with cafes or restaurants for when you decide to take a break fromthe sun! For serious beach-goers, take a boat from Pula across to the island of Brijuni which has a spectacular beach with beautiful scenery.

Rovinj Beaches

Almost every beach in Rovinj is made of either pebble or paving, but the entrances into the water are good and swimming is still very popular along this area of coast. There are many small hidden rocky bays and platforms that you can explore and make your own little haven! The bays of Skaraba and Cape Rusi have high rocky areas, popular with people wanting to jump into the sea, while Cuvi Bay, Lone Bay and Moulin Rouge Beach have a flatter appearancewith fine stones, much better for sunbathing and swimming. Sport and food facilities at most of the beaches are good, as well as parking for your hire car and many also have a lifeguard in high season.

Valbandon Beach

Valbandon Beach has a beach bar, sunshades and deck chairs to rent, showers and a children's playground. Giant inflatables are also available in the summer.

Vrsar Beach

Vrsar is situated between the maincoastal resorts of Porec and Rovinj, right by the entrance to the Lim Fjord Estuary. There are a few good beaches around this part of the coast, with sunbeds and deck chairs for hire, as well as inflatables and pedaloes in the summer.