Croatia holidays. Holiday rentals and tourist information

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Croatia, known for its stunning islands, is situated towards the east of Italy. If you are looking for a holiday filled with sun, sand and sea then the Croatian Islands are the place for you to be. Pristine beaches, clear water and sparkling soft sand make for a picturesque setting of a dream holiday. The largest islands in Croatia include Krk, Cres, Brac, Hvar, Pag, Korcula, Dugi Otok, Mlijet, Rab, Vis and the Kornati Islands which should be visited for a perfect beach holiday. You will also be delighted by the number of picturesque bays that are present around the islands. The most famous Bays in Croatia are The Bay of Kvarner and The Bay of Sibenik.Istria, Croatia's largest peninsular, should be the first stop if you are looking for an unforgettable beach holiday.

If you are a nature lover visit the Croatian highlands. Become one with nature as you explore Velebit Mountain, which has been named a Universal wildlife refuge by UNSECO. The forest region of Gorski Kotar is also known for its abundance of nature, both flora and fauna, and shouldn't be missed as so much is waiting to be discovered.

The villages in Croatia are placed in a rustic setting which will make you feel like you have discovered a page from the past and take in the magnificent architecture and century old oak forests as you explore these quaint discoveries. Withstanding the passage of time, these quaint villages still maintain their traditions and history and are teeming with rich culture and stories of the past.

Dalmatia is Croatia's largest tourist attraction and is also a UNESCO world heritage site due to its three thousand year old history. Northern Dalmatia is filled with culture and history. Visit monuments such as the Forum in Zadar and St. Jacobs Cathedral to admire the cultural splendor on offer. Northern Dalmatia also offers waterfalls, National Parks, Islands and cuisine that is guaranteed to tingle your taste buds.

Southern Dalmatia is known to be one of the favorite haunts of the worlds jet-setters and it isn't hard to see why this is so. South Dalmatia is quaint and charming and is sure to leave you with a unique experience. Indulge in fine wines, medieval architecture, and hospitable locals who will aim to make your trip a memorable one. Traditions of old crafts and trade are still practiced here and you are in for a pleasant surprise when you visit this charming and beautiful part of Croatia.

Rijeka, situated in the Kvarner Gulf, is a city of culture, carnivals and fun. The 3rd biggest international carnival in the world takes place annually in Rijeka, amidst much celebration and joy. Discover many urban and rural traditions during this carnival which starts in January and continues up to the end of February. Seafood lovers should definitely stop by the Rijeka City harbor and indulge in the fresh well prepared delicacies.

Croatia is also known for its rich and vibrant culture of churches, castles and museums. Filled with architectural delights and old sacred objects you will discover another world which tells the story and history of Croatia. If you are looking to relax and unwind be sure to visit one of the hot springs and thermal spas that Croatia is famous for. Situated in aesthetic surroundings such as Daruvar and Lipik in Slavonia, Bizovac close to Osijek, Hvar, and Istarske Toplice in Istria this is an experience that should not be missed.

Croatia maintains a mild climate throughout the year, making it the perfect holiday destination for any time of the year.

The best way to travel around Croatia would be to rent a car. Ensure that you go to a reputable place though. With good roads, driving around Croatia is relatively easy and comfortable.