Beautiful Croatian beaches will leave you breathless

You will find out that there are a lots of beaches far more beautiful than sandy beaches. Such examples are Croatian beaches: rocky, pebble, gravel… hidden, in shade of pine trees, with crystal clear and clean sea water, mostly suitable for kids (pebble beaches).

Here are few standard questions and our detailed answers about Croatian beaches.

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What kind of beaches are in Croatia?
Croatia is filled with beautiful beaches. Most of them are smooth pebble, gravel or rock beaches. There is quite number of fine sand beaches. Croatian coast is made of thousands of island in all sizes and shapes. All of those islands hide small and beautiful beaches, true gems that are waiting for you to explore them. Whether you are staying on the mainland or on the island you can enjoy the crystal clear and clean sea water and shade of old pine trees. Beaches in coastal towns has car access, are safeguarded and fenced.
What are must see beaches in Croatia?
ZLATNI RAT BEACH is the most famous beach in Croatia and for a reason! This kind of beauty is one of a kind. You can find this beach on island Brac, in place Bol and enjoy small pebble rocks and pine trees while laying in the sun. PUNTA RATA BEACH in Makarska riviera is the most bragged beach that even the American magazine Forbes placed in top 10 beaches in the world and in the 1st place of top beaches in Europe. This pebbly beach is famous for the big rock that is a symbol of Brela, place where you can find this beach. NIKOLINA BEACH a beach also in Makarska riviera, is awarded as the best landscaped beach in Croatian part of Adriatic. Near the beach is a promenade going through the place where you can also take a walk and enjoy the natural beauties of this place. BANJE BEACH is a beach as made for best pictures for postcards in Dubrovnik. Crystal sea, lounges, view of the City Walls and the island Lokrum makes it the most beautiful city beach in Croatia. KRALJCINA PLAZA BEACH in Nin is worldly famous beach were on 3 kilometers of hot sand and shallow water you can have an active day on the beach. It is very suitable for families with small children. ZRCE BEACH on island Pag has an astounding landscaping and a facilities that are open 24 hours a day. During the summer the best night life is on this beach which can take over a thousand people. It is known as a Croatian Ibiza. LUBENICE BEACH on island Cres is hard reachable, secluded beach on which you can come only by foot or by boat. Gravel beach with emerald sea is really pleasant for the eye and offers an escape from the civilization. A beach like this also can be found on island Vis named STINIVA BEACH. Both of them are really worth the effort you must put in to get there. Kamenjak National Park in south part of Istria offers some of the most exciting beaches. This National Park guarantees you pristine clear sea where is a possibility that in the distance you can see dolphins playing.
Where are sand beaches in Croatia?
Top sand beaches in Croatia are: SPIAZA BEACH is the sandiest of them all. It is located in the Kvarner Bay, in island Susak that is mostly made of sand, and is one of a kind in the whole Adriatic. RAJSKA PLAZA BEACH which translated means Paradise Beach, is located on the island Rab. It is long, sandy and shaded. Water is unusually shallow, you can paddle for a whole kilometer and on the end you will reach a small islet. SAKARUN BEACH on the Dugi otok, is located in Zadar archipelago. It is one of the most famous beaches in this area. Bathing area is extremely large and shallow (250 meters from the shore depth is 3.5 meters) what is suitable for young children. NIN BEACHES is a medieval town in Zadar area that contains 8 kilometers of astounding sandy beaches. The most special of them is the KRALJICINA PLAZA BEACH (Queen's beach) that besides fine sand has a peloid mud which soothes sore joints and muscles. LOVRECINA BAY BEACH often called the Blue Lagoon is a sand beach on the northern side of island Brač. It is perfect place for lovers of romantic seclusion, comfort and tranquility. MLASKA BEACH located on island Hvar is very popular among families and naturists. It offers many facilities nearby so you can enjoy the day on the beach without worry on your mind. STONCICA BEACH is one of the several sandy beaches that can be found on island Vis. It is a must visit when you are on this island. Also try a day trip to Bisevo where you can also enjoy picturesque sand beach Porat. VELA PRZINA BEACH is located near town of Lumbarda on Korcula island. It is situated in large bay that is protected from the wind. It is very popular with tourists and locals. BACVICE BEACH in Split is probably the busiest sandy beach in Croatia. It is located in walking distance of the historical city center. All amenities are available on the beach, it is suitable for children and you can see many locals playing Picigin. It is a ball game that requires acrobatic skills of the players. It is very fun to watch. LAPAD BEACH is the largest beach in Dubrovnik. It lays on a lovely promenade and is equipped with all the necessaries. Trstenica beach in Orebić on the Pelješac peninsula is part sandy part pebbly beach with natural shade and shallow sea. It is very popular among tourists and locals. SAPLUNARA BEACH is isolated cove with two sheltered sandy beaches that are under protection because of unique beauty. Altogether located on island Mljet they give you the experience of largely untouched area.